Account Director: Financial Services: BTL Agency (209 views)

Johannesburg, South Africa
21 Jul 2021

Previously disadvantaged candidates will be given preference. 

We have a fantastic job opportunity for a dynamic Account Director at a fabulous BTL agency in Johannesburg. This well-established agency is on the lookout for a motivated Account Director who prizes relationships above all else and has a passion for getting great work done in an ever-changing environment. In this exciting role you will work on an anchor client’s fast-paced, innovative digital financial offering. Previous financial services/retail banking experience is advantageous, knowledge of digital and TTL strategy a must. We’re looking for a candidate who is accustomed to the pace and pressure of BTL and Corporate.

Please note that this role is remote for now – but you must reside in JHB and be available for meetings when required.

The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • A minimum of 8-10 years in an agency environment, predominantly BTL
  • A minimum of 3 years in an Account Director role with a solid understanding of Digital
  • B2B/Corporate Marketing and agency experience
  • Sound understanding of Digital and Integrated Marketing
  • Experience in managing a team
  • Experience in working with a large client team
  • Courage under fire
  • Absolute professionalism, in all aspects
  • Excels in managing a demanding, exacting client – advantageous
  • Relationship-driven and agency-led
  • The right mix of strength of character, courage of convictions and finding the win-win solution to every conundrum
  • Alignment with agency values
  • Self-aware and accountable
  • Bold and courageous
  • Meticulous
  • Energetic and Inspired
  • Takes ownership
  • Solution and opportunity-focused
  • Playful and curious.

Should you not receive a response within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.


Salary: Negotiable

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