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Account Director

  • 13/12/22
  • Neg
  • 2414


Location: Dublin/ Hybrid
About your new employer:

  • One of the country’s largest and fastest growing media and communications agencies.
  • Work with some of the most famous and ambitious brands and organisations in Ireland including Sky, Lidl, IDL, Opel, Coca-Cola, Mars, Boots, St. Vincent de Paul and Allianz.
  • One of the world’s leading media communications specialists, employing 8,000 people in 125 offices across 100 countries.
  • Global client roster includes adidas, Coca-Cola (TCCC), Dell, Hasbro, Mars, NBC Universal, P&G, Richemont, Shell, Sony, Uber and Walgreens Boots Alliance.
  • Crowned Global Media Network of the Year by Adweek in 2021, Festival of Media Global and M&M Global, in addition to being Eurobest’s current Media Network of the Year and the most awarded agency at the WARC Media Awards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading specific accounts at a senior level; Lead projects and/or campaigns from strategic planning to implementation to reporting stage
  • Managing and maintaining a team on specific accounts – ensuring they are equipped to do their job; managing workflow and providing direction, motivation, and support to senior and junior account managers on assigned accounts
  • Co-ordination of team to deliver media plans – giving direction on audience analysis, media rationale, budget allocation
  • Manage strong supplier relationships, identifying opportunities early and developing innovations to suit our suite of clients
  • Knowledge of latest consumer trends, media, innovations
  • Development of strategic media thinking – consumer and industry trends
  • Delegating workload to wider team, and assist BD in monitoring progression junior members – training, mentoring, 1-2-1 sessions, KPI setting and delivery
  • Research, market analysis and consultancy – researching and presentation of Irish and international media market, audience analytics, trend analysis, competitive markets and competitor strategies
  • Financial responsibility for specific clients, assisting BD in monitoring of billings, fees, revenue growth, forecasting, liaising with accounts etc.
  • Play an active role in and sometimes lead new business tenders

Skills/Experience needed:

  • Excellent communication
  • Can confidently converse about the media world
  • Is forward thinking, analytical and practical in the application of data to briefs
  • Experience managing client project teams
  • Has an ability to work under pressure, delegate to their team and ensure they deliver against deadlines
  • Has strong presentation skills, leads meetings and deals with clients and partner agencies assertively at a senior level
  • Has an ability to share knowledge effectively, teach others best practice
  • Can manage and forecast budgets across the long-term in order

What you’ll get in return:

  • Healthcare and Life insurance
  • 24 days holidays + Christmas Holidays
  • L&D days, and a tailored Development plan
  • Hybrid working model

Get in touch:

If you are interested in hearing more about this job, please apply here or email your CV to to arrange a call! Looking forward to hearing from you

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