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Account Director

Account Director, Award-Winning Media Agency, Manchester City Centre, £45- £50k

Forward Role are excited to be working exclusively once again with this globally renowned media agency based in the centre of Manchester as they look to add a new Account Directors to their growing team. They are looking for someone with expertise in cross-channel media planning and a natural at client interaction!

This is a fantastic opportunity to play a pivotal role in the agency, working with instantly recognisable brands across predominantly consumer and truly have ownership of client relationships. Sitting within the client planning team as Account Director you’ll work across multi-channel media campaigns, incorporating digital and performance strategies to ensure integration. As an agency they are renowned for their training and development and will give you all the tools you need to plan advertising campaigns across the full media planning mix.

As Account Director you will work closely with the Business Director to define effective working practices within the team and will be influential in the day to day running of pivotal client accounts alongside the wider team.

You will create and implement client development plans to ensure partnerships with the clients are trusted and valued and you’ll oversee the team’s management of fully integrated on and offline planning campaigns.

As Account Director you’ll have responsibility for answering briefs and providing the best in class service through strategic thinking and planning. It will be your responsibility to drive new ways of thinking and have a passion and enthusiasm for leading with example and inspiring others.


  • Previous experience as a Senior Account Manager or Account Manger within a media agency

  • Strong team leadership skills

  • An overarching knowledge of owned, earned, paid and shard media channels across both digital and offline.

  • Strong commerciality and the ability to complete accurate reporting/analysis

  • Innovative way of working

  • Passion for media and the communications landscape

This role offers a brilliant opportunity to be part of a growing team within a well-established agency with global reach. They are looking for an Account Director who is high-energy, positive and has the gravitas and confidence to communicate to multiple stakeholders.  You'll join a supportive team, based in a creative office space in the city centre who put a lot into staff engagement and social activities making it a collaborative place to work. Opportunities like this are unique and roles with this agency are sought after! It would be the ideal role for someone at Senior Account Manager level who is keen to take a step up and have full ownership for multiple client accounts. Apply now or send your CV to Becky Smith

Account Director, Award-Winning Media Agency, Manchester City Centre, £45- £50k

As an industry leading, nationwide Marketing, Digital, Analytics, IT and Design recruitment agency, we are continually receiving new assignments to work on, so keep a close eye on our website, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter pages for a full list of current permanent and interim opportunities as well as marketplace news and fun stuff.
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