Our Account Directors have the ability to analyze, solve and present viable integrated solutions to client problems. They identify and inspire new work streams and solutions that lead to client growth by collaborating with and drawing on the expertise of the Ogilvy’s vast resources and capabilities.
They advise and partner with clients at the senior brand manager and marketing / category director levels, as well as Agency leaders at similar levels.
They are able to identify and champion great creative work and partner with agency leaders in its flawless delivery. They are also exceptional leaders of teams who inspire others to act courageously.
Managing a client’s business or portfolio of integrated accounts with a target of $1M in revenue
Partnering with Ogilvy’s integrated capabilities and discipline experts to identify new business opportunities, scope of work and revenue
Immersing yourself in the essential dynamics, strategies, and drivers of your client’s business
Foreseeing opportunities and formulating plans to manage and exploit them to drive / extend the business
Putting clients first, interfacing regularly with all client levels and constantly hunting for solutions and big ideas that are innovative and appropriate
Demonstrating strong collaboration skills with internal teams, using Agency resources creatively to support client’s business.
Building strong relationships and trust with creative partners
Effectively navigating teams when there are conflicting priorities
Coaching, involving and inspiring the growth and development of junior Agency staff via providing consistent feedback, training and growth opportunities
Acting as an open and willing resource to team members in assessing ideas and directions.
Monitoring and communicating POV on current marketing and industry issues.
Demonstrating responsibility and accountability for overall agency performance and flawless execution.
7 10 years advertising agency experience, including 3 5 years of supervisory experience. A few years of healthcare agency experience is a must
Digitally fluent, with an understanding of the complex, fragmented media landscape
An appreciation for how great work gets done and a commitment to ensuring creative excellence / output
Strong communication skills, particularly with oral presentations
A good listener, someone who reads people and those in a room well
Authentically passionate about the work, your team and our business
Diplomatic and Empathetic leader