Group Digital Account Director

Job Title: Group Digital Account Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Central London
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: 2017-12-04
Reference: GDPPD
Contact Name: Andy Phillips
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 22, 2017 15:50

Job Description

Group Digital Account Director
East Central London

This role is to join a top, global media agency to lead one of their digital teams, working across a number of well known UK clients.

You will need to build excellent relationships with clients, media-owners and colleagues. You will be able to take a client brief, understand it and work with internal stakeholders to create a best in class media plan that you can present to your client. You will then work with junior staff members to ensure that the campaign is set up, optimised and reported on to the high levels expected.

• Management of Account Managers, Planners 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

The Ideal Candidate:
• Emotional intelligence. You need to be able to manage people effectively and respectfully
• Excellent knowledge of the UK digital ad market and opinions on where it is headed
• An understanding of other media channels and their impact on digital
• Strong planning & buying skills
• Strong negotiator.
• Previous experience in the entire digital process from campaign briefing, planning, implementation, management & optimisation and reporting
• Good client facing communicator with some experience of presenting to clients
• Approachable and excellent team player
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills
• Always willing to try new ways of doing things
• Creative mind
• Analytical skills to measure impact and identify trends
• Strong numerical ability with very good attention to detail
• An ‘I will’ attitude. Always willing to try new ways of doing things
• Self-motivated and punctual
• Excellent multi-tasking skills and time management
• Good time management skills