Senior BUD – SA’s hottest award winning independent agency (151 views)

Cape Town
February 15, 2017

Are you an experienced BUD with 8 – 10 years’ client service experience and exceptional people management skills?

SA’s top independent award winning agency is seeking an accomplished Senior BUD for their Johannesburg office to work on a portfolio that has an African footprint.


  • Tertiary qualification in Advertising or Marketing
  • 8 years + recognised ATL advertising agency experience
  • Full 360-degree experience in ATL/BTL/digital
  • Strategic thinker and ability to think creatively and out-of-the-box
  • Thought leadership skills – on trend in terms of industry and developments
  • Strong leadership, mentorship and management experience
  • Superb interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Strong negotiating and conflict management skills
  • Deadline driven
  • Hands-on approach
  • Strong financial and business acumen
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent command of English, both written and verbal
  • Willingness to travel when required



  • Establish and maintain client relationships at senior level – keeping team updated on any changes to business objectives
  • Understand client’s business and needs, always looking at business development opportunities to achieve optimal ROI for client
  • Manage portfolio efficiently and cost effectively – managing income/billings


  • Build and manage a strong multi-discipline account management team
  • Mentor team – acting as a thought leader and work by example
  • Ensure team is motivated, inspired and rewarded for performance/effort
  • Drive ethos of cost control and income growth to team
  • Career planning of team – performance reviews, training, development plans
  • Participate in the Departments manpower planning and recruitment process
  • Champion company initiatives and ethos and processes
  • Ensure all team members complete timesheets on a weekly basis
  • Compile and share quarterly board reports on business unit with management


Salary: Negotiable

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