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Account Director

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Marketing & PR, Data & Insight

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    John Austin

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    about 1 year ago

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Looking for an opportunity to join a newly created Client Services team with a company specialising in marketing automation / demand generation?

This agency is passionate about helping clients succeed in driving their revenue and business performance. As an Account Director you will be instrumental in achieving this goal. Employing a consultative approach to working directly with clients to help them achieve their strategic goals, the Account Director will be required to develop existing clients, spotting new business opportunities, and maintaining a reputation for first-class service delivery.

As an Account Director will have at least 4 years experience in a client facing agency role, with evidence of building strong working relationships with clients and colleagues. In addition, you must:

  • possess commercial awareness and the acumen to spot development opportunities in the client base
  • be an excellent communicator in all settings - written, on the phone and in person
  • have an engaging personality and a desire to see your clients succeed
  • be able to manage and prioritise workloads whilst also adapting quickly and intelligently to changing demands
  • be comfortable crafting proposals and presenting them to clients and/or prospects
  • be able to keep calm under pressure and demonstrate first-class organisational skills
  • have an interest or previous experience of marketing automation and CRM including Eloqua,Marketo, or similar
  • be proficient in MS Office tools, Jira or similar, MS Dynamics or similar
  • be Degree or CIM qualified

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Day to day management of clients and their projects, including regular update calls, status updates and meetings to ensure complete client satisfaction
  • Account planning, strategic roadmap development and regular reporting, including tight budget control and the maintenance of profit targets
  • Management and monitoring of project timescales and outputs, taking appropriate action where necessary
  • Creation of proposals and SoWs, supporting Business Development Director where required
  • Working closely with the rest of the Client Services team to ensure a seamless and efficient service
  • Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with colleagues, clients and external suppliers
  • Building and maintaining your knowledge of marketing and sales automation and processes and demand generation strategies and tactics
  • Attending industry and networking events to support personal and company growth

In return you will get:

  • £45,000 - £50,000 Basic
  • Pension
  • Work from home 1 day per week at least after lock down
  • Exciting global client base