This is a 6 month Maternity Level contract for a strong Business Director to work as an integral part of across multiple accounts in Australia and two small regional accounts in Asia.
This is an integrated role, involving the development of strategy and oversight across market specific digital design, creative and production.
Experience in and a strong passion for championing and producing engaging and business driving creative content and digital advertising across a fully integrated channel mix is a must. As well as having experience working for Pharma clients producing both local and global content.
You should be a strong strategic thinker, with an agency background. You will be working closely with clients as a long-term business partner, steering the development of their brand and marketing strategy and building relationships with Brand Director’s and Brand VP’s.
This role requires a courteous, positive and high-energy individual with great people skills. Someone who works hard, but has fun with it and who can demonstrate a proven track record of driving teams to deliver for clients. You should have a meticulous attention to detail, establishing yourself as a safe pair of hands, ensuring nothing falls through the cracks.
WHAT YOU WILL YOU BE DOING:
Building strong relationships with all clients, from brand execs and managers through to directors and VP’s
Main point of contact for each Marketing Director. You will work in partnership with them, driving business and the teams to deliver great work
Escalation point for the client for any issues with your teams, you will need to be a problem solver that deals with problems with a solution based attitude
You will be confident with clients and will challenge the client when necessary, whilst keeping a positive relationship. You negotiate to create win-win compromises with your clients on behalf of you team members where needed
You will ensure each team delivers to the expected levels of client service at all times
Lead the Australian business by example, line managing the account and creative directors
Developing, coaching and driving ADs and their teams to constantly add value to our clients and to challenge the briefs we receive, in order to break the norm and deliver outstanding creative work
You will be responsible for the guidance and development of your team so it is essential you are a great communicator, able to inspire your team and spot potential
You will have oversight of your teams WIPs and knowledge of projects going through the Studio at a high level, without being pulled into the day to day management of projects. The ability to direct teams to deliver, without getting caught up in the detail.
Responsible for growing all the Studios offering, pushing our capabilities to brand teams and keeping us front of mind with brands for all digital advertising and content creation
You will actively seek out opportunities with brands and build relationships with senior clients, pushing to upsell our offering
Follow refined processes and push teams to work to the processes set out, but have the ability to challenge process to ensure teams are working as efficiently and effectively as possible
Manage the P&L for Australia and forecast operational income on a weekly basis to senior management
Deliver on requests from Senior management across the business (Asia and UK/Global teams)
WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO BE GREAT IN THIS ROLE:
Relevant agency work experience
Previous experience leading teams of over 20 people – ideal
Experience working for large Pharma clients is essential
A strong grounding in the commercial running of accounts, bank and stretch and P&L
Strong gravitas and the ability to build relationships with senior clients, building trust in our offering
A team player with a client centric focus and possess the ability to build strong and effective working relationships with your teams and colleagues
Regional Asia experience
Nurturing and empowering for team members