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Account Director job in Oxfordshire (491)

at Torpedo
Location Oxfordshire
Date Posted 10th August 2017
Category Client services
Job Type Full-time
Expiration Date 31/10/17

Description

Location:         Oxfordshire

Type:               Permanent

Salary:             Dependent on experience

 

 

Torpedo is an established and award winning creative agency based near Oxford with an impressive list of clients. We’re looking for an experienced and highly capable, hands-on Account Director to join our team.

 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a talented, creative and friendly team working within a converted barn on a varied range of exciting marketing campaigns and digital projects.

 

Role & responsibilities

  • Work closely with clients to develop an in-depth understanding of their business, products and marketing objectives.
  • Provide marketing guidance and consultancy to clients to add value to their business.
  • Recommend, plan and deliver dynamic integrated marketing programs across both online and off-line channels.
  • Be involved at all stages of the planning and creative process.
  • Take responsibility for day-to-day client relationships to ensure client satisfaction, retention and growth.
  • Manage and lead a team of Account Managers including performance and workload management.
  • Oversee team projects to ensure they are delivered on time and to budget.
  • Work with the Head of Client Services on account planning and opportunity development.
  • Active involvement in supporting new business opportunities including assisting with proposal writing and pitch preparation as required.
  • Brief and liaise closely with the internal design and digital teams plus external suppliers.
  • Work to tight deadlines whilst providing clients with exceptional service at all times.

 

Technical skills & experience

  • A creative thinker, with proven experience of developing strategic marketing plans and implementing integrated marketing and lead generation programmes across online and offline channels.
  • Extensive B2B multi-channel marketing experience with a proven background in a marketing or creative agency.
  • Experience of working across multiple sectors with a preferred focus on technology and software.
  • Proven experience of project managing multiple projects within tight timescales.
  • A confident, can-do attitude with excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong commercial and resource planning skills.
  • Previous experience of leading, managing and motivating a team.
  • An organised approach with excellent attention to detail.
  • Personable, approachable and able to inspire confidence in others.

 

 

Company description

 

Apart from us being a really fun and friendly bunch, here’s some other nice things we do for our team:

 

  • Modern agency environment with high-spec Macs, dual-screens and the latest tech.
  • Excellent location with free parking.
  • 25 days holiday (Increasing to 28 days after 5 years).
  • Private healthcare.
  • Dental insurance.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Conferences and training.
  • Regular social events.
  • Free fruit in the office every week.
  • Copious amounts of tea and coffee.
  • Tasty snacks and pick ’n’ mix sweets.
  • Cakes on your birthday.
  • Breakout area with large TV and games.
  • Sonos sound system with shared playlist.
  • Use of on-site swimming pool and tennis court.
  • Discounted gym membership.
  • Childcare vouchers.
  • Cycle to work bike scheme.
  • Free annual flu vaccination.

 

To apply, please send your CV to jobs@torpedogroup.com

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