Account Director - Digital

£50k - £55k pa
03 Mar 2017
31 Mar 2017
JL - D3
Jeremy Lane
Job Function
Account Handling

An independent digital agency are looking to expand their client services team with an experienced account director.
The agency specialises in brand engagement through creating bespoke digital products and has a reputation for quality.
The account director will work across all clients, including financial services, FMCG and tech and will be heavily involved in client and campaign leadership.
The agency requires a client focused and thoroughly organised AD to manage a small team of incredibly competent account managers, as well as manage clients' expectations and budgets.
Role requirements:
*Act as a highly visible, respected and trusted adviser to clients
*Act as an ambassador for the agency by demonstrating a sound understanding of digital
*Identify and maximise opportunities to increase revenue by cross selling, extending the
*investment period, increasing the investment and margin on allocated accounts
*Actively contribute to the annual plan to develop the accounts
*Create and devise winning proposals with support from the senior team
*Demonstrate strong creative and strategic judgement to ensure work is consistently of the
*highest quality
*Fully understand your clients' competitive issues, business challenges, opportunities and industry trends.
*Confidentially negotiate additions, extensions, or reductions to agreed contracts keeping in mind the commercial interests of the company.
*Anticipate the future challenges of existing and potential clients and foster long-term, knowledge driven relationships.
*Present a cohesive and compelling strategic narrative to the agency teams, inspiring them to develop amazing work that solves business problems.
*Oversee account finances, including revenue forecasting and recognition.
*Act as mentor to more junior members of the account team to help develop their skills and

ECOM Recruitment are a specialist recruitment firm with a straight-talking approach and an impressive contacts book.

We are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy and are an Equal Opportunities employer who welcomes applicants from all backgrounds.

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