Account Director

  • Type

    Full-time

  • Level

    Senior

  • Department

    Account Management

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

About the person

As the leading creative agency in Ireland, Rothco (part of Accenture Interactive) is always striving to create work that engages the world. The successful Account Director will have the foresight, experience and drive to deliver on this mission. You will build and grow the creative, strategic and commercial ambition of your Clients business and manage a team who deliver on that ambition for the Client and Rothco. We pride ourselves on being a diverse Gang in the Client Group but a definite key trait of all of us is our high standards. We believe our best work is ahead of us and in our new Account Director, we are looking for someone who believes the same.

So if this sounds like you and you have the following skills and experience, we’d really like to hear from you.


Responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility for running your Client accounts which includes maintaining and pushing the highest standards of creativity, creative & strategic thinking and commercial efficiencies on a daily basis.
  • Grow and maintain the Client accounts you are responsible for.
  • Lead & direct your Client Group team and the project Gang with a holistic view of the project and account.
  • Establish and own strong personal & working relationships with designated Client contacts. Striving to protect and grow the agency’s relationships with its current client base.
  • Work with the Business Directors and MDs to grow existing and potential Client business.
  • Balance the dual expectations and business goals of the Client and agency. Anticipating and addressing potential Client relationship & revenue issues.
  • Lead with confidence, authority and level-headed decision-making as the agency’s leadership voice on assigned accounts. Whilst leading the positive, spirited debate of ideas and points-of-view in order to push the agency to achieve our goals.
  • Participate in the active management of you your Client Group team, recognizing their strengths and helping them develop further.
  • Be responsible for maximising Agency revenue, growing Client business and participating in new business activities.
  • Work with the senior leadership team across the agency to continual grow and optimise our business offering and standards.

Requirements

  • Be a champion of creating & delivering world class work
  • Relish leading a multidisciplinary team
  • Be a creative and strategic thinker
  • Have a high EQ with an open mind to Clients business challenges
  • Be a confident presenter, comfortable holding a room up to C-Suite level.
  • Be able to problem solve with agility.
  • Be a clear effective and proactive communicator
  • Have high levels of commercial acumen
  • At least 6 years relevant experience
  • A proven track record of delivering work that makes a difference to Clients business
  • Proven experience in successfully owning, maintaining and growing Client relationships
  • Proven experience of developing high performance multi-disciplinary teams
  • Proven experience in creating and managing comms campaigns for Clients
  • Proven experience in creating and managing digital & social comms for Clients
  • Proven commercial and business success on Clients business
  • Proven experience in day to day Client and account management

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