Account Director

Account Director

📍 Location : UK Based (Flexible)

🤑 Salary : DOE

We’re on the lookout for an experienced Account Director to join our team. As the most experienced member of the Client Services team, reporting into the Head of Client Strategy, you will oversee all aspects of clients relationships and performance. You will manage key client accounts and mentor junior members of the team.

Why Clicky?

As an agency, we’re committed to fostering meaningful relationships within our team and creating a culture where everyone excels. Our most important asset is our team, so we’re focused on making Clicky an amazing place to work. So much so that we’re officially one of the Top 100 Small Companies to work for in the UK, in the Top 40 of Media and Marketing Agencies to work for and we’re a certified B Corp. If you join our team, you’ll be offered:

  • 25 days holiday + your birthday + bank holidays

  • Healthcare

  • A competitive salary

  • A tailored personal development plan and clear career progression

  • The flexibility to work from home and the office

On top of all of the above, you’ll be working as part of a talented, passionate team to drive transformational digital performance for big brands.

Confident in partnering with clients, we’re looking for someone who will thrive on leading strategies, campaigns and key projects with the agency.  This role comes with a range of benefits.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Manage key client accounts from a strategic level, looking for ways to drive client satisfaction and growth for cross-agency clients. 

  • Daily contact with senior stakeholder clients - leading strategies, campaigns and key projects within the agency to create ROI and achieve set KPIs.

  • Lead key strategic meetings with clients and be able to confidently propose and present ideas and recommendations to enhance their digital activities, strategy and commercial performance

  • You will be confident in translating client requirements into internal briefs; understanding the business context for your clients' needs to project and account teams

  • Manage the wider account team to ensure delivery is on time, to brief and within budget, and agency output is genuinely best in class.

  • You will evaluate creative work and offer clear and concise feedback to specialists 

  • Directly responsible for the overall strategy on your accounts and the profitable retention and growth of our existing business 

  • You will ensure that client satisfaction remains high across all of our retained accounts - measured through NPS. You will work with senior members of the Client Services team to consistently improve renewal and retention rates

  • You will audit, measure and report on client performance and satisfaction regularly

  • You will shape the long-term and strategic direction of your accounts, ensuring all current activities delivered by your account team are in line with the agreed direction with clients

  • You will focus on client retention across your assigned accounts and work with the Department Heads to minimise risk, planning accordingly.

  • Work closely with the Client Services Director and Head of Client Strategy to ensure we’re delivering to the highest standard 

Qualifications and Skills 

  • 3+ years experience as a Senior Account Manager or Account Director, or has experience in a similar position 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain long-term relationships with senior stakeholders and management  

  • Experience of negotiation; understanding and meeting client requirements

  • Comprehensive understanding of managing large budgets and commercial forecasting 

  • Experience in producing commercial reports, providing ongoing insights, analysis and recommendations from findings

  • Experience of strategic planning and setting key commercial targets and reporting on progress

  • A passion for all things digital with knowledge of Paid Search, Paid Social, SEO & Content and how they contribute to the performance marketing mix 

  • You will be aware of changes to our clients’ business, industry or competitors and be able to strategically use this insight to steer account activity from a specialist point of view 

  • Experience of the working with contracts and the contract process

In return, we’re offering a highly competitive salary with a generous bonus scheme along with a wealth of other staff benefits such as the latest equipment, tailored personal development and career progression plans, a superb working environment with flexibility and regular social events.

If you think you’ve got what it takes to join our team, get in touch with us today.


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