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Brand Footprint Job Vacancy for Account Director

Nov 9, 2017, 4:17 PM
Brand Footprint was registered as a Marketing Communications company in 2006. We have operated for 9 years working with various multinational companies and brands cutting across Telcomms, Lifestyle, FMCG, CSDs, Alcoholic beverages, Indulgence brands, Corporate and Banking. We are recruiting to fill the position below:     Job Title: Account Director Location: Lagos Job Description
  • We currently seeking a whip smart Account Director who can stun our clients with leadership, creativity, vision and eloquence.
Responsibilities What you’ll do:
  • You’ll spearhead the strategy and development for integrated projects and ensure ever-improving service across multiple clients.
Day to day, your role includes:
  • Partnering with clients to develop their goals and marketing strategies, adding strategic value and ensuring that they get the best results from the whole agency team
  • Fostering an environment of partnership with other capabilities (e.g., Brand Strategy, Integrated Production)
  • Acting as mentor and trusted adviser to team members
  • Keeping sustainable, long-term client relationships by mitigating risk and ensuring account profitability
  • Displaying powerful presentation skills that invite participation and effect desired outcomes
  • Ensuring work is client-ready by paying astute attention to detail
  • Leading cross-capability teams to deliver creative thinking and powerful ideas that meet client objectives
  • Using analysis to drive decisions (as opposed to taking orders) in a way that yields sustained, measurable results
  • Serving as the voice of the client internally and the voice of the agency externally – and acting as the trusted voice of the customer by bringing insights into creative strategy and marketing program development
  • Partnering with Senior Leadership to set goals and plan for future fiscal year(s), and working closely with Delivery Management and Client Finance on forecasting, billing, and reconciling fee and PT budgets
Requirements We’re looking for a talented Account Director with impressive work experience, which typically includes:
  • An unwavering passion for marketing and an unstoppable drive to bring the best work to life
  • 10 years experience managing client relationships, managing a marketing team and developing marketing strategy
  • Demonstrated budget management and resource planning experience
  • Superior analytical skills and strategic thinking – you’re strong on both IQ and EQ, as adept at reading data as you are at reading clients
  • Effective time-management, impeccable organization and the flexibility to adapt quickly to changes
  • Proven project management and performance management skills - you’re known for your ability to coach and develop talent, inspire and drive change, and bring varied groups together to collaborate effectively
  • Superb communication and presentation skills - you’re articulate, straightforward and engaging
How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV's with current contact information to: cezeh@footprint-ngr.com using the "Job Title" as the subject heading of the mail.     Application Deadline  20th November, 2017.

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