Account Director, Planning -Outdoor Specialist

up to 48K (dependant on experience) + Bens
28 Oct 2013
28 Nov 2013
Full Time
Contract Type

Account Director Planning- London- £48,000 + Benefits

The role involves working with a team, managing and running a portfolio of clients and implementing their Out of Home advertising needs.

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of account handling, the overall sector and industry.

They will be a confident communicator both internally and externally to clients and media owners.

You must be able to use your own initiative to identify new ways of working with clients to improve your agencies offering while actively developing business. 

You  must be calm under pressure and able to resolve client or team issues as and when they arise.

The Account Director will report into a Group Account Director.

Responsibilities will include

Developing strong relationships with agency, client and media owner contacts

Presenting market updates and insight to clients and agencies

Working with Group Account Director to develop and adapt servicing to meet and exceed client and agency needs, looking for ways to proactively grow the business

Identifying potential client issues and work with manager to develop solutions

Ensure agencies planning process is being adhered to, utilising industry tools (TGI, Touchpoints2) with internal tools effectively

Performing competitive analysis and post campaign analysis

Ensuring the Account Executive in the team is delivering on deadlines 

Desired Skills and Experience 

Job requirements include:

  • Experience of Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Good presentation skills
  • Ability to build and maintain strong client relationships
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multi task
  • Team player
  • Problem solving
  • Prioritisation

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