Account Director - Integrated Agency - London


This agency is at the top of their game and winning business rapidly - they require the most talented individuals with strong integrated experience to manage a world renowned client - they work with the client in many regions and the work originates from the London office - this would be managing the US team. This automotive brand is iconic, timeless and the brand is one of the strongest global brands in the Automotive sector.

The Account Director role is about setting the agenda; leading, planning and managing the activities of the account team. It involves developing a long-term collaborative relationship with a Client, creating a climate where the unexpected is made real. It sets an example to the whole team, providing motivation and inspiration.

The people who make this agency such a special place to work all share the same values. Account Directors inspire others to get involved whilst going above and beyond.

  1. Creative Judgement

    • Recognises how creative work delivers against the strategy

    • Builds creative ideas, challenging and developing them based on sound

      strategic thinking

    • Demonstrates an understanding of the best in creativity and sets a high

      benchmark for creative quality in all channels

    • Leads the process of selling in work, thinking of ways to ensure creative

      is received in the best possible way

    • Ensures creative teams remain motivated and enthused throughout the


  2. Strategy and Business Thinking

    • Generates independent thinking and makes strong contributions to creative briefs, working in partnership with planners

    • Encourages unexpected thinking

    • Demonstrates a sound understanding of Clients' business challenges,

      audience and competitors; helping others develop their own thinking

    • To have a clear understanding of the role of each communications

    • channel within a broader business context, including new opportunities and technologies

3. Decision Making
  • Owns day-to-day decision making and finds quick, effective solutions to problems
  • Able to judge when to act independently but still consults on major decisions and recommendations
Communicates with authority, professionalism and credibility
    • Is the first Client point of contact on strategic, creative and resource


    • Has a collaborative relationship with, and respect of, all other

      departments; taking responsibility for ensuring that the full Agency team

      is working together

    • Can negotiate, resolve conflict and manage upwards

    • Positively contributes to life and culture beyond the scope of their


  1. Delivery
  • Ensures that the Agency is only working with realistic, timely and specific briefs from Client

  • Takes responsibility for team delivery; maintaining the highest standards to deliver on brief, on time and on budget

  • Identifies problems early, addresses openly and constantly manages Client expectations

  • Plans ahead, anticipating and managing day to day and future project workload, managing workload across the team

  • Remains calm and professional

  1. Financial Understanding

    • Takes responsibility for income and profit, negotiating favourable fees and seeking out new income opportunities

    • Has broad commercial knowledge, both of how the Agency and the Client make money, as well as keeping up to date with relevant day to day business news

    • Resolves financial issues quickly and minimises write-offs, knowing when when to escalate commercial issues

    • Regularly reconciles profitability by project, finding areas of improvement for the next project

  2. Resilience

    • Stays positive in the face of adversity and helps others to do so as well

    • Encourages 'can do' attitude in others

Job Title:
Account Director - Integrated Agency - London
Contract type:
Client Services
City of London, London
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Contact name:
Natasha Stark
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