Kingston upon Thames

Marketing Account Director

Ref: 72| Posted: 27th Nov 2019

Marketing Account Director 

Well established Marketing Consultancy, requires an experienced Account Director to be responsible for a number of accounts and be the key client interface, establishing strong client relationships to lead and deliver against the vision of each of your accounts.  

As Account Director you will be driven by the ‘sales’ pitch process and proactively look for ways to optimise new business opportunities within your accounts. You will also be responsible for managing the team within the office, allowing the senior management team to focus on sales and the continued growth of the organisation.

Your primary objectives and responsibilities include:

  • Have a thorough understanding of your client business and their marketplace, building a collaborative relationship
  • Lead and own the interrogation of the client briefs, fully understand the strategy and insight and lead the creative process
  • Instil trust in your clients, filing them with confidence, that they will be provided with only the best work
  • Manage cost negotiations with clients on all projects to ensure profitability and show the client value for money
  • Coach and mentor the team to develop their skills and experience and inspire them to advance within the business
  • Represent the company at business events, networking and helping to raise the profile of the business

The ideal Account Manager, you will have: 

  • Proven Account Management or Account Director experience, gained within an advertising or marketing agency environment 
  • Experience working with the construction or property industry, highly desirable
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at any one time
  • Strong time management and accuracy skills 
  • Able to work to deadlines

circa 50k – 55k dependent on experience