Account Manager
The Job


The Lead Agency operates at the intersection of advertising and lead generation, offering our agency partners and clients a rich array of innovative performance marketing solutions.

Over the last two years we’ve built a market leading advertising performance platform – Platform X – enabling our clients to programmatically buy performance campaigns that are in sync with their specific goals and business growth targets.

Deep audience data intelligence powers highly contextual targeting and campaign optimisation, to maximise performance and meet campaign objectives. Campaigns are served across our proprietary publisher network, our own digital assets, and the wider web, underpinned by Platform X.

Rich audience insight, and detailed campaign performance analytics is presented via the Platform X dashboard to provide additional data points for further optimisation and future planning.

Account Manager

We are looking for a highly motivated Account Manager to join our talented team to help scale our growing business. Our Account Managers partner with media agencies, their clients, and other internal TLA teams, to drive world-class advertising and performance marketing success.

As an Account Manager you will be passionate about understanding the business drivers for successful advertising and performance marketing campaign performance. You will quickly become an expert on the range of products and services available to our agency partners and clients, and engage with internal and external partners to deliver best in class performance.

You will play a key role in growing the business, by being a champion of Platform X and its capabilities and developing performance related plans with agencies/clients. You will possess strong analytical ability, developing deep expertise in TLA’s proprietary products, and build winning campaigns based on optimizing performance through insights to meet our advertisers’ needs.

This is a client-facing role that is also responsible for identifying opportunities to drive incremental revenue and long-term growth. The Account Manager is an expert in delivering consultative solutions for agencies and clients, earning their trust by educating them on how to be successful with Platform X.

The Responsibilities
  • Be a go-to TLA expert on current and future trends in the wider display advertising and programmatic market
  • Be an external market champion for TLA performance advertising and marketing solutions
  • Develop and make recommendations based on a consultative understanding of our agency and client needs and business objectives
  • Be a sales and account management champion for key agencies and clients, building lasting relationships which drive business growth for our clients and for TLA
  • Consult and educate agencies and clients with insights and solutions to achieve greater results from TLA driven campaigns. Use in-depth data analysis to develop actionable insights and recommendations for future campaigns
  • Work cross-functionally with the sales and account management and wider TLA business to drive revenue and increase agency and client satisfaction
The Skills
  • Experience and knowledge of main dealers and/or the auto industry
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Broad experience of the display advertising market (DSPs, SSPs, DMPs etc.)
  • Exposure and experience of digital advertising platforms such as DoubleClick, Sharethrough, Nativo, etc.
  • Experience of consultative selling, building agency relationships and managing digital advertising/performance marketing campaigns
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Experience with data analysis and optimization
  • Experience working with a variety of stakeholders from cross-functional teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
The Company

The Lead Agency is a performance and technology business that helps companies to acquire new customers.

We use our own digital assets, emerging technologies and a unique network of premium UK publishers to find and engage hard-to-reach in-market consumers as they research their next purchase online. Our proprietary lead technology and in-house contact centre teams then process the data we generate – from initial enquiries through to the secure distribution of qualified leads to our clients’ CRM.

We have been in business since 2002 and specialise in automotive and property. Our extensive client list includes BMW, VW Group, Mercedes-Benz, Ford, Hyundai, Yopa and eMoov.


Ambitious businesses need ambitious people – and that’s exactly what we’re looking for at TLA. Our journey – from a start-up business in 2002 to one of the UK’s fastest-growing tech companies – owes a lot to our focus on continuous improvement and striving to be the best that we can be.

We want to grow with people who share that ethos; who can bring something special to the team but have that desire to keep improving. This role is an exciting opportunity to contribute to an award-winning team and fulfil your potential within a growing business.


  • Award-winning performance and technology business based in Liverpool and London
  • 100-strong team spanning roles in development, design, UX, digital marketing, customer service, quality assurance, product ownership, account management and more.
  • One of the UK and Europe’s fastest-growing tech companies:
    • Tech Track 100 (The Sunday Times)
    • FT1000 (Financial Times)
  • Fifth-fastest growing tech company in the north of the UK (Tech Nation)
The Culture

The Lead Agency is a fast-moving and creative company that believes that if something is worth doing, it’s worth doing right.

We value ambition and persistence, and we encourage each other to drive progress through continual improvement and innovation. We’re working on exciting projects with the potential to transform our industry and allow us to expand both in the UK and internationally.

Balance is important to us, which is why we offer flexible working hours, free personal training and squash games, subsidised gym membership… and a free office bar every Friday! In addition, we have regular nights out and charity events throughout the calendar.

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The Lead Agency appreciates the time you’ve taken to consider the details and we welcome your application.

To begin your application please APPLY NOW below or send your CV or LinkedIn profile to or call +44 (0)151 221 9889 to discuss the role.

Position: Account Manager

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Employment Type
Full Time
Beginning of employment
Duration of employment
Job Location

Stephen Street, London (W1T 1AN)

Head Office
The Lead Agency, 20 Chapel Street, L3 9AG, Liverpool, Merseyside
Valid through
31 August 2018
Base Salary
£ 40000 - £ 40000
Date posted
24th May 2019