Account Director

£50,000 – £55,000
Midweight, Senior
Full Time
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Job Description

Job Title: Account Director

Employment Type: Permanent

Location: London

Start Date: ASAP


BUILDHOLLYWOOD is dedicated to placing creativity in the heart of our cities. As the UK’s leading street advertising specialist, we develop, curate and offer street poster space to a range of clients within the music, fashion, arts and culture sectors. BUILDHOLLYWOOD creates the space and our family of agencies, DIABOLICAL, JACK and JACK ARTS work with clients to bring their campaigns to life on the street.

Built on an art school mentality that stretches back decades to our founder, we have a talented family of agencies – DIABOLICAL, JACK and JACK ARTS – who specialise in their own sectors to produce street-level poster campaigns, creative billboards, hand-painted murals, interactive installations, ambient activities, and unique experiential campaigns, creating authentic interactions with people on the street.

This combination of format, creativity and position is unique to BUILDHOLLYWOOD. It’s the reason why we work and collaborate with the most exciting brands, artists and creative institutions in the world.

Role Description:

We are currently looking for a commercially minded and strategic sales person to head up our JACK DIRECT team. As a part of the wider JACK team, JACK DIRECT specialises in working on building direct relationships with brands and clients presenting a unique opportunity to work with their marketing teams, while JACK focuses on building our media agency and poster specialist relationships.

JACK DIRECT currently work with a wide range of clients including Vivienne Westwood, Carhartt and MyProtein and are looking for this role to expand the list of clients further. This role is perfect for someone who enjoys presenting, networking, building client relationships, winning new business and loves fashion and culture.

Working from our Head Office in London, the successful candidate would be responsible for overseeing the management of all accounts, whilst also creating strategies and proposals to secure new business and generate business growth.

What You’ll be Doing:


  • Proactively identifying customer needs and business opportunities.
  • Create strategies to increase revenue.
  • Work closely with Marketing to devise tools and strategies to represent our services in the best possible light.
  • Present sales, revenue and expenses reports and realistic forecasts to the senior management team.
  • Attend industry and networking events to build new business relationships.
  • Externally network at a senior level.


  • Oversee the day-to-day management of clients’ campaigns and ensure a high level of client service standards are met.
  • Writing and managing budgets to ensure profits are maintained.
  • Working closely with senior management for reporting and business planning.
  • Ensure business profit and revenue targets are met.
  • Continuously develop client relationships, existing and new.

About You:

  • Experience working in a similar role.
  • Demonstrated ability to grow accounts and build client relationships.
  • Proven abiilty to manage/attain targets.
  • Experience working in a marketing/advertising agency.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Ability to manage and develop others.


  • Salary of circa £50k plus annual bonus scheme to share in company success.
  • Quarterly sales bonus for hitting sales targets.
  • £1k yearly London travel allowance.
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and an additional day off to celebrate. your birthday (rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service).
  • Flexible working - to help you achieve that all-important work-life balance.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).
  • Group Life Insurance Scheme with Canada Life.
  • A fully stocked kitchen for breakfast essentials - including cereals, toast and fruit.

Our Values

Our values are really important to us. Below is a brief overview, but we’d love to tell you more!

AUTHENTIC – We believe that we are at our strongest and most creative when everyone can be their authentic selves. We treat everyone with respect, share our own differences and unique perspectives and feel proud of them. We are confident to pursue our passions.

CARE – We take care in what we do, we are meticulous in the execution of our tasks, care for our craft is what sets us apart from the competition. We care about the world around us and how we affect it, we strive to reduce our impact, make positive contributions and improve the environments we work in. We care about our own wellbeing and each other’s, we provide support, knowledge and empathy where we can.

COMMUNITY - We are part of something bigger than ourselves, one team and one community with a common goal and purpose. We each play our own important part but cannot thrive without each other. We are present and engaged for our colleagues. We recognise our role and influence in building a positive community, caring how we speak to one another, the way we make each other feel and the support we give one another.

CURIOUS - We are always asking questions and learning whilst doing. We celebrate the gaining of knowledge for personal and professional growth. We keep ourselves well informed. We are collaborative and embrace alternative viewpoints and innovative approaches. We respond to the creativity in the world around us.

GROW - We take ownership of our careers, set ourselves goals and thrive on challenge. We are ambitious, we see effort as necessary to grow. Individual success is all of our success. We seek out learning and embrace feedback. And we enjoy the journey.

BUILDHOLLYWOOD is committed to creating an environment that is inclusive to all, where everyone is treated with kindness and respect. We believe in equal opportunities for everyone and welcome applicants from all backgrounds. Do reach out to let us know if there’s any actions we can take to better support an environment where you feel comfortable.

Please let us know if you have any accessibility requirements at any stage of the recruitment process. We are always open to ideas from our candidates that help us to make our processes more inclusive.

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How to apply

Please apply with a cover letter and CV via the link provided.

Job ID #1069182790