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Account Director, Ref:1272

  • Job added:   1 September 2013
  • Salary :   to £40,000 + Benefits
  • Location :   Central London
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Company :   Copeland Select
  • Contact :   Julia Pennington

This is a fantastic opportunity to work on a leading, premium brand automotive retail marketing account.

Our client, a London Marketing Agency, is seeking an Account Director to join their team. You will lead a small team of account handlers and manage retail marketing briefs from the client. You will have regular meetings with the client to take briefs and then manage the creative process. You will work primarily on new car marketing campaigns in line with the manufacturer’s quarterly campaigns. There will also be occasional bespoke campaigns to address particular marketing needs.

You will need to be experienced in managing high-level face to face client meetings and be confident as the ‘face’ of the account. You will probably currently be an Account Director or Senior Account Manager in an agency, however Candidates from a client-side background in the automotive sector would also be welcomed.

• Fulfilling the role of key client contact
• Providing innovative and effective marketing solutions for the Retail network
• Managing ad hoc projects for clients
• Producing and delivering client presentations on a regular basis
• Liaising closely with media and creative agency partners
• Personnel development and management
• Identifying and acting upon new business opportunities

The successful candidate will have:
• A track record in a marketing role – either client or agency-side
• Confident and experience in managing high-level client meetings
• Excellent face to face presentation skills
• The ability to lead the account
• Previous automotive marketing experience gained in either a retail, agency or manufacturer role would be ideal but is not essential
• Educated to degree level or equivalent
• Strong communication skills
• Process driven
• To work well as a member of a team
• Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
• Effective budget control
• The ability to think laterally

To be considered for this role, please forward your CV and a covering letter to Julia Pennington at Copeland Select, Automotive Recruitment.

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