Account Director

Between 33k – 38k
13 Nov 2012
13 Dec 2012
Agency, Display
Full Time
Contract Type

Account Director, London, Between 33k – 38k  

The purpose of our Account Director is to instigate and develop professional and profitable relationships to maximise revenue for JCDecaux. As a pinnacle member of the team, you will have an understanding of your clients’ business, marketing strategies and media objectives to ensure that outdoor is consistently front of their mind.

Duties in a nutshell

To gain a sound understanding of the whole JCDecaux portfolio to influence outdoor planning decisions whilst ensuring that the company is perceived as a brand leader

To be aware of the strengths and weaknesses of other media channels to grow outdoor revenue by influencing the multi-media decision.

To liaise with Product Directors, Central Trading Unit, Innovate, Development, Marketing, Operations and Regional Sales for the smooth transition from responding to a brief to the booking procedure, right through to excellent after sales service.

Tier 1 – 3 Client Management across relevant agency patch

Excellent track record of proactive sales approach

Sound knowledge of media and if possible creative planning, research and evaluation tools

Excellent knowledge of the role of the media agency within the planning and implementation process.

Agency contacts preferable but not essential.

The type of person we’re looking for

Someone who can think outside that box whilst being resourceful

An articulate and persuasive communicator who has confidence presenting ideas

A creative thinker with an innovative approach

Excellent planner with excellent organisational ability, including good time-management

Why JCDecaux?

Because we pride ourselves on being at the forefront of Out of Home Advertising.

JCDecaux is a ground breaking company in many ways and we are famous for our dedication to innovation, quality and design.

JCDecaux’s expanding portfolio provides advertisers with enormous creative opportunities and flexibility, allowing campaigns to be tailored and topical.

With consumers spending more time out of home than ever before, our high-profile products, targeted networks and advanced planning tools offer the ideal platform for brands to engage audiences on the move.

We continue to venture into new markets and we invest heavily in research and development. We have a presence in all areas of the out-of-home market: street furniture, billboards, transport and digital,  which means we have some fantastic opportunities to excite brands.

We are an equal opportunities employer. At JCDecaux we are committed to equality and diversity within the workplace. Irrespective of your sex, age, gender, disability status, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, family circumstances or trade union membership - you are treated with dignity, fairness and respect.