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Account Director

Remuneration:negotiable cost-to-company 
Benefits:Within the cost to company package
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Mid/Senior
Type:Permanent
Reference:#Mich1522
Company:VGP Recruitment


Previously disadvantaged candidates will be given preference.

We have a fabulous job opportunity for an Account Director to fill a Senior Client Service/Project Lead role at a full-service production agency in Cape Town. The successful candidate will work alongside some great minds on a tech client, which is an exceptionally fast-paced, “one of its kind” company. We are looking for an extremely well organised, confident and enthusiastic candidate who has worked at an Advertising or Marketing agency.
Please note that this position is not remote.

Responsibilities
  • Working with a team to provide the utmost level of client service
  • Provide guidance to and be a mentor for the junior staff members
  • Working with other senior managers to complete current campaigns and generate new initiatives for future campaigns
  • Completing projects to a specific schedule and within an agreed budget
  • Using your skills to push the team and the agency, creatively and strategically
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities
Requirements
The successful candidate must have/be:
  • Relevant Marketing Qualification
  • Significant experience in professional client relationship management
  • Previous advertising agency experience - essential
  • The ability to plan and strategise at a senior level
  • A persuasive and confident approach to creative projects
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Effective team management capabilities
  • A keen attention to detail and budgetary restraints
  • Full awareness of creative processes and techniques – including digital platforms
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced environment and can handle pressure while achieving delivery goals in terms of deadlines and quality
  • Own transport – essential.
Should you not receive a response within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Company Description

VGP Recruitment is a specialist recruitment agency in the advertising, marketing, media, creative, digital, PR/communications and publishing industries.

Posted on 04 Jul 18:43, Closing date 2 Sep

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Michelle Snitcher
michelle@vgp.co.za
+27 21 422 1037

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VGP Recruitment
VGP is a specialist Recruitment Agency focusing on the exciting field of communications. Passionate about the industry in which we operate, our portfolio covers all personnel who work in the Advertising, Marketing, Publishing and Public Relations arenas.
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