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Marketing Account Director Job Description

Job Overview
An Account Director deals directly with clients from an initial pitch to prospective clients to taking briefs from current clients. Managing and working as part of a team to ensure that client briefs are followed through to completion. Whilst handling an existing client base, business development is an important part of the role.

Duties and Responsibilities
- Business development by building new client relationships
- Pitching the company services to potential clients
- Building relationships with existing client base
- Managing numerous projects for client accounts
- Regular face to face client meetings
- Taking client briefs and internally briefing staff from initiation to completion of each job
- Overseeing the production of reports and analysis for advertising/marketing campaigns
- Ensure that communication with trade media, and the pitching of articles/interviews and producing editorial copy to meet media requests and bookings are carried out
- Managing media planning for online and offline advertising
- Overseeing the production of email marketing campaigns including Enewsletters
- Exhibition support

Skills / Attributes Required:
- A Marketing degree or equivalent qualification
- At least 2 years experience working in a marketing communications environment
- Outstanding attention to detail
- Articulate and with great communication/presentation skills
- The ability to prioritise and deliver multiple projects
- Desire to develop existing and new accounts
- Self motivated and reliable
- Demonstrable ability to work well with others in teams and projects

Typical Salary Range: £40,000 to £50,000