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 clients within B2B, finance and FMCG. This is an action-packed role, delivering a diverse range of content and all types of communications.

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 be restless and curious. Ambitious and yet affable. Someone who can deal with the complex and make it simple.
  • 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
  • Be a hands on operator, always willing to role up your sleeves to help the agency deliver on requirements

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
  • Mapping out a budget, 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 a Senior Account Director (or Account Director ready for next step)
  • You will have 5+ years experience in content, advertising and marketing communications
  • B2B experience an advantage
  • Proficient in excel, keynote and powerpoint