Account Director (London)

We’re looking for an experienced Account Director to join our growing London team.

You’ll need an impressive track record within a Design Agency environment, a passion for bloody brilliant graphic design and a desire to deliver outstanding service to your clients.

 

The role

    As an Account Director you will:

    • Lead a portfolio of your own clients
    • Deliver the highest level of client service
    • Liaise with your clients at a senior level on a day-to-day basis
    • Develop and implement strategic plans for the growth of your clients
    • Develop a deep understanding of your clients’ challenges and needs
    • Prepare and present creative briefs
    • Present creative solutions back to clients
    • Accurately manage project budgets, ensuring all projects are estimated and invoiced correctly
    • Support the development of any new business opportunities
    • Contribute to income forecasting

    Essential skills

    • Significant experience in professional client relationship management
    • A background in Graphic Design
    • Ability to think creatively and add value
    • Proven track record of managing multiple projects in a creative environment
    • Ability to build strong and collaborative relationships with clients at varying levels of seniority
    • Ability to constructively challenge the client, manage internal issues and work through challenges to facilitate project delivery
    • Strong organisational and time management skills
    • Good self-motivation, strong sense of initiative and ability to work under pressure
    • Experience of forecasting, estimating and managing campaign budgets
    • Skills and desire to spot opportunities to improve a client’s business
    • Effective written and verbal communication skills

    As a minimum, you must meet the following criteria:

    • Have 7+ years experience with a proven track record of client development at a top Brand Design Agency
    • Have a background in Graphic Design, ideally at Degree level
    • Be very intelligent, a great communicator and ambitious with a very straightforward, no bullshit approach
    • Be an exciting and engaging presenter
    • Have a clean driving licence

    The Rewards

    • An opportunity to work with some of the UK’s biggest companies on a variety of bloody brilliant design projects
    • A competitive salary based on experience

    To apply, send your CV to jobs@stockstaylorbenson.com