Account Director (Boston)

Location: Boston, MA

Department: AMP Agency

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Manager/Supervisor

AMP is looking for an Account Director (AD) to manage relationships with one our largest clients. The Account Director provides overall strategic leadership for the business while identifying and nurturing opportunities for business growth.

The Account Director will lead and build client-agency relationships by providing business and marketing leadership; leading brand, marketing and advertising strategy; and managing the agency team to ensure that the delivery of creative work that is engaging and impactful.  The Account Director will lead and serve as the client’s advocate and will strive to build long-term, mutually beneficial partnerships with our clients.

The Account Director works closely with the Strategy, Project Management, UX, Creative, Communications and Technology teams.  The Account Director must be able to communicate the agency’s vision and philosophy and have a deep knowledge of the process and tasks required to execute in building digital products, websites, and apps.

The Account Director is a key leader and ultimately responsible for delivering on the following:

  • Developing a long-term client partnership that results in a mutually beneficial, growth-oriented business and working relationship.
  • Developing a deep understanding of the client’s marketing objectives and strategies as well as the dynamics of the business environment. Advocating for the client at AMP, advocating for AMP at the client.
  • Leading the annual strategy and marketing plan development.
  • Gaining client alignment on project objectives, approaches and KPIs.
  • Leading and guiding the project management, UX, creative and tech teams internally to ensure that all initiatives are delivered within budget and time parameters, with high quality output.
  • An expert communicator with the ability to drive clear consensus across multiple types of stakeholders and personalities.

The ideal candidate for this role is someone who has experience in managing notable brands, understands brand strategy and has an in-depth knowledge of digital marketing.  Must be extremely flexible and solution-oriented in a dynamic and fast-paced industry. Must excel at motivating teams to solve business and marketing challenges for smart clients.

  • BA or BS from an accredited school
  • Experience managing large-scale websites, e-commerce, apps, and/or other digital products and platforms.
  • Technical understanding or aptitude (i.e. Should ideally know what an API, CDN, Load balancer, Port, MVC framework, JSON file all is without looking it up)
  • Strong & confident personality with positive energy to lead and drive smart teams and adapt to client needs
  • Ability to demonstrate bigger picture understanding of client's marketing or business strategy
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills and excellent presentation abilities
  • A proven leader; motivational and a great collaborator
  • Hungry, Humble, Smart
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