Group Account Director (EMEA), Global Media Agency, £60K-£65K

City of London
£60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
29 Dec 2012
26 Jan 2013
62711
Jesse Fogarty
B2B, B2C, Digital, FMCG, Retail
Full Time
Permanent
The Company

A thriving, independent, boutique global media agency that specialises exclusively in the technology sector. This venture has brought some of the brightest minds in the industry together, including board level talent from some of the UK's top 10 agencies. They all share a passion for technology and there is a true entrepreneurial spirit in this vibrant and dynamic team.

The Opportunity

An excellent opportunity for a Group Account Director to reinvigorate client relationships, quality of service and the management and growth of a number of key accounts:

-Be the senior 'go to' person for your clients and the agency; own and grow a group of accounts as a profitable business within the agency
-Lead the planning & buying across a variety of Digital Media forms: display, sponsorship, response, lead generation/acquisition, content integration and publisher partnerships, social, mobile search
-You will also need to be comfortable delivering offline media: Print, OOH and broadcast
-Manage, motivate and mentor a team of Account Director & Account Managers
-Ensure best practice, oversee campaigns and ensure client receive the correct level of reporting
-Engage in scope of work negotiations with existing clients and partner the new business team on incoming pitches/briefs

About You

Key attributes of the Group Account Director:

-Significant media planning & buying experience including online, offline, broadcast, narrowcast, brand, direct and lead generation (how it can be integrated), with the ability to suggest strategic and tactical solutions to reaching objectives
-Well versed in digital solutions in particular and have a knowledge of the various types of trading and measurement
-Proven commercial acumen and industry gravitas with the ability to command authority, trust and respect

Perhaps you have already earned your stripes in a big media agency and are keen to apply your experience to a more dynamic environment.

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