Account Director


Job Title:
Account Director
Contract type:
Client Services
City of London, London
£55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Contact name:
Ali Wallace
Contact email:
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Account Director - Media & Communications Agency - Central London

Are you an Account Director with a solid understanding of both media strategy and creative development, gained from an integrated agency background?

DNA Recruit is working an integrated agency who have been awarded for some of the most effective creative, integrated and experiential campaigns in travel and tourism.

Our client is expanding rapidly and pulling in some of the most exciting briefs they have ever worked on including Global creative campaigns, international media briefs and brand strategy and development. The Account Director will initially work on two major projects while also leading on the marquee agency projects and will help shape and build a fast-growing creative and media services department.

The role has massive career progression potential with the desire for the person to become an essential part of the senior leadership team.

Is it you?

The ideal candidate will come from an integrated agency background and will have a solid understanding of both media & strategy and creative development and be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Willing to challenge convention and embrace creativity
  • Strategic ability and a willingness to grow in this area
  • Confidence and entrepreneurial mindset
  • An appreciation for excellent creative and a deep understanding of media strategy
  • Excellent attention to detail & well established organizational and analytical skills
  • Confident and convincing presentation skills including the ability to 'sell' ideas to clients effectively
  • Strong people skills - you need to be able to manage direct reports, engage frequently with client stakeholders & work in close partnership with the wider specialist team on the account.
  • Understanding of research platforms (e.g. TGI, Google Trends, Forward Keys) and ability to synthesise multiple datapoints
  • Strong budget management

Salary: £60k (Hybrid role - 2 days in office)

Please note you must have the right to work in the UK for your application to be considered.

For anyone who is interested in this role then please send your CV to me via the "link" below to be considered. I can then get in touch with you should your skills and experience be what my client is looking for.

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