Account Director - Employee Engagement

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Cheltenham
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Nov 2016
Closes
13 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client requires a bright and capable Account Director to join an existing team which specialises in developing IT based communication platforms and web applications.

They are twelve years young and work with many blue chip companies. They are looking to recruit as a result of recent business wins and the need for a senior individual to focus on this fast growing and fast paced area of our business.

You'll be working for a company that values innovation and creativity. Lots of responsibility is encouraged and there is a real opportunity to develop your career and gain a depth of experience. There is an excellent opportunity to make your mark and really influence this highly regarded area of the business.

Key responsibilities:

* Developing close working relationships with Clients and providing guidance on key employee engagement and incentives projects with senior stakeholders
* Taking the lead both internally and with the Client to ensure seamless project delivery and strategic direction
* Accurate identification of client requirements and briefing these via the appropriate channels, to enable efficient planning and delivery of projects
* Regular contact with clients from project kick off to ensure it is meeting the necessary requirements and delivering against expectations
* Working with IT Developers and the Creative Team on a day-to-day basis to deliver projects
* Management of financial forecasting, client budgets and adherence to internal financial processes and procedures
* Management of data upload processes and other key website content
* Production of key reports and statistical analysis to evaluate project success

Desired Skills and Experience

* A proactive individual with strong leadership and project management skills, who is self-motivated
* Proven track record as a Senior Account Manager/Account Director in an Agency, or similar business environment
* Proven background in employee engagement and incentives
* Excellent communication skills and ability to present to all levels to a high standard
* Good understanding of web platforms and apps is essential
* Working with Blue Chip Clients is advantageous
* Educated to degree level or similar
* Logical approach to problem solving and an excellent eye for detail
* Advanced Excel knowledge