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MELB Senior Account Director (Advertising Agency)

  • Property, retail & pharma client mix 
  • $100k -$120K package 
  • Full-service advertising agency 

Can we pay you to work with one of Melbourne’s fastest-growing, independent advertising agencies?

Are you a highly skilled Account Director or newly appointed Senior Account Director who is ready to step into a new challenge? Would you describe yourself as process-driven, hard-working and passionate about the Australian advertising landscape? Are you someone that loves achieving results, is great with clients and looking for a new career opportunity? Read on!

We’re looking for a strategically-led talent, with excellent client relationship management experience to join an established, independently owned advertising agency.

You’re smart, emotionally mature, confident in a client-facing role, have superb attention to detail, are currently working within the Australian market and are ready to interview for a new career opportunity.

THE OPPORTUNITY: 

  • Supporting the Group Account Director and working closely with the wider team (studio & digital) you will work directly with key clients to deliver outstanding (creatively led) advertising campaigns
  • Manage monthly budget and forecasting
  • Work autonomously on day-to-day tasks and liaise directly with your clients (stakeholder management experience must be outstanding!)
  • Take ownership of the work – no micromanaging in this role!
  • Lead the development of key client proposals, strategic responses and presentations
  • You have previously worked on medium to large scale advertising and marketing campaigns within an agency role
  • Work closely with your clients to develop long-term relationships
  • Develop and execute content schedules
  • Work closely with internal departments (creative, digital, social media) to develop outstanding work.

YOU:

  • Have agency experience in a Senior Account Manager role
  • Have experience managing pharma, retail or property (residential or commercial) clients
  • Are confident, emotionally mature and ready for a new career challenge
  • Have worked in an agency environment for at least 8-10+ years (in-house experience is not preferred for this role)
  • Experience working in an advertising or design agency environment is a requirement of this role
  • You have a proven track record leading sizeable clients in a fast-paced agency environment
  • Excellent communication skills, attention to detail and time management skills
  • A good understanding of design and advertising principles is preferred
  • Photoshop experience is also highly desirable!
  • Proven negotiation and influencing skills are highly desirable
  • You’re curious, continually learning and seek to drive innovation
  • Applicants must currently be living in Australia and have full working rights – sponsorship is not available
  • Successful applicants only will be contacted directly within 2 days of their application submission – thank you for your patience!

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