Digital/ATL Account Director

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Digital/ATL Account Director

Remuneration: Market related 
Location: Cape Town
Job level: Senior
Job policy: Employment Equity position
Type: Permanent
Reference: #AccDir606021VEE
Company: Ninety9cents

Job description

Our Cape Town office is looking for a Digital/ATL Account Director to join our Client Service Team on one of the largest national retailers in South Africa, working on one of the most exciting; forward-thinking consumer apps in Southern Africa.
Role summary:
We are looking for a professional and passionate Account Director with both Digital and ATL experience to manage one of our top retail accounts in the e-commerce sector. In addition, we want someone who takes the initiative and enjoys a challenge.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with the client through excellent work quality and professional conduct
  • Manage a portfolio of numerous e-commerce digital campaigns from concept through to final roll-out
  • Work alongside our ATL client service team to ensure all campaigns are fully integrated from ATL onto all digital platforms
  • Compile detailed/informative briefs for creative and strategic departments
  • Schedule and arrange client meetings with all relevant parties, including the management of related logistics
  • Ensure that you and the team are well prepared for client meetings
  • Ensure that you and the team are well prepared for client meetings
  • Produce accurate and timely contact reports after each client meeting
  • Liaise with colleagues in Traffic, Creative team, DTP and other departments to ensure a job is actioned
  • Act as supporting point of contact for clients in the absence of other team members
  • Brief-in, check and ensure understanding of cost estimates before presenting to client
  • Monitor and follow up on all outstanding cost estimates with clients
  • Ensure that cost estimates are approved upfront and billed timeously
  • Manage and compile accurate and detailed weekly status reports for internal and external status meetings

Minimum requirements include:
  • Diploma/degree in marketing/advertising and/or communications
  • Three+ years’ relevant experience in a similiar position as a digital account director
  • Prior experience with e-commerce and apps strongly preferred and advantageous
  • Strong client service and admin skills
  • Enthusiastic/confident/professional/diplomatic
  • Team player with initiative and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet tight deadlines and handle diverse activities
  • Reliable, organised with strong attention to detail
  • Have a solutions-driven attitude
  • Passion for client delivery and service
  • Accountable with good follow-through
  • Hard-working and proactive
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Valid driver's license and own transport
  • Prior experience on Workbook advantageous but not essential
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within three weeks of submitting your application,  please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.
We remain committed to the principles of Employment Equity.
Posted on 17 May 08:44

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