Executive Group Director

Overview

The Executive Group Director is the senior-most day to day client leader. They typically act as regional manager of multi discipline global accounts, or manage several local or regional accounts, or a large multi-brand account. They act as advisor and partner to the senior client, a brand champion, agency facilitator, and opportunist that drives client business results as well as Agency share of wallet.

Responsibilities

  • Owns key senior client relationships
  • Owns key creative relationships
  • Owns accountability for client P&L and business growth
  • Understands the business model and the key drivers of client and Agency success
  • Maintains knowledge of all performance measures and financial figures
  • Advises senior client management and works as an objective insider and advocate for the entire client organization
  • Generates ideas and actions that produce tangible business results
  • Advocates for and is able to sell through creative work
  • Takes a leadership role in understanding and uncovering client motivations/needs
  • Sets aggressive yet achievable performance goals for self and others
  • Understands all key Agency resources and brings them together to produce exceptional results for the client
  • Leads client thinking and thinking on strategy development, providing targeted, actionable insights
  • Inspires and grows other agency staff; coaches and manages others to maximum potential
  • Able to attract and retain core talent
  • Works closely with talent management team on performance reviews and goal setting for the team
  • Cultivates an atmosphere that embraces diversity and inclusion within the team and agency
  • Inspires and motivates action across departments and disciplines; fosters teamwork
  • Seeks opportunities to advance the client relationship and build Agency business
  • Builds relationships of confidence and trust with all senior Agency personnel

Qualifications

  • Typically ten to fifteen years agency experience including five to seven years supervisory experience
  • Proven experience presenting information both orally and in writing
  • Excellent client facing skills
  • Proven leadership ability
  • B2B Tech a strong plus

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