Account Director - Edinburgh - Edinburgh

C£45,000 - Client Services
Ref: 532 Date Posted: Thursday 12 May 2022
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Creative Account Director | Edinburgh | Agency | £45,000

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Creative Account Director / Senior Account Manager with experience of full marketing channels, including video and animation end to end process, podcasts, digital and HTLM, creative and photography to join an exciting Agency in Edinburgh.  As the Creative Account Director you will be responsible for leading the strategy, delivery and growth of the account.  Building strong client relationships with key marketing stakeholders you will introduce and deliver new requirements, lead on client projects whilst managing all the associated commercials and maximising contribution. Responsible for the client development plan you will manage and lead your teams to provide the highest level of client servicing and creativity to ensure the account growth and retention is delivered.

A bit more about the Creative Account Director:
•    A trusted partner to the client in delivering all creative services requirements, across the full marketing channel spectrum
•    To be the senior point of contact on a day to day basis for the onsite marketing teams - to build strong strategic client relationships at the highest level.
•    Confident in presenting in client presentations.
•    Ensure client expectations are being met.
•    Provide contractual MI, reports and adhoc information upon request
•    With the support of your Account Management team, you will lead the end to end workflow to ensure all client requirements are being met.

About the successful Account Director:
•    Experience of full marketing channels, including video and animation end to end process, podcasts, digital and HTLM, creative and photography.
•    Motivate and inspire your team, providing feedback and celebrating success when appropriate. Mentor and develop your team creatively and strategically to enhance their knowledge.
•    Must have strong communication skills and be comfortable speaking with clients at all levels on a daily basis
•    Financial services experience desirable.
•    You will understand all commercials relating to your Client account, allowing you to identify and drive opportunities to increase revenue whilst controlling your account’s growth
•    You will report on your account’s financial performance and assist with forecast revenue/planning
•    Understanding and checking of system reports (WIP, aged debt etc)
•    Maximise revenue by ensuring all costs are captured and charged with margin being maximised wherever possible.

Does this exciting Account Director sound like you?  Please get in touch ASAP!