Account Director

Job description

The role is for an Account Director within one of our award-winning client services teams and the successful candidate should not only have strong media expertise but also excellent communication and leadership skills. They will be responsible for managing people within the team and be at the centre of ensuring that all our client’s work is delivered to a high standard.
1. The Account Director will have the ability to directly influence the strategic output for clients within the team and will be at the heart of ensuring that strong media implementation is delivered for all campaigns. You will be central to producing innovative media solutions and directing all stakeholders within the agency, to ensure strong outputs.
2. The role will give the successful candidate the opportunity to manage and train junior members of staff and set clear objectives for them, to help them progress within the business.
3. The Account Director will act as a source of advice for senior clients and can work with all levels in the agency, meaning that you get great job satisfaction from being a pivotal figure on all your client’s business.

The Package

✅ Office in the heart of Leith Docks
✅ Vibrant culture
✅ Hybrid/flexible working
✅ Annual volunteering day
✅ 25 days holiday (up to 30 days with service) + birthday day off
✅ Refreshments and breakfast provided
✅ Well-being allowance towards an activity of your choice
✅ Private medical options
✅ Summer hours and early finish on a Friday

The Agency

We are a global communications agency leading with breakthrough thinking, building explosive growth for brands, and helping our clients see the bigger picture. Our daring global network of 10,000 influencers help our clients breach traditional boundaries in media, uncover novel ideas, and unleash exponential growth. EssenceMediacom challenges conventional thinking to build, propel, and supercharge our clients’ businesses at scale and lead our industry in critical areas such as diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability.
EssenceMediacom understands that our people are tasked with big goals: building breakthrough growth for brands and leading with breakthrough thinking in our industry. Our people are at the heart of this work because their ideas will enable us to decode the intersections of people, content, and technology to bring our aspirations to life. Our success is down to our eclectic, diverse, and talented people. EssenceMediacom is a place for us to grow our careers and expand our horizons. EssenceMediacom is committed to building an agency culture that supports our people, puts diversity at the forefront of our operations, and creates opportunity for all. This collective culture will be our “new power” where ideas are freely exchanged, and collaboration is actively encouraged in a place where you can innovate in our hyperconnected world.