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Account Director - Paid Media

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    £45,000 - £50,000 DOE

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    John Austin
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    17 days ago

The Company
My client is home to a diverse bunch of talented specialists and downright brilliant people. Bringing together the best creative thinkers, data scientists, channel and performance marketers and technologists, they’re a 300-strong team with offices in Sheffield, Leeds and Newbury (and Sydney, too.) A tight-knit group on a collective mission to create certainty for clients in an uncertain world. 

The day to day
The beauty is that every day is different. Working in integrated teams on an enviable client list, my client is always looking for new ways to solve business problems. New ways of using skills and expertise to deliver effective, intelligent work for clients. Work that perhaps might win an award or two. All this in a day’s work – with a pub lunch or Friday beer usually rounding it off.  

The Benefits
Iconic brands and top people are just the beginning. Join my client and you’ll enjoy a flexible, 35-hour working week, 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) and up to an extra 5 days holiday after each year of service. My client offers a generous pension scheme and enhanced maternity and paternity pay, plus healthcare and life assurance plans, employee assistance programmes and lots more...

The role
The Digital Account Director position is a senior client management position responsible for leading an Account Management team, accountable for delivering client revenue and growth, relationship building, marketing strategy across all channels, project development and management.

Skills and Experience Required
  • Extensive experience and exposure across a range of industry sectors and marketing disciplines, together with comprehensive experience agency side.
  • Specific skills required include:
  • Minimum of 5years industry experience or an equivalent marketing position within in business sector
  • Demonstrated track record of client relationship development and service or equivalent within a target business sector
  • Proven experience in managing and directing teams, working cross-functionally within an organization
  • Able to evidence the creation, development and implementation of marketing communications strategies and campaign planning.
  • Experience in all key areas of marketing communications, including search, digital, advertising, direct mail, promotion and literature
  • Excellent project management skills plus an ability to multi-task proficiently
  • A mix of analytical and creative capabilities.
  • Effective upward and downward delegation skills.
  • High level of diplomacy and ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships both with clients and within the agency.
  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills
  • Search marketing experience would be beneficial for this role
£50,000 Basic DOE