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.

Skills and Salary

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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Displaying 13 of 60 Agencies that recruit for Account Director jobs in the Sales industry.

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Axis Sales and Marketing Recruitment

At Axis we let our statistics speak for themselves: 3:1 interview to placement ratio: 97.5% right first time shortlists: 16 days average delivery: 77% of candidates placed were passive (NOT VIA JOB BOARDS) Temporary & Permanent solutions, including Search & Selection projects delivered by The Advocate Group (Sister Co). We will consult and advise you on the most effective solution to ensure on time project delivery and your repeat business.
Coverage  UK Wide
Merchant House, Crook Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2BE
The Plaza, 100 Old Hall Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 9QJ Imperial Court, 2 Exchange Quay, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M5 3EB
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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 Development, UK wide roles, home based or office based. We can tailor our service to you!
Coverage  UK wide
Suite 82, Lang Drive, Manchester, Lancashire, M30 7NJ
Churchill House, 12 Mosley Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 1DE
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The Advocate Group

If you need staff who are at the forefront of UK and Global Sales, then The Advocate Group should be your first choice recruitment partners. As an Executive Agency that works within an international network of top Sales contacts, we can be relied upon to facilitate key hires in Manufacturing, Technical and FMCG specialisms. We benefit from cutting edge technology and combine this with talent mapping, candidate profiling and expert knowledge.
Coverage  National, International and Global Service
4 Temple Row, Birmingham, West Midlands, B2 5HG
47 Park Square East, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS1 2NL The Plaza, 100 Old Hall Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 9QJ Kemp House, 152 City Road, London, Greater London, EC1V 2NX Imperial Court, 2 Exchange Quay, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M5 3EB
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Recruiter Tip

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.

Executive Sales & Marketing Recruitment

Specialists in the recruitment of Sales and Marketing personnel at all levels from Trainee to Senior Manager. Established in 1994 we have successfully placed over 4000 candidates across the UK in permanent sales and marketing vacancies. Testimonials and recommendations can be provided from existing clients on request. We will normally be able to negotiate an introductory offer for any new clients, so please call us for more information.
Coverage  Nationwide
Halifax House, 14-15 Frederick Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 1JD
St Nicholas House, 31-34 High Street, Bristol, Avon, BS1 2AW Executive House, Executive Sales Recruitmnet, PO Box 255, Wirral, Cheshire, CH630JP 15 Queen Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS28AJ St James's Square, London, SW1Y 4JS Eaton Place, 114 Washway Road, Sale, Manchester, M33 7RF 272 Bath Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G2 4JR St James Court, Wilderspool Causeway, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4 6PS
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Food Careers (Food Manufacturing Recruitment) Ltd

Assisting businesses to recruit staff within the Sales function for the past 15 years, we handle Permanent & Interim roles in a salary range of £25,000 - £100,000 pa. We work with Food & Drink Manufacturers, Food Machinery companies and Food Suppliers and assist them to recruit: Sales Managers, NAM's, Regional Sales Managers, Sales Executives, Business Development Managers, Technical Sales Managers, Sales Engineers, Multiple Retailer Sales.
Coverage  UK Wide
Unit 1 Bath Lane Mill, Friars Mill, Bath Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 5BJ
20-22 Wenlock Road, Shoreditch, London, N1 7GU Suite 4, Stanley House, 19/23 Crofts Bank Road, Urmston, Manchester, Lancashire, M41 0TZ
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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
MBW-i, McBarron Wood House, Oxford Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP17 8PB
Cooper House, 2 Michael Road, London, SW6 2AD 17 Black Bourton Road, Carterton, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX18 3HQ
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Trident Resourcing

By visiting your premises and learning about your culture, Trident Resourcing promise to make staff placements that are perfectly in tune with your business' selling style. Our independent and adaptive service is entirely built around your needs, ensuring that you bring in the right Salespeople in a time frame that suits. From Automotive Sales to Telemarketing, we provide complete coverage of the sector and recruit for all levels of role.
Coverage  United Kingdom
Unit 38 & 39 Carlisle Business Centre, Carlisle Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD8 8BD

Recruiter Tip

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.

Wild Recruitment - Senior Selection Division

Tap into a talent pool of excellent Sales professionals by working with Wild Recruitment; a leading staffing consultancy for Hampshire, Dorset and Bucks businesses. By visiting your premises and learning about your Sales culture, we're able to find the perfect candidate match for all levels of Sales jobs - across multiple industries. We save you time and money when hiring Salespeople, so why not speak to us the next time you're in the market?
Coverage  Hampshire, Dorset and Buckinghamshire
Unit 7, Linford Forum, Rockingham Drive, Linford Wood, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK14 6LY
2-4 Wimborne Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 2BU 46-48 Arundel Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 1NL
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Stafffinders Limited

Stafffinders Sales recruitment division source a wide range of staff including advertising/media sales managers and executives, telesales agents, business development managers and executives, field/regional/area/territory sales managers and representatives, IT/software sales managers and professionals, market researchers, recruitment managers and consultants, sales and marketing managers, sales administrators and sales directors.
Coverage  Scotland
139 George Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 4JY
6 New Street, Paisley, West Lanarkshire, PA1 1XY
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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
4th/5th Floor, 164 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 4LX
3 Hardman Square, Spinningfields, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 3EB Clarendon House, 59-75 Queens Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 4BG
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Executive Headhunters Ltd

We work with only the most dynamic Sales staff in the industry and can expertly fill Management positions across all specialisms from Export Sales to Telecoms. We utilise a team of industry experts who are able to identify the individuals with the hunger and communication skills to thrive in this fast paced environment. Our consultants supply only high achievers and provide a unique staffing search for all demands.
Coverage  UK and International
Concorde House, Trinity Park, Solihull, Birmingham, West Midlands, B37 7UQ
Stocks Court, 18/20 Old Market Place, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 4DF 22 Upper Ground, South Bank, London, Greater London, SE1 9PD
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Recruiter Tip

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.

Aurora 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

TSRN 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
Fircroft, Devenish Road, Ascot, Berks, SL5 9GF
TSRN House, Pennywell Road, Bristol, Avon, BS5 0TT 14 Church Road Chambers, Longton, Preston, Lancashire, PR4 5PN The Retreat, Wardend, Torrance, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G64 4DG Unit 14, Lichfield Business Village, Staffordshire University Lichfield Campus, The Friary, Lichfield, West Midlands, WS13 6QG Lingfield Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 5SH 4 Mulberry Court, York, Yorkshire, YO32 9TB
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