Dentsu Aegis Network

  • Account Director, 13 month contract

    Job Locations 3 weeks ago(5/1/2018 11:26 AM)
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    Account Management & Client Services
    276 King Street W
  • Overview



    DentsuBos is looking for an Account Director for a 13 month Maternity leave contract, commencing at the end of May/early June 2018.


    The purpose of this role is to drive business growth by unlocking the client’s (Lexus Canada National & Dealer Association) business opportunity and DentsuBos' capability, to deliver outstanding client service, innovative and ambitious client solutions which have business value to clients at the heart.


    • Delivers innovative and ambitious, strategic and commercial solutions that balance client and agency values working closely with colleagues and clients
    • Owns relationships with mid-level clients on a day to day basis.
    • Builds strong client relationships as a trusted advisor with senior client and industry stakeholders
    • Deepens the relationship to ensure retention and growth
    • Manages team to ensure they also build strong relationships with their counterparts to deliver outstanding client service
    • Immerses self and team in clients’ business: understanding their challenges, objectives, external economic environment, markets they operate in, competitive threats and relevant partner agencies; knows their business model, how it is performing and what success looks like; knows client’s products inside out and applies this knowledge to deliver innovative, ambitious client plans and service;
    • Creates the conditions for great work and champions great work;
    • Works seamlessly with other OPCOS and markets as needed to ensure best in class delivery
    • Uses account plans to stimulate and track future work; manages resources effectively
    • Understands client commercial framework and works with senior account leadership to ensure business is run profitably
    • Improves client satisfaction to expand existing revenue streams and build new ones
    • Manages systems for forecasting accurate spend and track progress
    • Translates agency strategy into innovative, execute business plans for own client that deliver business value
    • Identifies business development opportunities (current and new clients) - use knowledge of DentsuBos products and services to influence and contribute to innovative, ambitious and value drive solutions
    • Acts as ambassador for DentsuBos externally


    • 10+ years’ experience, preferably within an agency environment
    • Strong teamwork and collaboration (within agency and with partner agencies)
    • Experience of managing larger teams
    • Experience of working with and managing clients
    • Strong production experience (mass and digital)
    • High attention to detail


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