Digital Account Director

Job Title: Digital Account Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Start Date: 2017-11-20
Reference: DMSS1
Contact Name: Andy Phillips
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 22, 2017 16:08

Job Description

Digigtal Media Account Director
Central London

This is a very exciting opportunity to join a global agency as Digital Account Director to work on one of their largest accounts, a well know beauty brand.

The Role:
  • Management of Account Managers and Execs, ensuring the best quality work
  • Day to day management of client relationships earning the trust and respect of the client and key contacts
  • Management of your own budgets 
  • Develop strong relationships with strategists and planners internally
  • Work to deadlines and manage client/strategist’s expectations 
  • Develop understanding of client’s products and business objectives
  • Manage post campaign analysis and buying reviews
  • Ensure all media schedules are maintained during the buying process
  • Provide market intelligence to planning teams on all aspects of the digital marketplace
  • A valuable and knowledgeable team member 

What We Need:
  • A proven track record of working with brand & DR clients and a passion to use the latest technologies to deliver against set KPIs
  • A good understanding of all media markets and in particular an in-depth knowledge of the Digital landscape (display, PPC, mobile, video, programmatic, social) to be able to lead digital conversations with senior clients.
  • Exploring new opportunities in market; not just about digital but instead identifying synergies between different platforms and opportunities that arise. A keen interest in the latest developments in advertising technology e.g. cross device attribution and Viewability to stay ahead of the client and other partner agencies.
  • Be able to demonstrate a full understanding of how to build a Digital strategy and integrate within a wider communications strategy, whilst delivering award winning work.
  • Have strong knowledge and understanding of campaign performance measurement and be able to demonstrate how to optimise towards different KPIs depending on client objectives with a desire to consistently deliver strong results through testing and ongoing optimisation.
  • Have an awareness of the commercial requirements of the agency and client requirements from a deal and value perspective.
  • To be highly regarded by media owners, clients, colleagues and to have developed close relationships with them.
  • Organisational skills to manage team workload effectively, ensure timely output and high quality of all work shared with internal teams (planning and strategy) or with clients.
  • Provide support, training and coaching for junior team members and support department leadership to deliver training programmes and other digital projects.