We're looking to hire a gun Account Director; a strategic thinker, you stay focused on the big picture and creative excellence. You build strong relationships with both clients and colleagues. You understand what makes a social idea really powerful, and you've got the skills and energy to help the team bring great work to life. You’ll be working on a professional service client, so you will need to hold your own in strategic and creative conversations, and be able to foster productive day to day client relationships.
You are highly strategic with a passion and knowledge for best practice social
You are an evangelist about delivering world-class creative ideas
You display strong creative judgement and are able to effectively shape work
You lead by example, nurture talent and are a positive force within the agency
You are an inspiring and effective manager who drives your team to deliver
You have a can-do approach to picking up any brief and making it happen
You think ahead, anticipate opportunities and problems and then make a plan
You drive with purpose, developing work that meets your clients business goals
You are a clear communicator who sets the direction for your clients and your team
You have great commercial acumen and understand how to run a piece of business profitably
You are ambitious, have uncompromising standards and expect the same of others
You are seen as a leader from both your client and colleagues alike
KEY SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Min 6 years agency experience
Strong strategic outlook
Expert project management
Excellent creative judgement
Team leadership and management
Proactivity, quick thinking and problem solving skills
Strong communication and presentation skills
History of building strong and trusted client relationships
Budgeting, forecasting and resourcing skills
ABOUT WE ARE SOCIAL
We are a socially-led creative agency, operating at the forefront of marketing and culture.
We deliver world-class creative ideas for forward-thinking brands. We are the world’s leading social specialists network, with over 900 specialists based in London, New York, Paris, Milan, Munich, Berlin, Beijing, Singapore, Shanghai, Dubai, Toronto and Tokyo. Through our network we have amassed a huge bank of collective knowledge about all things social - more than any other agency network. Our Sydney team now numbers 50 and is growing rapidly.
We generate insightful strategies, and create inspiring and compelling campaigns, all based on social insights. We do this for forward-thinking brands like Samsung, Didi, Audi, Activision, Kayo, Koala and the NRL. Ultimately we’re focused on creating ideas worth talking about!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.