Account Director

We are looking for a new business lead; a people-person with a passion for managing and developing internal teams and proven experience running and growing businesses, acting as the lead partner to senior clients and producing award worthy socially-led creative work.

What does the role involve?

  • Strategic thinking; this role is about providing senior clients with expert social strategic consultancy and advice, while being able to direct internal workflows and deliver best in class solutions;
  • Working with leadership around staff development, team structures, forward planning and financial forecasting, while achieving profitability and revenue targets;
  • Staying abreast of the industry for emerging trends and creative practices, educating not only your own team but also the wider team at We Are Social. We also look to you to continually keep your clients updated and engaged with relevant industry practices;
  • Leading both your client accounts and your teams. You will need to use appropriate interpersonal and communication styles to motivate, inspire and guide your teams towards achievement.

Who are we looking for?

  • Someone who embodies our agency’s core values; social, honest, passionate and inspiring;
  • Empathetic; someone with adaptive leadership tendencies, capable of changing behaviour to accommodate different tasks, situations and individuals;
  • Someone with clear industry expertise combined with confident and proactive decision making to show clear and coherent leadership to your clients;
  • Someone skilled at leading and managing client accounts, ensuring that clients needs and expectations are met and even exceeded through in-depth understanding of our clients businesses.
  • Someone who continually looks for ways to grow the size of our business with existing clients and with new prospective opportunities.
  • Someone with outstanding project management skills who can develop a team’s ability to set a clear course of strategic action and deliver work on time, to budget and to an exceptionally high standard.
  • Someone with exceptional communication and presentations skills, an excellence in proposal writing and expert negotiation skills.

To apply, please send your CV and details to