Account Manager (332 views)

Cape Town
May 23, 2019

We are a highly entrepreneurial and opportunity focused company who want to be the most desired creative company on the African continent and beyond. 

We believe that “the people with the best people win” and are looking for a world class Jhb based Account Manager to join our team and be part of this audacious vision. We are looking for a brave, bright, optimistic problem solver.

6 Core qualities that we are looking for:

  1. Passion for creativity – Fights for brilliant creative work and actively seeks to drive enviable creative solutions and opportunities on every brief.
  2. Connector of dots – someone who can work across a complex client business & drive cohesion by bringing the right people together to solve problems quickly.
  3. Operational smarts – ability to get work out in an efficient & effective manner
  4. Relationship builder –  A natural leader who is able to work with multiple stakeholders both within the agency environment and when dealing with client.
  5. Passionate about admin & the detail: Pays attention to the details and worries about the little things and has strong organization, admin and time management skills.
  6. Drives positivity –  is energetic with a go-getter attitude and injects this into the team

Four simple ways you will be measured:

  1. Happy People: Build relationships of trust, respect and partnership within our culture that allows people to be  and do their best.
  2. Happy Clients: Responsible for day-to-day client integration on active projects and ensure client is up to speed wrt status on jobs. Able to lead conversations and meetings regarding specific projects. Client must have a strong sense of confidence in you and must be able to depend on you for all the detail on projects.
  3. Happy Money: With an understanding of how the agency makes money and how the account should be charged, you confidently manage the financial administration on your portfolio.
  4. Happy Work: You have a trusted relationship with your creative and production teams and is able to conduct creative meetings and assess the work against the clarity of a well written brief. 


Three things you must have

  1. Three to five years’ experience in the account management function (big agency experience is preferable)
  2. Experienced in working with senior clients across multiple stakeholders
  3. A natural leader with fantastic people skills – both within the agency environment and when dealing with client

We don’t do ego.
We solve in the positive.

While we look at every CV submitted to us in detail, given the sheer volume of applications we’re not able to respond to every applicant personally. Rest assured that if we like what we see, we’ll be in touch as soon as possible. Alternatively, we’ll keep your details on record for future consideration.

If you haven’t heard from us within two weeks, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful.


Salary: Negotiable