Account Director recruitment agency listing

An account director takes control of specific client relationships through the management of key personnel, budgets, cost analysis, purchasing and customer service. Depending on the role, an account director can also be the person responsible for devising department and company budgets, as well as executing them.


Account directors are expected to have exceptional financial planning skills, and most of the major recruitment agencies and employers will usually insist that candidates have a relevant business degree. Applicants must have a demonstrable track record of managing large budgets, meeting the individual needs of clients, delivering financial objectives and retaining clients by exceeding expectations. Excellent communication skills, the ability to influence others and an in-depth knowledge of the specific market sector are all essential attributes as well.


Account directors are required to manage the priorities of the business whilst keeping clients happy, so negotiating and reasoning are integral to the role. The position usually means supervising the performance of several members of staff who may have very different skill-sets, so candidates need the ability to lead by example and manage performance when required. Project management experience and networking skills will put candidates in a strong position during the selection process.


Employment as an account director is relatively difficult to come by in the UK, as roles in major companies in the banking, pharmaceutical, IT and manufacturing sectors are coveted. However, exceptional candidates with good degrees in finance or business - and a long history of delivering results in similar roles - can expect to receive a salary of anything between £30,000 and £100,000.


 
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20 Recruitment Agencies found for Account Director jobs in the Sales industry
  • Charter Selection - Sales & Marketing Recruitment

    Sourcing Sales personnel with the attitude and innovative personality needed to succeed in the industry, Charter Selection has the resources and screening processes in place to supply the best staff in the market. From Sales Directors to Sales Managers and Field Sales Staff, our consultative approach will guarantee a selective list of reliable professionals who will thrive in your business. We specialise in London but have offices nationwide.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Charter Selection Head Office, Winston House, 2 Dollis Park, London, Finchley, N3 1HF
  • Duval Associates

    20 years in field sales and sales recruitment - We understand what it is like to actually do a sales job not just recruit for one. So tell us what you need, the personality of your business and why you are recruiting and lets get recruiting for you today! Account Management - Sales Executives - Territory Sales - Field Sales - Telesales - NAM & KAM - Business DevelopmentUK wide roles, home based or office based... We can tailor our service to you !
    Coverage UK wide
    • Churchill House, 12 Mosley Street, Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne & wear, NE1 1DE
    • Suite 82, Lang Drive, Manchester, Lancashire, M30 7NJ
  • The Advocate Group

    As a specialist within the Sales Industry, we have a portfolio of respected clients across multiple sectors. The Advocate Group uses a unique selection system to source the most in demand industry professionals for roles from Director down to Junior Management. Our consultants are experienced and are able to respond expertly and efficiently to our clients requirements. Visit our website for more information or call us today.
    Coverage Operate on an international basis
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    • 1 St Colme Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6AA
    • 47 Park Square East, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS1 2NL
    • 4 Temple Row, Birmingham, Westmidlands, B2 5HG
    • The Exchange, 1 St John Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 1DD
    • 40 Princess Street, Manchester, M1 6DE
    • 1 Warwick Row, London, SW1E 5ER
  • Recruitment tip provided by Agency Central Ltd

    Account Directors effectively run a business within a company, using their employers resources to help the customer meet their own objectives. The role demands flair, creativity and authority, so employers looking to use the services of Recruitment Agencies to fill Account Director vacancies should be stressing the need for candidates to show a high degree of entrepreneurial spirit.

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  • Absolute Sales & Marketing Specialists

    We are a specialist UK Sales Recruitment Agency. We have successfully placed sales professionals into a wide range of industries, dealing with SMEs through to blue chip companies for over 10 years. We have extensive experience recruiting for a range of sectors including, Construction , Engineering, Finance, IT & Telecomms, Manufacturing, Plastics, Printing, Media amongst many others. We are dedicated to providing the highest level of service.
    Coverage UK wide
    • Imex Business Centre, 432 Dewsbury Road, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS11 7DF
  • Berry Recruitment - Commercial Division

    From senior director level to more junior within finance, HR, marketing, sales, customer service and administration our Office and Contact Centre service is geared towards matching candidates with opportunities which precisely suit their capabilities. We have an established pedigree within the sector and our specialist teams are well qualified to advise and assist your career development.
    Coverage UK wide
    17 Offices Nationwide
  • CD Sales Recruitment

    Best sales recruitment agency finalist at the 2009 National Sales Awards – we have been at the centre of UK sales recruitment since 1991. Sales vacancies will require passionate and driven candidates, qualities which we reflect in the service we provide to you.
    Coverage UK wide
    • Suites 1a and 2a, 12 – 22 West Street, Cheam, Surrey, Epsom, KT18 7RG
  • Recruitment tip provided by Agency Central Ltd

    Account Directors are responsible for selling the full portfolio of their employers products and services in to their client, so candidates approaching agencies in relation to Account Director recruitment should highlight their success in maximising multi-channel revenue streams.

  • Aurora Sales & Marketing Recruitment

    With over 20 years experience in Sales and Marketing recruitment we have access to a large pool of specialist candidates covering every level from trainee to Senior Director. We offer special introductory fees to all new clients so put yourself in the hands of the experts.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • The Whitehouse, Wilderspool Business Park, Greenalls Avenue, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4 6HL
    • Cranford Avenue, Cheshire, Knutsford, WA16 0EB
  • Cottrell Moore Ltd

    WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT? OUR VALUES SET THE STANDARD. After 38 years of Sales recruitment we know it is the people who change the performance of organisations. Our expertise lies within specialist sectors of the Permanent Recruitment Market because of this we have an undiluted approach. YOUR BUSINESS IS UNIQUE, SO WHY COMPROMISE?
    Coverage East Anglia, Home Counties and South East
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    • Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 7SX
    • Bury ST Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 2AA
    • Unit 3, 47 Knightsdale Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 4JJ
    • Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 4EH
    • Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 0BU
    • Stansted, Essex, CM24 1RW
    • Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0AA
    • Colchester, Essex, CO4 5JL
    • Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB10 1HH
    • Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7QA
  • Executive Headhunters Ltd

    Our researchers are experts at delivering the highest quality sales candidates from any industry. Extensive psychometric techniques combined with a perfected process that keeps the client informed and involved at all times, ensures success for both parties. We prioritise transparency, accountability and discretion which enables us to target your competitors. All roles we have filled can be seen on our website.
    Coverage UK and International
    • 2 New Burlington Street, London, W1S2JE
    • Stocks Court, 18/20 Old Market Place, Cheshire, Altrincham, WA14 4DF
  • Recruitment tip provided by Agency Central Ltd

    As many sectors are increasingly reliant on profit coming from service based income, Account Directors who can demonstrate knowledge and experience of service based sales will be particularly attractive to companies recruiting for this senior role.

  • Wild Recruitment

    Wild Recruitment comprehensively covers the Sales sector, sourcing quality candidates in areas including Telecoms, Industrial Supplies and Insurance Sales. We have a specialist knowledge of the Hampshire and Dorset market and use social media and our own expanding database to find the best Account Directors, Sales Executives and Business Development Managers. We use all of our years of collective experience to provide a service unique to you.
    Coverage Hampshire and Dorset
    • 46-48 Arundel Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 1NL
    • Suite 1, First Floor, Latimer House, 42-44 High Street, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1BT
    • Technology House, 152 Silbury Boulevard, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK9 1LH
  • 1st Stop Recruitment Ltd

    The longest serving Recruitment Consultancy in Haverhill, serving both local and surrounding areas. 14 years locally and 27 years in the industry, with a solid reputation and foundation for permanent, temporary and fixed term contract services. Now recruiting nationally.
    Coverage East Anglia & surrounding areas
    • 6 Jubilee Walk, Haverhill, Suffolk, CB9 8DA
  • NJW Associates Ltd

    Industry specialist within Engineering, Technical & Construction Industries: Reasons to use NJW: 10+ years experience, Large database of active candidates & contacts throughout UK, Excellent results sourcing passive candidates, Excellent track record with hard to fill roles.
    Coverage UK
    • Newlyn Avenue, Stoke Bishop, Bristol, Avon, BS91BP
  • OMNI Search & Selection

    With the help of our extensive database and social media presence, our team of Sales experts have the resources to fill positions in key areas such as Telecoms, Financial Services and IT. We cover all levels of permanent employment across the UK and also offer a headhunting service to supply staff including Account Directors, Regional Sales Managers and Business Development Managers.
    Coverage UK wide
    • Highwoods, Caterham, Surrey, CR3 6AX
  • The Advocate Group - Interim

    When it comes to finding the right fit for your professional needs, a unique approach gets results. That’s why the Advocate Group Interim provides a bespoke service for every Interim requirement. Specialisms include; FMCG, Manufacturing, Engineering,Technology, Distribution, Retail, Sales & Marketing & Ops
    Coverage UK Wide
    • The Exchange, 1 St John Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 1DD
  • Executive Sales & Marketing Recruitment

    Specialists in the recruitment of Sales and Marketing Personnel at every level from Trainee to Senior Manager. Established in 1994 we have have successfully placed over 3000 candidates in permanent sales and marketing vacancies. We offer a 10% introductory fee to all new clients.
    Coverage Nationwide
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    • Marfords, Cheshire, Bromborough, CH63 0JP
    • Eaton Place, 114 Washway Road, Manchester, Sale, M33 7RF
    • St James Court, Wilderspool Causeway, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4 6PS
    • 15 Queen Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS28AJ
    • Halifax House, 14-15 Frederick Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 1JD
    • St James's Square, London, SW1Y 4JS
    • 272 Bath Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G2 4JR
    • St Nicholas House, 31-34 High Street, Bristol, Avon, BS1 2AW
  • McBarron Wood Recruitment Specialists

    Our Sales functional practice is headed by our Sales Director with over a decade of experience working with senior sales. The division is supported by 2 senior level researchers who carefully map and network the very best sales people in varying markets, delivering quality short lists back to our clients. Our candidates are hand picked and networked exclusively for every client. Every search begins from scratch. Call us now.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Unipart House, Garsington Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 2PG
    • Cooper House, 2 Michael Road, London, SW6 2AD
    • MBW-i, McBarron Wood House, Oxford Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP178PB
  • Lawson Price Sales & Marketing Specialists

    Recruiting sales and marketing professionals since 1985, our market knowledge and expertise is unrivalled! Our commitment to excellence helps our clients recruit and keep better staff, cost effectively.
    Coverage UK wide
    • Hambledon, Friday's Hill, Haslemere, Surrey, GU27 3DX
  • Hammond Clarke

    With thousands of active candidates across the UK, we seek to employ for a range of job vacancies including Branch Managers and Door to Door Sales. A member of the REC, we strictly apply the Code of Professional Practice that ensure client satisfaction. With levels starting at entry and progressing up to Management and wages ranging between 15-175k we can fill all your Sales vacancies.
    Coverage UK, Europe, Middle East and North America
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    • 3rd Floor, 132-134 college Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 1BQ
    • Hammond Clarke House, Russell Close, Rulisip, Ruislip, Hillingdon, HA4 9EF
    • First Floor, Radius House, 51 Clarendon Road, Watford, Herts, WD17 1HP
    • Dukes Court, 32 Duke Street, St James's, London, Greater London, SW1Y 6DF
  • The Sales Recruitment Network UK

    Specialising in Sales, we believe that appointing consultants with a background in the industry affords us access to candidates & knowledge that would be inaccessible to other agencies. We source professionals across the spectrum, from field & office based sales up to Director level, in all industries across the UK. Our industry insight, extensive database & social media skills allows us to facilitate permanent Sales hires across the UK
    Coverage UK Wide
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    • Unit 14, Lichfield Business Village, Staffordshire University Lichfield Campus, The Friary, Lichfield, Westmidlands, WS13 6QG
    • The Retreat, Wardend, Torrance, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G64 4DG
    • P O Box 476, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6 6BP
    • 4 Mulberry Court, York, Yorkshire, YO32 9TB
    • 118 Sackville Place, Magdalen Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 1JU
  • Premier Group Recruitment

    FIrst Choice for Recruitment. We focus on delivering a comprehensive recruitment solution across the IT, Media and Engineering sectors across the UK, Europe and the Middle East, keeping the entire process of hiring staff as smooth and efficient as possible.
    Coverage UK wide
    • Clarendon House, 59-75 Queens Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 4BG
    • 4th/5th Floor, 164 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 4LX
    • 3 Hardman Square, Spinningfields, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 3EB

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