Senior Digital Account Director


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Senior Digital Account Director - Birmingham

The Role

The role will focus on being the day to day digital lead on a number of clients, including Butlin’s and Wacoal Europe’s range of lingerie brands, as well as providing digital advice and support across the clients in your team.

You will work closely with your Business Director (and other senior team) and Digital Leads in specialist teams across PPC, SEO, Display, Social, eCommerce, Data and tech to strategise, drive innovation, challenge and educate and deliver upon your client’s business objectives.

The Senior Digital Account Director needs to have a strong understanding of all digital channels and the role these can play in overall comms solution.


What we think are 3 best things about the job…

  1. You’ll be part of a wonderful tight and supportive team in Birmingham with tonnes of opportunity to really shape our output, whilst also having the extensive resources the EssenceMediacom network has to offer to draw upon
  2. You will work with clients that are truly passionate about their businesses and look for us to be genuine partners in their ambitions and goals
  3. Access to local and global best in class people, tools, systems and insights, designed to enable our people to learn and develop and deliver fresh thinking and growth for our clients.

Who are you?

  • Strong knowledge across the broad spectrum of digital channels (PPC, SEO, Display, Paid Social, eCommerce, Data and tech) and strategies, strong experience of digital performance focused approaches are a must
  • Strong knowledge of the adtech world, particularly Google products such as SA360 & DV360, future trends and implications to clients and agency
  • Good understanding of measurement approaches for digital activity and comfortable guiding clients through how they should be measuring activity
  • Analytical thinker who naturally gets into detailed data to understand what is driving or holding back performance, and be able simply and effectively communicate this to clients
  • Comfortable communicating with senior clients and ability to build influence them. Calm under pressure.
  • Ability to flex approach and explain complexity to digital natives as well as non-digital client stakeholders and make them comfortable with our ideas and execution
  • Comfortable in reaching out and build strong relationships with internal digital practitioners across the group
  • Adept at working with multiple teams to develop and deliver effective solutions for clients
  • Happy to challenge the status quo - seeking innovative and new ways to deal with challenges and finds creative solutions
  • Strong organisational skills, with the ability to manage a diverse workload and prioritise key work streams.
  • Must possess strong written, presentation, analytical, quantitative, and verbal skills and have strong organizational, interpersonal skills
  • Experience of managing people and nurturing talent


What we can offer you.


  • Company pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • 25 days holiday (increases with length of service)
  • Life assurance
  • Permanent health insurance
  • WPP share options scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Free eyecare vouchers and money off glasses
  • Extensive training and development
  • Wellbeing allowance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Interest free travel loan
  • Free breakfast (cereal and fruit)
  • Smart shopper (online discount on a variety of products)

Sounds good? We’d love to hear from you!

About EssenceMediacom

We are a global communications agency leading with breakthrough thinking, building explosive growth for brands, and helping our clients see the bigger picture. Our daring global network of 10,000 influencers help our clients breach traditional boundaries in media, uncover novel ideas, and unleash exponential growth. EssenceMediacom challenges conventional thinking to build, propel, and supercharge our clients’ businesses at scale and lead our industry in critical areas such as diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability.  

EssenceMediacom understands that our people are tasked with big goals: building breakthrough growth for brands and leading with breakthrough thinking in our industry. Our people are at the heart of this work because their ideas will enable us to decode the intersections of people, content, and technology to bring our aspirations to life. Our success is down to our eclectic, diverse, and talented people. EssenceMediacom is a place for us to grow our careers and expand our horizons. EssenceMediacom is committed to building an agency culture that supports our people, puts diversity at the forefront of our operations, and creates opportunity for all. This collective culture will be our “new power” where ideas are freely exchanged, and collaboration is actively encouraged in a place where you can innovate in our hyperconnected world.  

*Although we cannot make guarantees, we welcome conversations about flexible working for all roles at EssenceMediaCom London*

Programmatic, Biddable, Paid Media & SEO Birmingham, United Kingdom Permanent (Full Time)