Dentsu - Account Director

Location: Singapore
Business sector: Digital Marketing & E-commerce
Job reference: 606799
Published: about 2 months ago
The key role for the AD is to deliver leadership across all the accounts within their portfolio. They will have responsibility for their group’s P&L and the professional development of their staff as well as fostering strong relationships with key clients. The AD will come from a media planning background and be able to deliver strategic and innovative media campaigns for their clients. In addition they will assist on new business projects as required. 

What You'll Be Doing
  1. Key agency client management 
  2. Delivery of media excellence within team portfolio 
  3. Create and foster client relationships 
  4. Deliver targeted P&L across portfolio 
  5. Manage team – Account Managers, Media Planners and Account Executives 6. Understand and deliver client’s media objectives 
  6. Proactively present new ideas that enhance and develop the client’s media campaigns 
  7. Train and develop junior staff members 
  8. Drive opportunities for additional revenue 
  9. Ensure the correct resource level is deployed on the account, mindful of agency profitability 
  10. Budgeting and account planning 
  11. Adherence to QA processes 
  12. Other duties as required by the Managing Director

Skills You'll Need
  1. Leadership – The AD will be responsible for both client and team leadership, and demonstrate excellence in their leadership capabilities. The AD will be responsible to develop the vision for the key client accounts and the overall media team. They will ensure that client & team satisfaction is maximised at all times.
  2. Media Planning Expertise – The AD will come from a media planning / buying background and will be able to lead their team to deliver excellence in all facets of media campaigns – strategy, planning, buying and campaign management
  3. Commercial Sense – The AD will understand the financial dynamics of each client arrangement and will maximise opportunities to increase agency revenue.