Senior Account Director

We are looking for a Senior Account Director to join our team in Melbourne on a parental leave cover for 12 months. The ideal candidate will be able to start at the beginning of August 2024.

You are

  • Highly experienced working as a Senior Account Director in an integrated agency.
  • A history of commitment and achievement in core roles.
  • A passion for retail brands and advertising, focusing on generating client sales results.
  • In-depth knowledge of the Australian retail industry.
  • Leadership experience and a hands-on approach to managing a team.
  • Experience in managing and overseeing integrated campaigns' strategy, planning, production and implementation.
  • Strong time management skills with a proven ability to focus on priorities, solve problems, juggle multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines.
  • The ability to build and foster strong relationships with senior clients, the internal agency team, key agency suppliers, industry peers and media partners.
  • Ability to establish efficient and effective workflows to ensure delivery and quality of client work.
  • A clear understanding of agency financial processes and remuneration structures.
  • An eye to their future development and progression with the agency and WPP.

We are

The Brand Agency, part of WPP – Australasia’s leading creative tech company and specialists in leading national retail clients.

What does this mean for you?

Many things make The Brand Agency a great place to work, but we think these are worth a special mention:

  • Welcoming and flexible culture.
  • Birthday Leave – a paid day off to celebrate your Birthday each year.
  • Loyalty Leave – an additional paid day off each year to celebrate your work anniversary.
  • Employee Assistance Program access and 24/7 support.
  • Remote Work.
  • Flexible Public Holidays.
  • Learning opportunities for all employees and room to grow.

The role

This is a senior role which reports to the Managing Director. The core responsibility is to lead our engagement on one of Australia’s largest and highest-profile retail accounts (JB Hi-Fi).

Working as part of a team of 50+ people, the individual will be responsible for leading the strategic direction, campaign planning, delivery and implementation of all work on this prestigious account, including related day-to-day operations and people management. There will also be opportunities and responsibilities to work on other clients and projects and to contribute to the agency's operations and culture.

If this sounds like you, please apply by visiting this link.

The fine print

The Brand Agency is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply. Full-time/part-time negotiable.

To apply, you must have the right to live and work in Australia.

We appreciate your understanding that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and that due to the high number of applicants we receive, we are unable to reply to individual phone calls or emails.