Account Director

Location
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Mar 2019
Closes
29 Mar 2019
Ref
PS/2007
Experience Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A fabulous opportunity has become available within the gorgeous, friendly Parenting sector.  As an Account Director you will be responsible for revenue generation from a selection of clients and new business (50/50) and for leading and managing a team. 

With confidence and experience in media and digital that enable you to grasp and drive ‘big idea solutions’ to businesses, you will meet and exceed business revenue targets and maintain existing strong client relationships.

Being client-focussed and passionate about this sector is a must, you’ll be driving client meetings and interaction with enthusiasm and ultimately, success.

Key Competencies

  • Management, client management and good media sales / digital sales or data sales skills
  • Forecasting and reporting experience
  • Ability to take a creative strategic approach to advertiser’s businesses
  • Have a creative flair for identifying new business opportunities
  • Ability to logically plan strategically across client categories 
  • Organised and can achieve deadlines
  • Able to prioritise and an excellent communicator & presenter
  • You have a consultative sales approach

Personal Profile

  • Able to lead by example, you’re confident with a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Assertive when needed and able to perform under pressure
  • Commercially focused with drive & determination

Experience Essential

  • Media sales, data sales or digital sales team management
  • Proven track record of meeting personal and team revenue targets
  • Strong account management skills at a senior level
  • The ability to understand and present a range of complex marketing solutions that meet clients’ needs
  • The ability to present often complex marketing solutions to clients
  • Excellent relationships building skills
  • Experience leading and motivating teams to consistently achieve against KPIs
  • Budget setting and forecasting

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