What difference could you make to the biggest global brands in sport at the agency that listens better than anyone?
This is a chance to influence culture-defining brands, with our game-changing approach to research, fan collaboration and insight, and our award-winning team behind you.
You will be a vital part of Ear to the Ground’s continued growth, leading and growing accounts while delivering world class campaigns.
This is the perfect role for an ambitious Account Director with some experience at AD level wanting to continue their development and a new challenge.
We are the strategic sport and esports creative agency with a model that is unique in our industry.
Fan Intelligence® is Ear to the Ground’s global network of 11,000 influential tastemakers and fans. They empower us with real-time insight into what fans want, which we use to create compelling work at the cutting edge of culture.
As the agency that listens better than anyone, we leverage the intelligence of fanbases to solve our clients problems, make the most of their sport and entertainment sponsorships, and ultimately build brands that lead culture.
2021 was our fifth consecutive year of growth, we have long term partnerships with PlayStation, Sony, New Balance, and Coca-Cola.
Ear to the Ground is a place where people grow, develop and thrive.
We are proudly independent, not part of a larger conglomerate. At our core, we understand the importance of culture in enabling you to do your best work. Progress is possible for everyone that joins us. We reward ambition, invest in talent, and encourage you to forge your own path.
Our commitment to listening is felt by our own people too; this is an agency where every voice is heard. Supportive, collaborative, social, and inspiring, [X]% of the team agree that Ear to the Ground is a fantastic place to work.
You will benefit from our ‘Work From Anywhere’ policy and we encourage applications from candidates anywhere in the UK. Our HQ is in Manchester, which you should expect to travel to at least once a month for meetings and events; but otherwise you have the flexibility to work wherever
suits you best.
Job Title: Account Director
Department: Client Services
Location: Manchester- work from anywhere policy with advised minimum 1 day in the office
Reports to: Group Account Director
Responsible for: Account Managers
As Account Director you’ll be the trusted advisor to the Client on behalf of the agency.
You’ll be the key client point of contact, representing the client’s views to the wider agency in the delivery of projects in order to deliver brilliant and effective campaign
You’ll have overall responsibility for the management of client campaigns in order to maximise their performance for both the client and the agency
You will lead the growth of our relationship and remit our clients.
Hours: Full time
Salary: £40k - £55k doeSkills Requirements
Skills & Experience
We’re looking for:
Main Responsibilities and Activities
As an Account Director you will take on the following responsibilities: