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Account Director

£50000 - £55000 per annum

Job Description

Account Director - Advertising Agency - Hertfordshire (2-3 days in the office)

£50,000 - £55,000 dependent on experience


The company:

We are recruiting for a creative advertising agency based in an easily accessible Hertfordshire location (most employees work from home at least 2 days per week). They have been running for over 20 years and specialise in producing award winning campaigns for a range of clients in education, automotive, financial services, technology and charity. The team is made up of 45 talented, outgoing people many of whom have been there for over 5 years due to the positive working environment. The business is well known for its dedication to staff development and no agency invests more in training (CPD).


The Opportunity:

This role will support a Senior Account Director on one of the agency's largest accounts. It will be a diverse, challenging role involving most areas of the on and offline marketing mix including, creative, content, media and CRM.


Responsibilities and requirements:

  • Effective control and management of budgets
  • Day to day management of AM and AE
  • Delivery of projects on time and on budget
  • Effective recommendations against client brief and ability to "push back" when required.
  • Managing internal and external stakeholders and suppliers
  • Broad understanding of marketing strategy
  • Knowledge of client brand and corporate identity
  • Clear, concise, inspiring, thorough, relevant briefs - creative/media/integrated planning brief
  • Understanding of the marketing mix - print, digital, online, outdoor, DM, events, radio, TV, cinema, CRM, sponsorship, loyalty and incentives etc
  • Leading client meetings
  • Networking at manager level
  • Analysing the data from key reports to make recommendations
  • Ability to present media/creative to clients in absence of Creative or Media Director
  • Experience in pitching for/winning business


What's in it for you?


This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the best regarded advertising agencies in the country and build your career working closely with the senior management team.


You can expect:


  • Free gym membership
  • Free food/drink
  • Free parking
  • Early finish on Fridays
  • Company anniversary party July 1st ish (normally additional day off)
  • Christmas party - often a trip abroad
  • Regular quarterly socials (fully paid including cabs home)
  • £500 bonus for taking advanced certificate in advertising
  • ALL training paid for with no penalties should people leave
  • 23 days' holiday. You can also gain a half day back for not being absent over a 2 month period. So, you can gain an extra 3 days per year taking your holiday to 26 days. Half a day for xmas eve too. AND you get an extra days' holiday for being there for 3 years, then 5 years.
  • Working hours 0830 - 1730
  • Statutory pension scheme
  • Each employee also receives 3 CPD days per year to study.


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