Senioir Account Director/ GAD

Account Management £ 65,000 - £ 75,000 per year

*** SENIOR ACCOUNT DIRECTOR/ GAD*** £65-75k! SOCIAL AND CONTENT!!!

Clients - FMCG, Retail, Consumer Healthcare, Entertainment

We are looking for a Senior Account Director/ GAD to join the team on a permanent basis to help lead the client services team and work across accounts.

Your role is an integral part of the client services team as one of the most pivotal roles. It's a senior, managerial role within the team and demonstrates best practices in client services and the right-hand confidant to our clients.

You will be the daily client point of contact for their projects, work closely with various members of the wider team to drive the creative and production process, ensuring that there is an agreed brief and ultimately the supply of all deliverables within budget and on time to the high creative level that we pride ourselves on.
The type of work you will be will vary but it is essential that you have a solid understanding of Editorial landscape and working closely with strategists to find solutions to complex briefs. In terms of content, you will be working across everything from video and stills to social media and copy - it really does cover the whole creative spectrum.

You will take ultimate responsibility for the account and client relationship and represent the voice of the client within the agency, acting as the guardian of your accounts internally and externally. You will shape the future of the account, driving growth, and recognising and identifying further opportunities.

You will make solid recommendations to our clients demonstrating strategic understanding of their business, the competitor landscape and business challenges. In terms of management you will share with line reports with the department lead and will have experience managing Account - Senior Account Managers. You will encourage an environment of creativity, be ambitious to push yourself, your clients and your team to go beyond the obvious.

Role-specific skills, knowledge and experience -

* A creative flair and strategic mind
* Solid agency background with some exposure to publishing
* Someone who loves music and art, is inspired by innovation and culture and has a realy good understanding of trends in and off social
* Confident working autonomously with partner or 3rd party agencies, so an ability to tightly control a process is important
* Comfortable at building relationships with clients across sectors, of all levels from Brand Managers to CMO's
* Excellent presentation skills - both written and spoken
* You can manage a team of people with varied expertise e.g. creative, publishing, production and encourage personal progression from your team members
* You have encouraged a great team environment whilst keeping client centricity at the core of the team culture and values
* Commercial thinker with a passion for business development

You should have a meticulous attention to detail, ensuring nothing falls through the cracks on projects or the day-to-day
management of your portfolio of accounts. You will also be responsible for the financial management of your portfolio and
forecasting accurately.

If you are keen please call Hannah - 0207 845 7243 - hannah.mcateer@majorplayers.co.uk

All referrals are welcome! Send names and contact details to the above details and I will contact them :-)

Contact: Hannah McAteer
 

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