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Account Director / Senior Account Director

Business Type: Advertising Agency
Job Type: Medcomms Account Management
Job Level: Management
Position: Full Time
Salary: Fantastic Base Salary
Location: United Kingdom
Reference: DDB - 69254
Job Details:
Are you looking for your next Account Director / Senior Account Director opportunity within a Med Comms agency?

Our client are looking for an Account Director / Senior Account Director  to lead their project team with enthusiasm, and drive client business in line with client and agency objectives and processes.

They will nurture and develop more junior members of the team while maintaining a high level of industry knowledge that will enable the production of a superior creative, strategic and commercial product. 

The ideal candidate will be:

"Passionate about creativity and ideas in the broadest sense

"Foster an environment, internally and with the client, in which powerful ideas and great creative work can be sold and flourish

"Demonstrate excellent creative judgments

"Creatively think about the client''''''''''''''''s business and demonstrates initiative to identify new business opportunities

"Seek ways and offers solutions to improve agency processes and ways of working

"Is able to think through client''''''''''''''''s business problems and identify or create solutions

"Is able to successfully manage the financial performance of their businesses to agency standards

"Works within SOP requirements

"Remains calm under pressure, does not pass stress on to co-workers

"Is solution-orientated and focused on successful results; sees challenges as opportunities

"Has a sense of urgency when needed and knows how to prioritise accordingly, both their own client work, but other work within the agency

"Has a high degree of accuracy and reliability

"Develop and maintains strong relationships with clients and agency counterparts; has earned their trust and respect

"Regularly engage with the agency team, management, and client partners to ensure on-going communication of client needs and concerns"Integrate and optimize all agency departments and resources and creates an inclusive and inspiring environment

"Persuasive and inspiring presentation, negotiation and writing skills 

"Acts as an ambassador for DDB and its culture in and outside the Agency

"Has a solid understanding of their clients business , brands and category

"Has an understanding of processes and tools (including proprietary DDB tools) that make the team more effective, and ensures they are implemented appropriately

"Solid understanding of all integrated communication disciplines (direct, digital, etc.) and ability to recognise and implement accordingly

"Motivated to always continue learning and sharing knowledge

"Strong facilitation and presentation skills both in preparing materials required and in delivery 

"Excellent writing skills

Benefits include - 
Remedy contribute 4% of salary with an employee contribution of 5%)

25 days holiday a year pro-rata and additional discretionary leave over the Christmas period 
+ birthday off (woo-hoo)

Access to a range of mental health benefits including free of charge counselling services 

Access to agency wellbeing benefits including a GP, physio, nutritionist, yoga classes and gym discounts

Income protection long-term sickness cover

Life assurance at 4 times annual salary
Bupa Dental insurance (money back for dental treatments)

Cash health plan (money back for everyday health and wellbeing needs)

Private medical insurance as needed 

Access to a hobby fund (to help pay 
for hobby courses outside of work)
Inclusion in the Agency discretionary bonus scheme

Posted: 13/05/2022 | NPJ Ref: 305672 | NPJ Original URL
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