Account Director- Maternity Contract

  • Type


  • Level


  • Department

    Account Management

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

About the person

We’re looking for...a passionate Account Director with a strong heritage of developing and implementing brand-led creative campaigns across a range of comms and platforms.

*This is a maternity leave contract for up to 12 months, starting in March.

About the role

As Account Director, you are responsible for protecting and growing the agency’s relationships with its current client base, focusing and employing the agency’s resources to effectively and profitably serve existing clients while developing the skills and talents of the account management staff.


  • Establish and build strong personal and working relationships with designated client contacts and make certain the agency maintains a “web” of contact throughout the organisation
  • Create new opportunities, grow existing accounts, and work with strategy to build a vision and roadmap for the future.
  • Contribute to the creation of each client’s strategy
  • Create original and innovative solutions that help the client to move their business forward.
  • Effectively and confidently balance the dual expectations and business goals of the client and agency as well as the expectations of multiple clients and agency teams
  • Anticipate and address potential client relationship or revenue issues, advising agency management in time for the agency to act proactively


  • At least 5 years’ experience within an agency environment.
  • A proven track record in a client-facing account management role.
  • A track record in successfully identifying and winning new opportunities.
  • Experience in pitching and presenting information to clients. Speak and write with a clear, concise point-of-view.
  • Experience in devising and selling creative products, services and strategies.
  • A track record in successfully selling, managing and reporting on multiple high profile accounts to time, quality, budget and client satisfaction.
  • An open and innovative approach.
  • A structured approach to documenting, planning and managing accounts.
  • A strong communicator and capable of teaching other more junior members of the team to be more persuasive writers and presenters.
  • Exceptional organisational skills.

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