Account Director/ £40,000 - £50,000/ Watford

Posted 2 days ago by Smart 10 ltd

A successful and ever growing Marketing & Advertising agency are looking for an experienced Account Director to manage their P & L and be responsible for growth and retention. You will be maintaining the amazing standards of service given to their global automotive clients. You will have a good commercial understanding and it is essential you have similar agency experience.

Job Title: Account Director

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum

Location: Watford

Job Type: Permanent

Working Hours: 8:30/9:30 - 5:00 (7.5 hour working days)

What you’ll be doing…

  • Managing a team of up to 4 people initially

  • Collaborating with senior clients on a Creative and Production level

  • Manage the P & L and hit KPIs on retention and growth

  • Management of 3rd party suppliers and project management

  • Keeping within timings, budgets and deadlines

  • Report directly to the Senior Partner of the agency

  • Negotiating with clients to create win - win compromises on behalf of your team members

  • Challenge the client when necessary while keeping a positive relationship

    About You…

  • MUST have solid previous agency experience, preferably in Marketing & Advertising

  • MUST have had previous experience managing a team collaboratively where you have supported and developed your team

  • MUST have had experience managing a P & L

  • A strong background in managing work in DM, CRM and Press/OOH Channels is preferred

  • Confident with clients, and have a consistent record of taking, interpreting and delivering projects to deadlines

  • Good examples of positive collaborative management where you have supported and developed your team

    What’s in it for you…

  • 7.5 hour day with negotiable start time

  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays and Christmas/ New Year off

  • Extra day off on your birthday

  • 5%/5% pension contribution

  • Staff bonus scheme

  • 'Above & Beyond’ Reward Scheme

  • Paid work socials

Should you be short listed for this position, a member of the Smart10 team will be in touch with you in the next five working days. Good luck with your application!

Smart10 Ltd is a "Multi Award Winning" and Independently run recruitment consultancy which specialises in both Permanent and Temporary positions across all Business Support roles. Smart10 have become renowned as one of Hertfordshire's most dynamic recruitment companies. As a business, we won the Judges Award in 2012, Best New Business Award in 2013 and 'Business Person of The Year in 2016 at The Hertfordshire Business Awards, for being the most "promising" and "innovative" company within Hertfordshire.

We are proud to work with a leading number of blue-chip companies as well as smaller SME’s throughout the region. The smart10 team are an energetic and smart team of highly experienced and professional recruitment consultants who are committed at exceeding both our candidates and client’s expectations.

Application questions

Do you have previous agency experience?
Do you have previous experience managing a team collaboratively?
Have you had experience managing a P & L?

Reference: 34049369

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