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Account Director

Brief Overview

This mid-sized, vibrant, and entrepreneurially led, fully integrated agency based on the outskirts of Manchester is looking to fill a pivotal Account Director role.

You’d be hard pushed to find a more grounded and supportive environment and the role will quickly lead into a Head of Client Services role for someone who is looking to move onwards and upwards. They’ve an impressive portfolio of national clients which will keep pushing your development, and an outstanding reputation for staff retention and development.

The role

This agency is full of talented, creative and passionate people that have accumulated an array of awards over recent years. They have an unbelievable reputation for staff retention and development and working here will allow your ideas to be encouraged and heard. They are mid-sized and have grown steadily and sensibly which is a testament to their ethics and exceptional creative delivery on projects.

You will be given the opportunity to oversee and lead an exceptional client services team, focused on creating a positive working culture that is collaborative. The additional focus of this role will be to harness relationships with key clients and contribute to the continual development of the agency. Typical projects will range from full re-brands, innovative marketing literature through to online and offline advertising campaigns and cutting-edge digital projects.  You will ensure the provision of excellent standards of service to clients, paving the way for continued growth, expansion and profitability.

The role will also involve all recruitment and management of staff, as well as their development and training. Reporting directly to a supportive and grounded MD, you will also be responsible for developing objectives for your team to ensure the successful delivery of the agency’s strategic objectives.

What we’re looking for

It is vital that you have a real passion for marketing and in particular digital, combined with an excellent sense of commerciality and knowing how to help and develop a team around you. You will be joining a successful and hardworking client services team, so you need to prove that you have what it takes to maintain the highest levels of client service.

It goes without saying that an important part of this role will be creating and implementing ‘winning’ strategies for existing clients and new business projects in conjunction with fellow senior personnel with the preparation of pitches and presenting to clients.

For that reason, It is essential that you have acquired a minimum five – six years in an agency based role, and we are keen to hear from an Account Director who is moving up in their career and wants to make the right step and not just any move. A solid grasp of the B2B marketing and digital world is pretty vital on this one.

What’s on offer?

Superb working environment in a top location with a competitive salary up to £45,000, along with tailored training, personal benefits such as pension and health care which kick in after a qualifying period, and an opportunity to work on campaigns that cross both the UK and Europe.

Interested? Please share your details and if you would like a further chat, please contact Simon.

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