INFORMATION ABOUT THE ROLE
London, Greater London, South East, England
£65000 per annum
Senior Account Director-11168
Are you a Senior Account Director looking to join a dynamic and innovative team? We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to lead a pod within the agency’s Client Services team.
DNA Recruit is working with a leading Creative Agency who is established in 2011. This international strategic brand agency has garnered numerous awards over the years. The core of their ethos revolves around a deeply ingrained culture, influencing every aspect of their operations. Firm believers in the notion that one's workspace significantly impacts inspiration and overall well-being, they have dedicated considerable effort to curating a studio that not only mirrors their culture but also fosters an exceptional environment for both their team and visitors alike.
About the role:
Account Directors excel at people management and are responsible for managing Senior Account Managers, Account Managers, and potentially Account Executives within their designated Pod.
Job Roles & Responsibilities:
- Implement and optimize processes to achieve agency business goals and revenue targets.
- Collaborate with the Head of New Business to meet annual revenue targets.
- Provide updates to the Client Services Director on client developments.
- Support and coach team members for improved performance and efficiency.
- Contribute to forecasting and work with the Chief Strategy Officer on efficient processes.
- Lead fee negotiations and manage fees and time effectively.
- Design and implement training programs within the team.
- Efficiently execute projects within the Pod team.
- Attend and actively participate in weekly Client Service team meetings.
- Maintain regular contact with clients to ensure satisfaction and strategic objectives.
- Lead high-profile client accounts, exceeding expectations.
- Attend networking events and set targets for pod members.
- Collaborate with other department heads for new business strategies.
- Support the Head of New Business in key client pitches and tenders.
- Develop strategies to enhance existing client relationships.
- Address challenges faced by Senior Account Managers and resolve client concerns.
- Lead internal briefing meetings for key clients with Creative team leads.
- Contribute to revenue streams and provide real-time updates to the Senior Leadership team.
- Conduct regular project audits with the project management team.
- Act as a proactive people manager, setting clear expectations and conducting regular reviews.
Skills and Experience Required:
- Self-motivated and self-aware.
- Demonstrates the ability to see the bigger picture.
- Skills in leading and inspiring teams, clients, and external partners.
- Strong knowledge of clients' businesses and our services' contribution to their success.
- Commercially and creatively astute with strategic thinking abilities.
- Effective negotiator and influencer.
- Decisive and capable of building support for decisions made.
- Takes responsibility and accountability for own work and team's work.
- Skilled in delegating tasks effectively to manage a demanding workload.
- Values teamwork and recognizes its impact on overall performance.
- Focuses on the personal and professional development of the team.
- Capable of evaluating creative work and providing constructive feedback.
Salary: Up to £65k
To be instantly considered for this role please click apply to send us your CV, and we can then get in touch should your skills and experience be what our client is looking for.
Please note you must have the right to work in the UK for your application to be considered.
DNA is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community and welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds.
Job Reference: AW 11168
All applications are viewed and evaluated according to the role requirements. At DNA we aim to contact shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks. As we often receive a high volume of applications, we are unable to reply to everyone. If you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful - best regards the DNA team.
DNA is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community and welcomes applications from candidates of all backgrounds.
Although we try to respond to all applications, unfortunately, due to the high number we receive, we are unable to respond to all of those who are unsuccessful.
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DNA is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community and welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds. Although we try to respond to all applications, unfortunately due to the high number we receive we are unable to respond to all of those who are unsuccessful.
DNA Recruit deliver dynamic recruitment, search and talent solutions and provide insight, knowledge and credible introductions necessary for client side and agency roles. Areas we specialise in - New Business, Account and Project Management, Strategy and Planning, Events, Experiential, Creative and User Experience Design, Technology, Product, Marketing and Data roles for permanent, contract and freelance recruitment, search and selection, talent advisory and consulting across the UK and globally.
We offer up to £250 in vouchers for any referrals who pass their probationary period, so if you know of anyone who might be interested please forward the link for the job advert to them or fill in this form.
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