[Junior] Account Director – International Agency – to £40k

to£40k + great benefits
17 Nov 2012
17 Dec 2012
B2B, Retail
Contract Type
Full Time

[Junior] Account Director – International Agency – to £40k

World renowned international agency seeks a talented Junior Account Director to work on a property based account – one of the UK’s best known and much loved.

You are a recently promoted Account Director, Junior Account Director or Senior Account Manager who is looking for a step up into an Account Director role.

The work on the account is integrated and includes collateral, DM, online work, press and much more besides.

Any previous experience of working on a property based client will give you a big advantage but it isn’t essential.

As Junior Account Director in this role, you will report into a Senior Account Director / Business Director.

Core Duties and Responsibilities of the Junior Account Director Role

Client Servicing:

Responsible and accountable for the profitability, growth and direction of the account

·         Writing and presenting structurally sound proposals and plans, calling upon resource within the agency as relevant

·         Improve and develop relationships within the client structure, (with more senior clients)

·         Responsible for quality checking projects at key sign off stages

·         Initiate post project analysis and learnings

·         Proactively volunteer your existing skills and experience

People Management:

·         Manage your team to maximise performance  through motivation, coaching, setting appraisals/objectives, managing underperformance, career path/personal

·         Having a definite work life balance

·         Participate in the recruitment process, giving input on decision

·         Conduct appraisals for the team (AE, AM, SAM levels)

Financial Management:

·         Take financial responsibility to ensure monthly and quarterly targets are met/exceeded.

·         Ensure that all account team members are adhering to agency financial procedures (e.g. managing aged debt, WIP to agreed targets/levels)

Business Development (Existing Clients)

·         Proactively cross sell existing skills; up sell skills; networking within clients to establish new clients

·         Lead initiatives beyond a brief/or without a brief

·         Deliver company creds knowledgeably

New Business:

·         Key contributor within the pitch team

Personal Characteristics Required for the Junior Account Director Role

·         Decisive but diplomatic

·         Able to get the best from different types of people

·         Confident, approachable and knowledgeable, inspiring confidence in others.

·         Commercially aware, with an ability to capitalise on business opportunities.

Junior Account Director roles are extremely rare.

To have one at one of the world’s most successful and prestigious agencies is even rarer.

Account Directors, Junior Account Directors and Senior Account Managers please send us your CVs today!

If this role is not what you’re looking for, then don’t worry. At Fill Recruitment we specialise in all agency positions. We are currently recruiting for account handlers at Account Manager, Senior Account Manager, Account Director, Senior Account Director and Group Account Director levels.

If you would like to find out more please visit our website: www.fillrecruitment.com or try http://jobs.brandrepublic.com/employer/443/fill-recruitment-ltd/