Account Director

Account Director – WFH / Kings Cross, London

Salary DOE, plus benefits

  • Do you have proven experience in account servicing managing large content-intensive campaigns, with an agency background?
  • Do you have a portfolio of big tech/media/telco brand experience?
  • Do you take pride in your work; are not afraid to get your hands dirty and put in the time needed to make sure the job is done and done well?

About our Client 

We are delighted to be working for a fast-growing content marketing agency in the exciting tech B2B niche.  They span every sector from medtech to streaming video to IoT, and typically operate deep inside the value chain – so consumers will rarely recognise their names.

They are looking for a dynamic, capable Account Director who can head up their telecoms client portfolio. They are also looking for a candidate with the potential to lead their telecoms and mobile practice and higher management responsibilities as part of the executive team.

Job Description

The successful applicant will:

  • Work closely with senior clients on a day-to-day basis, offering counselling, and managing complex, multifaceted campaigns with many moving parts. We have had a very successful few years working with incredibly talented teams of people at our clients and partners so you will be well supported, both with junior team members, and close support from the founder who has a wealth of experience across content, PR and technology.
  • Create positioning and strategic messaging, liaise with third-party vendors, lead and manage the team on a day-to-day basis, and support as needed in new client pitches.
  • Play an active part in the running of the business, contribute to setting agency strategy and making operational decisions as a member of the senior team. We are very transparent about our plans for Isoline and employees that do really well at the agency are those that take personal responsibility for supporting key areas of the business alongside client work.  We love new ideas and enthusiasm and are very open to changing the way we do things to test new approaches.
  • Have overall responsibility for client portfolio, delivering to agency client charter standards and meeting programme or campaign objectives
  • Maintain strong relationships with all key stakeholders at the client and providing strategic counsel on communications direction
  • Ensure account development and growth – spotting and securing client growth opportunities through creative projects, cross selling of services and expansion
  • Confidently run new business pitch processes:  strategy development, ideas creation, presentation building and delivery
  • Coach and train team members to deliver to high agency standards and develop their own relationships with clients and help them shine
  • Maintain high quality writing standards through direct copy writing, training and editing
  • Have active involvement in networking, online and in person, on behalf of clients and the agency
  • Have an in-depth knowledge across the technology market, and contacts and the ability to understand what makes a great content and what tactics can be best used to get outstanding outcomes for clients

As an Account Director you must be an excellent communicator, an enthusiastic and proactive problem solver who works well in a team-oriented, collaborative environment and someone who thrives on being engaged at all levels of the project, possessing an extreme sense of ownership, and responsibility to see a project through from start to finish and managing large budgets and outcomes.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have proven experience in account servicing managing large content-intensive campaigns, with an agency background
  • Have experience of delivering integrated content driven marketing campaigns
  • Have a portfolio of big tech/media/telco brand experience
  • Have experience of delivering successful international programmes
  • Ensure gravitas with colleagues and clients
  • Have strong emotional intelligence
  • Be proactive, ambitious and “intrapreneurial”
  • Be resourceful – quick to take the initiative, conduct own research and find answers to difficult questions
  • Be inquisitive – eager to learn and naturally curious, find learning enriching
  • Take pride in their work; not be afraid to get hands dirty and put in the time needed to make sure the job is done and done well

The Successful Candidate

The successful candidate will work closely with senior clients on a day-to-day basis, offering counselling, and managing complex, multifaceted campaigns with many moving parts.

What’s on Offer

  • Competitive salary depending on experience
  • Flexible working hours and working from home arrangements available – standard office hours are 9.00am to 5.30pm
  • Early finish Friday (4:30pm every Friday)
  • Bring your own mobile phone; laptops and other equipment will be provided
  • Standard holidays including a day off for your birthday and 4 days at Christmas
  • Childcare voucher scheme after completion of probationary period
  • Generous maternity and paternity benefits after two years of continuous employment
  • Annual bonus based on company performance
  • Commission paid for the introduction of new staff and clients to the company after 12 months
  • Cycle-to-work scheme after completion of probationary period
  • Appraisals every six months with full 360 degrees once a year
  • Individual training plan set up on induction and encouragement to attend both internal and external training courses
  • Company socials held regularly and parties in the summer and at Christmas

Bluetree Recruits is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Bluetree Recruits Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

We offer equal opportunities to all candidates regardless of race, religion, gender, sexuality, disability, age and other protected status as required by applicable law.

We can only consider applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK.

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Job Title:
Account Director
Location:
WFH / Kings Cross, London
Employment:
full-time
Salary:
DOE plus benefits
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