Creative Account Director

Job Title: Creative Account Director
Contract Type:
Location: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
  • Negotiable
  • Contact Name: Vanilla Recruitment
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH5664_1720526866

    Job description:

    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 eye-catching 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.

    What to expect:

    • Competitive salary
    • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
    • 8x death in service
    • Free onsite parking
    • A flexible benefits package including private medical or dental
    • Wellbeing initiatives
    • 6-monthly appraisals
    • Working hours are Monday to Friday 9am – 5.30pm

    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

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