Account Director- Maternity Cover

Job Title: Account Director- Maternity Cover
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH76377
Contact Name: Bobbie Turner
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 29, 2019 09:15

Job Description

Account Director - Media and FMCG

12 Month Maternity Cover

I am working with a well renowned and well established business in search of an Account Director to support and manage partnerships across a number of industries, such as FMCG, Media and Retail.

This is a fantastic position for someone who is fast thinking, strategic and a natural leader, with strong account director level experience at a dynamic and busy agency. You will be commercial, organised and pride yourself on your account management skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leadership of the partnerships team, with a focus on existing partners and building relationships with long term partners.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with a number of partners and mobilising internal teams - and teaching best practice on processes in order to achieve commercial and social objectives.
  • Keeping existing partners engaged and updating the business, setting up work streams, and providing insightful data and findings to ensure that partnerships are maintained on both sides.
  • Management of 2 partnerships managers, you'll be responsible for overseeing them and overseeing the accounts they manage and advising on best practice across the board.
  • Approving budgets and accountability, ensuring that revenue is optimised and keeping abreast of the media landscape.

You Will Have:

  • Demonstrable experience within a senior account management role, with knowledge on how to best build effective partnerships across industries, namely within retail, multimedia and FMCG.
  • The ability to build relationships, negotiate and influence at a senior level.
  • Previous experience in line management, budget management and have the capacity to think at a strategically.

Please apply if you are a commercial and engaging Account Director with fantastic relationship skills and a passion for building and maintain relationships with exciting and interesting businesses.

Please note - this is a one year maternity cover contract.

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.