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Digital Account Director

Job Title: Digital Account Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Start Date: 2019-06-08
Reference: DAM50
Contact Name: Andy Phillips
Contact Email: digitalops@creativepersonnel.co.uk
Job Published: October 25, 2019 16:58

Job Description

Digital Account director
London Based Media Agency

The Account Director role is a senior role to develop best in class global/regional digital marketing and media solutions for your clients. You must be digitally ahead, connected, diplomatic, pro-active, and solution-oriented.

Responsibilities
  • Build & establish strong relationships with the client, creative partners as well as internally, across the world wide specialist teams and the local teams.
  • Forge and maintain relationships with key strategic media partners to ensure that we are fully embracing new media, technology and data opportunities as they emerge.
  • Proactively identify business development opportunities.
  • Understand the client’s business and the digital landscape to deliver insight led communications advice, strategies and high level plans to clients
  • Make continuous strategic and activation recommendations based on media owner’s opportunities and innovations and work with the various specialists and/or local teams to ensure effective implementation.
  • Central project co-ordinator and communicator of all digital projects to local markets and digital specialists across the network
  • Deliver best in class digital media planning and buying for globally executed campaigns
  • Aid Team Lead to translate digital strategy and roadmaps into ambitious executional digital solutions and targets for the operations team, local markets and clients

Key Skills and Experience
  • Digital all-rounder with proven experience and strong understanding of multiple digital media channels (online display, social, paid search, SEO, programmatic, etc.) as well as a passionate following of new/emerging channels & technologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, being able to confidently and clearly present work to clients, media owners and internal stakeholders. Experience & gravitas to ‘fly solo’ & present to mid to senior weight clients.
  • Hands on knowledge tools such as TGI & Google Analytics, search trends, ad servers (e.g. doubleclick), social analytics (eg. Crimson Hexagon), data visualisation & analysis tools.
  • High level numeracy and analysis skills, to be able to interrogate data and coming out with actionable insights to inform business decisions.
  • Team management and ability to communicate/share/develop digital planning and buying experience amongst other team members


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