Account Director

Industry Specialisation:
FMCG, Healthcare & Medical, Marketing, Sales & Marketing
Industry Sector
Salary negotiable
Contract Type:

The Client

Our client is an established leading agency, specialising in brand innovation and design, producing outstanding creative solutions for some of the world’s biggest brands. Working in partnership with their clients, their expertise within brand identity, creativity and fresh insights delivers innovative design solutions that create, develop and nurture brands to their full potential, whilst connecting with consumers and influencing their purchase decisions. 

A tight-knit and collaborative team they work with a variety of well-known global FMCG clients and big brands, across food and drink, household goods, stationery, toiletries, hosiery and medicine.

The Role of the Account Director

Reporting to the Managing Director, this Account Director will spearhead new business initiatives while overseeing project execution and client relationships. For this pivotal role, you’ll be a strategic thinker with a knack for cultivating strong partnerships and driving revenue growth.

Key Responsibilities for the Account Director

  • Contribute to the business growth of the agency
  • Establish, build and cultivate strong relationships with senior points of contact and key decision-makers
  • Proactively leverage new business opportunities, working closely with the new business agency
  • Drive the strategic direction and development of client accounts
  • Ensure end-to-end client service, taking briefs and driving them through the business to the point of billing
  • Ensure projects are completed within the original scope of work, meeting deadlines, budgets and KPIs.
  • Grow existing accounts, identifying improvements and opportunities for growth
  • Developing strong client relationships, managing their expectations, and becoming a valued and respected member of their extended marketing team. 

Skills and Experience for the Account Director

  • Lead new business activities, from prospecting to pitching, to expand their client portfolio

  • Foster enduring relationships with senior stakeholders and decision-makers

  • Drive strategic direction and growth for client accounts, ensuring exceptional end-to-end service

  • Manage project scopes, budgets, and deadlines to deliver exceptional results

  • Identify opportunities for organic growth within existing accounts

  • Cultivate trust and confidence with clients, becoming an indispensable extension of their marketing team


  • 20 days annual leave plus closure of office between Christmas and New Year
  • Pension scheme
  • Opportunities to learn, develop and progress
  • Christmas and summer socials