Senior Account Director

Location
England, London
Salary
£65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted
08 Jul 2017
Closes
05 Aug 2017
Ref
KH890
Contact
Kim Houghton
Contract Types
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is a rare and unique opportunity to work in a fantastic agency with some amazing brands, you will be working with some great talent and a good opportunity to progress in your career...

The Role:

Partner clients to understand their business needs, issues, priorities and strategic levers
* Grow accounts not just projects - Identify areas of opportunity and create new commercial opportunities
on accounts.
* Achieve keen revenue/growth targets and forecasts and set those targets
* Develop the account strategy for specific clients and ensure this is consistently expressed through all
activity and to teams working on the account
* Maintain relationships with key clients beyond and between projects; show confidence in proposing new
ideas and leading clients' thinking; bring a vision to life for the client
* Contributing to Client annual brand planning and strategy


* Financial responsibility and control; oversee forecasting, budgeting, growing revenue, minimising costs
* Defining the strategic direction of major briefs in conjunction with planning team. Developing the
strategic and creative response. Striving to think laterally and exceed expectations
* Detailed knowledge of clients' sector, brand and business objectives
* Mentor junior account team members
Business development
* Support the business development team in qualifying and converting opportunities
* Run selected pitches to budget from resource through delivery, including crafting initial pitch response
* Answer client RFPs and organise required credentials material; manage junior accounts team members to
assist
* Identify revenue opportunities and take these forward into scoping and closing

Please get in touch if this sounds like you.

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