Account Director

Job title : Account Director
Location : Royal Leamington Spa
Job-type : Contract
Salary : £35,000 - £40,000
Contact : Sam Ray
Reference : SR-5527

We've got an exciting Account Director opportunity within a leading Leamington Spa based content and digital experience agency. If you're a skilled Senior Account Manager or Account Director, with core experience leading on employee engagement and internal communications integrated strategies, please read on!  

*This can be perm or a 6-month fixed term, temp to perm contract and can be full or part-time, 3-4 days per week*

The Company

Boasting an ambitious, award-winning team, our client creates creative content across print and digital for a range of top UK brands across an array of sectors including high-end retailers, sports, fashion, lifestyle and automotive.

They're currently going through a time of exciting transformation with a dedication to refining their proposition, strategy and offering. With the ambition of being the leading agency for the delivery of exceptional consumer experiences by connecting audiences to their brand and companies to their employees, delivered through exceptional digital experiences, integrated campaigns, and communications and live streaming events.

The Role

Our client is looking for a strategically-led Senior SAM / AD who has credible experience managing employee engagement campaigns and internal communications. This exciting new role will be heading up one of their two business units, focusing on creating and strengthening relationships between organisations and their employees through cultivated strategies, engaging content and bespoke platforms.

With core employee engagement experience either through an agency or client side, you will bring knowledge and expertise on the best strategies, channels and technologies out there to connect business to their people. With a passion for this field, you will be an employee audience champion, with the gravitas and communication skills to present, proposition and educate the agency's clients on how they can meet their objectives and the benefits and successes that can be gained from these strategies.

You will also be seasoned in account management and delivery, from defining initial propositions alongside a senior team, to leading and supporting on the scoping, conception, production and delivery of employee engagement and internal communication content and campaigns, ensuring these are delivered on time, in budget and marries up to the initial proposal.

This a game-changing role for this agency, so passion, enthusiasm and drive for creativity, engaging employees and delighting clients is a must. With an aim to grow and achieve for the agency's success and reputation.

About You

The ideal candidate for this role will have the following attributes:

    • Core experience working on employee engagement campaigns and internal communications gained in agency or client-side

    • Worked your way up the account management chain and will be well versed in multi-channel creative communication and content delivery process

    • Experience working at senior level on business strategy and proposition

    • The gravitas and experience to strategise, plan and pitch to new and existing clients

    • Worked on audience experiences and journeys, workshops, personas

    • Have knowledge of how to gather research and insight to inform and activate initiatives

    • Be a big thinker and voice at the table on how best to move strategies forward

    • Have a good knowledge of digital tech (UI / UX / Digital product)

    • Essential experience delegating, nurturing and training a team/department

If you like the sound of all of this, please get in touch asap, or contact Sam for more details!