Account Director – Strategic Marketing Agency. £50K

£50,000 Plus Excellent Benefits & Perks Package
21 Jul 2021
18 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

When Rackspace Technology wanted to improve its global digital performance, they came to us.
When Kingfisher, home to brands like B&Q, Screwfix wanted to improve communication with its 10,000 global vendors, they came to us.
When $37 Billion CCI needed to transform its digital platform, they came to us.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant, leading South Coast strategic marketing agency working on both national and international client projects.

The Role:

Account Director – Strategic Marketing Agency
Southampton / Remote Flex
Plus Excellent Benefits & Perks Package inc. Christmas off!

The Account Director Opportunity

Due to continued growth, we are looking for an Account Director to join our already successful team in the planning, building and long-term management of our client’s marketing strategies.

Working across several high-profile clients you will be accountable for the account management of a variety of national and international client campaigns. You will be working closely with the Managing Director to drive growth across these key clients driving the agency service offerings forward. The role requires a high level of aptitude, ability to work with multiple stakeholders at pace and of course excellent organisation skills.

Role Focus:

With a key focus on client retention, the initial months will be focused on building relationships at a senior level with our key client accounts and working with the senior team to understand opportunities and facilitate growth. Supported by an in-house project manager you will have responsibility and involvement throughout the full lifecycle of projects, from the initial brief through to successful execution. You will work closely with the rest of the team to ensure the outcomes meet the high expectations of our clients through effective solution driven project management. This will be achieved via the implementation of improved processes in order to create “best practice”.

About You:

We are seeking an experienced individual who can hit the ground running who is passionate about the world of digital marketing and design. We are a driven team with high aspirations and a clear growth strategy. You will have a broad digital understanding and the ability to communicate with clients at all levels.

Armed with three to five years agency experience working at a senior level you’re now seeking a role that recognises and nurtures your talent with no barriers for growth.

Educated to degree level and a CIM qualification in Digital Marketing is desirable.


+ Experience of running creative digital processes
+ Briefing studio team and managing production timelines
+ Budget management
+ Commercial awareness
+ Presenting and reporting on project performance and outcomes
+ Proven success in managing multiple projects to tight deadlines and managing multiple priorities
+ Exception project management skills
+ Print production

You will be:

+ Happy to support and lend a helping hand to colleagues when they need it
+ A true self-starter, your curiosity and desire to be busy means you are always looking for the next task
+ Passionate about the work we do and always looking for ways to improve the way we do it
+ Keen to go the extra mile and put in the work to ensure the success of the business
+ A problem-solver who is not easily discouraged and won’t quit until a solution is found.

What we offer in return:

+ Competitive salary
+ Flexible working hours/ remote working opportunities
+ Holiday allowance of 25 days per year (plus additional days off over the Christmas period)
+ Pension scheme
+ Annual Personal development budget
+ Annual team weekend away plus regular social activities
+ Access to a free weekly personal training fitness session
+ Free parking, modern, spacious waterfront office location

Sounds like a good fit? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Agency Leadership Team

We are dedicated to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression. We’re also proactively committed to protecting the mental, as well as physical health, safety and well-being of all those who work with us.

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