Account Director - WFH during Covid-19

Starts ASAP
Duration Full Time
Status Full-Time
Rate $90K DOE
Our Agency client is currently seeking an Account Director to join their team.

This is a remote role working EST hours. Ideally this person will be within commuting distance to Stamford, CT for occasional client meetings.

The Account Director will be responsible for:
- You will be the ultimate brand champion and program lead for a dedicated global skincare client, across five brands focusing on the US market
- The Account Director will be the most senior person on the account and will oversee the social media team which is a team of 5 people.
- Oversee client service and social media strategy for all 5 skincare brands
- Work cross-functionally with internal and external teams to support program delivery
- Understanding the client needs and objectives, and delivering exceptional quality strategy, industry insights, program oversight, results and recommendations to meet and exceed client goals
- Directly responsible for the P&L and ensure the account is profitable
- Provide mentorship, coaching and leadership for Social Media Community Managers
- Manage the client relationship and identify opportunities to develop the account

The Social Media Account Director will have:
- 7+ years of experience in agency client / account management
- Experience working on social media brands
- Bachelors degree is required
- Experience successfully managing projects and growing relationships with enterprise-level clients, and working with cross-functional teams and agency partners
- Knowledgeable and passionate about current communications, social and content marketing trends
- Understanding of social media and content marketing trends and best practices
- Experience developing strategic recommendations for social media, digital activations and KPIs
- High attention to detail and strong organizational skills with the ability to deliver high quality work, multi-task and meet deadlines
- Experience managing one or more P&L
- Exceptional written and verbal communication
- Effectively presents ideas and recommendations
- Experience motivating and leading a team
- Solutions-oriented with a strategic mindset
- Team player, ability to work collaboratively across departments and with senior leadership
- Exceptionally results-driven, responsible and accountable
- Ability to actively listen and liaise with clients in a professional manner, takes pride in exceptional customer service
- Active participant and leader in team settings including client working sessions, internal brainstorming and training
- Google AdWords certification is a bonus
- Strong knowledge in Microsoft Office 365

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc187@jobalert.creativecircle.com


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