Senior Account Director / Group Account Director

OVERVIEW

  • Understands the essential dynamics, strategies and drivers of their client’s business
  • Shapes and drives direction and activity on a given piece of business; recognizes and advances big ideas
  • Demonstrates accountability for agency performance and flawless execution
  • Uses Agency resources creatively to support client’s business
  • Foresees and identifies opportunities and formulates plans to manage and exploit them to drive the business
  • Ensures overall quality of work on their accounts
  • Manages client expectations, objectives, and timelines
  • Recognizes, works through and resolves conflict situations (internally and externally)
  • Builds and maintains senior-level relationships at the client and within the agency
  • Acts as a resource to team members in assessing ideas and directions
  • Facilitates own and other’s ideas from development to presentation to execution
  • Coaches, involves, and inspires the growth and development of junior Agency staff
  • Reaches beyond their scope of work and seeks input from multi-discipline sources

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will have minimum 8 years of Account Servicing experience minimally and have had hands-on experience handling campaigns on various communication channel for FMCG and alcohol brands. Possess the personality to develop thriving client relations and can lead creative presentations. Has regional exposure and understands regional markets.

To be successful in this role you will need to be extremely nimble, organized and efficient with the ability to juggle multiple projects concurrently. As you will be a key client contact for the account, confidence, constant quest to be ahead of the market and the ability to ‘get it done’ are all key attributes.

About Digitas 

We have 40 offices in 25 countries, each one helping to upend and redefine the landscape of strategy, creativity, media and technology. We’re pumped about the accolades we’ve earned – cue Titanium Lions, Gold Pencils and making LinkedIn’s Most InDemand Employer List of 2014 – but what energizes us most is the people we work with, the clients we work for and the never-ending challenge that confronts us: Producing amazing creative, day after day. On top of great values, great people and great clients, we’re proud to offer many great perks – things like flex vacation days, tuition reimbursement, gym membership discounts and anniversary gifts for the many people who’ve been with us 5, 10, 20 years and more. And while we celebrate those who’ve stuck by us and shaped us into the creative force that we are today, we’re always looking for great new talent help us grow even stronger. If that’s you, well, come join us.

Digitas is an equal opportunity employer.