Media Account Director

Job Title: Media Account Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-05-02
Reference: SSAD2
Contact Name: Andy Phillips
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 02, 2018 16:29

Job Description

Media Account Director
London or Manchester

The Role:
A top independent agency with multiple office in the UK is looking for an experienced Account Director or senior strategist. Based either in London or Manchester, the successful candidate will head up some of our key accounts, participate in new business work and contribute to the agency’s overall strategic planning offering.

These are interesting times. Here is a chance to join a thriving media independent at a pivotal moment in the development of the agency and the independent sector itself. An opportunity to work with a growing team of first-rate media professionals; to carve out a role and develop relationships that will enrich our client offering and secure the continued success of a profitable agency. 

The candidate:
The successful applicant will have a strong background in media planning and buying, either from a client services or an investment background. Alongside big-picture strategy and thought leadership s/he will equally be at home among the granular detail of our clients’ planning and buying activity; presenting and pitching; mentoring junior team members; maintaining strong relationships with media owners and partner agencies and supporting our Account Managers in the provision of first-rate media services to our clients. You will bring an understanding of all media channels and planning tools such as Hitwise and TGI, and be happy to learn and use our in-house buying software.