Account Director - Promotions and Partnerships Agency

Northwest/Central London
40K - 50K+ Depending on experience
09 Nov 2012
09 Dec 2012
B2B, B2C, FMCG
Full Time
Permanent

The Role:

-To give strategic direction to your accounts.

-Developing a good understanding of all client business objectives and working with clients to meet these objectives.

-The confidence to deal with director level clients.

-Forecasting for three to six months and ensuring these forecasts are met.

-Setting and agreeing charging structures for each client and ensuring that the client is profitable, reviewing the profitability of each client on a quarterly basis.

-Seizing on opportunities to develop business through existing clients, contacts and brands secured as partners.

-Strong people management skills, earning a high level of respect both within the agency and with clients.

- Coordinating the activities of the whole team on your accounts, driving creative thinking and excellent service.

-Ultimate responsibility for every piece of work generated by your team.

- Developing managers and executives to allow them to take their next career step including performance reviews and identifying training requirements.

- Suggesting ways of improving the levels of service we offer.

- Having a good understanding of the standards required and driving them within the team.

Key personal attributes:

·         Organised self-starter with a passion for marketing and promotions

·         Strong communicator and negotiator

·         Strong team leader

·         Able to demonstrate creativity and ideas generation

·         Ability to build strong, lasting relationships with clients

·         Commercially aware

·         Proven track record in delivering successful sales promotion/partnership campaigns with healthy results and positive ROIs.