Managing Director – Digital Media Agency

Managing Director – Digital Media Agency

Remuneration: negotiable Cost to company 
Benefits: Within the cost to company package
Location: Johannesburg
Education level: Diploma
Job level: Senior
Type: Permanent
Reference: #Viv2833
Company: VGP Recruitment

One of South Africa’s most highly regarded Advertising agency’s offering award winning ATL and Digital work has a fabulous job opportunity for a dynamic Managing Director. We’re looking for a strategically minded, business savvy and digitally proficient professional, with at least 15 years of experience in the media industry. This successful candidate will feel equally comfortable within both the agency environment and an executive boardroom. You are probably currently Digital Media Director /MD or Head of Digital Media at a recognised media agency, marketer or consultancy. Not only would the MD assist in landing new digital media clients, but you would play an active role in helping to define the agency’s digital strategy and future growth. This is such an exciting role for an innovative leader, get in touch today to make it yours!
  • Development of digital media strategies for clients
  • New business strategy and acquisition for Digital Media sector
  • Building out the digital media capacity and capability
  • Deal closure / C-suite engagement
  • Collaboration with the traditional media team to close integrated media opportunities
  • Thought Leadership and elevation of the agency brand in the market
  • Pitch strategy and management
  • Team management and mentorship
  • Training/upskilling team members.  

The successful candidate must have/be:
  • Relevant Industry qualification
  • 15 years’ experience
  • Strategic and implementation experience in the digital media landscape
  • In-depth knowledge of digital media service offerings and solutions
  • Deep experience of media publishers and planning and buying
  • Strong global and local media landscape trend watcher
  • Deep understanding of pre- and post-conversion media funnel
  • Experience in managing a team and facilitating their growth
  • Critical thinker and problem solver
  • An ability to collaborate in an integrated agency environment
  • Experience in managing complex briefs and client relationships
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong data and analytics skills
  • Blue-chip brand experience
  • Experience in managing or facilitating digital transformation initiatives
  • Knowledge of digital media practices and automated marketing solutions
  • Knowledge of and experience in performance marketing best practice
  • Knowledge of the technical and development side of the digital arena
  • Knowledge of and experience in CX strategy and remediation.

Company Description

VGP Recruitment is a specialist recruitment agency in the advertising, marketing, media, creative, digital, PR/communications and publishing industries.
Posted on 02 Feb 12:20


Viv Gordon
[email protected]
+27 21 422 1037

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