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Account Director- Creative Agency-Permanent- Manchester

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Manchester Staff are currently searching for an Account Director to be based in our clients offices in Manchester City Centre.

Our client is an award-winning PR & Creative agency and this is a fantastic opportunity for somebody who wants to join a successful, established but very much growing business, and progress their career.

The ideal Account Director will be an experienced professional with demonstrable creative digital and traditional skills, with the ability to direct and develop B2B and consumer accounts with integrated communications solutions

Skills and experience:

  • Lead effective and efficient cross-functional interaction within the agency to deliver client success
  • Planning and oversight of campaigns, both on and offline, including print, broadcast, experiential, web, SEO/SEM, email, social media and display advertising
  • Review website traffic plans and ensure goals are met
  • Knowledge of a range of analytical tools including Google Analytics and Webmaster Tools
  • Measure and report on the performance of all marketing
  • Ensure the effective management of budgets and content distribution to on and offline channels and social media platforms to increase web traffic (and in turn leads / sales where relevant)
  • Monitoring clients’ industries, immersing yourself in their industry news
  • Mentor team members and develop their skill set in accordance with their individual goals and objectives and career path
  • Play a key role in the recruitment of new team members as and when required
  • Be actively involved in new business efforts from qualifying opportunities to leading pitch teams

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ agency experience in traditional and digital media strategy, planning and buying
  • Previous experience working in an agency environment at Senior Account Manager / Account Director Level
  • Digital native, expertise in all Digital channels: PPC, SEO, Content, Social, Programmatic, etc.
  • Experience of fully integrated solutions, including PR and offline activity
  • Excellent presentation, communication and negotiation skills, with experience liaising with clients at senior level
  • Strong experience in participating in new business pitches
  • Management reporting experience essential

The Package:

  • £40,000 – £44,000 (dependent on experience)
  • 25 Days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • A place on the leadership team
  • Bonus Structure
  • Regular team nights out and incentives
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