Account Director

Account Management Atlanta, Georgia



The Account Director is the primary senior client lead, responsible for the overall strength, profitability, and growth of assigned accounts.  This position is tasked with managing key Agency clients on a day-to-day basis, facilitating organic account growth, and guiding a dedicated Account Team to support the client. This position will also participate in business development activities, including growing existing business and pitching new business.


  • Develop business, marketing, and advertising strategies on assigned accounts


  • Establish strategies for development of media plans and evaluation of their effectiveness


  • Establish strategies for development of effective creative; oversee team on all creative and production related projects; lead cross-functional team in pursuit of great work


  • Facilitate cross-departmental collaboration, ensuring creative and media strategies are on brand


  • Work with the Client Services Director to understand and drive Agency profitability on assigned accounts, ensuring that client needs are met, resources are engaged and accounts are running profitably


  • Work with the Client Services Director to compile staffing plans and scope of work documents based on client opportunity


  • Oversee multiple complex projects/accounts with simultaneous deadlines through effective account management


  • Maintain relationships with key client contacts, providing strategic guidance, recommendations, and leadership


  • Manage, mentor, and grow direct reports on the Account Team


  • Participate in and contribute to organic client growth and new business activities of the agency as required


  • 8-10 years of advertising agency experience, with demonstrated progression within Account Management discipline
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in strategic planning, marketing communications, and creative brief development
  • Experience successfully navigating, understanding, and solving difficult marketing and advertising questions
  • Strong knowledge of both traditional and digital advertising programs




  • Team player and leader, who is easy to work with, pushing individuals to achieve results
  • Forward thinker, with the ability to think strategically
  • Thirst for winning new business and growing Agency accounts
  • Strong business acumen with experience in a variety of industries
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Strong presentation and communication skills are a must