Account Director

Manchester, Salary:Negotiable

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About Social Chain

This is Social Chain. A global social media agency. We deliver tangible results that have a long term transformational impact on progressive brands. We use the latest technology to drive strategy, the right minds to inspire creativity, and over 386 million people to maximise distribution. We currently have offices in Manchester, London, New York and Berlin. Interested in joining us? We’re always looking out for the next generation of talent to join our expansive team of creatives. We’re not looking for generic CVs, we’re looking for originality and a proven passion that grabs our attention.

Job Description

As an Account Director, you will contribute to a high calibre team in a business that is experiencing rapid and dramatic growth.  This requires a self-starter who can not only build strong relationships but also create and execute a business plan and operate within Social Chain’s rapidly evolving commercial landscape.  Success in this position will require a blend of strong consultative sales approach, analytical skills, with experience in commercially focussed client services in a team environment

Candidate Requirements

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Understand the impact of changes happening within your clients business and how clients are adapting the way they go to market
  • Identify and prioritise business opportunities, build pitches and close with clients
  • Create persuasive presentations using market trends, case studies, and Social Chain solutions
  • Develop and implement best practice for client interaction, sales, and services, including a good understanding of working with advertisers and media/creative agencies
  • Ensure that clients receive the highest level of operational customer service
  • Analyse campaign performance, build case studies and recommended future solutions
  • Translate business objectives into campaign strategy, proposing campaign structures and implementing a measurement solution
  • Oversee the management of planning, execution and ongoing reporting/optimisation of campaigns/activity
  • Act as a leader to a team of account managers and account executives.  Ensuring that clear progression plans are in place and the team are motivated to achieve
    Maintain knowledge of digital marketing, technology and Social Chain solutions
  • Exceed sales goals for yourself and team
  • Accurate forecasting
  • Represent Social Chain at relevant events

Additional Info

Must Haves

  • Creativity
  • Great presentation skills
  • Growth mindset
  • Passionate about social media
  • Organised and structured
  • Proven problem solver
  • Experience within digital, media, creative or PR agency