Senior Account Manager

  • Auckland - Britomart

You might have seen us around. We’re Young+Shand: next-level digi agency and the biggest indie in NZ.
In six short years we’ve grown from just two guys and a dream to an agency of 50+ people working on some of the most exciting brands and interesting projects around.

We’ve recently won some great new clients and are on the hunt for an experienced Senior Account Manager to bring their A-game to our team. A suitable suit would be a forward-thinking-relationship-managing-organisational-team-leading-enthusiastic-mastermind who has an interest in digital things. A digital unicorn if you will.

Your day to day will likely involve:

  • Guiding and coaching clients on a path of digital greatness.
  • Effortlessly moving between digital and (the occasional) traditional work streams.
  • Translating client speak into digital real world communications.
  • Recalling numbers off the top of your head about forecasts, financial reporting, invoicing and risk management. Real fun stuff that’ll make
    you seem impressive to others.
  • Owning the detail and being accountable for the lifecycle of a whole project.
  • Developing credible and effective internal and external relationships.
  • Mentoring and guiding junior team members if required.

    Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years agency experience, with at least 3 of those years being involved in digital.
  • Experience across digital platforms and best practices such as search, social, technology (web and app development), from strategy to implementation.
  • A successful track record of building client relationships.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Capable of interacting with clients at senior levels.
  • Proactive with excellent attention to detail.
  • A great work ethic and attitude.
  • Above all you’ll have a mix of creative, analytical and relationship skills.

    Still reading? So you are a unicorn. Great. You should definitely introduce yourself by hitting the button below.

    Benefits
    Well, there’s free lunch on Fridays and a chiller full of beer for your pleasure. Wine too. Not that that would influence your decision or anything.

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