Junior Account Director - Leeds

Recruiter
Major Players
Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
£40000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted
19 Jan 2021
Closes
18 Feb 2021
Ref
134776
Contact
Shelley Wright
Discipline
Marketing
Sector
B2C, Retail
Business Type
Agency
Seniority
Senior Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

I'm currently partnered with a fab integrated agency in Leeds who are looking for a Junior Account Director to join them. This is a role for someone who's looking to work on some globally recognised retail brands leading a very talented Account Management team.

Due to a number of new business wins, they are expanding the team and are looking for an enthusiastic Junior Account Director to join them, leading on all strategy across all channels.

*As the role is a senior role within the business you must have experience in a very similar role to be considered*

The role;
* Working closely with the Senior team in leading a team of account handlers, P&L management for clients, relationship building and leading on strategy across all channels, and project development.
* Develop those all-important client relationships by looking at the business objectives to develop appropriate strategies to achieve their goals
* Understanding the clients business to generate new ideas to enhance client performance
* Achieve client KPI's and maintain account profitability
* New business pitches/proposals
* Report to the Senior Management Team and the Board on client accounts and financial performance outlining key points for improvement when necessary
* Plan and create accurate forecasts for all accounts based on the clients budgets
* You'll become and agency representative so you know everything regarding your clients' accounts and forecasts for the coming year
* Working with internal teams to insure all client briefs are given with detail, with teams working together to make sure they are delivered on time.

Must haves;

To be considered for the role, you must have similar experience with a couple of others thrown in…
* We'd love candidates to have experience working with retail clients. However, if you have experience working with consumer or FMCG too that would be beneficial
* Evidence in all key areas of brand communications, marketing effectiveness and digital performance.
* Ability to create, develop and implement marketing communication strategies
* Demonstrate a track record of client relationship development and service or equivalent within a business sector.
* Proven experience managing and developing a team of account handlers
* Project management experience with the ability to multi-task proficiently

Finally we'd like an enthusiastic and passionate JAD who is looking to step into an exciting new role!

If this is you please apply below…

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