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Strategic Planning Account Director

Sector:
Type Permanent
Location:
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Contact: Alex Endacott
Contact Number: 0207 929 2999

Job Description

This position has a blend of account management, strategy and media planning. We are looking for someone who thrives on organisation and attention to detail, whilst loving flexing their media planning muscles and developing/writing recommendations which meet the business outcome objective.


These accounts are fast-paced and involve first-rate prioritisation and multi-tasking. You’ll find yourself speaking to clients daily (usually more!), so enjoying building relationships and having excellent client handling skills are a must.

Responsibilities
  • Managing the creation, direction and on-going development of your client’s media strategy
  • Develop and write media recommendations, uncovering insight to drive strategies
  • Injecting innovation into clients media solutions
  • Ultimate quality control of all plan execution
  • Management and development of juniors within your team.
  • Being a valued new business contributor – strategy, ideas, and overseeing plan development
Requirements


•    Strong communications planning skills, from your significant experience in a similar role.


•    An excellent working knowledge of all media. 


•    The capability and desire to build relationships with clients, partners and creative agencies.


•    The aptitude to drive teamwork and the mentorship of the junior members of your team.


•    Be an ideas person, excited to brainstorm new approaches and solutions for clients.  Facilitation skills are critical.


•    A strong collaborator who is skilled at bringing together teams to ensure smart strategic thinking and excellent channel planning.


•    Strong attention to detail.


•    Exceptional account and time management skills.


•    Excellent presentation skills.




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