Group Account Director/Client Services Director 75k – 90k J2080
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Our client is a Creative Content Strategy agency who is looking for a Group Account Director/Client Services Director to lead their largest account. This is a really fantastic opportunity as their position in the market is quite unique, working with their clients very strategically.
We are looking for someone who has a strategic and operational head with strong team leader ship skills.
In terms of the client relationships you will be responsible for the overall strategy on the whole of the account and the profitable retention and growth of the existing business.
You will be expected to lead, support and develop the account management team and creative team, to ensure that their responsibilities and objectives are being met and ultimately to oversee the quality of their client service and delivery. This consists of five direct reports across client services and programme management.
The work is integrated with a heavy focus on digital so a strong digital background is essential. The client is ideally looking for someone who comes from a creative agency who has worked with a large well known brand. The overall P & L is £10 mill so experience with accounts over £1 million is required.
- Educated to degree level
- Extensive experience within the print and digital industry (above the line)
- Proven team management and leadership experience
- Proven strategic client management experience – of building, maintaining and growing client relationships and delivering growth on those accounts
- Proven ability to build strong relationships at a senior level
- Demonstrable experience of successfully working with B2B and Consumer clients
- Creative, open minded and able to ‘think outside the box’
- High level of commercial awareness to drive profitability
- Excellent financial acumen and proven management of budgets
- Excellent negotiation skills
- Excellent written and oral presentation skills
- Positive outlook, proven ability to handle pressure and flexible approach
If you want to hear more please do get in touch. This is a chance to work with a really forward thinking client, with a none political agency on their largest account. A fantastic opportunity!
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