Senior Account Director - Influencer/Social Media Specialist

Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: AU$120000 - AU$140000 per annum
Contact: Larisa Todd
Call: Larisa
Reference: 20013335_1630041455

This is a rare opportunity to lead the global influencer program for an iconic global technology brand. An opportunity with scale, pace and massive creative potential, it requires someone with bounds of energy, expert problem solving skills and an inherent passion for social first creative.

It's an amazing role for someone who wants to be part of pioneering what influencer and social marketing looks like now and into the future.

Key skills / experience

  • Min 8 years agency experience
  • Strong social and influencer experience
  • Strategic outlook
  • Expert project management
  • Excellent creative judgement
  • Strong team leadership and management
  • Proactivity, quick thinking and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • History of leading strong and trusted client relationships
  • Budgeting, forecasting and resourcing skills

The role would suit a strong Senior Account Director with a passion for both the creative and strategic direction.

  • Highly strategic with a thorough understanding of social inc. platform knowledge, creative excellence, paid media and measurement
  • Experience working with influencers and managing talent relationships
  • Drives with purpose and develops work that meets the clients business goals
  • Able to analyse influencer and social performance
  • Culturally connected with an unhealthy obsession with all things pop culture
  • Strong creative judgment and is able to effectively shape work
  • Actively contributes to the creative process and builds on ideas
  • An evangelist about delivering creative ideas worth talking about

Account leadership

  • Is perceived by senior clients to be leading the team to deliver
  • Has a thorough understanding of the client's business, and the category
  • Provides day to day direction to ensure the whole team knows where we are, where we need to go and how we're going to get there
  • Effectively leads meetings to ensure they're efficient and productive
  • Communicates powerfully and effectively throughout the process
  • Spots and manages issues as they arise and acts to mitigate risk

Team leadership

  • Clearly perceived as a leader by their team
  • Key contributor and participator in agency and individual team culture
  • Leads by example and is a positive force within the agency
  • Inspiring manager who is able to nurture and grow great talent
  • Displays a can-do approach to picking up any brief and making it happen
  • Thinks ahead, anticipates opportunities and problems and then makes a plan
  • Demonstrates uncompromising standards and expects the same of others

Learning and development

  • Participates in the delivery of internal training
  • Proactively applies themselves to continued learning
  • Works to stay abreast of the daily developments in social and shares knowledge throughout the agency and with clients
  • Part of developing learning initiatives for direct team and wider agency

Commercial capability

  • Accurately forecasts and delivers income against it
  • Estimates accurately and negotiates effectively with clients and suppliers
  • Identify opportunities to increase client scope and then makes a plan to go for it

This is an opportunity to immerse yourself globally with social experts around the world proving the power of social thinking to drive business value.

The team in Sydney are united by a passion for popular culture. They love to help smart brands immerse their stories in the real conversations their audience are having.

Social thinking is at the centre of what they do. They love diversity of thought and experience.

If you have the skills and experience and love connecting people and brands in meaningful ways, we'd love to hear from you.