Title PLanning Account Director
Categories Campaign Management, Digital Marketing, Media Agency-Cross Media/ Offline, Media Agency-Digital
Location London UK

The Candidate

Passionate: Demonstrate real enthusiasm for understanding clients’ businesses and developing effective and innovative media solutions

Agile: Be quick thinking and responsive to the changing media marketplace; understand that the best solution to a client brief yesterday isn’t necessarily the best solution today

Collaborative: Develop the best possible working relationships internally with other Maxus teams and externally with media owners and agency partners; understand that the best ideas come from working together

Entrepreneurial: Be restless; develop solutions for client briefs that don’t exist yet. Pioneer new answers and ways of working; propose ways of making the agency a better place to work; never be satisfied

The Opportunity

Team Management

  • Inspire and motivate your team. Behave like a leader. Ensure that your team work in a professional manner.
  • Ensure that all team members are provided with support and guidance in their day to day work and in their career development.
  • Establish and run effective internal communication within the group – e.g. status meetings.
  • Create annual development plans for your team (with assistance from line manager) with clear tasks, responsibilities and measurable objectives.
  • Full involvement in the appraisal process of the team members.
  • To be involved in the process of recruiting new group members.

New Business/Marketing

  • Play key role in new business pitching
  • ‘Market’ the groups work internally and (alongside marketing team) externally
  • Responsible for initial drafting of team entries for mainstream awards (e.g. Mediaweek, Campaign)
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