Careers: Position Available – Account Director

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Careers: Position Available – Account Director

Represent are looking for an Account Director to join our exciting team in Edinburgh.

This is an exciting opportunity to join and become part of a forward thinking, rapidly growing, integrated public relations and digital marketing company.

Represent is a new brand, with years of extensive experience working with some of Scotland’s and UK’s most prestigious brands, we are very fortunate to have a very loyal client base.

This new senior appointment will be pivotal to deliver exceptional advice and service to our clients and to work alongside the MD and the board to develop the brand and grow the business.

This role is based in our new central Edinburgh HQ, preference is for applicants to be qualified to degree level, have exceptional project management skills, marketing and content development experience and be committed to highest level of customer care.

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

  • Have financial services experience, specifically across digital, direct and intermediary marketing
  • Have creative agency experience and be able to confidently direct projects and campaigns, with great client servicing and robust management of budgets, timings and resource
  • Have a strong business development acumen, always seeking ways to retain and grow clients
  • Have a strategic mind-set and creative flair, always hunting for sparky insights and ways to be creatively disruptive

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leading creative pitches in support of  new business along with senior management
  • Delivery of various marketing projects – design for print, direct marketing, digital and web projects, exhibition material, advertising (including press, outdoor and radio) etc
  • Creating strategy proposals and client developments plans for various clients
  • Working internally to improve processes and procedures, ensuring client satisfaction and further business
  • Be an excellent manager of people, managing and mentoring junior resource
  • Have a commercial savviness and entrepreneurial spirit, always looking for opportunities to generate new business, improve agency efficiencies and raise our profile.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

The person appointed will be:

  • Experienced, with a minimum of 5 years in a PR or Advertising, Digital Agency role and be looking to secure a position in an exciting, forward thinking company
  • Experience and knowledge in the following areas:
    • Be an accomplished digital marketer
    • Be an intuitive brand development person
    • Be amazingly resourceful and creative to meet the opportunities and challenges for our clients and their reputation, while contributing to the profitability of the agency
    • Be an excellent administrator and have experience of working with a CRM system
    • Be conscience of budget management for time and money for effective client management
  • Be able to demonstrate strong and efficient communication skills, while being pleasant and positive
  • Be an excellent time and project manager, able to manage multiple projects to meet deadlines
  • Be mindful of the company’s brand and reputation at all times, whether working with internal teams, professional advisors, suppliers and clients
  • Discrete and the ability to exert sound judgment and preserve confidentiality
  • Be a car owner, and hold a current and unblemished UK license
  • Be well presented and dressed in smart business dress code, you may be required to meet with agency partners, clients and customers

Role: Account Director
Contract: Full Time, permanent
Closing Date:
5pm, 14th April 2017

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