Account Director

Location
London
Salary
£50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted
28 Sep 2016
Closes
26 Oct 2016
Ref
154985813
Contact
Sophie Venn
Discipline
Advertising
Specialism
Account Management
Sector
Automotive
Business Type
Agency
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time
We are currently working with an international, very cool and forward thinking digital agency who are seeking an Account Director to join their award winning team working on a well-known automotive brand. We are looking for a confident and experienced individual who can go in and hit the ground running owning projects from the very beginning. 


This extremely impressive agency has grown significantly and globally over the last few years, picking up numerous awards along the way and who’s main focus is digital and social media. They are looking for a collaborative Account Director who has strong Automotive experience and is used to handling large budgets and running large scale projects.


Role:
  • Daily management of client activity
  • Running projects from beginning through to sign off while ensuring all processes are followed correctly
  • Responsible for internal and external reporting
  • Always developing and maintaining a strong knowledge of competitor brands in on and off line media
  • Development and management of your team
  • Increasing revenues in existing client business
  • Experience handling new business leads and pitching to new clients
  • Will be required to travel to the client head office in Europe

You:
  • Strong automotive experience
  • Experience working with large budgets on large projects
  • Confident communicator
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Expert presenter – at ease with different sizes audiences and levels of seniority
  • Social/Digital experience – constancy keeping up with the latest trends and platforms

To qualify for this role, you must have automotive experience combined with good experience as an Account Director at a reputable digital agency. You should also have good leadership skills, be very confident in your ability and have the gravitas to match such a pivotal role.


If this sounds of interest and you’d like to hear more, please do get in touch.