Account Director - Brand Agency

Posted 01 May 2024
Salary £60000 - £75000 per annum
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Client Services
Contact NameJames Owen

Job description

Major Players are working with a forward thinking independent Brand Agency to bring in a Senior Account Director for an initial maternity cover contract. This role will be critical to driving forward the agency's success. Starting in late May, this 12-month fixed-term contract offers an exciting opportunity to lead key client relationships and manage a dynamic team in the heart of London.

The Role: As a Senior Account Director, you'll take the reins on key client accounts, leading independently while nurturing a supportive team around you. Your role will require a balance of hands-on delivery and empowering others to excel. Acting as the linchpin between commercials, creative, and clients, you'll make critical decisions to adapt to changing priorities and solve problems ahead of time. Externally, you'll immerse yourself in your client's businesses and industries, becoming a trusted partner who drives relationships forward and maximises value throughout project lifecycles.

About You:

  • Established Leader: As an accomplished Account Director or Senior Account Director, you're ready to hit the ground running and thrive in a collaborative environment.
  • Relationship Builder: Your exceptional communication skills enable you to build strong internal and external relationships, adapting your style as needed.
  • Innovative Thinker: Approach work with openness, proactivity, and innovation.
  • Growth Mindset: You naturally embrace a growth mindset, constantly evolving processes and driving sustainable solutions.
  • Organisational Savvy: Highly organised, you excel in managing multiple projects and resources to meet deadlines amidst changing priorities.
  • Financial Acumen: Your strong financial skills allow you to write value-based proposals, manage projects profitably, and oversee others to do the same.
  • Strategic Vision: A strategic thinker with a passion for branding and design, you put yourself in the client's shoes to craft the best solutions creatively and strategically.
  • Leadership Experience: Ideally, you have line management experience, inspiring and guiding others to grow and develop in a collaborative and rewarding work environment.

If you're ready to drive change, nurture relationships, and achieve exceptional results for both clients and the agency please apply directly to this ad.