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Digital Director

Digital Director, Global Media Agency, Manchester City Centre, £60- £70k

Forward Role are working exclusively with a global award-winning media agency in Manchester City Centre, looking to hire a Digital Director into their team. Highly regarded as one of the best in the North, they are renowned for their creativity, innovation and award winning campaigns.  They are looking for a Digital Director in a senior leadership role who will lead the digital strategy for one of the most innovative businesses in the UK.  Roles like this don’t come around often!

As Digital Director you will act as a focal point for the agency and the client, sitting as a senior, digital and client facing lead. Focused on a key client account with a dynamic, exciting, fast-paced piece of business, this role offers a fantastic opportunity for the right individual to make a real impact and become a close allay to senior clients and their talented digital in-house teams.

You’ll report directly into the Managing Partner and will have oversight for the whole digital performance roadmap, spotting opportunities for development and showing insight into what would work for them. You’ll embed yourself within their in-house digital team and be proactive in giving your opinion and offering knowledge.

The nature of this role means they are looking for someone with a strong background in managing digital media campaigns, across performance and brand, with the ability to strategically lead.


  • Strong digital background, with experience of managing large digital campaigns from a strategy and leadership perspective

  • Proven experience of evolving a client’s digital offering

  • Ability to influence and form relationships with senior stakeholders

  • Strong knowledge of performance channels and working with activation teams

  • Not afraid to share your point of view

  • Ability to push forward change and spot opportunity

Working for this autonomous and supportive media agency offers a number of great benefits to the right candidate. Their benefits package is one of the best around, offering a very generous holiday package, alongside the chance to work with a talented leadership team in a business that is growing at an impressive rate.

If you are considering a new role then this could be the perfect opportunity to really develop your skillset and move forward within a supportive agency environment with a seriously exciting client account!

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.
Forward Role is operating as an employment agency.

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