Account Director

Location City of London
Discipline: Creative Agencies
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £55K plus benefits
Contact email: isabella@air-recruitment.com
Job ref: ILS167
Published: 16 days ago
Startdate: asap

​Account Director, Central London, hybrid working. £50-55K.

This thriving integrated creative agency is excelling right now. They provide insight, strategy, communications planning and creative solutions for their clients in the UK and abroad. They’re looking for an Account Director who can help them with their award-winning output that really does change people’s lives.

We’re looking for a brilliant Account Director with big agency experience. You’ll have a strong agency background and be passionate about marketing communications in the charity/NFP sectors.

This agency has won new business recently and their clients are a collection of well-known brand names - the campaigns you’ll be working on here will connect with people nationwide. They want an Account Director who can handle pressure well. They’re a thriving team to be a part of. As Account Director, you'll be working on fast-paced accounts. We’re looking for someone who is confident and a real go-getter.

We want an Account Director who has a strong understanding of how integrated and DM campaigns are conceptualised and executed. You'll have worked at an agency that clearly shows your ability to perform under pressure.

Responsibilities of this Account Director:

  • To lead the strategy within accounts, ensuring campaigns are delivered on time, brief and in line with the outlined strategy.

  • Manage clients on a day-to-day basis and forge trusting relationships at the senior client level

  • To manage, develop and retain a high-performing team of Account Managers and Account Executives.

  • Ensure the team/agency is consistently producing high-quality work, and exceeding client expectations

  • Develop strong relationships with Clients at a senior level

  • Thorough understanding of your client's organisational objectives, and are able to drive conversations around the work and process with confidence.

  • Inspire and motivate Clients (at all levels) with the work we are doing and the ethos of the agency.

Requirements of this Account Director:

  • Integrated and DM experience preferably in the public or charity sector

  • Integrated agency experience (including both on and offline)

  • For this role, the candidate must have strong experience with direct response.

  • Excellent communication skills to be able to express your views and clarity of thinking.

  • Maintain high levels of standards in project management in line with the Client Service KPIs.

  • Collaboration with and management of internal teams and stakeholders is key.

  • Good eye for creativity and attention to detail.

  • Experience working across multiple disciplines, and ability to manage several projects & clients at once.

  • Proactively seek out up-sell and cross-sell opportunities

If you’re this Account Director please do get in touch. Please quote ILS167 when applying for this role.