Senior Account Director

London, City of London
£60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
08 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Tomorrow Recruitment
Account Management
Business Type
Senior Manager
Contract Type

An East London based design consultancy, specialising in branded, environmental and experiential design for the retail and leisure sectors are looking for an experienced and accomplished Senior Account Director to join the team. In this pivotal role you will work with both luxury and high-street clients, as well as supermarkets and lifestyle brands, nurturing client relationships, advising on opportunities for account growth and taking ownership of the agencies client's portfolios and profitability. In this thriving studio you will effectively manage and drive the success of key accounts.

What Will This Role Include?

  • Client Management; continuously nurturing and growing client accounts, building trusted relationships, working with both existing clients alongside pitching for new work, working from initial proposal writing through to delivery of work, consistently managing and exceeding your clients expectations, advising on profitability and opportunity for development
  • New Business; identifying and exploring potential opportunities for growth and profit, working alongside the agencies business development team to convert leads into profitable and thriving accounts, managing the pitch process and review revenue streams effectively
  • Financial Management; monitoring of budgets and financial forecasting on multiple key accounts
  • Internal Management; working across various teams within the agency to ensure a fluid and successful project process, managing direct reports whilst always setting a clear standard for process and client service excellence

What Skills Are Essential For This Role?

  • Solid experience operating at the Account Director level, with exposure to retail and brand experience campaigns, ideally with experience across branding and digital also
  • Excellent new business and pitching skills including proposal writing, a track record of revenue growth and client satisfaction, partnered with a competitive commercial acumen
  • The ability to successfully identify, pursue and win new business, whilst managing top level client relationships and directing core accounts from a strategic point of view

If you are an accomplished Senior Account Director, looking to join a successful agency at an exciting time, please send your CV to now to be considered for this fantastic opportunity!

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