Account Director Direct/Digital

Are you ready to lead our work for an interesting mix of clients – including some of Belgium’s leading fast moving consumer goods, service and medical brands? Do you want to manage a truly wonderful and enthusiastic Account team of Account Managers and Executives. Do you enjoy getting the best out of the creative and strategic department? Are you experienced in direct marketing and digital content, but also know how manage ATL and activation campaigns?

Yes, yes, yes and yes… well, then don’t hesitate to apply now.

Responsibilities :

  • Is ultimately responsible for the smooth running of the account -operationally, creatively, financially – and is answerable on these points to the clients and to the Managing Director.
  • Builds strong and enduring relationships with clients. Also has a deep understanding of the clients’ business and of the key broader factors and trends shaping their markets and categories. Leverages this knowledge to grow our assignments & revenue.
  • In tandem with the strategic department, develops the most insightful strategies and sharpest creative briefs possible.
  • Is the creative department’s most senior contact on a day-to-day basis and as such can add value to briefs, can judge work and can present it to clients convincingly.
  • Creates the best possible environment in which to produce the best possible work. Delegates effectively and appropriately – upwards to the agency management as well downwards to his/her reports and to other departments.
  • Builds the respect, loyal commitment and performance of his/her team members.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • 8-10 years experience – deep expertise in digital & direct marketing incl. activations, broad experience in ATL and adaptations of global campaigns.
  • Excellent Dutch speaker, masters French and English.
  • Comfortable in growing senior client relationships and business.
  • Skillful project management – expert in scoping and delivering project on time and on budget.
  • Proven experience in managing team members.
  • Enthusiastic team-player. Curious and keen to grow & learn.