Account Director [New Business] – South West London - £50k + bonus and excellent benefits

West London
£50K plus bonus and benefits
19 Nov 2012
19 Dec 2012
Contract Type
Full Time

Fabulous South West London agency seeks an Account Director with superb New Business skills to help set up and ultimately lead a brand new account group.

Love the thrill of the chase? Experienced in pitches? Love to win, lead and drive new business?  Then this could be just  the role for you…..

This is a rare opportunity for an Account Director  to help this leading agency secure new business through pitch wins to ultimately creating your own teams to implement the business from these wins.

The agency also employ a new business ‘cold calling’ agency who help secure meetings so cold calling will not be part of your role – instead you will work with their ‘hot leads’ to help land new clients.


The Agency

The agency are an established, 50 person award-winning independent agency

located in West London.

They are a full service in their offering and involved in all of advertising, sales

promotion, direct marketing, digital and more with an enviable client list.


The Account Director [New Business] role

Day to day, the Account Director will be working directly with the agency’s Board Directors and new business lead generation agency. Once the business is secured, the Account Director will oversee the day to day running of the accounts.


A team of account handlers will then be built around the accounts to implement the day to day delivery.  There are 3 Board Directors and the [New Business] Account Director will get to work alongside all of them.


Experience required for the Account Director

You are an integrated Account Director with both on and offline experience who has worked ideally in to of the following sectors – FMCG, IT , retail, automotive.


You will also possess the following key attributes:


Key attributes

  • A big hitter, someone who has experience in growing business
  • An Account Director with a clear understanding of planning and delivering innovative, creative campaigns
  • Team management and team development skills from Senior Account Manager down to Account Executive
  •  Excellence in building and sustaining client relationships
  •  Someone who is ambitious and hungry to succeed
  • Solid interpersonal and organisational skills and superb attention to detail.


Salary / Package

Up to £50K plus bonus based on GP achieved with scope for progression for the right candidate. 

Superb agency, wonderful role -  Account Directors [New Business] 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 and Group Account Director levels.

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