Account Director - Television

Job Function

Represent the TV department of Premier, maintaining strong links with media, production companies, writers, distributors and broadcasters and build a good reputation on behalf of the team with them.

Key Tasks – Department

  • Direct, motivate and encourage your client account handling team
  • Troubleshoot any personnel problems before managing upwards
  • Keep abreast of industry developments and ensure the team is adapting to them
  • Provide the Head of TV and with accurate information for contracting and accounts procedures in a timely manner

Key Tasks – Client Servicing

  • Act as senior client and media liaison
  • Grow the client media base in your area
  • Write and oversee team pitches to the media and clients
  • Ensure all client briefs are clearly defined and understood by the team
  • Produce creative and inspiring campaign proposals across traditional and digital media
  • Present proposals and new business pitches to current and potential clients
  • Ensure existing client briefs are met and reported on as requested
  • Seek out opportunities to expand the scope of existing client briefs for other services across Premier
  • Ensure repeat business from project clients and seek out any additional new business opportunities
  • Oversee the compilation and distribution of weekly client reports
  • Oversee client business and delegate specifics to the account team as necessary
  • Oversee the teams creation of all client press material
  • Troubleshoot potential client and media problems
  • Oversee client budgets

Key Tasks – Staffing

  • Work with Group Director in all staffing and recruitment requirements within your team
  • Candidate selection, interviewing, task setting and evaluation as required

Key Tasks – Company-Wide

  • Follow all house systems and styles
  • Occasional group responsibilities as requested
  • Seek out ways of engaging other Premier departments in campaign briefs for increased revenue streams

Reporting line

  • You will report directly to SJ Peyton, Head of Television

To apply please send your CV and covering letter, outlining how you meet the above criteria, to with reference/subject line 'Account Director - Television ' as soon as possible.

We do read every CV sent in but can only respond to those that seem to be a good fit. We wish everyone good luck with their job search.

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