Account Director - 12 month contract

Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Freelance
Contact: Larisa Todd
Call: Larisa
Reference: 632223
If you're an experienced Account Director looking to work for an award winning creative agency and can commit to a 12 month contract, this role could be ideal.
This is a dynamic opportunity to use your client and project management experience to deliver creative campaigns for a prestigious global drink brand.
This is an integrated account that execute within multiple channels including POS, retail activations, promotions and occasional large scale events.
The agency has a supportive and collaborative team-based culture, well resourced with in-house Strategy, Creative, Design, Production and Digital Specialist teams who will support you on every brief and project to ensure the best outcome for your clients.
They have a unique culture built around a flexible working model to give all employees the balance they need. Social by nature, they take time to connect via regular team lunches, all agency get-togethers and surprise & delight moments.
  • As an experienced Account Director, you'll have a can-do attitude with a desire to grow your client’s business and add value to all briefs.
  • You have a natural ability to realise new creative and strategic opportunities for both your clients and the agency.
  • Working with the Group Account Director, you will set the action plan for executing your clients marketing requirements and ensure campaigns are delivered on brief, on budget and on time as well as identify incremental opportunities for organic growth.
  • You will work with, support and mentor a team of Account Managers to stay across the development, execution and evaluation of all projects
  • Clients will trust and see you as their 'go to' person within the agency to ensure their campaigns are strategically and creatively on brief and delivered seamlessly
Key attributes:-
  • Excellent project management / multi-tasking skills across BTL and integrated campaigns preferred
  • Proven leadership and people management skills within an agency environment
  • Team first attitude with ability to adapt and pivot to support broader agency objectives
  • Strategically led to deliver on your client's objectives
  • Persuasive presentation skills to cater for a wide variety of audience
  • Ability to work in cross-agency/ multi agency environment
  • Excellent financial management skills including forecasting, reporting and reconciling
  • Superior organisation and time management skills, especially under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Troubleshooting and issues management skills
  • Creative, dynamic and proactive thinking (literally and laterally)
  • A thorough & detailed understanding and knowledge of the industry
  • In-depth proficiency in all Microsoft Office products (Teams, Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • A pro-active and enthusiastic approach to your day-to-day work management
  • A passionate approach towards your career development and life in general!
If you have the experience and keen to be part of this dynamic, collaborative agency, with an excellent team culture and great benefits, we'd love to hear from you!