Account Director - Creative Agency - 6 Month FTC

Job Title: Account Director - Creative Agency - 6 Month FTC
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: Up to £45000 per annum
Reference: 4547657
Contact Name: Danielle Clarke
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 15, 2019 14:48

Job Description

Handle Recruitment is seeking an Account Manager/Director to join a creative youth engagement agency on a six month FTC during a growth period for the team.

As the Account Director your responsibilities will include:

  • Identifying and securing business development opportunities
  • Working across multi-disciplined teams to prepare creative responses
  • Managing a high-profile portfolio of clients, developing the relationships and providing the senior point of contact within the agency
  • Efficiently overseeing all projects from start to finish to high levels of client satisfaction and profitability
  • Proactively developing and leading organic growth plans across the client portfolio
  • Leading the development of projects, effectively utilising the skills and expertise of the core agency team in conjunction with the wider team of associate experts as appropriate
  • Maintaining high levels of standards in project management, overseeing quality control and ensuring we consistently exceed client expectations
  • Proactively stay abreast of any relevant changes in related fields such as the education arena and youth culture

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Extensive account management experience in a marketing, experiential or PR agency
  • Experience with identifying and securing growth opportunities with existing client accounts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong presentation skills.
  • Strong project planning, management and delivery capability, with a focus on digital.
  • Experience and skills in any of the following would be an advantage:

Corporate social responsibility
Education content and/or marketing
Digital and new media

Please get in touch or apply now for a further conversation!

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.