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Account Director (Agency)

  • Account Director (Agency)
  • Auckland
  • Up to $150k
Following application, a talent agent will review your CV, cover note & portfolio against the role and will be in touch within 72 hours (it's the polite thing to do isn't it?).
  • Full Time
  • Live
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Role is with:

Heather Ware Senior Recruitment Consultant

What an opportunity to take your Account Director and leadership skills to another level in 2024 and continue progressing over the next few years! This role is rare. You’ll be stepping straight into managing this creative agency’s key account in the vocational higher education sector and providing backup to the Founder and Creative Director. 

  • Build on the excellent client relationship established by the Founder and join this start-up creative agency.
  • Roll up your sleeves to drive client service and delivery, creative excellence, and business growth.
  • Join and grow a focused team that delivers impactful on-brand campaigns for clients that make a difference to people and our planet. 

Take charge of your career as the lead suit for this start-up creative agency with a locked-in cornerstone client with a positive trajectory.

On behalf of our client, we are seeking a senior Account Director who is ready to contribute to building this growing agency.  From the get-go, you will be managing a large vocational, higher-education account that has colleges across both New Zealand and Australia. This will be your priority, as it is locked in for 3 years. You’ll model best-practice account management and bring an empathetic, inclusive and progressive style that inspires both clients and new staff alike. You’ll always add value to the client and be a mentor to the growing internal team. You’ll understand and deliver project management, account management and client servicing like the back of your hand.

The breakdown

We are looking for a Senior Account Director who cares about their work and brings:

  • 8+ years’ proven agency experience in a client service role - brand, design and a full-service creative agency preferred.
  • Is invigorated by the opportunity this small growing agency providing warm and effective client service, excellent project management and focused growth expansion.
  • Care about the clients they work with and want to make a difference through their daily work.
  • Can see their future growing with this company. 

Proven results and experience:

  • Creative Agency experience
  • Can manage design, strategy, digital, creative and  content
  • Expert in all aspects of project management, including larger-scale rollouts.
  • Driven to achieve commercial, collaborative and creative excellence
  • Warm, vibrant and highly capable relationship manager – embodies service excellence.
  • Work with vocational  / higher education a bonus, but not essential.

Are you someone who is:  

  • A confident, clear and warm communicator
  • A proactive self-starter, with the knowledge to
  • Focused with great attention on what and when detail matters
  • Innovative and pragmatic.
  • Passionate about clients that make a difference to people and the planet

The reward

  • Competitive salary of $150,000 per annum + KiwiSaver
  • Central city

Mandatory requirements

  • Must have a relevant tertiary qualification
  • Be allowed to work

Apply today 

If this role sounds like you, apply today or email Heather directly at [email protected] with a summary of why you may be interested in this position.

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