Account Director - Sheffield

Hours: Full-time

Salary: Competitive (depending on experience)

We are looking for an Account Director to join our multi award-winning team. If you have loads of ambition and a vision to make a difference, we'd love for you to join the this fast-paced organisation that rewards ambition and fresh thinking.

The agency landscape is changing. From AI powered automation to a multitude of new platforms for creativity - clients and consumers are navigating new methods of engagement. We are seeking someone energised by the potential of what’s next.

We are looking for an individual who has experience across all channels, including content and film. This role offers the chance to shape the future success of leading brands in their sector.

The role

Your role will be a crucial mix of leading and managing a small team to ensure high quality service delivery and the developing of clients in order to achieve our ambitious growth targets. 

Using your extensive knowledge of your clients and their sectors, you will be able to proactively spot opportunities and be comfortable working with a global client. 

You will have proven experience of developing and growing client accounts, a solid understanding of branding and marketing, and a passion for inspiring great creative that can help your clients unlock their challenges. 

You'll be commercially driven and able to manage the detail through your team, whilst you focus on the big picture and overall client needs. You will have proven experience of managing and developing a team to achieve their best individually and collectively.

Who we’re looking for:
Extensive experience and exposure across a range of industry sectors and marketing disciplines, together with comprehensive experience agency side.  Specific skills required include:

Minimum of 5 years industry experience or an equivalent marketing position within in business sector
Demonstrated track record of client relationship development and service or equivalent within a business sector
Proven experience in managing and directing teams, working cross-functionally within an organization
Able to evidence the creation, development and implementation of marketing communications strategies and campaign planning.
Experience in all key areas of brand and marketing communications
Excellent project management skills plus an ability to multi-task proficiently.
Professional Marketing qualification (CIM or IDM) desirable.
A mix of analytical and creative capabilities.
Strong interpersonal/communication skills

Why Jaywing?
Jaywing is a brand activation agency with unique tech and data talents too. This makes it an incredible place to be a creative because your ideas will be born out of unique insights – alongside skills and tech that can measure their effectiveness too. Day-to-day you’ll be collaborating with strategists, art directors, designers, developers and producers – with the opportunity to work with specialists in performance technology and data. Between our team in Leeds and Sheffield there are over 80 talented people here creating ideas and experiences for brands every day – from campaigns that drive customer acquisition, to content that creates brand love and advocacy, and lots in between.

Our clients include first direct, Anytime Fitness, Castrol, Hermes, ADT, KPMG, The University of Sunderland and Jewson.

The wider business comprises of four locations in the UK and an office in Sydney. Jaywing can draw on the skills of over 400 dedicated social, search, contact and data specialists. It’s a business that’s growing, making it a great place to build your career.

We also offer fantastic benefits including our employee reward scheme 'Oodles', pension contribution, EAP scheme in addition to 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays). 

How to apply
Send a covering letter, CV and anything else you think showcases your talent to [email protected].