Account Director

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Purpose:

With influencer marketing now taking a more integral place in brands marketing plans, Billion Dollar Boy have won new business and increased the volume of work from their longer standing clients. We are looking for very experienced Account Directors to join BDB and manage and grow a large team and business unit of the agency. 

The current Account Management team is growing and these senior hires are to ensure we are developing more sophisticated processes, instil brilliant Account Management basics  and training to achieve the most exciting and excellent campaigns/ results. The role will involve building and owning client relationships, pastoral care, as well as shaping the future growth of the team and department.

Job Overview:

The Account Director ensures the smooth production of campaigns – from briefing design and creative, to managing budgets and a team. 

The candidates would be driven by producing the best work to the best standards, and possess the ability to lead, develop and empower a team to be motivated to achieve this.

There is a strong culture at BDB built on the four values of quality, innovation, collaboration and integrity. 

Typical activities

  • Managing, growing and training a team of account handlers and multiple clients (both retained and project based).
  • Developing relationships with senior clients and growing the accounts on both creatively and financially.
  • Leading, planning and overseeing the work and output on your assigned accounts.
  • Inputting to new business pitches.
  • Planning and forecasting for your team and accounts.
  • Training and developing the team ensures the detail of the campaign is exemplary and processes are efficient.
  • Negotiates contracts and fees with marketing directors and client procurement personnel.
  • Manages the work, performance and professional development of team members.
  • Leading and inspiring those outside of the core team, including creative teams and those in other agencies working on the same account.
  • Report key financial and team data to the agency’s senior leadership, finance and human resources departments.
  • Maintains a detailed awareness of relevant market trends affecting their accounts, and developments in the wider advertising and communications industry.

Required Skill Set:

  • 1 + years experience in the role of Account Director.
  • Significant experience in professional client relationship management.
  • Demonstration of ensuring Account Management 101 at all touchpoints : excellent attention to detail, high client satisfaction, process implementation, financial management, excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ideally has experience working on influencer campaigns but will need to demonstrate social first thinking. 
  • The ability to plan and strategise at a senior level.
  • Vision to develop teams and grow business.
  • A persuasive and confident approach to realising bold creative thinking.
  • Effective team management and pastoral capabilities. 
  • Keen interest in digital content and evolution and industry trends/news.


About  Billion Dollar Boy

 

Billion Dollar Boy (BDB) is the global creative agency for influencer age, with offices in London, New York and New Orleans.

BDB harnesses the exceptional creativity of global content creators and connects them with the world’s most creative brands to deliver first-class influencer marketing campaigns. We were founded to specialise in influencer marketing, we view it as a discipline, not an add-on. Since 2014 we have ensured that creative excellence is our company’s north star - empowering social media and changing the global ad business as we know it. 

BDB is the influencer marketing agency of record for Zalando and has long-standing partnerships with PepsiCo, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Shiseido and Campari Group. Working with vastly different brands and their audiences keeps us smart, nimble and (dare we say it) ahead of the competition.BDB client campaigns have been nominated for 2021 The Drum Chip Shop Awards, Webby Awards, Influencer Marketing Awards, and Shorty Awards

Our Culture

Billion Dollar Boy is a hyper-caffeinated transatlantic creative agency with 80+ employees and counting in London, New York and New Orleans. We are actively creating campaigns across 7 continents with top brands spanning categories of beauty, fashion, lifestyle, consumer goods, food and beverage and automotive. We are harnessing the power of influencers to win hearts, catch eyes and reinvent advertising as we know it.

We encourage employees to be open and confident and appreciate that every member of the team makes a vital difference.  Outside working hours we enjoy regular socials, team lunches and team building.   


Our Values

  • Collaboration is key
  • Creative to the core
  • Quality at scale
  • Integrity & Inclusion is everything

We encourage employees to be open and confident and appreciate that every member of the team makes a vital difference.


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26 Bedford Row
WC1R 4HE London Directions +44 20 3637 0447

Perks & Benefits

  • 📓 Training

    We offer formal training for our employees. From soft skills, to inclusion to technical skills we've got you covered.

  • 🚀 Travel

    Where we can, we encourage travel to visit our international clients.

  • 🌎 International Exchanges

    As a reward for great performance, we send staff to work between our New York/London offices.

  • ⛺Annual Leave


    We offer generous holiday allowance of 25 days. 1x additional day of annual leave per year of service (up to 5).
    On your third year of service, you'll get an another 5 days for that year!

  • 🎁 Other Perks

    Access to products from our fantastic brand partners.

    Pension Scheme.

    Recruitment introduction scheme.

    Salary sacrifice for tech & bike purchases.

    Introduction bonus for clients and recruitment

Workplace & Culture

With offices in London, New York and New Orleans, we merge British sensibility with a New York pace. As our global team of 50+ continues to grow, we remain committed to adapting our strategies to keep pace with the speed of social communication as it continues to transform the marketing landscape.  We promote friendship and communication within our Billion Dollar Boy global community.  

We encourage employees to be open and confident and appreciate that every member of the team makes a vital difference.  Outside working hours we enjoy regular socials, team lunches and team building.   

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