Account Director



Very attractive with superb benefits

We are currently working with an award-winning Youth Engagement Agency who help brands, charities and government organisations connect with the dynamic world of under 25s.  We’re looking for an experienced Account Director to cover a one-year maternity contract based in the Edinburgh office

Reporting to the Group Account Director, this role will be supported by an Account Manager and focus on developing, leading and delivering effective integrated marketing programmes, predominantly within the education sector.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage diverse, complex and integrated education programmes and projects to ensure successful delivery and very satisfied clients
  • Programmes may involve one or more of the following components:
  • Educational materials
  • Market research and evaluation
  • CSR (corporate and social responsibility) objectives and content
  • Sponsorship, partnership marketing or PR
  • School engagement and activation
  • Manage client relationships to ensure high levels of expectation are exceeded
  • Manage creative and production suppliers including freelance staff when appropriate and negotiating costs where appropriate
  • Develop and managing budgets ranging between £40k - £500k

The ideal candidate will be:

  • An accomplished account handler from an agency background (4+years’ experience is required)
  • Interested in applying marketing knowledge and project management experience to develop programmes that deliver commercial, brand and social impacts 
  • Experienced in leading high profile and dynamic multi-channel programmes for leading brands
  • Passionate about creating a positive impact for young people  
  • Strategic and commercially minded
  • A driver of business development
  • A strong people manager, proactively building and supporting team members in their development

This is a terrific opportunity for an experienced Account handler to work in a hugely interesting role within a thriving agency.  Get in touch for more info.

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If you'd like more information on this opportunity, please get in touch today!

Jackie Anderson, Head of Agency, Principal Consultant

Call 0131 553 8054

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