Account Director

Greater London
£50000 to £60000 per annum
08 Feb 2013
08 Mar 2013
AM 12139
Alex Michaels
Contract Type
Full Time
Fantastic opportunity at leading media agency!

A leading media agency is looking for an Account Director to join their team for one of their top clients. As Account Director you will deliver global integrated communication programmes that yield productive business results for clients, whilst improving the overall account profitability for the agency. This role requires an expert in integrated communications who is willing to rise to the challenge of a top FCMG account.

This media agency is always evolving to provide the best for clients` needs, staying relevant yet original. This agency is looking for a driven and personable Account Director to join the team and support the Managing Partner in delivering to clients.

Key responsibilities:
- Manage and develop innovative strategy to drive clients` business
- Deliver increasingly profitable results for the client
- Manage the commercial agreements and negotiations - obtaining the maximum value for clients` budgets
- Oversee locally and centrally developed activity, ensuring compliance with strategies and approaches
- Identify new business opportunities
- Proactively up-sell agency services to suppliers and partners
- Mentor team members and foster career progression

If this sounds like the role for you, you will be highly experienced in integrated communications across a multiple of channels and disciplines. Driven, you will seek to enhance your skills and experience across the paid, earned and owned territories, as well as seeking to broaden your outlook as a whole as you take change of your own career development. You will be a team player, building relationships as you collaborate with both internal and external teams. Personable and influential, you will have exceptional client management skills and will challenge and direct your team with your strategies and execution. You will be highly involved and influential in new business. You will be highly analytical, financially aware and pay attention to detail! A pro-active and entrepreneurial character is a must for this media agency! This is a great agency to work for and an opportunity not to be missed!

If you are interested in being an Account Director and are up for a challenging but rewarding role, don`t hesitate to contact me, Alex Michaels, at or on 020 7920 6401!

SYLEX currently has a number of other Media Planning and Buying based roles available at leading media agencies that may be of interest to you. We recruit into the majority of the top 20 media planning and buying agencies.

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