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Account Director/ Senior Account Director – Contract Maternity Cover


Application ends: June 12, 2024
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  • Date posted
    May 13, 2024
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    June 12, 2024
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Job Description

YoungShand is seeking an Account Director or Senior Account Director to join our team. Initially this is a 12 month contract for Maternity Cover. As an integrated creative, digital and media agency, we have built a reputation for creating bold campaigns that leverage technology to transform the way brands communicate. The successful candidate needs to be experienced and hit the ground running, developing relationships with clients that enhance their marketing strategies. Our ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about working with clients in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Ideal start date mid July. Responsibilities: – Build strong relationships with clients, show an understanding of their business objectives, and work collaboratively to deliver integrated solutions. – Provide strategic guidance to clients, uncovering new opportunities for growth and success. – Lead presentations to clients. – Manage and mentor junior team members. – Manage the delivery of high-quality projects that are on time, within budget, and aligned with client expectations. – Attend industry events to stay informed of the latest trends and technologies. Requirements: – 6-10+ years’ experience in account management or related field. – Creative problem solver. – In-depth knowledge of marketing and advertising practices. – Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills. – Demonstrated ability to build strong, long-lasting relationships with clients. – Experience in developing and implementing successful advertising strategy. – High level of organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. – Ability to manage and motivate a team. Benefits: YoungShand is an indie agency on an upward trajectory. Our modest size will enable you to work across all clients, with a strong focus on New Zealand challenger brands that want making an impact in the world. Our highly integrated model pulls together all the skill sets required to create great work – from strategy to creative, design, dev, production, client service and media. Because we grow brands that communicate with all New Zealanders, we celebrate diversity and the unique backgrounds, experiences and viewpoints that difference brings to our team and our clients. We encourage an inclusive, creative workplace culture and embrace flexible working, Friday lunches and summer hours. This is an opportunity to be part of the next exciting phase of YoungShand.