Account Director - Boutique Digital Agency – Central London – to £55k with excellent benefits

London (Central), London (Greater)
To £55k with excellent benefits
15 Nov 2016
13 Dec 2016
Industry Sector
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side
Job Role
Account Director

Account Director - Boutique Digital Agency – Central London – to £55k with excellent benefits

Progressive, central London boutique digital agency is seeking a highly ambitious Account Director to work on two agency accounts and two stunning FMCG brands. 

The Agency

The agency are a brand building agency with a specialism in digital and social media agency that challenges the convention of the traditional agency model.  They are 30 people strong and come from eclectic backgrounds that make an amazing squad producing magical work for their clients.

They may be small but are perfectly formed and pack a big punch! They are bright, hardworking and committed to a new phase of growth within the agency that will take them from hidden gem to the agency clients want to work with, talent want to work in and one their peers respect and look up to.

The Account Director Role

This role is for a talented and ambitious Account Director who is looking for the opportunity to make their mark within a growing agency. In the role you will be responsible for managing their client’s flagship brands as well as other ad hoc projects for other smaller clients.

Your core focus will be retention and organic business growth of these accounts. You need to possess a previous track record of successfully managing and growing business. Commercial acumen, leadership prowess and relationship building skills are critical.

The successful Account Director will be responsible for coordinating and managing all aspects of the strategy, communications planning, implementation and measurement of the accounts.

The agency are looking for a driver who will make things happen and take the accounts to the next level, not a passenger who will simply manage the accounts – it’s an important distinction for them.

The focus of the role will be on three key areas:

  1. Client profitability and growth
  2. Client satisfaction and retention
  3. Supporting and selling in industry defining work

The Team

The agency is full of bright talent who want to be able to make a direct impact within the agency. Not held back by hierarchy and red tape but empowered via the responsibility and autonomy that working in a small agency provides. Many of the team have come from large agencies which gives them big agency experience, discipline and experience within an agile, flexible and innovative small agency culture.

The team beneath you will comprise of a Senior Account Manager, Account Exec, Community Manager, Community Exec and Project Manager.

Account Director – Personal Characteristics Required

The agency are looking for an Account Director who shares the agency’s approach and will fit into the existing culture.

  • Honesty – not afraid to say what you are thinking or share what you believe in – the agency embrace new ideas, challenging thinking and defying conventions.
  • Confidence – in your own and the agency’s ability to add genuine value to a clients business.
  • Diligence – willing to go that extra mile to ensure every piece of work is done to the standard they believe in.
  • Devotion – to their clients, the agency, their team and to their own growth and development.
  • Curiosity – a curious nature with a natural desire to keep up to date with insights and information that helps add value to the agency and their clients business.
  • Attention to detail – apply diligence to every task, big or small. Go that extra mile to ensure every piece of work is as good as it can be.

The Salary & Benefits

The agency really value their employees and take professional development very seriously. You will have regular and thorough reviews along with investment from the agency in areas for development. They strive for everyone to feel valued and appreciated for the impact that they are able to make to the agency.

Salary – to £55k (depending on experience) plus 25 days holiday (plus free days on birthday and at Xmas).

The full list is amazing and includes but isn't limited to monthly agency lunch, monthly agency trip, birthday day off, Friday drinks, etc.

Excellent role, unbelievable agency. Account Directors with digital and social media experience please send us your CV today

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