Calling highly experienced Digital Specialists/Digital Leaders..
Want to work for the most Digitally Integrated Agency of the Year, as well as Digital Agency of the Year across key award platforms?
If so, this multiple award-winning SA office of a well-known global advertising agency is seeking a Head of Digital.
The role is based in Johannesburg and reports to the MD and collaborates with the Digital Brand Leadership team.
- Set and direct the digital ambition for the agency within the larger business strategy – most visible when driving the Best in Digital within the agency’s brand worlds (including Brand plans, Key Projects, and as measured by Radar and key KPI outputs)
- Forecast the best opportunities and innovation trends relevant for the business and win new business
- Develop these opportunities into the agency’s owned platforms (eg. the Customer Engagement Innovation Lab and Digital Training) and identify the best partners & partnership models to achieve the agency’s ambitions (vision VS operation is key)
- Deep expertise across speciality areas
- Expert knowledge and experience to work directly with C-suite clients
- Strong Mentor and problem solver
- Accomplished presentation skills
- A strong communicator
- Excellent at building relationships (face-to-face and virtual)
- Seeks out challenges
- Enthusiastic, passionate, committed, fun
- Focused and able to break through problems
- Ability to lead teams and brands across the digital universe
- Superb creative judgment within this area
- Develop and deliver within the new business pipeline increasing revenue for the business
- Position the agency as an expert in Innovation and digital thought-leadership through development of innovation products and services
- Provide team and client training and alignment to leverage the agency’s global IP
- Win digital specialist awards across the business as well as maintain existing wins
- Drive a true community of expertise for client teams to leverage
- Gather and share thought leadership & industry trends across the company
- Organize participation in new business
- Foster the intellectual development of Account, Strategy, Creative and Delivery teams within client groups to grow their digital capability to make brands matter
- Develop and maintain a pipeline for hiring expert talent
- Co-develop innovative products and services
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