Account Director, Johannesburg

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Agency Grey South Africa
Created 10/13/2021
Reference 785398164
Category Client Services
Job type Freelance
Country South Africa
City Johannesburg
• Responsible for championing Client's vision across Asia and driving famously effective creative work
• Takes accountability for growing revenue and generating new business by growing existing account
• Establish effective client relationships at the senior most levels in the client organisation. Plans and actively supports development of the strategic direction with business heads for all clients in portfolio and manages the delivery of all aspects of creative work to set timelines and agreed costs
• Researches, develops and presents new business proposals with a clear focus on building more sales revenue either by additional cross selling to existing clients or new ones. Identify business opportunities in new markets and countries
• Demonstrates high calibre integrated advertising work - Experience of online and social media, direct and digital marketing
• Ensures clear and accurate briefs are taken from clients, identifies potential client issues and problems at an early stage, briefs all departments within the agency and leads to finding a client acceptable suitable solution
• Understands quality standards agreed with clients and associated project effectiveness metrics, ensures that these are compiled and updated optimally taking into account emergent changes
• Driving revenue, evaluations and business growth
• Financially able and ensures that all costing is accurate and profitability margins optimised. Actively participates in the negotiation of terms and conditions and ensures full compliance with agency procedures. Checks accuracy of quarterly financial targets of management team
• Develops accurate business forecasts and keenly monitors actual costs and performance v/s budgets
• Involvement in agency's awards and accolades

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