Account Director – Fixed Term Contract

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General Details
Location:
, OtherCape Town
Advertised By: Agency
Job Type: Contract
Description
King James – Part of Accenture Song, is currently looking for an experienced account director.
Responsibilities (include but are not limited to)
Manage TTL and BTL campaigns as well as communication on a day-to-day basis
Manage client expectations and service delivery by being a focal point for day-to-day interaction
Assist with building and managing client business and relationships
Understand the client, strategy, and agency process in order to deliver efficiently and to the highest quality
Support the Business Unit Director in driving and meeting all financial targets
Be a strategic partner to client, enabling you to guide and drive better work, better business conversations, and build business
Maintain the integrity of the creative strategy and work throughout the campaign
Ability to manage different personalities and always strive to get the best out of each individual
Keep abreast of industry (advertising) trends in order to add additional value to your client’s business
Qualifications/experience/skill
Relevant tertiary qualification in Marketing or Business Communications
Minimum four years working experience a Senior Account Manager with 1 year as an Account Director in an Advertising Agency (or in a similar environment i.e. Publishing)
Proficient in MS Office (i.e. Word / Excel / PowerPoint etc.)
TTL, BTL and Digital experience (BTL experience is essential)
Experience working on Chase
A good command of the English language (both verbal and written)
Strong presentation skills
Strong administrative and organisational skills
Strong numerical skills (financial & budget management experience)
Strong multitasking skills (ability to work on more than one brief at any given time)
Ability to 'hit the ground running'
Personal attributes:
Team player with the ability to work independently
Ability to remain calm in a fast-paced environment
Proactive
Resilient
Confident
Accountable
Reliable
Solution driven / problem solver
Deadline driven
Meticulous with attention to detail
Other: Comfortable to work on-site (at the KingJames office)

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