Account Director

Account Director

Job Title: Account Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: ST134635_1505995983
Contact Name: Sarah Taylor
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 21, 2017 13:13

Job Description

We're looking for an experienced Account Director to join a growing design and branding agency.

You'll need an impressive track record within a Design Agency environment, a passion for brilliant graphic design and a desire to deliver outstanding service to your clients.

The role

As an Account Director you will:

  • Lead a portfolio of your own clients
  • Deliver the highest level of client service
  • Liaise with your clients at a senior level on a day-to-day basis
  • Develop and implement strategic plans for the growth of your clients
  • Develop a deep understanding of your clients' challenges and needs
  • Prepare and present creative briefs
  • Present creative solutions back to clients
  • Accurately manage project budgets, ensuring all projects are estimated and invoiced correctly
  • Support the development of any new business opportunities
  • Contribute to income forecasting

Essential skills

  • Significant experience in professional client relationship management
  • A background in Graphic Design
  • Ability to think creatively and add value
  • Proven track record of managing multiple projects in a creative environment
  • Ability to build strong and collaborative relationships with clients at varying levels of seniority
  • Ability to constructively challenge the client, manage internal issues and work through challenges to facilitate project delivery
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Good self-motivation, strong sense of initiative and ability to work under pressure
  • Experience of forecasting, estimating and managing campaign budgets
  • Skills and desire to spot opportunities to improve a client's business
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

As a minimum, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Have 7yrs experience with a proven track record of client development at a top Brand Design agency
  • Have a background in Graphic Design at Degree level
  • Be an exciting and engaging presenter
  • Have a clean driving licence

Creative Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.