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Digital Account Director

Remuneration:Basic salary 
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Degree
Job level:Management Snr
Type:Permanent
Reference:#ADFinance
Company:Liquorice Digitas LBi


Liquorice is a dynamic, forward-thinking, and a world leading digital agency. We are seeking a Digital Account Director with experience in financial institutes. You who will have the opportunity to work on our exciting, challenging, and diverse globally recognised brands and manage our business unit teams. Our developments are known to be award-winning, pioneering, and cutting edge. This is a senior level position requiring a competent account director with high-level skills and abilities to manage the business unit.

The responsibilities for this job include:
  • Building and maintaining strong client relationships with existing and new clients
  • 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 clients' business
  • Orchestrates delivery of multiple products/services to 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
  • Project management experience
  • Experience of driving well-known brands
Skills required:
  • 5+ years of senior account management experience
  • 3+ years of experience managing a team
  • Strong technical knowledge
  • Performance marketing experience
  • Experience and exposure to the financial service industry
Culture commitment:
  • Be a Unicorn
  • Be awesome
  • Work hard, play hard
Why you should join Liquorice:
  • Leading digital agency in Africa with a global footprint
  • Award-winning agency
  • Exposure to established long-standing global partnerships
  • Be part of a global digital network
  • Friyays - celebrate a fabulous week with your colleagues in our office or outside
  • Birthday celebrations
  • Weekly inspiration sessions
  • Fantastic company events from company runs to delicious brownies!
How to apply:

We can't wait to receive your application! If you are interested in joining the Liquorice family please send us your three-page CV to with ADFinance in the subject line. 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 three weeks of your application, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful but please do not hesitate to try again in the future.

Company Description

Liquorice is one of Africa’s leading digital marketing agencies specialising in a range of services from web, mobile, social media, CRM, content creation and search engine marketing.

Posted on 28 Jul 14:44

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