Senior Account Director / GAD

Remuneration:R40000 - R65000 per month Cost to company 
Job level:Mid/Senior
Reference:#CS snrAD/GAD
Company:Career Station

Job description

A leading and award winning ACTIVATION; EXPERIENTIAL , Event management, Brand activation & Multi Media agency in JHB is looking for a SENIOR AD or GAD who will be primarily responsible for the management of relationships with clients (FMCG).  As the senior point of contact for the agency’s customers, the candidate will co-ordinate the resources needed to service projects, build strategic operational plans and balance the expectations of clients with the execution of creative work.

The candidate will be expected to plan campaigns, and successfully develop business accounts creatively and financially.

Daily Output will include:
– Taking a lead in clients’ marketing, activation, experiential and advertising strategies
– Leading a team to provide the utmost level of client service
– Liaising with clients at a senior level on a day-to-day basis
– Promoting the expansion of business with existing clients
– Working with other senior managers to generate new accounts
– Completing projects to a specific schedule and within an agreed budget
– Using your skills to push clients, and the agency, creatively and strategically
-  Travel is required for client visits, new business presentations, planning, activations around the country and brief taking. Although your commitment will tend to be standard office hours, deadlines or the demands of a client may see you working early or late to ensure continued success.


Requirements & Skills required
  • Significant experience in professional client relationship management (6 + years)
  • A background in advertising, activations or marketing from a leading and award winning agency
  • The ability to plan and strategise at a senior level
  • A persuasive and confident approach to creative projects
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Effective team management capabilities
  • A keen attention to detail and budgetary restraints
  • Full awareness of creative processes and techniques – including digital platforms
  • 360 through the line campaign experience including experiential and activation campaigns.
  • Can come from leading and award winning traditional above the line agency with 360 campaign experience 

Posted on 12 Mar 18:29

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