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Digital Account Director - major international account

Recruiter
Ultimate Asset
Posted
14 January 2013
Closes
11 February 2013
Ref
10447/001
Contact
Oliver Brown
Location
London
Specialism
Hours
Contract Type
Salary
£50000 - £60000 per annum + agency bens

Further information



Account Director - major international accounts
Top media agency
to £60k

Interational planing and buying agency in London, part of a major media agency network, is looking for a proven Account Director to manage the planning and buying of their major international hotel account.


The role is multi-faceted with a core digital focus. It is hands-on and requires an individual to have good UK
experience and manage a team of two others who are dedicated on the business.

OBJECTIVES OF THE ROLE

* Smooth day to day running of the team's activities, helping to integrate the different team specialisms
* Owning the Director-level client relationships in UK and field marketing functions
* Consistently driving better performance in digital direct activity
* Managing the client data visualisation and mapping dashboard
* Develop mobile and tablet strategy for UK market predominantly

ESSENTIAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

* The role is client facing & requires liaison with multiple stakeholders. The successful candidate should have the
ability to build strong personal relationships with the clients & all involved stakeholders from Assistant level all
the way up to VP
* Strong full comms understanding of the UK media market
* It is important that the candidate has a strong digital knowledge and understanding, mainly on display
campaign - digital is 85% of the client spend and we are category leading in our innovation in this space
* Strong organisational skills with an ability to prioritise tasks and work within tight deadlines across many
brands and multiple stakeholders
* Understand the digital DR process and have a more than basic understanding of ad tracking, attribution and
Omniture
* Understand social platforms, with multi market appreciate on platform scale and evolution
* Experience with working with data dashboards

DESIRABLE SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

* Hospitality market knowledge is not required - we are breaking rather than following category
* Experience of working in a media agency or cross discipline media owner business
* Digital Native is desired, fused with a full understanding of UK comms
* People management is a must
* High energy, prepared to travel, high enthusiasm and someone who's sleeves are always rolled-up
* Someone who knows when to smil

This is a fantastic opportunity for a proven Account Director to work across a truely challenging brand and take that step up. To apply please call me 07585 703 642 or email oli.brown@ultimateasset.com

Ultimate Asset

Since 2005 Ultimate Asset has brought together the most talented and motivated people within digital. We are true digital natives, and our team of consultants have actually held many of the roles they recruit for.

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