Account Director - independent agency

Account Director - independent agency

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Media Planning & Buying, Comms Planning

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  • Contact:

    Amy Spring

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Account Director - Independent Agency - London

This is a small but rapidly growing agency that work in true partnership with their clients to achieve mutual business objectives through a mix of brand and performance campaigns. They're not tied into any media buying agreements, meaning whatever media they buy provides the best possible media solution for their client, allowing for truly creative planning and an ethos of transparency for both their clients and internally within the agency.

They are looking for a planning account director to join them - the team is entrepreneurial, collaborative and passionate, and they're looking for someone like-minded to join them.

The role:

As the Account Director, your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the client accounts you are responsible for - this includes building and maintaining the client agency relationship and the growth of client accounts.
  • Overall responsibility for the strategic planning and buying of media for these clients, including presenting and selling plans to clients, working with trading teams and reporting on effectiveness.
  • Identifying, developing and converting new business opportunities with existing and future clients.
  • Managing and monitoring profitability for the client accounts you oversee, including regular performance reviews of the agency.
  • Having an interest in, and an awareness of media research, industry developments and market trends which affect and impact your clients.
  • Managing the work, performance and development of more junior team members.
  • Reporting financial and team data to senior leadership to enable future planning.


  • Have at least 5 years' experience planning and buying online and offline media campaigns.
  • Are an inspiring leader for your team, the wider agency, your clients and any other external partners.
  • Have a good understanding of your client's business and market, and how media can impact their success.
  • Are passionate about the development of your team, and understand the importance of growing an maintaining a great team culture.
  • Are commercially astute, and an effective negotiator.

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Amy Spring

Senior Consultant

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