Type: Full-time
Salary: Negotiable

Who We Are:

Bluetrain is an established (founded 2007), and growing, data-driven Digital Marketing Agency. Our core service offerings are online advertising, social media, content marketing, search engine optimization (SEO), web analytics, and overarching digital strategy. We work with clients on an ongoing basis to improve their online presence and grow results.

Who We Work With:

We work with agencies, marketing firms and clients throughout North America and across many different industries, including specialty chocolate, national charities, home builders and more. Clients we work with include EPCOR, Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation, UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), and Norquest College.

What We Offer:

With a core value of ‘Balance’, the Bluetrain team lives rewarding and balanced lives both at home and at work. We work hard but take the time to have fun. Bluetrain offers a competitive salary, vacation, health and dental benefits package, and professional development opportunities. You will grow your communication, project management and marketing skills in a fun and flexible work environment while working with a supportive and collaborative team.

Who We Want:

An Account Director is interested in all things digital and has a strong background in Marketing, Client Management and Leadership. They will be passionate about servicing clients at a high level, advocate for the integration of online marketing into their clients’ marketing strategies and ensure the internal team is always driving forward the Client’s goals and strategies. Candidates must have experience in managing multiple clients at one time and would have managed a team in previous roles.

The Mission of the Account Director is to build excellent client relationships, drive results for themselves and their team, ensure work is getting completed on time within the scope and delivered to a high-quality standard. Lastly, aiding and facilitating the same or similar outcomes for Account Managers reporting to them.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience managing a team of 2-4 Account Managers.
  • At least 5+ years of experience managing client accounts for advertising or marketing services.
  • Strong experience managing multiple projects and/or multiple accounts at one time.
  • Experience identifying and addressing client concerns.
  • Experience effectively working with Developers and Designers is an asset.

Beneficial Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of using Website analytics tools for statistical analysis and reporting.
  • An understanding of search engines, search engine optimization (SEO) and basic factors that can influence rankings.
  • An understanding of the impact of other online marketing activities (ex. Social Media, Online Advertising (PPC/Display etc), Usability (UX)).
  • Knowledge of WordPress and/or other CMS.

Skills:

  • Excellent business relationship-building skills.
  • Skillful in managing multiple clients and/ or projects at one time and keeping on deadline.
  • Strong team player and leadership skills.
  • A high standard of written English.
  • Can think strategically, able to analyze data and identify recommendations.

Personality:

  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to create rapport with clients, associates, and your Bluetrain team.
  • Ability to clearly present and explain complex subjects to an executive audience.
  • Can facilitate positive and productive client meetings in person or on a call.
  • An independent worker that is self-motivated to stay on task and complete work efficiently (with high quality), but also enjoys working with a team.
  • Must be organized and able to prioritize.
  • Strong desire for continuous learning and self-development.
  • Sense of humour and ability to have FUN!

Cultural Fit (Bluetrain’s Values):

  • Growth
  • Teamwork
  • Quality
  • Balance
  • Integrity

Bluetrain’s Commitment to Diversity

At Bluetrain, our passion is to “Do Great Things, With Great People.” We recognize that working with a diverse group of team members, clients, and partners, increases our ability to produce greatness in both our work and community. Bluetrain is committed to fostering diversity and inclusion through implementing policies and practices that support that vision.

Bluetrain’s Commitment to Inclusion

Though we see diversity as a priority, it is even more important that we create a culture where people from all backgrounds feel included. Inclusivity is the key to actually maintaining (not just creating) diversity in the workplace.  An inclusive approach is thoroughly integrated into the ongoing activities, operations and relationships of the organization. Bluetrain will make every effort to identify and remove barriers to inclusion, and continuously improve through a process of evaluation and change.

Apply:

If the description above sounds like YOU please send your cover letter & resume to [email protected], Attention: Brad Eves, Director of Client Services. Please note “Account Director Application” in the subject line.

Thanks to all applicants for your interest in working with Bluetrain. Only candidates short-listed for an assessment and/or interview will be contacted.