ACCOUNT DIRECTOR | Technology

To any aspiring Account Director, this will be music to your ears! This internationally focused agency is looking for an Account Director to take the reins on a number of global technology clients with a particular emphasis on IT security. This is the fastest growing team in the agency with a worthy reputation beyond these shores and so you would be working closely with their US offices as well as across EMEA and European territories.
This agency has earned a fantastic reputation of blending creativity and compelling messaging with big name b2b technology businesses. They cap this with standout benefits on top of a competitive salary including generous holiday allowance, health, dental and optical care, opportunities to work abroad, ride to work scheme, great social events, bespoke training packages and company pension to name a few. For them, the technology PR world is moving apace and now is the time to jump on their band wagon and reap the rewards.
The Role:

• Drive the strategic and creative planning process and be the front line for all client handling and campaign management
• Provide strategic counsel to clients and build a close relationship with all senior personnel
• Build and maintain media relationships and key stakeholders
• Drive the social media and digital planning
• Oversee the management of client events, conferences, seminars, press trips etc
• Manage and motivate account team and support development
• Support the generation of new business as well as grow organically existing business
• Manage budgets
• Audit and evaluate campaigns and ensure servicing is on budget

Skills:
• Ability to develop well-thought through campaigns to meet the client’s objectives
• Head up and motivate the team as well as being a team player
• Demonstrate a good grasp of the technology industry and specifically IT security would be useful
• Strategic thinker able to look at the bigger picture
• Strong written and presentation skills
• Ability to drive the planning and execution of the social media campaigns
• Have a thorough understanding for the digital and social media platforms
• Able to offer senior client counsel and manage Board level client relations
• Create new business and organic growth opportunities
• Offer industry insight and expertise
• Strong creative skills (able to run brainstorms)
• Demonstrate good media contacts across the industry
To apply for this role send your cv to anne@carterferris.co.uk quoting CF0458

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