Account Director

Full Time


We are a strategy-led integrated marketing, public relations, and digital agency. We use tomorrow-ready thinking to unlock potential and solve big problems.

The successful candidate for this role should be well versed in integrated marketing with exceptional interpersonal communication, attention to detail, organization, and project management skills. This is a strategic and executional role so you must be both a critical thinker and a solution-oriented deliverer, whilst also being comfortable working in a deadline-driven environment.

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate, proactive, and result-oriented Account Director to join Acorn Strategy. If you have education, consumer, or lifestyle sector experience and a keen understanding of Abu Dhabi’s marketing and communications landscape, we would love to hear from you!

Develop and maintain strong client relationships, acting as the primary point of contact for client communications.
Oversee the quality of all deliverables, ensuring they meet agency standards and client expectations.
Lead client presentations, delivering clear and compelling communication to showcase account performance and results.
Identify opportunities for account growth and expansion.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to strategies, plan, and execute integrated marketing campaigns that align with client objectives.
Provide strategic guidance and insights to clients based on industry knowledge and trends, leveraging your education, consumer, or lifestyle sector experience.

Ensure the highest quality of work is delivered on time and within budget, meeting and exceeding client expectations.
Actively guide, lead and coach junior members of the team, especially in marketing and communications activities related to your assigned clients’ contracts;
Solid project and/or account management skills with an ability to simultaneously deliver on multiple tasks, projects and accounts in a cross-functional environment, fully aware of timelines and deadlines associated with each campaign, project or other deliverable; Experience using a project management system i.e., Planner, Astana preferred.
BA/BS in a relevant field or advanced degree strongly preferred;
Education, consumer, or lifestyle sector experience in Abu Dhabi
Excellent value-based and authentic leadership skills; BA
Able to build a collaborative relationship with all internal team members, third party stakeholders and clients;
Extensive knowledge of integrated marketing tactics, corporate communication and media relations; 

Solid working experience in advertising, copywriting, content creation, press releases and brand marketing experience, proofreading and editing;
Effective communication and organizational skills;
Self-aware and open to a constructive ‘360’ feedback;
Work from anywhere for up to one month per year
Access to the Employee Assistance Program
Employee Recognition Program
Hybrid working model, 2 days per week in the office
Half day on Fridays
Option to work from our Dubai or Abu Dhabi offices
Flexible working hours
Annual Bonus Scheme
Share Scheme
Internal/external training opportunities to advance career development