Account Director - Merseyside

£40000 - £50000 per annum
15 Jan 2014
12 Feb 2014
Ian Lenehan
Contract Type
Full Time
Account Director - Liverpool, £40 - 50K (Integrated agency)

If you are an Account Director, frustrated by a lack of opportunities at work to take the next career step, read on....

We are looking for an Account Director to become an integral part of the management team for an ambitious independent agency in Merseyside. For an Account Director looking to increase their involvement in the commercial decision making of an agency, there will be few better opportunities in the market this year. The agency are based in Liverpool within an easy commute of Manchester, Chester, North Wales and Preston and are looking for someone to take responsibility for:

- Operating as part of the senior management team, reporting to the Managing Director, helping shape and implement the agencies growth strategy.
- Management of the agencies largest accounts, in particular two high profile B2C clients. Ensuring the relationship is developed with these clients and the agencies lead status is retained.
- Developing your clients marketing and communications strategy proving insight led guidance to ensure they receive a high ROI from their marketing spend.
- Identifying additional opportunities to support clients and successfully pitching for these opportunities.
- Actively driving the new business strategy in conjunction with the other members of the senior management team.
- Overseeing the account handling team providing support and inspiration to help them grow their accounts and develop their client relationships.
- Providing training and development as required and developing a culture that encourages career progression and staff retention.
- Various additional duties.

The Account Director will be joining an ambitious agency with a driven management team, and they will share this ambition for growing a business. Experience of managing and growing large accounts within an integrated agency is essential, but the ability to lead and inspire is just as important. If this role sounds of interest contact us at the earliest opportunity!

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