Account Director

£40,000 + benefits
08 Nov 2012
08 Dec 2012
FMCG, Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

A fantastic opportunity has arisen with an extremely successful marketing communications agency for an experienced and talented Account Director to join their Manchester office. This agency is one of the most successful promotional marketing specialists, working with a plethora of big name brands, and they’re looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working Account Director to join their ranks.

The Account Director will be leading and growing blue chip accounts, delivering industry-leading results for the agency’s clients. You will be operating at consultant level with senior marketing professionals, focusing very much on promotional marketing, developing creative solutions to marketing problems, managing and developing an account handling team, communicating with the internal team, external suppliers and clients, working with large and complex budgets, and delivering high quality campaigns for brands.

The ideal Account Director will have at least 5 – 6 years’ experience of working either in a promotional marketing agency or on an FMCG brand, alongside a proven track record of winning and growing business, excellent organisation, time management and communication skills, strong financial management reporting skills, and the ability to build on-brand insight and develop strategic recommendations. You will ideally have a formal degree at minimum 2:1 level, and preferably a professional marketing qualification. You also need to demonstrate passion and commitment, a solid understanding of promotional techniques, commercial drive, strategic ability, creative flair, and incredible attention to detail.

As Account Director, you’ll be rewarded with a lot of responsibility and a fantastic opportunity to leave your stamp on the agency and the world of promotional marketing. If this is ticking all your boxes, then send your CV to Simon Pettigrew or Siobhan Harper at Please note that, due to the volume of applications, if you have not received a reply within 72 hours your application has not been successful.