Account Director

KISS Account Directors bring different service and sector expertise and lead integrated and project based integrated advertising, brand, digital, social media, public relations, marketing, strategy and influencer campaigns for our clients that are concentrated in the Science, Technology, Education, Agri, Membership and Professional Services sectors. The role holder will have responsibility for project lifecycles both large and small, multiple or singular as well as supporting more senior colleagues providing experience and expertise as required.

You’ll be a strong communicator, comfortable working collectively and independently

Working collaboratively (with both internal and external peers) and utilising the skills of the wider team to guide them as appropriately, you’ll have accountability through the entire life cycle of the project/s with consideration for resource, budget and timeliness.

Creatively aware, you’ll be confident working alongside Creative, Strategy and others as a contributing partner

You’ll be confident generating independent thinking, encouraging new ideas and challenging, when necessary, based on a sound understanding of a client’s business. You’ll be able to recognise how creative work is delivered against creative strategy and can challenge work based on sound strategic thinking.

You’ll be ambitious, passionate, and commercially proactive

Confident representing the agency with demonstrable ambition to grow alongside us, you’ll be keen to be a part of our journey to put KISS on the map including representing KISS in the public arena – talks, workshops etc. Recognising the important of first-class client management (both current and new business) you’ll proactively identify, create, and convert opportunities to grow the agency..

You will recognise and promote the importance of project management to agency success

You’ll work closely and collaboratively with the PM team to ensure that project and financial management runs smoothly throughout the life cycle of the project – to include profitability, quotes and invoicing, forecasts, potential risks and solutions, commercial understanding, and financial reporting.

You’ll be knowledgeable of the industries you work in and experienced in agency life

Demonstrating your industry knowledge, ability to apply skills, and experience in your field, you’ll be a positive advocate for leadership in action, confidently able to lead the agency in exemplifying our values, methods, and behaviours. You’ll value the importance of proactively providing coaching, mentoring and leadership to those more junior.

 

If you join KISS we'll offer you benefits to help with life, both inside and out of work:

  • Flexible working (enjoy a hybrid office/home working pattern)
  • Cambridge based office close to cafes, shops and open spaces
  • Private healthcare insurance
  • Access to Spill – an all in one mental health support provision
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Quarterly social events
  • Pension contribution increase matching scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Support for ongoing professional development

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