Account Director

  • Auckland Central

Do you have a passion for the digital and technology industries? Have the senior account director skills to run a team? This could be the next best step you take.

Our client is a central Auckland agency, with a focus on digital. They have global clients and an excellent market presence. With growth imminent, this is an exciting time to join the team in this senior leadership role.

You will have 2 – 3 years at Account Director level, exude confidence when working with clients, creatives and suppliers. Your mentoring and management skills are vital for this role – you will have leadership abilities to a high level, client service team.

Working across brand, digital and strategy - you will be managing the projects across creative design and build of websites, apps, software and digital business solutions, marketing and brand campaigns.

On a day to day – you will:

• Develop new business for the agency via new business pitches, RFP responses and incoming leads. Close new accounts with MSA and contract negotiations.
• Develop client engagement strategies and work with department heads, and project teams to execute plans. Identify needs that the client may not recognise and ensure that approaches and solutions are linked to objectives and future needs.
• Manage portfolio profitability and performance; develop and negotiate statements of work, and ensure the work is delivered on budget.
• Maintain strong ongoing relationships with client sponsors and executives, introducing new opportunities accordingly.
• Mentor and support the Account Management positions within your pod. Provide direction, insight and advice to ensure Account Managers are managing projects and servicing clients, to a world class standard.

If you are looking for a role where you can bring your calm and confident personality, along with strong project management capabilities, excellent mentorship abilities and a commitment to succeed - send your cv to Louise Lawton at The Creative Store, email Louise@thecreativestore.co.nz or call Louise at The Creative Store on (09) 365 1077 for more details.

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