Overview of job
As a Group Client Director you are responsible for managing a portfolio of clients and the broader Client Leadership team within that mix. Your core responsibility is to understand your client's business implicitly across all aspects of its operation. This is not limited to just media & advertising. You will work with the client team to unearth & develop business challenges into solutions that will drive their business forward. Group Client Directors are the gatekeepers of the client's experience when working with Mediacom.
Core Role Attributes:
First class leadership skills, demonstrating the ability to build and lead large teams and clients through prosperous and challenging periods. Sets the overall group vision for how the team delivers for the clients and the agency.
Proven experience ideally in more than 5 categories throughout their career and expertise beyond the core craft of media. Taking this experience and expertise to share lessons with clients and our own people. Leads the charge with new ideas and generating excitement around opportunities.
Capable of talking expertly to any client on the spot about any media channel. Has a detailed point of view on the latest trends and market dynamics. Regularly meets with key media partners/publishers/Content & Partnerships to identify and drive major opportunities across the group
Mobilises their team around the big bets to solve business problems. Must know what great work looks like and how to deliver it. Provides mentoring to the team to ensure that our strategic principles live throughout all the work we do
Project management skills
A relaxed and detailed approach to managing projects. A role model for attention to detail and organisational capability. Assumes ultimate accountability for the use of Mediacom systems and processes.
A relaxed and detailed approach to managing projects. A role model for attention to detail and organisational capability. Assumes ultimate accountability for the quality of work across the group
Imperative that our group client directors fully understand agency level commercials – Xaxis, gmi, client forecasts with relevance to p&l
New business skills
Must be capable of leading a new business pitch/defence in isolation when required to do so.
Integral part of the role is leading others and being someone that holds respect. Earned through displaying core values listed above. Must be able to walk the walk
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