Digital Group Account Director (270 views)

A well-known award winning digital agency who works on big name local and international brands and who is part of a global group is seeking an experienced Digital Group Account Director to lead and manage the client service team in its Durban office.

The role is based in La Lucia.


  • 5+ years of account manager/director experience
  • 4+ years’ experience managing a team
  • Solid experience in digital
  • Strong client service experience in the digital space
  • Significant experience of managing teams
  • Strong budget management experience
  • Strong leadership abilities
  • Strong work ethic
  • Project management experience
  • The experience of driving well-known brands
  • Work hard, play hard attitude
  • Every detail orientated
  • A go-getter who always strives to deliver the best possible results
  • Have great work ethic and be prepared to go the extra mile – a real team player
  • Confident with a drive to succeed


  • Building and maintaining strong client relationships with existing and new clients
  • Managing a team of account managers and account directors
  • Developing strategies to achieve and exceed sales forecasts
  • Being the face of the agency at industry events and seminars
  • Creating and delivering engaging presentations to clients at a senior level
  • Project analysis and reporting
  • Lead website initiatives and are accountable for integrated client results across all relevant products and services
  • Stays informed of trends in the digitally enabled world and how they affect client’s business and marketing initiatives
  • Oversee, develop and present proposals, pitch concepts and rationale to Key Clients Director, agency partners and other team members to review and develop client-centric strategic, innovative recommendations
  • Work closely with creative director, technical director, user experience
  • Develop case studies on client’s business
  • Orchestrates delivery of multiple products/services to the client
  • Lead and coach interactive account team in the delivery and demonstration of quality client services and digital experience

Salary: Negotiable