Dentsu - Senior Account Manager/ Associate Account Director

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Published: about 2 months ago
Startdate: 30 November 2022 - 30 November 2022

Job Description:

About Dentsu Creative

Part of Dentsu International, Dentsu Creative is a Global Creative Network that transforms brands and businesses through the power of Modern Creativity. Led by Global Chief Creative Officer Fred Levron, 9,000 experts across the globe work seamlessly together to deliver ideas that Create Culture, Shape Society and Invent the Future. Dentsu Creative was launched in June 2022 to address a client need for simplicity and will be Dentsu International’s sole creative network by the end of 2022. 

Role Purpose

As an Associate Account Director, your primary responsibility will be to build the client’s business, the account relationship and the expertise of the team. This involves identifying game-changing ideas to grow the client’s brand and solve business challenges, both in digital and integrated marketing world. The ideal candidate should be fearless and confident in selling great ideas, and most importantly- even in the most complex situations, keeping things simple, organized and clear.

So if you can win the hearts of clients, inspire team members and skillfully juggle multiple pieces of business, please read on:

Key Accountabilities

  • Manage overall agency/client relationship providing strategic input while translating the client’s vision and needs into business requirements

  • Strengthen our relationship with the clients, becoming their go-to person. You will win them over by translating the client’s vision and needs into business requirements, asking the right questions, coordinating with project teams on the required deliverables and lastly, being a visible and influential member among the senior client management team

  • Deliver innovative and creative solutions to client briefs

  • Maintain budgets and timelines, and ensure delivery for key milestones including presentations, approvals and production

  • Work collaboratively across departments within Dentsu Creative, as well as across the dentsu network as needed – uses good knowledge of products and services to drive business value for clients and dentsu.

  • Know all there is to know about the client’s product or service, the market and its consumer – and understanding the marketing objectives in terms of sales, market-share and competitor products

  • Identify opportunities and new interests that the client may not recognise, to help drive revenue and benefit business needs as their advisor.  

  • Participate in winning potential high net worth clients through pitching

  • Create dependable, organised and clear communications at all levels and across all departments

  • Develop team members by coaching, training and identifying areas of growth

  • Understand the larger financial picture and impacts on contribution margins/revenue targets

Person Specification


  • An unwavering passion for digital marketing and an unstoppable drive to bring the best work to life

  • At least 6-7 year’s relevant experience in an creative agency

  • Deep understanding of advertising best practices, online marketing, and engagement techniques.

  • Able to lead the team and work independently.

  • Demonstrated track record of client relationship development and service.

  • Ability to plan and strategise at a senior level

  • Proven experience in managing teams working cross-functionally within an organisation.

  • Up-to-date on relevant trends and innovations

  • Proactive, self-starter and an excellent verbal and written communicator.

  • A degree or diploma in Mass Communication, Business and/or Marketing.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint .

Core Competencies:

  • Strong interest and high-level understanding of digital media and technology.

  • Extremely detail-oriented.

  • Ability to multi-task and handle numerous projects simultaneously.

  • Works well under pressure and within timeline constraints.

  • Motivated and self-starter.

  • Works well individually and in a team setting.

Please submit your resume in the following format: BCG RISE_Name_Role that you are applying for e.g. BCG RISE_John Smith_Business Analyst