• Full Time
  • Hybrid
  • Permanent
  • Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
  • Applications have closed.
  • Negotiable
  • Eloise SheltonBBBH5664

Account Director

Job Title: Account Director
Contract Type:
Location: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
  • Negotiable
  • Contact Name: Eloise Shelton
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH5664

    Job description:

    Along with a competitive salary, you will also receive 25 days holiday, 8x death in service, free onsite parking, a flexible benefits package including private medical or dental, wellbeing initiatives and 6-monthly appraisals.

    Working hours are Monday to Friday 9am – 5.30pm.


    We’re looking for a talented Account Director with real creative vision and ambition to join a leading marketing services company, known for helping a wide range of international brands to communicate effectively with consumers through a variety of eyecatching and engaging digital innovations.

    Based at a state-of-the art high-tech hub, you’ll lead and inspire your team towards ensuring effective end-to-end project delivery. The role will be pivotal in maintaining long-lasting and prosperous client relationships, so the candidate must demonstrate outstanding commercial, creative and technical acumen, alongside excellent communication skills.

    The successful applicant will deliver outstanding service for a range of key accounts, and will have an impressive track record in exceeding client expectations.


    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Evaluating and shaping creative proposals for clients with complete confidence, exploring ways to help grow their business, deliver their ambitions and bring their brands to market effectively
    • Identifying, understanding and overcoming commercial and market dilemmas
    • Engaging with Project Managers to ensure project objectives are achievable and meet quality standards
    • Achieving timely end-to-end project delivery whilst closely monitoring commercial details
    • Leading, inspiring and motivating a team
    • Working collaboratively with colleagues throughout the business to establish best practice processes
    • Understanding the requirements of customers to ensure their needs are being met
    • Identifying opportunities for the update and development of systems and business methods
    • Continuously keeping informed of emerging trends and market conditions


    Skills and experience required:

    • Extensive experience in a similar role as a Senior Account Manager or Account Director within a creative or marketing agency
    • Experience within a relevant B2C sector is essential, such as high street retail or FMCG
    • Adept at understanding commercial and market dilemmas, and able to help clients overcome them
    • Proven leadership skills, having had prior people management responsibility and experience of building a cohesive and collaborative team
    • Excellent trouble-shooting and problem-solving skill set
    • Demonstrates enthusiasm and tenacity
    • Outstanding communication skills, both verbally and when putting together written correspondence, reports and presentations