ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

Recruiter
Carter Ferris
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£45 - 55,000 doe
Posted
14 Sep 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Ref
CF0476
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Fast-paced, creative and vibrant b2b agency with London HQ in the heart of Soho is looking for an Account Director or Senior (or potentially, Associate) to head up some of the teams. Offering flexi working, a full benefits package including pension, birthday off, early Friday finishes and regular socials including a cultural programme. This agency has offices in New York and a raft of exciting clients in the technology, media, marcoms sectors. You should be agency experienced from a b2b background, really hot on client service, effective team manager, a real team player who is ideally capable of good editorial ideation and copywriting.

There is a great company culture, where individuals are given freedom to make an impression and take personal responsibility, as well as given the support and input on training to drive their careers forward

The Role

Immediately, you’ll be part of the senior management team and take responsibility across client work and team management of energetic, creative PRs. Many of the clients you would be working with are cutting edge big name businesses in the tech / media / digital / marketing sectors and there is a real career path and definitely no glass ceiling.

Key duties will include

  • Leading the team and supporting their development
  • Building your knowledge of the media industry and your client sectors
  • Being aware of key issues pertinent to your accounts
  • Developing solid business/stakeholder relationships

Candidate specifications.

  • A background in b2b particularly if your clients have included technology, media / marketing agencies, new businesses and SMEs  
  • Tenacious and ambitious as well as a keenness to develop other team members
  • Strong strategic skills as well as good creative ability
  • Have achieved AD level already or be working as an AD and looking to step up quickly to a more senior level
  • Have some experience of crisis management issues
  • A knowledge of the relevant trade press (tech / media / marketing sector)
  • Client lead track record – you should be a true client partner;
  • Manage client budgets and able to meet or beat the KPIs
  • Excellent communication, writing and presentation skills;
  • Team management experience and ability to motivate and mentor your team
  • Knowledge of social media/digital campaigns

To apply for this role please send your cv to anne@carterferris.co.uk quoting ref CF0476 or call 0203 397 7543 / 07929 008295

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