Account Director

CLIENT SERVICES

Account Director

We’re looking for an experienced and highly capable, hands-on Account Director to join our team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a talented, creative and friendly team working within a converted barn on a varied range of exciting marketing campaigns and digital projects.

Role & responsibilities

  • Work closely with clients to develop an in-depth understanding of their business, products and marketing objectives.
  • Provide marketing guidance and consultancy to clients to add value to their business.
  • Recommend, plan and deliver dynamic integrated marketing programs across both online and off-line channels.
  • Be involved at all stages of the planning and creative process.
  • Take responsibility for day-to-day client relationships to ensure client satisfaction, retention and growth.
  • Manage and lead a team of Account Managers including performance and workload management.
  • Oversee team projects to ensure they are delivered on time and to budget.
  • Work with the Head of Client Services on account planning and opportunity development.
  • Active involvement in supporting new business opportunities including assisting with proposal writing and pitch preparation as required.
  • Brief and liaise closely with the internal design and digital teams plus external suppliers.
  • Work to tight deadlines whilst providing clients with exceptional service at all times.

Technical skills & experience

  • A creative thinker, with proven experience of developing strategic marketing plans and implementing integrated marketing and lead generation programmes across online and offline channels.
  • Extensive B2B multi-channel marketing experience with a proven background in a marketing or creative agency.
  • Experience of working across multiple sectors with a preferred focus on technology and software.
  • Proven experience of project managing multiple projects within tight timescales.
  • A confident, can-do attitude with excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong commercial and resource planning skills.
  • Previous experience of leading, managing and motivating a team.
  • An organised approach with excellent attention to detail.
  • Personable, approachable and able to inspire confidence in others.

Company Benefits

We like to look after our team and provide a lot of benefits. This is all the normal stuff we offer but, with the pandemic going on, some of these have been put on the back-burner for a while for safety reasons. We hope to bring it all back soon though – we’re missing our parties and the pick ‘n’ mix!

Wherever you’re working from:

  • Flexible working
  • 25 days holiday (increasing to 28 days after five years) plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Bupa health insurance
  • Bupa dental insurance
  • Bupa wellbeing health expenses cash plan
  • Conferences and training
  • Regular social events including the Christmas Party and the famous Torpedo Summer Family Fun Day
  • Annual Torpedo Awards
  • Team challenges such as Blenheim Triathlon, 3 Peaks, Tough Mudder, Jurassic Walk
  • Cycle to work bike scheme
  • Free annual flu vaccination
  • Sports teams including running, football and netball.

And for when you’re in the office:

  • Modern agency environment in a converted barn
  • Excellent location with free parking
  • Charging points if you drive electric
  • Covered bike shed
  • Showers
  • Use of on-site swimming pool and tennis court
  • Free fruit in the office every week
  • Copious amounts of tea and coffee
  • Tasty snacks and pick ‘n’ mix sweets
  • Breakout area with large TV
  • Sonos sound system with shared playlists

 

To apply, please send your CV to jobs@torpedogroup.com