In-House Retail Account Director (172 views)

Stellenbosch, South Africa
Mar 22, 2019

We have an exciting opportunity for a mid-senior Account Director at a fabulous retail food brand’s in-house agency in wonderful Stellenbosch. This fast-paced environment requires a hot, on-the-ball and experienced individual who has worked previously on a Retail account within an Advertising Agency. In this role you will be expected to plan and ensure the smooth production of campaigns – from briefing designers and copywriters, to managing budgets and a team of Creative designers. As the senior point of contact for the in-house agency’s internal “customers”, you will also coordinate the resources needed to service projects, build strategic operational plans and balance the expectations of stakeholders with the execution of creative work.

Responsibilities

  • Taking a lead in the Agency’s marketing and advertising strategies
  • Leading a team to provide the utmost level of client service
  • Provide guidance to and be a mentor for the junior staff members
  • Liaising with stakeholders at a senior level on a day-to-day basis
  • Working with other senior managers to complete current campaigns and generate new initiatives for future campaigns
  • Completing projects to a specific schedule and within an agreed budget
  • Using your skills to push the team and the agency, creatively and strategically
  • Analysing, interpreting and presenting results of campaigns and marketing drives in which the agency participates
  • Delivering presentations and writing reports
  • Developing plans to target new customers
  • Developing company’s account strategies, marketing strategies and promotional communication channels to introduce and promote the products and services to potential markets
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities.

Requirements
The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Relevant industry-related Diploma
  • Significant experience in professional client relationship management
  • A background in advertising, design or marketing
  • The ability to plan and strategise at a senior level
  • A persuasive and confident approach to creative projects
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Effective team management capabilities
  • A keen attention to detail and budgetary restraints
  • Full awareness of creative processes and techniques – including digital platforms
  • Relevant Marketing Qualification
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced environment and can handle pressure while achieving delivery goals in terms of deadlines and quality
  • A proven track record of successful media and social media campaigns.

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Salary: Negotiable

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