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Account Director

Location: Newcastle

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 166821

Purpose of the role

The account director is responsible for the strategic direction of client accounts. You will be asked to work on a number of client accounts at any one time.

 

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000

 

Key Responsibilities

• The planning and developing of a portfolio of accounts.

• Understanding and supporting clients overall business aims and objectives.

• Monitoring client budgets.

• Maintaining and developing relationships with clients. This may include corporate hospitality/socialising with clients out of work hours.

• Delivering client objectives within a predetermined timescale.

• Attending regular strategic and review meetings with client.

• To brief creative team on client objective.

• Identify revenue opportunities both existing clients and new business acquisition.

 

Managing people

• Managing, training, motivating and developing your team to add value.

• Developing and maintaining good working relationships with the creative team and all

other departments.

 

Financial

• Responsible for account/project profitability and agreed fee income.

• Responsible for negotiating and establishing financial arrangements with clients.

Maintaining an in-depth understanding of financial status of accounts at

all times - this will involve liaison and support to the accounts department.

• Identifying opportunities both new and existing to increase revenue streams.

 

Attributes

Must be highly motivated, enthusiastic and consistent in approach in order to achieve and maintain a high level of client satisfaction and a harmonious team. An ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with work colleagues is important and to demonstrate the following attributes is essential.

• be honest and trustworthy

• be respectful

• be flexible

• demonstrate sound work ethics

• demonstrate creative thinking