Senior Account Director, up to £55k

West London
Up to £55k
23 Nov 2012
23 Dec 2012
KDPRPP
B2C, Retail
Full Time
Permanent

As Senior Account Director you will bring inspiration to the role and be a driving force for the account management team. This high profile, fast paced retail account is the largest in the agency and covers DRTV, press, inserts, door drops and online display advertising. We’re looking for a best in class direct response marketer with experience in DRTV and display advertising with an outstanding client services track record. 

  The role  

  • Effectively direct the account covering day-to-day management, strategic development and identification of new opportunities
  • Gain respect and trust through great interpersonal skills, creative thinking and leadership
  • Develop strong, positive relationships with the senior client contacts and provide direction, support and development opportunities to your team
  • Support the Business Director in developing the client strategically and profitably 
  • Provide overall financial management
     

    Skills required  

  • Solid agency background with experience working on DRTV, press, insert, door drop, and digital (predominantly display advertising)
  • A strong commercial understanding for the big picture effect of creative on results and sales is essential
  • Experience of team management, demonstrating good, proactive leadership and motivation
  • Appreciation of the creative process and the ability to inspire and motivate creative teams
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and organisational skills
  • Self-motivated, confident and reliable in day-to-day management skills
  • Fun, innovative, forward, pro-active team player