Account Director - b2b brand and advertising agency

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Up To £50,000
Posted
06 Sep 2018
Closes
21 Sep 2018
Ref
REF:0115
Discipline
Marketing
Specialism
Account Management
Sector
B2B, Technology
Business Type
Agency
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Time for your next step into a more creative world?

Are you an Account Director that is frustrated with what can seem like the same dry, dull communications churned out by agencies? Then we’ve got a fantastic opportunity for you to take your next step into an exciting, challenging B2B brand agencies. They are part of one of the world's most renowned advertising networks so you will be working with some of the greatest in the business.

We are looking for an Account Director with a creative flair who is ready to take their next step. Our client has a great reputation for big creative ideas and powerful advertising campaigns. They work with an exciting range of clients in the Tech, Engineering and Financial Service space. They are growing their B2B remit beyond advertising and looking for an ambitious, experienced B2B player to join the team as an Account Director to work on some of their key accounts.

WHO YOU ARE

You are an experienced B2B Account Director, looking for a new challenge with excellent opportunities to further your career path in a fast growing, big brand agency.

You have expertise in campaign planning that have delivered over and above clients objectives.

You understand the b2b landscape – lead generation, nurture, sales enablement, customer onboarding and partner marketing.

Your belief that ‘nothing is impossible’ is infectious and you use your knowledge and experience to make the impossible a reality wherever you go.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

You will ensure your client's creative, planning and digital teams consistently deliver best in class big ideas and strategic, digital first thinking

You will identify upcoming opportunities and conflicts for your clients and the business.

You will lead and connect all key agency partners involved in campaigns to ensure efficiency and effectiveness

You will provide ongoing education and insight into the ever changing b2b landscape; ensure that the latest thinking is applied to our strategic and creative outputs 

You will guard brand equity, the agency reputation and credibility

You will collaborate with producers, creative, project managers and planners to deliver outstanding work for their clients

You will be an inspiring leader to those who work for you, setting the example of what it takes to be a brilliant account director

WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED

You will be motivated, tenacious and ambitious 

You will have a hunger to make brilliant work that will define your career

You will have excellent communication, presentation and management skills: an ability to convince and influence others effectively, proactive in handling complex situations, negotiations and problems

You will have strong client-facing skills and proven experience of building and maintaining partnerships

You will have knowledge of procurement, b2b marketing sector standards and best-practices

You will be able to prioritise, communicate and delegate to the wider team  

You will be able to motivate and inspire the team around you to bring their best

You will handle stressful situations and deadlines calmly and without flapping 

You will be a team player as well as a great mentor for your team

WHY YOU’LL SUCCEED

You will have a supportive, collaborative working with you.

You will be set clear KPIs, achievable goals and be given regular appraisals

You will have bespoke training and development courses 

You will be working alongside and learning from the best talent in the industry

 

Get in touch to find out more!

 

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