Account Director

Are you an experienced account service leader with a passion for client service and brand building? Do the opportunities afforded by our ever-evolving marketing landscape excite you? Do you listen first and roll up your sleeves to help your team and clients succeed? If so, Brighton Agency is looking for an Account Director with 10 to 15 years of experience to help build our business by helping our clients build theirs.

Reporting to the Group Account Director, the Account Director serves as the primary client contact and strategic account lead. You’ll drive development of innovative strategies and oversee the execution of those strategies and supporting tactics for some of the leading companies in a variety of industries including pet care, consumer products and agriculture.

The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced agency environment, pivot comfortably in response to changing business dynamics and help teams balance multiple workflows. This is an opportunity to highlight your deep knowledge of marketing and strategy while ensuring projects are impactful and executed on time and on budget.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build and manage business across multiple clients and industries, serving as a trusted advocate and strategic partner
  • Work with special teams and subject matter experts across the agency to drive business forward
  • Lead multiple mid-to-large size projects from start to finish including managing timelines, communicating with clients and leading the internal process (estimate creation, strategy development, project management and file delivery)
  • Meet and liaise with clients to develop relationships, identify objectives and opportunities and discuss strategic approaches to their business
  • Develop a deep understanding of our clients and their industries to provide solutions that achieve business objectives
  • Work across teams to execute marketing strategies that provide direction for creative, digital and other communication efforts designed to deliver on-target results
  • Manage client budgets and invoices effectively while also ensuring profitability
  • Maintain and hit accurate client forecasts
  • Supervise team members and delegate responsibilities while meeting deadlines
  • Take responsibility for team personnel development, training and growth
  • Lead new business and organic growth opportunities


DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • 10 to 15 years of account management experience in an agency or corporate marketing setting; a B.S. degree or higher in marketing, communications or related area required
  • Agriculture, pet care or CPG experience a plus
  • Ability to build marketing/communication/strategic plans for clients
  • Proficiency in revenue forecasts and managing multiple client budgets
  • Exceptional writing and oral communication skills, including leading client presentations
  • Strong budget management and finance skills
  • Experience in digital marketing and media including data analytics, social media or paid media
  • Ability to illustrate results and go the extra mile for clients
  • Simultaneously manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional attention to detail and time-management skills with the ability to work with a wide range of personalities and audiences
  • Ability to develop marketing and brand plans and be confident in creating and recommending strategic business solutions
  • Ability to thrive independently and as a team member in a creative, friendly and fast-paced environment
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office software, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint


Qualified candidates can apply below.

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