Business Director

Client Services £ 80,000 - £ 90,000 per year, benefits

My client is a global agency who have a focus on pharmaceutical and healthcare clients, together we are looking for an Business Director to deliver excellent strategic and digital work. The Business Director will work alongside the MD and be an expert in delivering large integrated and digital campaigns with global teams. My client focuses on creating a meaningful connection between brands and their customers and considers their client services team to be central to the agency's delivery of campaigns.


Key Responsibilities:
-The core purpose of the Business Director is to lead the development of a portfolio of clients, driving client revenues, motivating and inspiring a brilliant team and delivering strong creative and marketing product to clients businesses.
-Drive broader agency growth through new business, as well as via client growth.
-To protectively lead the recruitment, development and retention of the best people for your portfolio of accounts and the business as a whole.
-Be the lead strategic adviser to your client(s) and the 'go to' person for helping them with their business issues.
-Lead your senior account team and your colleagues in the planning team to develop proactive and responsive strategic proposals which drive demonstrable value for your clients.
-Identify and develop relationships with key budget holding clients across their business at senior levels, seeking opportunities and developing plans for business growth within your accounts.
-Develop and nurture relationships with senior people in partner agencies.
-Be wholly accountable for client revenue targets across your accounts.
-Take the lead in client negotiations, sitting at the top table with senior level procurement and marketing contacts.

Experience required:
-Extensive experience gained in a digital agency or client-side marketing environment.
-Multi-discipline and multi-sector experience working across a number of accounts at the same time.
-Significant B2B and B2C digital experience across a range of verticals as well as consumer focussed communication.
-Proven ability to grow client business.
-An excellent brain for business with demonstrable experience in developing first class strategic campaigns for clients.
-A highly experienced and articulate writer of conceptual and strategic briefs who is able to inspire creative teams
-Highly numerate with a strong understanding of financial management and profitability.
-Significant experience in negotiating with clients - great sales skills are a must.

This is a brilliant opportunity for a passionate Business Director with a strong digital background to join a vibrant, talented and fast growing agency. Apply now!

Contact: Sereena Shienmar
 

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