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Group Account Director

Remuneration:Basic salary 
Location:Durban, La Lucia
Job level:Management Snr
Type:Permanent
Reference:#GAD Durban
Company:Liquorice Digitas LBi


Liquorice is a dynamic, forward thinking and the world leading digital agency. We are seeking a client service group account director who will have the opportunity to work on our exciting, challenging and diverse globally recognised brands and who can manage our account management teams. Our developments are known to be award winning, pioneering and cutting edge.

The responsibilities for this job include:
  • Building and maintaining strong client relationships with existing and new clients
  • Managing a team of account managers and account directors
  • Developing strategies to achieve and exceed sales forecasts
  • Being the face of the agency at industry events and seminars
  • Creating and delivering engaging presentations to clients at a senior level
  • Project analysis and reporting
  • Lead website initiatives and are accountable for integrated client results across all relevant products and services
  • Stays informed of trends in the digitally enabled world and how they affect client’s business and marketing initiatives
  • Oversee, develop and present proposals, pitch concepts and rationale to key clients director, agency partners and other team members to review and develop client-centric strategic, innovative recommendations
  • Work closely with creative director, technical director, user experience
  • Develop case studies on client’s business
  • Orchestrates delivery of multiple products/services to the client
  • Lead and coach interactive account team in the delivery and demonstration of quality client services and digital experience
In order to be perfect for this opportunity you need to have the following:
  • Strong client service experience in the digital space
  • Significant experience of managing teams
  • Strong budget management experience
  • Strong leadership abilities
  • Strong work ethic
  • Project management experience
  • The experience of driving well-known brands
 Requirements: 
  • Five+ years of account manager/director experience
  • Four+ years’ experience managing a team
  • Solid experience in digital
Personality 
  • Work hard, play hard attitude
  • Every detail orientated
  • A go-getter who always strives to deliver the best possible results
  • Have great work ethic and be prepared to go the extra mile - a real team player
  • Confident with a drive to succeed
If you are interested in applying for this great opportunity, please send your CV to using the reference, GAD Durban. Please do not send any additional documentation.

Please note we reserve the right to freeze or not hire in the role.

Should you not receive a response from us within four weeks of your application, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful.

Posted on 17 Jul 11:11

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