Account Director

Manchester, England, United Kingdom | Client Services | Full-time

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Pride in what we do. In what our work does. In how it changes lives. In making a difference around the world. In making a difference in our neighbourhood. In what we believe. In how we’ve grown. In who we are. And how we stand together.

Everything this company achieves, every life it saves, every penny it makes, every policy it changes, every award it wins, is down to everyone that works here.

We are Havas Lynx Group; a team of over 500 people in Manchester and London, with a history of over 30 years and an ever evolving future. Take a look at our social media channels for a glimpse of what we get up to via @havaslynxeu on Instagram and Havas Lynx Group on YouTube and Facebook. 

Our role

The role of Account Director will see you take ownership of your accounts, with a focus on client satisfaction, business development, profitability and staff performance. As an Account Director, you will ensure that your clients receive the highest individual attention and that we deliver projects on time, on budget and on brief. You will lead the consultation on key strategic communication ensuring contextual suitability, exceptional creative work and industry-first innovation and quality in all campaigns. You will lead and inspire your team in their professional and personal development.

Role responsibilities

  • You will build meaningful and trusting relationships with your clients ensuring you position Havas Lynx as their strategic partner.
  • You will immerse yourself in your client’s business and industry in order to be best placed to deliver quality campaigns and lead your team by example.
  • You will be instrumental in shaping the strategy and judging creative concepts in relevance to the original brief.
  • You will have a proactive approach to identifying and initiating business opportunities with new and existing clients.
  • You will take ownership for the management of your team; leading by example and supporting their individual needs.
  • You will manage the wider production team; ensuring your team work cohesively to ensure that work is managed accurately in terms of timescales and budgets.
  • You will be responsible for the financial health of your accounts, proactively identifying and resolving any issues and escalating these to the Client Services Director when appropriate.

What we offer:

  • ‘Thoughtful Working’ post pandemic – split remote and office-based working (pilot programme)
  • 20 days holiday, plus additional 3-day discretionary Christmas shutdown, offered on top of your annual leave
  • Increasing holiday allowance connected to length of service (with the option to buy more)
  • Early Friday finish throughout the year
  • Extra early Friday finish during summer months
  • Late Monday start during winter months
  • Wellness Wednesdays with extended lunch hours
  • Wellbeing programme – yoga, football, running club, hiking and more
  • Season ticket interest free loans for travel
  • #LXAcademy – our huge bespoke training programme for personal and professional development
  • Life insurance
  • Company pension
  • Medicash healthcare benefit
  • Enhanced parental return to work scheme
  • Office dogs
  • In office drink trolley Fridays
  • And the best, fully paid for, company parties and socials!

 

This advertised post is with Havas Lynx, part of the Havas Health network. More information can be found at www.havaslynx.com. You can also follow us on Twitter and Instagram via @HAVASLYNXEU for regular updates.

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