Social Media Account Director

Recruiter
Location
London
Salary
GBP 50k-50k pa
Posted
14 Feb 2011
Closes
14 Mar 2011
Ref
dh/18673
Contact
Darren Hirst
Sector
Agency
Contract
Permanent
Social Media Account Director | Creative Agency Central London - £50k DH | 18673 Are you desperate to bring your exceptional Account Management skills and Social Media expertise to a vibrant digital that breathes all things social? Then this could be the perfect role for you! My client is a trendy digital marketing agency at the top of their game. They are looking to take on an experienced and innovative Account Director with some great social media experience, who can forge strong relationships with all areas of client's business. The Social Account Director needs to make sure the clients are at the forefront of any news, product offerings assets or concerns, and deploy the social media team's resources in an effective way. Major Responsibilities: * Interfacing with client contacts across Marcomms, PR, Product, Research & Customer Services * Being the client voice within creative brainstorms and strategy sessions to ensure we answer the brand needs and hit objectives * Co-ordinating activities and sharing learnings amongst personnel from partner agencies and within the social media team * Obtaining swift client decisions on time-critical issues * Sharing market successes with central team * Demonstrating the success of the team within the agency and to the client You Must come with: * Degree required; advanced degree a plus * At least 5 years account management/client services experience * Four+ years interactive experience at a minimum with 2 years social experience * Experience with direct marketing, relationship marketing and CRM within an integrated marketing perspective preferred * An active participant in the digital space with strong insight into the dynamics of online behaviour and in particular social trends A bit about the agency: This is a relatively new team but one full of enthusiasm, experience and drive. The work they do is fast paced, constantly evolving and integrates with a range of departments, with a variety of channels and across a range of departments within our client base. This makes for interesting work. The skills in the team are quite diverse and there are people from a range of backgrounds working in the team: there's a (wannabe) rock star, a ex-banker, a black belt in karate, a few people who have been working in digital for over 10 years and lots of interesting personalities. My client is looking for individuals who will thrive in this kind of environment. Who you need to be: This agency needs talent who engage with projects with their eyes wide open, who can hit the ground running when given a brief and can lead from the front, whatever level you are at. You need to live breath social media and where it's going, whilst being involved in evolving projects and developing the offering form this creative agencies Social team.

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