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Account Director / SAM - Global Agency - London

Account Director / SAM - Global Agency - London


London, UK








Account Director / SAM - Global Agency - London (Closing Date: 19/07/2015)

We are seeking an Account Director / SAM to join a global agency that is proud to include the likes of Volvo, easyJet and Subway in their long term client list.  Leading a talented client services team expect to utilise communications strategy and insights for key accounts and ensure your driving performance through on and offline channels.

Operating in over 100 countries our client is the largest communications agency in the world.  Their UK agency is digitally-driven and highly creative employing over 600 people across four separate West End locations.  This is an exciting time to join the company as by the end of 2017 they will be operating as one single unit, under one P&L and in a new office location – a new campus in Kings Cross.

Reporting to the Business Director you will join as an Account Director taking responsibility for business growth, managing key clients and staff development. You will add an entrepreneurial edge to the business to ensure our client is always exciting, innovative and peer-leading leading. You’ll also be responsible for assisting on new business pitches, managing budgets and overseeing delivery. You should be comfortable working at both a strategic level or rolling your sleeves up as and when the need arises.

To qualify... Whether you call yourself an Account Director / Senior Account Manager / SAM / Client Services Director / Communications AD or similar, we don’t mind, your CV just needs to demonstrate:

  • Experience across both offline and online media planning from a media agency environment;
  • A solid understanding of applying digital planning skills;
  • An extensive understanding of all aspects of the media landscape across multiple industries;
  • Experience of team management and direct reports;
  • Experience of new business development and pitching;
  • Knowledge of industry research and measurement tools (BARB, TGI, Google Analytics, Comscore, Adynamix);
  • A proficiency in MS Office, PowerPoint, Word and Excel.

As part of one of the largest agency networks in the world, expect a fast paced, fun environment with great benefits to match.  Get in touch...

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£35 - 50k


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Account Director / SAM - Global Agency - London






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