ACCOUNT DIRECTOR (GAMING)

Phil Rands

£53–55k Pro- rata DOE + Excellent Bens (CONTRACT) – London, EC1N / Hybrid Working

An Account Director is needed to join an independent agency, who work with some of the biggest brands in gaming and entertainment. Working alongside the Business Director and the rest of the client services team you will support day-to-day delivery and find opportunities to grow the accounts. With a focus on social, you will be someone who loves autonomy, ownership, and opportunity, to partner with clients to make exceptional work.
This role is a fixed-term contract to start ASAP until December (with a view to extend to April 2022) – Freelancers will also be considered. 
For more than a decade, this leading agency has delivered outstanding results for Nintendo, Riot Games (League of Legends), Ubisoft, Sega, Verizon Media and most recently Zynga. With offices in London & LA, they globally employ 70+ specialists covering strategy, creative, social, content, experiential, OOH, and TV.  They are now seeking a highly proactive Account Director to manage multiple client accounts for big brands. 
Joining as the Account Director you will manage the day-to-day client relationships, acting as a senior point of contact, whilst overseeing and co-ordinating the internal team. Whether you are delivering client briefings and workshops, attending project briefings, creating a yearly client plan, overseeing concept development, taking briefs, understanding client challenges or developing excellent client relationships, it will be your impressive knowledge of, and passion for, all things digital marketing, that delivers outstanding results for clients. 
To qualify… We are looking for an Account Director / Senior Account Manager / AD / SAM or similar who can demonstrate:
  • Hands-on-agency experience as an Account Director working with big brands, managing multiple client accounts and the client-agency relationship.
  • An impressive knowledge of, and passion for, all things digital marketing, with strong knowledge around social media.
  • A Track record of forging strong senior client relationships that led to revenue growth and client retention.
  • The ability to plan and strategies at a senior level.
  • A persuasive and confident approach to creative projects.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Effective team management capabilities.
  • A keen attention to detail and budgetary restraints.
  • Full awareness of creative processes and techniques – including digital platforms.
  • Previous experience as a Project and Account Manager in a creative agency background.
In return the Account Director can expect a fantastic benefits package that includes working on big game titles, early- finish August Fridays, Christmas and summer parties you’ll want to post about, breakfast, fruit, massages, Friday beers and much more, all within an office populated by extremely passionate digital natives who thrive on producing exceptional solutions in an environment they truly love to be in.