Job description

Account Director - Retail and FMCG Marketing Agency

  • Location

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Marketing & Communications

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40k - 50k per year

  • Contact:

    Helen Colley

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    0161 914 8556

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


Account Director, Manchester,

£40,000 - £50,000

Manchester City Centre

A leading, multi award winning marketing agency are looking to recruit an Account Director or Senior Account Manager to work with one of their key clients as part of the client team based in Manchester. This is a rare opportunity to join an agency with a unique specialisation and market position enjoying explosive growth and with a client list that includes a large number of the UK's best loved retail and FMCG brands.

Key Responsibilities of the Account Director:

Reporting directly to the MD you will be working on one of their key client accounts, helping to turn new briefs into engaging and effective campaigns.

The Day to Day Role:

  • Development of the client relationship devising effective strategies that deliver real increases in sales volumes.
  • Utilising all appropriate and available channels including TV, radio and outdoor advertising.
  • Present and pitch ideas to clients effectively and reporting after campaigns on their success rates to demonstrate to clients the value the agency provides.
  • Maintaining and building upon the agencies relationship with key stakeholders. The agency prides itself on its ability to truly deliver for clients and always go the extra mile, so continuation of this level of service is essential.
  • Management and development of junior members of staff ensuring they too benefit from the career options available within this exciting agency.
  • Contributing to the agencies growth plans and strategy.

Account Directors / Senior Account Managers with previous experience within a full service marketing or retail/FMCG marketing experience will be at an advantage but applications are invited from others at this level within other marketing disciplines, provided they can demonstrate experience of working with consumer brands. They are looking for ambitious people with true entrepreneurial flair and a genuine passion for delivering great results for clients. Leadership skills are critical as is the ability to devise and articulate effective strategies. 

For more information on the Account Director position forward your CV to Helen at Forward Role. 

Account Director, Manchester, £40,000 - £50,000, Manchester City Centre

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