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Account Director


Communications Agency

Manchester City Centre (brand new office!)


Are you interested in working with some of the most recognizable brands across the hospitality, retail and property sector?

Would you like the opportunity to lead a well-established and successful team, within an agency?

If so, this role is for you!

This agency is looking for an Account Director that is a creative thinker, has a passion for the communications industry and the ability to build solid business relationships. You will be working alongside the MD and other directors, to deliver key business priorities and growth.

As Account Director, you will be responsible for generating and converting new business including writing and leading pitches, building and maintaining strong client relationships, negotiating large-scale budgets and partnerships and line managing a team of 32, working across PR and Social.

This agency has recently acquired some new exciting clients to work with, alongside their current big name brands.

What’s more, the team have recently settled into a brand new, modern office in the heart of Manchester City Centre. This is a full-time, hybrid working role but would consider someone that is looking for a 4 day working week.

In terms of the experience required, you will need to have strong leadership and organisational skills, recent agency experience with a proven track record in a high achieving environment, sound commercial acumen, good spread of consumer experience and a broad knowledge of social media.

This role is ideal for someone that is highly motivated and will offer the opportunity to lead and develop an already successful team of like-minded, forward-thinking people.

Salary is up to £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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