Senior Account Manager / Account Director - Brand / Design

Location: Sydney
Job Type: Permanent
Salary:
Contact: Larisa Todd
Call: Larisa
Reference: 577673

A unique and exciting opportunity to join this growing insight led brand/design agency that solves business challenges.

The agency specialise in brand first design for FMCG products – focusing on brand identity, packaging, and comms.

They don’t believe in a one size fits all solution and spend time to understand the full brand journey, matching message to reaction and action. 

They are 5 years young and growing and seeking an experienced Senior Account / Project Manager or Account Director.

  • You'll be positioned as their client partner and will work as part of the agency team, running client accounts – day to day and future focused activity.

  • You will work closely with the founders, building trusted partnerships with our clients – developing rapport, and unbreakable relationships internally and externally.

  • You will be responsible for the running of your allocated accounts whilst always mindful of opportunities inside and out.

  • You would be joining an established start-up, meaning you will be expected to wear many hats – working on a variety of different brands (categories) and client outputs.

 
Core responsibilities:

Client Facing

  • Managing day-to-day projects, aiding clients in projects and planning – becoming a trusted advisor and support they can’t do without

  • Being responsive and proactive to client needs and requests, identifying where opportunities lie and exceeding expectations

  • Developing and managing solution focused proposals with senior leadership support

  • Being flexible and adaptable to circumstances – solution focused

  • Selling and defending the creative product; confidently presenting and positively challenging briefs, feedback, proposals and financials with the client team

  • Possessing a naturally inquisitive nature, striving to learn and understand our client’s business and industry; identifying opportunities and proactively unlocking new conversations

Internal

  • Reporting into agency leaders / founders – balancing autonomy with proactive updates – recognising when to elevate issues

  • Be confident in creating articulate, inspiring, and creative briefs (where required)

  • Ensure the smooth running of projects and our relationships, ensuring high standards are met and the company reputation grows

  • Ensuring work / workflow is managed efficiently and effectively  – proactively recognising when support is required

  • Supporting with financials and reporting on expected monthly billings

  • Being a true team player who inspires and educates, providing support and training where necessary 

  • Actively seek out learning and suggest positive change  

You

  • A keen and can-do attitude

  • A fresh perspective and an entrepreneurial spirit

  • Balance and calm, professional manner with passion and positivity

  • Strong judgement, which is well informed and reliable; able to foresee potential problems and propose solutions

  • Has big picture thinking, yet also understands the importance of attention to detail and the smooth running of multiple accounts

  • Keen to learn and develop

  • Commercially aware with a thorough understanding of the marketplace and our competitor context

If you have the drive, the passion and want to play an integral part of this dynamic, growing business - we'd love to hear from you.