My client is a global creative agency who have a focus on a wide range of clients including fashion, entertainment and FMCG clients, together we are looking for an Group Account Director who will be strategically develop and lead on integrated creative solutions across multiple channels. 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.
Contact: Sereena Shienmar
-The core purpose of the Group Account 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.
- Leading on accounts that range from Creative Lead through Digital, Social, Influencer, Retail POS, and including PR and Media Buying, Planning and Delivering
-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.
-Extensive experience gained in creative agency or client-side marketing environment.
-Multi-discipline and multi-sector experience working across a number of accounts at the same time.
-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 Group Account Director with a strong integrated background to join a vibrant, talented and fast growing agency. Apply now!