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Account Director – Brand Planning & Insights

  • Dublin
  • 03/01/18
  • Neg
  • 703


On behalf of a multi award winning creative agency, we are seeking a talented and experienced Account Director. Applicants should have a track record in working with top brands for a minimum of 6 years, and be able to showcase a portfolio of successful campaigns that they personally managed.

Please note that this is a hybrid role insofar it not only has responsibility for managing client relationships, but also for Brand and Strategic planning, therefore requires a candidate who can do both, and enjoys this multifunctional type of role. This role offers candidates the opportunity to not only apply their planning skills, but take control of major accounts and there is a fantastic trajectory on offer for the right person.

The ideal candidate:

  • Can document a successful career in Creative, Branding, Marketing or Advertising agencies, showing good tenure in each role.
  • It is preferable that you have worked with large or global brands, ideally some of you/your team’s work has been nominated for/won awards.
  • Highly analytical and experienced with producing reports on Customer and Brand Insights.
  • Commercial mindset – you enjoy winning new business and growing accounts.
  • First class presentation skills; you can communicate proposals and insights to clients and stakeholders.
  • Solid creative/brand planning skills and a design-thinking mindset.
  • Great client relationship management skills; you forge and maintain excellent long term client relationships and are respected in the industry.
  • Stakeholder management and influencing skills are essential in this role.
  • You understand the integrated marketing mix and how each channel has impact on the overall communications strategy for Brands.
  • Will be keen to help shape and futureproof the direction of the agency, and aspires to seat on the SMT or Board in the future.
  • It is anticipated that you are highly networked within the industry and ideally in a position to leverage an excellent network of connections.
  • You are ambitious, with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude and have a sunny disposition. You enjoy working as part of an upbeat and dynamic team and people enjoy working alongside you.

To discuss this role, and hear more about the job specification and candidate profile, contact Ellie in confidence on 016344888 or mail me at to arrange a chat.

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