Account Director

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environment?

This is an opportunity to join an account services team for one of the fastest

growing marketing communication firms in the world. Today, Ogilvy

employs over 15,000 people, in 450 offices, and is a member of the WPP family

of companies. Our longstanding tradition of providing training and career

development to our talent began with our founder, David Ogilvy, and continues

today over 60 years later.

This Account Director will work on one of the world's top global brands and

support a SVP, Executive Group Director in the strategy, development and

execution of BtoB focused programs and campaigns across multi-channels. You

will manage the coordination and execution of film/video, digital/social and

print creative from concept to delivery, ensuring work is innovative, on

strategy, within scope, and delivering on clients' business

objectives. The role also encompasses acting as key agency lead across

multiple agency partners.

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The ideal candidate has mastered the AD core competencies and is comfortable

leading in a digital-first, data centric integrated manner . They are an

advisor and partner to the client at the Sr. manager and marketing/category

director levels. They have developed a keen ability for managing client

based multi-discipline projects across the agency matrix and external agency

partners. Communications planning experience a plus.

Responsibilities:

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padding:0in">Understanding the essential dynamics, strategies and drivers

of the client's business particularly in the B2B environment through

direct and indirect channels

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padding:0in">Being a liaison to multiple internal and external

stakeholders to ensure integration across the business Monitoring,

projecting and providing innovative solutions to marketing issues

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padding:0in">Demonstrating accountability for agency performance

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padding:0in">Understanding and navigating the Agency matrix and client

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padding:0in">Ability to understand and manage a complex, multi-channel

campaign across the various phases of the funnel / customer journey

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to understand and manage details of a initiative or campaign in the

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padding:0in">Facilitate the development of project briefs, working with

strategic planners and analysts .

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padding:0in">Managing client expectations, objectives, timelines and

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padding:0in">Acting as a resource to team members in assessing ideas and

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padding:0in">Facilitating their own and other's ideas from development to

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padding:0in">Leading an integrated agency model to ensure agency teams are

aligned and working against shared goals 11.0pt;font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"">

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padding:0in">Guiding internal/partner teams to deliver integrated

solutions from strategy and concept, through to execution, while

adequately representing client interests

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padding:0in">Growing, inspiring and developing a career plan for director

reports and junior staff

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padding:0in">8-11+ years of account management experience required

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padding:0in">Demonstrated solid mid to senior-level client experience and

ability to navigate complex client organizations required Proven

track record of exceptional client service skills

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padding:0in">Needs to be comfortable with ambiguity at times (both with

clients and internally), be able to demonstrate flexibility and creative

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padding:0in">Needs to be a team player, friendly, easy to work with

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padding:0in">They need to be able to handle many different personalities

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padding:0in">Needs to have had experience in communications planning, and

ability to articulate examples of strategic recommendations they've

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padding:0in">Proven ability to independently manage multiple priorities in

a fast paced and deadline driven environment

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padding:0in">Ability to work effectively and proactively within a team

setting that is geographically dispersed

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padding:0in">Strong management skills to help identify and grow junior

talent Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"">

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padding:0in">Heavy digital experience ranging from online advertising,

social, mobile, UX, web development and analytics

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padding:0in">Mobile, carrier or telecom experience a definite plus


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