Account Director

FS1 Recruitment
02 May 2024
30 May 2024
Job Title
Associate Director
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client based in Northampton is seeking an experienced Account Director to join their client services team on a permanent basis working with new and existing clients. The Account Director will be managing a small team and will take responsibility for excellent servicing of their clients and account profitability.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with other teams to plan and deliver larger–scale creative projects successfully, planning resource correctly, keeping the team to task and time, and ensuring that the team is delivering something that will surprise and delight the client
  • You will manage a client services team and with them be responsible for the growth and development of your allocated client accounts, identifying new opportunities and delivering first class service.
  • Lead creative responses, client pitches, and large project status meetings with internal & external stakeholders; clearly communicating all information and able to respond well to challenging situations and personalities.
  • You will be expected to be proactive and keep abreast of information such as industry changes and competitor activity and advising the team accordingly.
  • Deal with any escalation points and ensure that the team is able to provide excellent service
  • Keeping sight of all live projects/clients to ensure that the team is correctly managing budgets, cost estimates, and invoices. Forecasting turnover for all clients on a regular basis.

Skills and experience:

  • Ideal candidate should have experience within a marketing agency or can be a project manager or marketing professional from other sectors. Will need to have experience managing multiple projects & stakeholders at once, and have a keen eye for marketing communications
  • A passion for clear, direct and effective communications
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft and G–Suite programmes including Word/Pages, Excel/Sheets, PowerPoint/Slides and Outlook/Gmail
  • Excellent organisational, problem–solving, prioritisation and project management skills
  • Strong communicator with the ability to develop relationships with suppliers, clients and colleagues


  • Hybrid working
  • 28 days holiday + bank holidays + Birthday off
  • Life Insurance
  • Income Protection
  • Contributory Pension

FS1 Recruitment is a UK–based recruitment agency providing solutions within the Sales, Marketing and Creative fields for permanent, freelance and contract positions please contact us to discuss one of our many positions.

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