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Account Director (Agency) - 12 Month Maternity Cover Contract

Account Director (Agency) - 12 Month Maternity Cover Contract

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    Lauren Fahy

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    over 2 years ago

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Account Director (Agency), 12-month Maternity Cover Contract

If you are a seasoned agency account director, this is a great opportunity to join a passionate and collaborative team to cover a 12-month maternity leave.

Your key deliverables will include:

  • Serve as a key Account Director for both our established clients and new business development
  • Develop, implement, manage and evaluate a variety of client projects and campaigns, ensuring projects are completed on time
  • Demonstrate long term, effective success in developing and delivering scaled brand strategy, planning, and research in an agency environment
  • Deliver clear client briefings, working closely with the Creative teams to meet and exceed client objectives and requirements, on time.
  • Have a strategic view of how insights (brand, media, consumer) drive brand performance and cross-channel campaign executions
  • Identify opportunities to constantly improve the quality of thinking applied to client business
  • Oversee, lead and participate in client strategic sessions, pitches, proposals and budget planning
  • Liaise directly with clients on a daily basis to support their needs
  • Project administration and lead internal post-project reviews, analysis and close-out

Experience required:

  • Marketing degree or similar qualification.
  • 5 to 7 years’ experience in an agency in a Strategy, Account Management or Project Management role
  • Experience working on multiple projects and managing priorities organisation and project management skills.
  • The ideal candidate is able to create a brief with insights and have the ability to work with the creative team and provide clear direction.
  • A drive to succeed with a strategic outlook and commercial awareness.
  • Ability to manage projects within strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • A track record of overachieving against defined metrics (quarterly targets and reviews).
  • Technical expertise and ability to acquire knowledge of new products and services.
  • Exceptional organisational, time management, presentation, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Enthusiasm and energy, with high levels of initiative and drive, and a great positive can-do attitude.
  • Excellent attention to detail and presentation skills.
  • Expertise in Excel, Word, PowerPoint is required with skills in InDesign and Adobe CC desirable.


Contact Lauren Fahy on or 01 582 4483 for a confidential discussion.

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