Group Account Director

Summary of Role

Our Client Services team is looking for someone to ensure global clients receive an exceptional level of service and outstanding strategic and creative thinking.

With a strong commercial awareness and sports lifestyle brand experience, you’ll have experience of managing large clients and be able to build long-lasting relationships at a senior level. Becoming a trusted and valued advisor and friend, in a position that can transcend current roles. 

Some other areas of responsibility:

  • Demonstrate an ability to add significant value to the development of clients’ business by generating fresh thinking and relevant new ideas, ensuring the agency is always at the forefront of all new initiatives undertaken by our clients, working with other senior members of the team to ensure we maximise the potential via the right expertise
  • Take overall responsibility for the financial control of accounts including profitability, accuracy of forecasting, late payment, as well as fee negotiation
  • Take an active role in new business pitching and development, with the appropriate internal personnel, taking ownership including the strategic thinking, campaign development and presentation as required
  • Ensure that the right level of resource across all departments is allocated to each piece of business and that appropriate management input is given
  • Lead by example and recruit, manage, motivate, develop and train the team

IMA offers a welcoming atmosphere, office locations in all the right places and above all, the friendliest faces going.

For more information, check out the job spec here   

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The Malthouse
LS10 1LJ Leeds Directions 0113 275 3912

Perks & Benefits

We have beautiful offices in some of the world’s most exciting cities, with lots more benefits too...

  • You’ll get to work with some of the biggest and best clients – on a global scale
  • Time Shift – the ability to shift the times you start and finish work to suit your needs
  • Early finish on your birthday
  • Free refreshments every day
  • Access to our healthcare cash plan
  • A wealth of learning and development opportunities
  • 21 days holiday entitlement, with three days bonus holiday between Christmas and New Year when we close our offices (no need to take it from your holiday allowance). Plus you can buy or sell up to two days of holiday each year
  • Pension scheme
  • We like to party, and know how to do it properly, with big summer and Christmas events, not to mention spontaneous celebrations whenever the mood takes us
  • Our wall of fame features the portraits of everyone who has been here for 10+ years (in some cases 20). And plenty of people have come back after leaving and discovering there’s nowhere quite like ima

There are lots more benefits depending on your location – Leeds, Manchester, London, Amsterdam, Sydney or New York. Get in touch and we can give you the details.

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