Account Director

Job Title: Account Director
Contract Type:
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • £40,000 - £45,000 per annum
  • Contact Name: Eloise Shelton
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH7321

    Job description:

    We are looking for an exceptionally, strong, and initiative-taking Account Director who thrives in a fast-paced environment to manage through-the-line campaigns.

    The successful applicant will play an important part by providing a positive and helpful first point of contact for key clients. As well as delivering outstanding service, you will help to develop and maintain profitable business from your designated accounts by devising and implementing excellent creative solutions that exceed client expectations within time and budget.

    We are looking for someone with a proven track record in marketing agency account direction, coupled with a passion for delighting clients by devising and implementing multi-channel advertising campaigns that deliver results from engaging social content and persuasive broadcast TV to immersive digital and in-store POS.

    You’ll join a friendly, positive and helpful team, working within a modern, creative environment.


    What you can expect:

    • £40,000 – £45,000
    • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
    • Well-being benefits
    • Monday to Friday 9am-5.30pm
    • Hybrid working


    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Directing & managing multiple integrated advertising campaigns from conceptual approval to final delivery
    • Creating and maintaining good relationships with clients
    • Working effectively with strategy, creative and studio teams to develop campaigns
    • Devising and implementing excellent creative solutions that exceed clients’ expectations
    • Successfully working within a given timescale and to a budget
    • Effectively managing campaign costs and invoicing clients


    Skills and experience required:

    • Proven experience as a marketing agency-based Account Director, responsible for key B2C or B2B accounts
    • Experience with multi-channel advertising campaigns across TV, radio, digital or social
    • Able to give examples of creating and managing marketing campaigns that delivered results
    • Applies a forward-thinking approach to all aspects of work, displayed by a positive, proactive, “can-do” attitude
    • Demonstrates the desire to grow a client portfolio by identifying and seizing potential opportunities organically or through new areas of the client business
    • Clear understanding of the importance of financial rigour and accurate reporting
    • Strong time management and outstanding organisational skills
    • The ability to multitask while working to deadlines
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing
    • Ability to work flexibly to deliver client needs
    • Accurate numerical and analytical skills
    • IT proficient and competent across the entire Microsoft Office suite.

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