Current Vacancy

SENIOR ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

Quick Facts

  • Sydney - Surry Hills
  • Full Time
  • Account Management

Are you a Senior Account Director looking for a new challenge?

Edge is searching for an Account Management All-Star to work across a suite of bluechip clients within FMCG, retail and finance. This is an action packed and truly integrated role, working across all touch points of the consumer journey.

About You

  • You will be restless and curious. Ambitious and yet affable. Someone who can deal with the complex and make it simple.
  • You will be a natural at fostering and nurturing all types of relationships internally and externally, up and down. You do this through clear communication, transparency and passion for what you do.
  • You will be comfortable managing a portfolio of clients and a diverse range of projects with the support of the agency team including a direct report.
  • You will be super organised and efficient with your time. A self-starter you are someone who sweats the day-to-day detail, without taking your eye off the bigger plan
  • You will be someone who can achieve commercial growth by solving problems without over-selling. You take the time to listen, question and understand. You can rapidly resolve every dilemma, and get the work done.
  • You will recognise the power of creativity and respect the craft. You will seek to execute flawlessly regardless of the channel or format.

 

To nail the role, you should:

  • Appreciate good business management, good strategy and good creative equally
  • Be resilient, fearless in your pursuit to deliver business results for your clients
  • Be a relentless collaborator, galvanising the right team of people to help you and the business succeed

WHILE NO TWO DAYS ARE THE SAME YOUR DAY TO DAY MAY CONSIST OF:

  • Management of direct report/s
  • Workshopping business strategy with a client
  • Taking a client brief and turning it into a creative springboard for the creative team
  • Working closely with external agency partners across media, PR and shopper
  • Negotiating agency fees and ensuring the work is appropriately valued
  • Maintaining project admin, timelines, reporting and resource requirements
  • Producing creative executions across multiple channels, on time and on budget
  • Collaborating with strategy, media and creative to deliver effective communications

Qualifications and experience:

  • You will be an established Senior Account Director
  • You will have 7+ years experience in advertising and marketing communications and have managed a direct report
  • FMCG experience essential
  • Proficient in excel, keynote and powerpoint