Your personal job search agent

Find a job



    show more options

Account Director - South East

Pay: £40000.00 - 49999.00 Annually
Job type: full-time
Category: Marketing and Advertising

Apply now
(no registration required)

Upload your resume
see similar jobs you may like
find connections at this company

Job description

Account Director, Full Service Agency, Milton Keynes, 40,000 - 45,000, Permanent

Our client is an award winning full service B2B agency based in Milton Keynes, whose clients include well known automotive and leisure/travel brands, as well as high profile charities.

The agency has been established for over 25 years now and is 40 strong with account handling, project management, creative, digital and data teams. Based in a modern building across two floors, this agency doesnt adopt a hierarchical system. Favouring instead a collaborative team approach.

They are looking for a well-established, seasoned Account Director to join their team and help build and manage strong working relationships internally and with all levels of clients. Building trust through integrity, high quality marketing consultancy and successful delivery of projects.

Key responsibilities:

- You will work alongside other senior members of the team (planning/head of digital/head of creative etc) to produce research and insight based on a clients objective. Producing a strategy and subsequent roll out of a marketing campaign
- Youll lead the pitch process with all clients and have the ability to build relationships and trust with the client, to get their buy in and engagement. Winning new clients
- Work to targets, growing accounts through research/insight/building client relationships
- Oversee all accounts, leading Account and Project Managers who will manage the day to day running of all projects
- Write clear, thought provoking creative briefs, presentations and pitches

With a strong background in B2B marketing, integrated projects and working with large blue chip clients, you will be as at home with digital and social platforms as you are working with integrated campaigns covering cross-media disciplines.

You will be eager to manage a variety of projects, happy to manage and develop your own client portfolio as well as helping the account team shape and direct the continued growth of all accounts.

Skills needed:

- Significant experience in professional client relationship management with blue chip clients/. Able to partner the client to understand their business needs, issues, priorities and strategic lever
- A track record of successfully growing revenue streams and client accounts through strategic input. Working with Planners, Heads of Department to conduct research and insight which will result in formulating strategies for integrated marketing campaigns.
- Significant experience of B2B marketing
- A background in digital and integrated marketing campaigns
- Confident in proposing new ideas and leading clients thinking; able to bring a vision to life for the client
- Proven ability to identify revenue opportunities and take opportunities forward into scoping and closing opportunities
- A keen attention to detail and budgetary restraints
- Able to prepare and present client proposals, tenders and pitches
- Able to negotiate relevant contracts and SLAs with clients
- Able to guide and develop client accounts with plans to meet individual client sales targets
- Plenty of experience of writing clear, thought-provoking creative briefs, presentations and proposals as demonstrated by your good written and verbal communication

This is a rare opportunity to join an established agency who are experiencing a period of growth and who have exciting plans for 2017 of which you would be a firm part of!

Easily commutable from Milton Keynes, Northampton, Kettering, Bedford, Luton, Oxford and Aylesbury and surrounding areas.

Please apply by sending through your updated CV or please call for a confidential chat

Account Director, Full Service Agency, Milton Keynes, 40,000 - 45,000, Permanent

Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment team. We offer unrivalled opportunities across all specialisms and industry sectors, presenting you with only the best marketing jobs. Although we try to respond to all applications, the high number we receive means this isn`t always possible. If you have not heard from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has not been successful. For more information, visit and we`ll make sure we do our best to find you the perfect marketing role.

More jobs you may like

Account Manager
Client Services Director
Counterparty Credit Risk Analyst
Regional Head of Planning

New account

Log in

Current country: :: Contact us :: Terms of use :: Privacy policy :: Credits :: Benji Jobs international: Jobs in the US :: Jobs in the UK :: Jobs in Canada

Jobs in Argentina
Jobs in Australia
Jobs in Austria
Jobs in Bahrain
Jobs in Belgium
Jobs in Brazil
Jobs in Canada
Jobs in Chile
Jobs in China
Jobs in Colombia
Jobs in Czech Republic
Jobs in Denmark
Jobs in Finland
Jobs in France
Jobs in Germany
Jobs in Greece
Jobs in Honk Kong
Jobs in Hungary
Jobs in India
Jobs in Indonesia
Jobs in Ireland
Jobs in Israel
Jobs in Italy
Jobs in Japan
Jobs in Korea
Jobs in Kuwait
Jobs in Luxembourg
Jobs in Malaysia
Jobs in Mexico
Jobs in Netherlands
Jobs in New Zealand
Jobs in Norway
Jobs in Oman
Jobs in Pakistan
Jobs in Peru
Jobs in Philippines
Jobs in Poland
Jobs in Portugal
Jobs in Quatar
Jobs in Romania
Jobs in Russia
Jobs in Saudi Arabia
Jobs in Singapore
Jobs in South Africa
Jobs in Spain
Jobs in Sweden
Jobs in Switzerland
Jobs in Taiwan
Jobs in Turkey
Jobs in the United Arab Emirates
Jobs in the United Kingdom
Jobs in the United Stated
Jobs in Venezuela