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Business Director - Creative Integrated Agency - Midlands

Summary

A creative integrated agency in the Midlands is looking for a confident & motivated Business Director who is looking to advance their career.

The Business Director, who will be reporting to the MD, will need to be able to build strong, strategic relationships with existing clients and drive agency growth. As Business Director you will drive the creative agenda for the agency, as well as oversee, manage and motivate a wider team to ensure all forecasts and targets are met. Key roles and responsibilities include:-

  • Translate complex business challenges into clear requirements
  • Drive account group to deliver and exceed client expectations
  • Keep up to date of key trends and innovations
  • Work with the MD, Head of Finance and Senior Account members to plan financial activity for the year
  • Ensure your team are following all agency processes and timesheets are completed daily
  • Support direct reports with training and development needs
  • Understanding your client's marketing environment; know their business, their brand, their products, their competitors business, and are always one step ahead of them
  • Keeping up to date with key trends, innovations and ensuring your knowledge is fresh, relevant and to share with your team
  • Owning the relationship with your client by establishing yourself and the agency as a key business partner
  • Present to all levels in an engaging way and pitch leading & new business development with MD/CEO
  • Can operate competently at Ops Board & Exec Board level & Senior Client levels
  • Display an excellent understanding of the business environment and be able to exercise sound commercial judgement across your account portfolio
  • Deliver to income forecasts, advising of fluctuations in a timely manner, with understanding of the impact on the business of variants either way
  • Holding regular team meetings to share, motivate and inspire your team and ensure they are working to the best of their abilities and are billing on time.

Is it you?

Our client is looking for a Business Director with strong integrated marketing experience who can bring enjoyment, enthusiasm and passion into the workplace. You need to be approachable, and contribute to a positive and enjoyable working environment with agility, energy, ambition and engaging. Also be:-

  • Confident in building client relationships
  • Able to manage, motivate and lead a team
  • Excellent communicator at all levels, both verbally and in written form, with good presentation skills
  • First class interpersonal skills both internally and externally
  • Strategic thinking and application
  • Influencing & negotiating skills
  • Solid financial management - forecasting and generating income pipelines
  • Commercial thinker
  • Good problem solver, fast thinker, thrives under pressure
  • Proactive, innovative approach
  • A positive, inspiring, motivational role model for others
  • Natural desire to keep learning & developing expertise

Salary up to £75K plus bonus & benefits

This is a great role for a confident and motivated Business Director, or SAD/GAD looking to step up. Please send us your CV by clicking "apply" below.

NB - All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Job Title:
Business Director - Creative Integrated Agency - Midlands
Contract type:
Permanent
Specialism:
Business Development
Location:
Leicestershire, Leicestershire
Salary:
£70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Contact name:
Ali Wallace
Contact email:
ali@dnarecruit.com
Publish date:
6/06/16

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