Senior Account Director (3 month contract)

  • Sector: Marketing, Media & Communications
  • Contact: Glenn Quick
  • Contact Email:
  • Client: Become
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Salary: Up to AU$144300.00 per annum
  • Expiry Date: 22 June 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH442050_1716437495

The Position:

Our client is an award winning, independent and full service agency who shift what consumers think, feel and do with communication solutions for some of Australia's most loved retail brands.

We are seeking a Senior Account Director for an immediate start for a 3 month contract. You will manage the planning and execution of programs / campaigns to meet their clients' business objectives and to develop and maintain the client relationship. You are responsible for the organic growth of the clients business as well as playing a role in pursuing, developing and obtaining new business opportunities.

However you will think well beyond 'just' the execution and the current campaign to go beyond the brief. You will set the standard for idea generation, high quality presentation decks, insight led recommendations and effective strategy and creative briefing.

  • Manage the day to day running of the team and key accounts
  • Manage each account profitably for the agency.
  • Ensure the client is getting the best results from the whole agency team.
  • Ensure each account you are responsible for is adequately resourced.
  • Maintain and forward plan for ongoing revenue pipeline.
  • Maintain a strong level of industry knowledge and attend relevant industry events and forums.
  • Complete and present relevant business performance and related reports as required.
  • Plan and organise processes, activities and people to ensure efficiency and to support division goals and organisational change objectives.
  • Think beyond own area of responsibility and takes cross-functional disciplines into account. You are ultimately one team.
  • Demonstrate sound commercial, strategic and creative thinking to achieve business and client objectives with a sharp eye for detail.
  • Be a champion of the business.

About you

  • Minimum 6 years integrated agency experience across a variety of touchpoints including social, digital, ATL, BTL, shopper marketing, PR & end to end campaign delivery (to name a few)
  • Extensive professional experience managing significant client relationships.
  • Sound planning, organisational and decision making skills - ability to juggle many activities / projects and at the one time and set timelines for junior staff members.
  • Ability to to map out a campaign including vision, planning and execution.
  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team environment.
  • Strong empathetic understanding of mentoring / staff development / supervisory skills
  • Develop, write and present proposals.
  • Excellent people management skills.
  • A great communicator.

The perks:

  • Brilliant team culture with a carefully cultivated energy and passion.
  • Top tier clientele and a high functioning team.
  • Broad career progression potential.
  • Team brunches, lunches, drinks & coffees!
  • Hybrid working environment

If this sounds like your kind of gig, please apply with your CV & cover letter. Any questions, you can call us on 1800 934 012.

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Become Recruitment welcomes all qualified applicants, regardless of your gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, or disability. We are always on the lookout for the best talent, so we encourage you to make us aware of any special requirements you need to participate fully in the recruitment process for this role.