Account Director

Location
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
Salary
£40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Closes
06 Sep 2017
Ref
00071984
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Benefits

- Competitive annual salary (£40-55k depending on experience)
- Discretionary bonus scheme
- A super-stylish, fun and energising environment
- Employer pension contribution
- Annual Christmas trip (past destinations include Berlin, Tromso and Barcelona…)
- 28-days holiday (inc. bank holidays) which increases with loyalty
- The opportunity to join an agency that is going places with the ability to work with high-profile clients

About The Agency

This is a thriving, award winning B2B agency who continue to demonstrate creative excellence for a wealth of international corporations. From the biggest names in Finance such as KPMG through to some of the world's largest technology organisations, including Microsoft, Ericsson and Dell EMC to name only a few.

The agency is embarking on a structured growth plan to multiply the size of the agency from an extremely strong base. Now is the time to take the next step in your career progression, leveraging the great opportunities to work on household name brands on fully integrated campaigns.

The role

As a senior member of the Client Services you will be expected to operate at the highest levels. The role demands executive presence and expertise in winning, retaining and growing clients, whilst demonstrating a thirst for excellence working across a variety of disciplines:

- Developing strong, long-standing client relationships at the most senior levels
- Promoting the expansion of business with existing clients
- Creating, articulating and presenting strategic marketing proposals with the upmost passion and conviction
- Identifying key stakeholders to influence and areas of growth opportunity
- Commercial acumen - financial management, forecasting and resource planning
- Consummate negotiator
- Constructive management of internal stakeholders to demand the most from the team, through tight briefs and the high standards
- Problem solving and issue resolution
- Account analysis, including stakeholder mapping to best utilise account resource in growing and servicing the account

Who you are

The agency attitude is a positive, can-do one, with a hunger and desire to succeed.
As an Account Director, you must be able to demonstrate:

- A commercially astute approach - the ability to make logical, strategic and effective business decisions
- A proven track record of effectively growing accounts and driving new business
- The ability to plan, strategize and execute plans at a senior level
- Target orientated and driven
- Entrepreneurial and innovative mind-set for the agency and clients
- 4-5 years of relevant experience (preferably agency-side)
- A confident and charismatic personality
- Excellent organisation skills
- Great communication skills
- Positive and self-confident
- Inquisitive, persuasive and competitive
- Effective team management capabilities

If you're itching to come on board and add your value to this agency, please apply.

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