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Account Director

Account Director

Location:  Northamptonshire

 

Job Description:

Our reputable client is currently seeking an Account Director to join their team on a permanent, full time basis. The successful candidate will manage a portfolio of client accounts and marketing projects from client brief through to final invoice.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • To immerse self into clients’ business and objectives to achieve campaign delivery.
  • Maintain frequent communication with clients, be friendly, reliable and professional at all times with a fantastic attitude to simply doing the best job possible.
  • Ensure accurate project briefings that clearly explain the client need and expectation. Challenge where appropriate, suggesting alternative and complementary options.
  • Efficiently manage projects to agreed timings and budgets, ideally exceeding expectations.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and knowledge in strategy and delivery of client work, drawing on previous experience and successes to add new perspectives as appropriate, across all marketing disciplines and channels, showing a desire to learn and take on new tasks that may not have been experienced before.
  • Commitment to work to agreed processes that ensure smooth running of projects and agency business.
  • Generally, support in tasks and opportunities that lead to increased agency brand awareness and new business.

 

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Be a strategic thinker
  • Experience of delivering national campaigns
  • Experience managing/running teams for medium to large scale integrated campaigns
  • Ability to build strong, long-lasting relationships
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment working on multiple priorities, prioritising, and keeping calm under pressure
  • Line-report management
  • Self-motivated and driven
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong communication; verbal and written
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Strong problem-solving skills and organisational skills
  • A passion for advertising and creativity
  • Ability to stay on top of industry trends

 

Key Words: Account Director, Marketing, Client Relationship, Project Management, Account Management

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