Group Digital Account Director_HLR6183

Location: Durban

Remuneration: Market related

Work Type: Permanent

HLR Reference #: HLR6183


Fast-paced, energetic, globally-recognised digital agency requires a confident and experienced Group Digital Account Director to manage a team of Account Managers and Account Directors in the delivery of exceptional, integrated, digital brand management services.


Purpose of role: 

  • Client engagement
  • Manage a team of Account Managers and Account Directors
  • Strategic planning
  • Agency representation at industry events/seminars
  • Interpretation of client briefs
  • Creation and delivery of client presentations at senior level
  • Project analysis and reporting
  • Accountability for delivery of strategies across products and services
  • Remain abreast of digital trends and their impact
  • Pitch initiatives to internal and external stakeholders for further development
  • Liaison with Creative Director, Technical Director and User Experience
  • Develop case studies
  • Manages delivery of multiple products/services to clients
  • Lead the delivery of quality services and digital experience, by example
  • Oversight of the Project Management team in all project phases


Qualifications/Experience Required:

  • 5 years + Account Manager/Director experience
  • Solid digital experience
  • 4 years + in a team management position
  • Budget management; scoping and forecasting experience
  • Project management experience
  • Agency experience essential


Skills Required:

  • Confidence in managing identifiable brands
  • Solid client service in the digital space
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent work and team ethic


Our Client is an employment equity employer; therefore preference for this position will be given to candidates whose appointment will enhance representivity.  If you do not hear from us within 1 month of the closing date, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful. All qualifications and certificates will be verified. Our Client reserves the right not to fill the position. Candidates may be expected to undergo psychometric testing. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and to provide the evaluation results.

Consultant: Wanda Corbett

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