Account Director

South West England
£Negotiable depending on experience
08 Mar 2019
08 Apr 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Position:  Account Director

Location: South West (Plus UK travel)

Salary: £Negotiable  

The Company:  My client is a strategic marketing group and has particular experience in the not-for-profit, financial services, travel and retail sectors, and a strong core competency in data-driven marketing communications


The role:

  • Lead client accounts within the agency, with overall responsibility for the client-agency relationship
  • Ensure the profitability and growth/development of client accounts
  • Opportunity spotting on clients' behalf, drawing from internal and external resources to do so, including the Innovations team and media partners
  • Take the lead on client forecasting. Work alongside senior channel specialists to provide clients with annual forecasts where required
  • Ensure the whole client team is aware of agreed client commercials and works to these
  • Monitor client spend and resource alongside agreed terms and financial information such as credit insurance
  • Write and negotiate contracts and fees with marketing directors and client procurement personnel, with support from GAD and COO
  • Write proposals and agree costs for client projects and quotes with internal team heads
  • Inspire and motivate the full client agency team of channel specialists
  • Support operational Team Heads in ensuring their teams are meeting client SLAs, proactively managing client expectations and maintaining profitability
  • Monitor performance across your client portfolio to opportunity spot as well as pre-empt any challenging conversations.


Key Skills:          

  • Communicates to the client the positive impact on their business
  • Provide feedback on results analysis ahead of key client meetings and attend meetings when required, for example, quarterly or annual review meetings
  • Lead pitches with support and direction from new business. The AD is responsible for the design of the overall strategy, compiling and presenting our response to the brief


The Benefits: 

  • Working for a high profile with genuine support and real prospects of career progression.

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