Job Title: Digital Account Director

Location: Dublin

Brand: Iprospect

Time Type: Full time

Contract Type: Permanent

Your Main Areas of Responsibility & Accountability:

  • Client Planning
  • Attend client briefing meetings and distil from the briefing sessions the client challenges and the role for dentsu services to deliver these challenges.
  • Construct overall media strategy in answer to the client brief
  • Translate client brief into detailed internal brief which is used to brief all dentsu specialist areas: Display, Paid Social, PPC, SEO etc.
  • Be the main contact with specialists as they ask questions around the brief.
  • Collate the specialist media plans into an overall composite plan with accompanying rationale. Liaise with all specialists to ensure all media plans are accurate.
  • Oversee any changes of strategy and media plan between client and specialists
  • Owner of client composite plan encompassing all relevant activity for a client
  • Client Management
  • Be the main point of contact for clients and have the ability to understand client requirements, assess if it is within scope, and decide the most effective way to answer the question.
  • Be able to answer client questions on all specialist areas (PPC, Display, Social, etc.) and only involve specialists with clients when there is a real need to do so.
  • Manage campaign analysis – working with your direct team (AM, AE) and all specialists.
  • Deliver strategic review of competitive activity, QBR presentations.
  • Ensuring that teams are skilled up and resourced appropriately and supported with up-skilling as required
  • Ownership of delivery of Performance Development Reviews including development plans for direct reports; proactive identification and management of performance issues.
  • Responsible for accurate and timely invoicing to clients
  • Responsibility for working with AMs and specialists to ensure media plans match MX and invoices are accurate
  • Delivering effective budget control for clients

The Knowledge & Skills Needed:

  • Delivers through others
  • Influential
  • Great understanding of the array of services that DAN provides to clients
  • Ability to brief effectively and challenge responses
  • Builds credibility & client focused
  • Makes relationships count
  • Strategic rigour and viewpoint
  • Quality decision making
  • Commercial acumen

The Experience & Qualifications Needed:

  • Strong marketing, media and communications concepts, models, skills, practices, tools, frameworks, etc
  • Strong understanding of holistic digital media concepts, propositions, Dentsu Aegis Media digital services
  • Lead medium client/team
  • Experience across relevant media, products and services
  • Strong planning experience

For enquiries and to submit your application, please email Joanne.Lynam@dentsu.com by Wednesday 30th June.