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Account Director – Agency

Art Director

Greater London Permanent £50000 - £55000 per annum


Our client is an agency that help brands to be more social and to be talked about by people. They help brands to get their stories to travel further and faster, building sustained relationships and advocacy as they go. They have experience across multiple sectors including Telecommunications, Travel, Retail, Media, Finance, Automotive and FMCG.

The role:
To take a strategic lead, manage major global accounts and develop both existing and new client relationships. To work with other senior team leaders within, Creative, Insights, Project Management and Tech to ensure the successful delivery of campaigns, from pitch to post analysis. You will be a skilled manager, great with people and really be adept at getting the most out of your team around you.

The successful Account Director will be developing innovative and creative ideas and solutions for client campaigns building client relationships; listening and understand individual client requirements and consistently meeting if not exceeding their expectations. They should understand their brand(s) and customers.

  • Maximising revenue from client
  • Presenting to clients and attending client meetings and partner meetings and events
  • Monitoring and understanding your clients’ markets, be aware of market issues and competitive activity
  • Manage client reviews with senior clients
  • Managing a team to deliver effective performance from all levels
  • Creating project briefs; brief and work with members of the wider team to develop an idea; presenting and selling that idea to the client
  • Creating project plans and project specification documents
  • Producing accurate costs estimates, and ensures they are signed off by the client before work proceeds
  • Ensuring that campaigns run to agreed client budgets and clients approve all expenditure before it happens, particularly unexpected expenditure
  • Ensuring all billing is completed on time
  • Ensuring campaigns are efficiently delivered to exceptional standards, on time and in budget
  • Working with partner agencies when delivering work as part of a wider campaign
  • Working with Finance to ensure invoices are approved and paid on time
  • Keeping yourself & the team up to date with timesheets and expenses claims
  • The overall quality of the final deliverable on projects that you manage

To apply for the role, please click the ‘Apply’ button, alternatively please send your CV to drapp@welovesalt.com or call +44 207 928 2525

Job Reference: JO-1607-88600

Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum

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