Previous job - B2B Tech Account Director

Although there are varied levels of experience and ability, an Account Director's duties are pretty similar no matter which agency you work for, so we'll outline the obvious before you can skip to the description in 'Company Info' of what the strategy-led, integrated tech agency, Chameleon, will give you that your current position doesn't.

Working on B2B tech programmes across 6 key sectors: Clean Tech, Consumer & Lifestyle, Financial Services, Retail & Marketing, Enterprise IT & Telecommunications and Healthcare (Med Devices), the duties will consist of:

Account planning and reporting - Includes: Planning campaigns with agreed, measured objectives with client / Allocation of hours to team / Budget management and tracking / Measuring delivery, deadlines, budgets and team, responding to any changes needed to achieve results

Strategic counsel and creativity - Includes: Consistently monitoring and developing knowledge of market sectors, competitors and industry trends to enable discussion and counsel, ensuring expert status and trust / Nurturing a creative approach to online and offline programmes and coverage generation.

- Relationship Management - Includes: Building relationships with key contacts 'offline' / Sourcing information through meetings, events and networks to add value and thought to client meetings / Proactively reviewing client relationships.

Increasing Existing Business - Includes: Ensuring you and your team continually look for opportunities to grow the client to ensure additional spend in non-PR services, campaigns, launches, more resource allocation / Leading pitching of larger scale new business opportunities and assisting others too / Ensuring all new business proposals budgets are double checked and match agreed terms.

New Business - Includes: Deliver agreed new business targets / Be central to creation and delivery of new business pitches / Contribute to NB brainstorms and discussions / Attend pitches and present to a winning standard / Compile and record your new business opportunities.

Quality Control - Includes: Leading by example with consistent high quality of work / Dealing with any client work 'quality' issues in your team with initiative, coaching, proactivity and intelligence.

- Team Leadership - Motivating the team to deliver great client counsel and go the extra mile to achieve results with creativity / Contribute to team member reviews and make recommendations based upon performance and skills.

Job Package

Highly competitive and, depending on the value you demonstrate, the basic would be between £40k - £60k + Benefits (health, pension, phone, laptop, duvet days etc.). Added to this you are allocated a personal training budget.

Person Profile

Chameleon are a team that have been selected, trained and mentored to be the best in the business by the best in the business. Whether you're a SAM ready to become an AD or an AD looking to further your skill-set, the desire to challenge yourself, stimulate your intellect, be taken seriously and do the same for others is vital.

You will possess:

A degree from a leading university.
A keen intellect and an attitude to continuously learn and evolve.
Curiosity.
Be strategically minded and want to get under the skin of client's economic and business environment.
A 'go-getting' personality.
The ability to absorb information quickly and work in a fast-paced environment.
Be open, honest and mature to self-evaluate and challenge.
Be completely engaged in the development of yourself and those around you.
A results driven achiever, who understands that quality is more important that quantity.

Interview Process

Chameleon respect the fact that any interview is designed for both parties to make an informed decision. You will be encourage to examine your thought processes, experience and attitude, rather than give so-called 'right' or 'wrong' answers, by talking through various competencies. They, in-turn, will ensure you have all the information about their business about what they will give to the successful candidate.

There will also be a writing test - Details of which will be given when necessary.

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Chameleon
* Salary Guide
£40,000-£60,000
West London
Job Ref: 49681

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