Group Account Director

Company: Meredith Corporation ( Learn More )

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US-NY-New York
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Group Account Director

Job Description

The Group Account Director builds and maintains effective long-term relationships with a client base to ensure a high level of satisfaction and increase client revenues. This position fosters client loyalty through multi-level relationship building and leadership of team in the delivery of products and services that exceed objectives and expectations. The Group Account Director provides leadership and vision in setting program strategy and works with team to deliver a superior level of account service, quality of work and high-performance products and services.

The Group Account Director assesses and monitors operations to ensure that the right people are assigned to clients -- and works with leadership in all related disciplines to determine resources, as needed.

This position fosters trust and constructive teamwork that entails collaboration with other agencies/vendor partners. The incumbent carries the day-to-day responsibility for effective operations and customer-centric solutions and innovation for the account management team.

Essential Job Functions


Day-to-day accountability of account management team. Ensure team is trained and skills are continually developed and team is functioning at a high level


Serves as the primary client interface for all products and services, and creates demand for those products and services by linking them to client needs. Work with client and team to look for opportunities to expand the business where appropriate


Leads account management team through vision and program strategies that deliver superior levels of service to clients. Ensure team adheres to all company procedures, policies and practices. Ensure smooth transition and integration of new business to the account management team


Accountable for P&L of account management team
Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered

Bachelor's degree in Marketing or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.


Minimum 10 years related work experience with 3+ years managing a team.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong ability to maintain and build client loyalty and relationships.

Proven track record of leading business growth and increasing profitability.

Experienced leader who has led and developed teams to desires results.

Experience in digital marketing (ideally mobile).

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Excellent presentation and leadership skills

% Travel Required (Approximate) : 25%

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