Account Director / Senior Account Director

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This award winning branding agency works with people who are trying to achieve the improbable. Industry leaders, start ups, anyone with the conviction to challenge the status quo – anyone who believes branding has the power to change organisations, change industries, change perceptions, and change behaviours.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead key client accounts independently and manage a team around you to support on client accounts.
  • Happy getting stuck right into the details of delivery, as well as overseeing and empowering other members of the team to do the same.
  • Internally, you will be the linchpin between commercials, creative and clients, and will make effective and timely decisions to balance changing priorities, adapt and problem solve ahead of time. You’ll also act as a sounding board to help others do the same.
  • Externally, you will get to know your clients, their business and industry, to be a fully informed and trusted partner to lean on.
  • You’ll drive the relationship forward, always seeking out new opportunities to support them in achieving their ambitions, maximising value throughout a project lifecycle.
  • You will need to be comfortable managing senior stakeholder groups and leading challenging discussions, generally feeling comfortable with the uncomfortable and happy to seek guidance as needed.

Key Skills:

  • Established Account Director or Senior Account Director, able to hit the ground running, and a team player who’s raring to get stuck in.
  • Excellent relationship and communication skills, are able to build solid internal and external relationships and flex your style as required.
  • Naturally embrace a growth mindset and will continually seek improvements, by evolving processes and sustainable solutions.