Freelance - Account Director - Creative Studio

Salary
£300 - 350 per day
Location(s)
Manchester City Centre
Location(s)
Contract
Industry
Agency

Job description

Account Director

Our client is  a brand, creative and content division of a global Direct-to-Consumer, End-to-End solution and content provider, who has powered over 50 of its own brands alongside some of the biggest commercial brands in the world.

We are recruiting a Account Director to be based in our clients studio, your role will be focussed on two main streams of business:

  • Developing and maintaining industry leading client relationships
  • Growth and development of client revenues under your leadership

Approach:

The role lends itself to someone with a strong client service pedigree and has the ability to execute solid relationship and business development skills in a tech and creative business driven by innovation.

You will need to be expert in producing content within a client focused, creative capacity, with a keen eye for the details that matter, alongside the creative flair to inspire and grow your client’s content strategy.

You'll inherit some clients as well as be expected to bring on board new ones (in support of our business development team). A big part of being an Account Director is developing briefs and identifying business opportunities with existing clients and growing the product and service offering that they need.

Expectations

This is a business full of digital, tech and creative expertise and needs people who relish the challenge of growing and maintaining excellent client service.

  • Strategic growth of accounts in penetrating organisations to develop relationships with new teams and in upselling service offering
  • Ownership of the revenue lines and overall profitability of these accounts
  • A clear understanding of the strategic vision, and how together they come together to form a compelling, and integrated model.
  • Directs the execution of the creative idea from the client brief
  • Handles multiple briefs at any one time and leads the smooth delivery of work
  • Ensures projects are delivered on time and to budget while strengthening the overall strategic direction of the client brand, utilising resources within the Project Management team
  • Directs the team and other departments on projects, strictly adhering to and leading project delivery
  • Delivers enduring client-relationships and inspires client confidence.
  • Knowledgeable on integrated communications and actively pursues digital first execution
  • To direct and develop team-members to ensure that all requirements are being met in terms of overall project delivery
  • To supervise and manage the delivery of the work from the account group
  • Make sound commercial decisions and looks for growth opportunities

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