20 April 2017

Account Director

  • Reference: amc200417b
  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: Up to £45,000
  • Type: Permanent
  • Sector: Digital Agency
  • Consultant email: info@thecandidate.co.uk
  • Consultant telephone: +44 161 833 1044

Do you want to deal with the biggest brands in the industry right now? Do you want to join an internationally successful agency? Do you want to manage your own team? This could be the job for you!

Our client is a multi-award-winning full-service digital marketing agency based in the heart of Leeds. A coveted position is now up for grabs with the industry leaders as they look for an Account Director to join their flourishing team. The agency prides itself on its creativity as well as a foundation of customer insights and data. The Account Director will be responsible for the Account Management team and will ensure the synergy and effectiveness of the work environment whilst fostering exceptional relationships with clients and ensuring their needs and desires are met in terms of digital marketing strategy.

Roles and responsibilities of the Account Director:

  • Nurture and develop client relationships
  • Build integrity and credibility and receive referrals from clients
  • Cross-sell between agency departments
  • Take the helm of the Account Management team and train and mentor the junior members of the team
  • Head up training schemes with the CSD
  • Achieve KPIs and hit client targets
  • Commercial account management

The ideal candidate:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ agency experience
  • Web development experience (Affiliates, Search, Display, Paid social)
  • IT literate (MS Office Suite, e-mail, internet browsers etc.)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong communication skills
  • An exceptional motivator with the ability to select and guide staff members
  • Able to deliver insights into customer behaviour in the digital market

If this sounds like your dream role then don’t hesitate to apply now!

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