Dentsu - Account Manager (Creative)

Location: Singapore
Business sector: Digital Marketing
Salary: S$4400 to S$4500
Job reference: 483213
Published: over 1 year ago
The purpose of the role is to support the Account Director in planning and account handling, manage the Account Interns, and monitor their workload, as well as help develop their skill sets, as required. The Account Manager creates the opportunity for strategy and digital specialists to contribute fully.
The Account Manager, as a Client’s spokesman, will be the client’s primary contact and is also a trusted partner when it comes to driving collaboration across dentsu and in terms of building strong client relationships on a day-to-day basis.
Dentsu is the largest agency brand and fifth largest agency group in the world.

We provide a wide range of services in eight business domains:

  • Marketing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Creative Sphere
  • Promotions
  • Media Content
  • PR
  • Global Business

With more than 60,000 professionals in over 145 countries and regions, Dentsu identifies—through a variety of communication domains the core issues faced by our clients. We then provide the optimized, integrated solutions required to solve these issues.

What You'll Be Doing
  • Support Account Director to deliver innovative and creative solutions to client briefs and new business opportunities
  • Project manage and execute solutions through the planning and development process, with cross-functional teams, managing timelines & budget
  • Allocate, and work with team leads to allocate resources to ensure timely delivery across assigned projects and as a ‘gatekeeper’ for quality control
  • Work collaboratively across dentsu as needed – use good knowledge of products and services to drive business value for clients and dentsu
  • Independently manage smaller accounts, acting as a trusted advisor of client, including tracking and delivering KPIs, timeline, and budget targets
  • Track and report against agreed budget targets, for assigned clients and review plans to drive greater margin and value through innovation and better and different ways of working
  • Coordinate invoicing and payments process in line with contractual terms agreed; Oversees processes to ensure smooth financial operations
  • Set example to team to keep abreast of current and future industry thinking and trends;
  • Manage Exec and/or Grads: reviews, feedback, development plans

Skills You'll Need

  • Minimum 3 years of account servicing experience in an advertising or digital marketing agency or related company.
  • Proven experience in effective project management, with an ability to multi-task and handle numerous projects concurrently.
  • A keen interest in digital and technical builds
  • Strong facilitation/presentation skills, both in preparing materials required and in delivery. Excellent written skills.
  • Solution-oriented, assertive and resilient.
  • Readiness for personal responsibility, motivated self-starter.
  • Strong time management skill and attention to detail.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.