Digital Account Director

Posted 9 April by Fresh Recruits Easy Apply

Job Title: Digital Account Director
Location: Bournemouth
Salary: £30k to £40k, subject to experience
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 5.30pm

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established digital agency with an excellent client portfolio. We are looking for an Account Director to join this Digital Results Team and work alongside the Digital Marketing Director.

Role Description:

At the heart of the role is to understand client business objectives, manage their digital strategy, requirements and results. The right candidate will have at least 3 years account management and digital experience, good organisation and client / team communication skills.

Account Management:

  • Campaign management, account planning and release management
  • Build successful rapport and relationships with existing customers and new customers
  • Manage client expectations, customer advocate, gathering client requirements
  • Prepare tender documents and support bid management processes
  • Attend client meetings, understand business objectives, write up contact reports
  • Analyse client digital marketing results providing recommendations for improvements
  • Identify and win business opportunities through engaging current clients with ideas that fulfil their business, personal and creative requirements
  • Approach business generation as a team based, ideas driven, learning process involving the coaching of allocated client PM and associated project teams
  • Complete agreed Account Planning cycles for existing clients
  • Achievement / overachievement of separate existing client sales targets
  • Co-ordinate or complete required proposal brief and proposal writing activities
  • Manage and monitor a sales pipelines with a balance of opportunities at all pipeline stages
  • Support the preparation of case studies, datasheets and knowledge documents

Desirable Skills:

  • 3+ years' account management experience essential
  • 3+ years' digital marketing experience essential
  • A global thinker
  • Brings strategic ideas to the table
  • Organisation skills
  • Client and team communication skills

Personal Situation:

The right candidate will either be based in Bournemouth or along the M3 to be able to travel to be in the office 1 to 2 days a week if not at meetings.

Also would typically have a degree from a marketing or digital background.

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Pension Scheme
  • Additional days holiday for each year completed
  • Team days/evenings out
  • Bournemouth based office 5 mins walk to the award winning beach

Ref: 1802-24-8589

It is important that you include a covering letter with your CV, detailing why you feel you are suitable for this position and highlighting all relevant experience.

We receive a high number of applications on a daily basis so we can only respond to successful applications. If you do not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has not been taken forward on this occasion. We may contact you in the future about other suitable positions.

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Reference: 34556531

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