Account Director - Brand/Design - Restaurants/Bars/Lifestyle

Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: AU$100000 - AU$120000 per annum
Contact: Larisa Todd
Call: Larisa
Reference: 20012770_1639619330
This award-winning independent agency is seeking an Account Director to manage a prestigious portfolio of brand/design projects in the hospitality, property and lifestyle sectors. You'll work with some of the finest up and coming bars and restaurants throughout Australia

Key to this role is your ability to manage the projects smoothly, efficiently and professionally, as well as your passion to develop strong client/stakeholder relationships.

As an Account Director, you'll be responsible for overall project management, from briefing through to final delivery.

Specifically, you'll be responsible for:-

  • Taking client briefs, and preparing creative and production briefs
  • Excellent client relationship skills
  • Setting up projects both from a financial and studio process perspective
  • Working with other senior team members to develop strategic, creative & comm's recommendations
  • Strong presentation skills, excellent communicator
  • Facilitating creative concept management & review process
  • Managing estimating, invoicing, job reconciliation with finance and cost management (on a weekly/monthly basis)
  • Proactive on your client's business and sharing relevant industry insights


  • A 'people-person' who is able to connect with both colleagues and clients
  • A 'creative and strategic-thinker' who understands and can add value to the creative process
  • A hands-on manager, someone who is keen on the detail of your clients' businesses and projects
  • A team player - driven and enthusiastic with a passion for the industry

Preferred qualifications

  • Relevant tertiary qualification or alternative marketing industry-based experience
  • At least 5 years' agency account management experience, preferably in the brand and design industry.

If you have the skills, experience and ready for a new challenge with a dynamic, collaborative team, we'd love to hear from you.