Group Account Director

Full Time, Permanent
10 Alcorn Ave, Toronto, ON, Hybrid/Flexible
Posted 5 months ago

Job Title: Group Account Director

Terms of Employment: Permanent, Full-time

Reports To: General Manager, Strategy & Creative Lead

Location: 10 Alcorn Ave, Toronto, ON or Remote


What we do at T1:

T1 is a full-stack sponsorship agency.

Stacked with 25+ years of experience and the energy of a start-up, we deliver strategic partnerships, creative activations, and effective amplification.

We create immersive, engaging experiences that help your brand leap beyond your logo and connect with your community in a meaningful way.

It’s not just how we work; it’s why we work.

At T1, a great Group Account Director leads the development and execution of all integrated marketing campaigns, including Sponsorship, Digital, and Experiential (Live & Virtual) Events.


  • Responsible for a key group of clients, including 1-2 Pillar clients within the agency.
  • Act as a trusted advisor to senior clients and internal partners.
  • Taking a solutions-oriented approach, provide value-added communications, thought-leadership, strategic counsel, industry knowledge to our client partners and internal team members
  • Own and manage explicit revenue targets, pipeline of projects and overall financial success of the group including group and client/project-level margins.
  • Forecast short, medium and long-term revenue goals for your group and the implications related to project dates, resource needs, etc.
  • Manage and oversee the development of Account Plans, new business proposals and SOWs, focusing on organic growth.
  • Regularly lead and develop proactive POVs on the client’s industry including trends, competitive understanding and the impact that it has on the client’s business.
  • Coach and inspire direct reports into the next generation of account management at T1 by creating excitement for our clients, the work and the agency.
  • Lead cross-functional teams to facilitate inspiring and effective creative that encompasses digital, social and experiential.
  • Have robust people management skills in leading and mentoring a team and identifying individual growth opportunities defined in career development plans.

What we’re looking for:

  • 10+ years of relevant agency experience is a must.
  • Experience of managing a large team within an agency environment.
  • Ability to cultivate strong relationship with clients and uncover opportunities within your client portfolio.
  • Serious attention to detail and a commitment to excellence.
  • Strong communication skills. Able to both formulate a sound strategy and communicate it well to others.

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