Group Account Director

London (Central), London (Greater)
03 Aug 2017
03 Sep 2017
Account Management
Business Type
Senior Manager
Contract Type

OLIVER specialises in creating on-site design, advertising and production agencies for brands. With over 40 sites and many happy clients, we are looking to leverage our fantastic client list by providing more specialist creative services.

Because of this opportunity, OLIVER is building a centralised agency of Strategic, Creative and Production experts and is seeking a highly motivated Senior Account Director to help deliver great work to one of it’s new clients.

We are seeking a key stakeholder who will be part of the management team to deliver a highly creative and profitable business.The role will be based at OLIVER’s hub in Clerkenwell and also our client's offices in Canary Wharf.

The candidate should have a successful track record of servicing major brands across multi-media campaigns.

Key Responsibilities:

 Leading a team of 2 Account Managers and 2 Project Managers
 Educating the existing business in traditional client service
 Manage client projects providing strategic insight and cost effective delivery
 Manage finances on account
 Identify new opportunities above the agreed scope of work
 Working with the CSD and ECD to create credentials for the offering
 Providing strategic support where required
 Help the CD to deliver creative work to a high standard

Key Skills

 Excellent client management capability
 Strong knowledge of creative campaign management and media
 Proven at a strategic and creative level
 Strong financial management skills
 Good decision making under pressure
 Strong leadership skills
 Technology savvy
 Good people and relationship skills
 Strong time management and scheduling skills

The person who applies for this job should be able to deliver intelligent strategic thinking combined with astute business acumen. High energy levels and enthusiasm are key.


Oliver values

Our values are at the heart of everything we do, whether it’s creating a new service for our clients or how we look after our team:


  •         Identifies opportunities to deliver greater value for Oliver Marketing
  •         Identifies opportunities to deliver greater value for themselves
  •         Takes on difficult challenges willingly and realistically
  •         Has a can do attitude
  •         Shows commitment to the company vision for growth through adding value


  •         Identifies a range of solutions to problems
  •         Thinks of improvements to things without being prompted
  •         Challenges convention by exploring alternatives


  •         Demonstrates role model behaviors consistent with our vision and values
  •         Leads by example
  •         Deals with challenges and problems in a positive and constructive way
  •         Encourages others
  •         Sets achievable but high standards
  •         Demonstrates good leadership skills
  •         Uses inspiring communications to motivate clients and colleagues
  •         Achieves outstanding results
  •         Acts with humility and honesty
  •         Demonstrably values the contribution of others
  •         Gives honest and direct feedback in a constructive manner


  •         Has excellent listening skills
  •         Shows the ability to change their opinion/view
  •         Acknowledges the contribution of others
  •         Views challenges as a learning opportunity
  •         Actively looks to develop themselves on the job, and in their own time
  •         Does not often make the same mistake twice
  •         Is willing to take risks
  •         Learns from mistakes and takes action to personally change


  •         Acknowledges the importance of tracking results
  •         Accepts responsibility for actions
  •         Looks for accountability
  •         Sets goals and focuses on their delivery
  •         Is comfortable with hard and soft targets
  •         Shows a strong commitment to exceeding targets
  •         Sets own goals
  •         Has strong time management
  •         Has an analytical approach to objectives
  •         Can handle complexity and ambiguity
  •         Looks to make goals SMART without prompting
  •         Goes “above and beyond” to deliver the goal

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