Senior Account Director

Marketing and Creative - London, UK

Ref: 145Saturday 9 October 2021

£50k - £55k

Role: Senior Account Director – Google

Location: London (Hybrid)

Salary: £50k to £55k

Term: 12 Month FTC


We are looking for a Senior Account Director to join one of our biggest and most exciting accounts, Google. You will be experienced in working with global brands and up to speed with the ever-changing media landscape, and the burgeoning role of content. Experience of working on cross-channel campaigns/projects will be expected. You will also be enthusiastic, motivated and be able to thrive – and stay calm – under pressure.


Account/Client: Senior Account Director – Google

We work for a range of Google marketing departments across the globe. This role will be particularly focussed on working with the Google EMEA & UK B2B teams working across multi-disciplinary projects, including thought-leadership, film, social and log-form content.


Key Tasks & Responsibility Client Services: Senior Account Director – Google

● Oversee all aspects of the running of the accounts and be the linchpin between the agency and client

● Manage senior client contacts, and ensure that the management team are kept abreast of their upcoming marketing plans

● Ensure regular client communication and contact; emails, conference calls and face-to-face meetings (when applicable)

● Build on the positive and professional relationships with the existing clients and identify new ways to strengthen these further

● Identify new opportunities within the marketing team to help grow the EMEA & UK business


Team: Senior Account Director – Google

● Oversee an Account Manager and ensure that their career is developing and they have the support and guidance they need

● Ensure there is co-operation and clear communication between all team members

● Ensure the team is clear on briefs and help them to deliver best-in-class creative

● Work with the Project and Resource Management team to develop working schedules for the projects and to allocate appropriate resource based on these schedules

● Ensure the correct and up-to-date resourcing on all projects and work with AM/PM to allocate resource effectively for the whole account

● Work with the Account and Project Management teams to ensure there is an understanding of each project’s scope-of-work, schedule and deliverables Finance

● Working with the senior creative and strategic team to ensure the account continues to grow at the expected contribution/compensation ratio

● Create accurate quotes and budgets for ad hoc projects and ensure these are reconciled once the job has been completed

● Responsible for the profitability of each project, ensuring they are delivered on time and on budget, identifying where efficiencies can be made across workstreams

● Manage billing processes and supplier invoicing

● Review and assess project retainers to ensure they are accurate and fair


Skill sets: Senior Account Director – Google

  • Experience growing an account
  • Highly organised
  • Proficient in account finances
  • Excellent time management
  • Excellent attention to detail is a must
  • Relationship management skills
  • Excellent at communicating
  • Good team player