Account Director

Job title: Account Director
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Atlanta
Discipline: Marketing
Remote: No
Reference: 417674
Contact name: Casey Broday
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Account Director

Account Director Overview:

The Account Director will act as leader across several key businesses. They are responsible for inspiring the agency team, including 3-4 direct reports, and our clients in developing the most creative and effective solutions for their brands.

The best candidate will be both a big thinker with a strategic mindset able to nurture national CPG brands and someone with a keen sense for detail, able to manage a fast paced, always on, retail brand. They are an effective communicator and a trusted partner with strong collaboration skills. Production experience across all channels a must.

Account Director Responsibilities:
Strategic business leader
- Develop strong relationships with internal stakeholders and client partners to ensure business is thriving and growing
- Act as the expert on client’s business, marketing activity and future goals to identify opportunities, inform recommendations, formulate future plans, and anticipate and resolve challenges
- Champion the best work and create an environment for the best work, both internally and externally, in a way that fosters respect, collaboration, and solutions to drive the best business recommendations and results
- Act as the internal CEO/CFO/CMO of each business (appropriately knowledgeable of all projects, financials, opportunities)
- Responsible for setting goals for each business (internally and with clients), tracking and managing to them

Manage direct reports on projects, career guidance, and provide feedback and coaching aimed at individual growth
- Champion goals/mission and link to Client goals as appropriate
- Create a culture of empathy and straight talk –with internal partners and clients
- Participate in new business, as appropriate

Account Director Requirements:
- 7+ years of industry experience
- Driven to create, inspire, and support the best marketing and advertising 

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