Job Description

Account Director | REF:0095

Our client is part of the fastest growing b2b marketing agency group in Europe. They are on the lookout for an experienced and self-motivated Account Director to join their talented Leicester team. You will be an experienced residential property marketing guru as you will be working with some of the UK's leading residential developers. You’ll be joining an agency at a time of positive change as they forge avenues into new markets and new opportunities, and will act as the one of the agency’s main points of contact for one of their longest standing clients.

This is seen as a critical role for the team to help build and maintain strong client relationships with the agency. You’ll work closely with their in-house digital, creative, video and social teams to find and develop innovative solutions. So you’ll be integral in the creation of great ideas.

The role is challenging, yet hugely rewarding, and there are great opportunities to shape and grow their accounts. You will be managing your own team and you’ll be looked to as a mentor and also someone who can help drive their accounts to the next level.

Key responsibilities:

Promote, develop and extend the agency’s capabilities to all clients
Build and maintain robust relationships with clients, advising on matters related to the clients’ marketing, advertising and promotion in a credible and professional manner
Oversee the performance of line reports to ensure satisfactory progress of all work relating to each client, including working within agreed time frames
Assist the New Business team where required to acquire new clients for the agency, as well as being alert to any new business opportunities in the course of day-to-day activities

Required experience and qualifications:

Agency experience
Experience of working with residential property developers
Strong, broad digital knowledge and experience
Relevant degree in marketing communications is preferred, although not mandatory
Ability to think strategically and ensure work produced is relevant and effective
Excellent communication skills to be able to robustly present ideas to clients, and continually cascade knowledge / news throughout immediate team and the wider business
A strong focus on accuracy, effective communication (clients, in-house teams and third parties) and self-development
The ability to adapt to different situations and to be flexible
Using persuasive techniques in order to obtain the best outcomes for both the client and the agency
Self-confidence, initiative and personal organisation.

About you

You’ll be a friendly, highly motivated and ambitious individual, who enjoys providing creative input and being the face of the agency.
You will be a hard working, driven and with a good eye for detail, you’ll also be a team player who can build good relationships with all internal teams and third party agencies.

In return, you will be joining a close knit team, who have real ambitions for growth. This particular agency really pride itself on its culture. They have very little staff attrition and a loyal, longstanding team. Having the right attitude is just as important as having the right skills and experience here – and as a result, the agency has a warm and friendly atmosphere that welcomes you from your very first day. Expect lots of social gatherings to balance all the hard work, and the chance to make some life-long friends along the way.

Our client is willing to offer a very competitive salary and benefits package as well. This role does come with some flexible working options, should you not be based locally.

If you would like to know more about this unique and exciting opportunity to join a growing agency known to be one of the very best at what they do, then please get in touch to hear more.

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