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Account Director Job Description

We have crafted a series of job description examples for a variety of digital roles.

Very often, in-house recruiters and HR departments ask us to help them write their job descriptions, and since this aspect of our recruitment service is very useful to them, we’ve realised that this could be useful to others too, so we have provided a list of job descriptions here.

With more than 20 years of experience in digital and technology recruitment and having placed thousands of candidates in Ireland and across Europe, we understand the value of a compelling job description, so we hope that these examples will help you in your search for a digital or technology professional; please feel free to use and edit to as per your specific needs and preferences.

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Example of Account Director Job Description


  • Responsible for generating revenues from a specific group of accounts
  • Be a strong steward / advocate for the organisation
  • Pitch to clients at c-level
  • Maintain and develop the highest standards of client relations & engagement
  • Ensure revenues are in line with company objectives
  • Ensure management is updated on the status of the organisation’s accounts in terms of problems, plans and objectives
  • Lead and manage a variety of communications strategies, campaigns and projects (Agency Only)
  • Liaise with all relevant stakeholders within the organisation to ensure an optimal client experience.
  • Identify new business opportunities and always strive to grow revenues
  • Plans and manage budgets and timelines to ensure a quality and profitable service to Clients.
  • Provide ongoing management to a team of account executives / account managers, and convey the commercial goals, vision and values of the organisation to them.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Preferably have a minimum of ___  years of Account Director experience in a similar sector.
  • You will be commercially minded.
  • You will have a strong understanding of clients needs.
  • You will be a strong communicator and highly organised
  • You will have a solid track record of working closely with clients on their communications strategies (Agency Only)
  • You will be a great team leader, and will be nurturing and motivational and comfortable in delegating and directing people and projects.
  • You will be a superb project manager.
  • You will be proactive in developing new brand initiatives and campaigns, and will be thoroughly comfortable and professional in championing clients’ requirements, creative briefing, presentations, cost calculation and ensuring key project milestones and client objectives are achieved (Agency Only)
  • You will have a relevant degree


  • Salary
  • Working arrangement: (Hybrid, Remote, Office)
  • Perks

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