[BATES CHI] Account Director

Overview

BATES CHI & PARTNERS The advertising team focuses especially on providing strategic, creative and content driven solutions for clients across a wide range of channels. These include communication planning, brand architecture, brand equity modeling, Big IdeaL development, research consultancy, design, creative development and production management.

  • If you are ready to start with a friendly and sharing environment
  • Don’t afraid to be fat because we have tasty cake changing every week
  • Interesting people to make your life colorful
  • Luxury pub on the rooftop if you are midnight owl
  • Movie for bonding moment every week
  • Biggest birthday cake ever on your birthday
  • Promotion codes for Grab food, Go-food and Now everywhere, every day!
  • MOST IMPORTANTLY, PLENTY OF TRAINING MODULES

Responsibilities

  • Handles day to day administration of accounts (work flow control, meetings, minutes, estimates, records, checking etc.)
  • Taking a lead in clients’ marketing and advertising strategies
  • Leading a team to provide the utmost level of client services
  • Liaising with clients at a senior level on a day-to-day basis
  • Promoting the expansion of business with existing clients
  • Working with other senior managers to generate new accounts
  • Completing projects to a specific schedule and within an agreed budget
  • Using your skills to push clients, and the agency, creatively and strategically
  • Ensures that clients are efficiently charged for the work the agency has performed – measured by % of invoices passed first time by client and outstanding
  • Develops a sense of ownership of and passion for all creative work on his assignments – measured by GAD and ECD evaluation
  • Flourishes in the climate of creativity and innovation in the Brand team – measured by # of business boosting initiatives proposed, accepted by client and implemented by client
  • Accepts and implements new ways of working that allow the Brand team to deliver quality work faster and cheaper – measured by cost/time savings
  • Works with peers across departments & disciplines to apply best Account Service practice – measured by 360º evaluation

Qualifications

  • Proven account management or other relevant experience at least 7-8 years. Previous experience working as an Account Director for a similar agency; ideally in creative agency.
  • Significant experience in professional client relationship management
  • A background in advertising or marketing
  • The ability to plan and strategies 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
  • Can-do attitude/ adaptability mindset
  • Willing to walk extra mile to achieve best quality of work. Willing to travel for work is a plus
  • Good communication skill in both English and Vietnamese is a MUST


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