Job Title

Account Director

Overview

We are on the hunt for a talented and hard-working Account Director to join our multi-disciplined and growing team. The Account Director role is fundamental to the smooth running of projects and delivery of briefs on time and on budget, whilst building strong and positive client relationships and growing key accounts within the business. 
 
Our clients range from start-ups to established global brands across a broad range of categories, and our work varies across design, digital and advertising.

Type: Permanent, full-time
Salary: Dependent on experience
Start Date: ASAP

Key Responsibilities 

The basics: development of project timelines, briefs, reports, status documents, scopes of work, account admin  

Day-to-day client accountability and point-of-contact  

Management of end-to-end delivery of client projects, including financial tracking and time/budget reconciliations 

Ensuring a high standard across all client work in relation to client goals and agreed business strategies 

Identifying and growing new business opportunities 

Working with agency management team to scope new business as required and oversee work of more junior members of the Accounts teamWorking alongside every department within the agency in delivery of client briefs 

Working with and managing third-party suppliers 

Project resource planning and scheduling 

Other tasks as reasonably required 

Skills / Experience 

  • 6+ years’ experience in agency account management / project management / client services roles 
  • Experience in managing projects from briefing to delivery 
  • Experience in growing client accounts and an understanding of business finance processes 
  • Strong capabilities in client and agency stakeholder management 
  • ATL and TV experience essential 
  • The ability to forward-plan and prioritise effectively 
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • First-class organisational and time-management skills 
  • Excellent attention to detail 
  • A keen creative eye and solid understanding of design and creative processes 
  • Proactive problem-solving skills 
  • Ability to work under direction and independently as required 

You’ll be...

  • Hardworking, flexible, adaptable 
  • Enthusiastic, curious and interested 
  • Self-motivated and pro-active
  • Well organised with the ability to think ahead 
  • Commercially savvy 
  • Calm and composed when working under pressure 
  • Collaborative and a real team player 

Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday allowance (pro rata)
  • Closed between Christmas and New Year (not taken as holiday) 
  • Travelcard loan scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Free eye tests and flu jabs annually 
  • Flexible working (3 days in the office, 2 days at home)
  • Free lunches and a stocked fridge

To apply, please send us your CV and a little bit about why you'd like to join Otherway. 


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