EssenceMediacom | Account Director

Auckland, New Zealand


Essencemediacom Overview:
A truly global network with 120 offices and over 10,000 people operating in 96 markets, we are a new type of agency that creates breakthroughs for brands.  We discover the breakthroughs that brands need to win. The discoveries, experiences, invention, integration and impact that will make a difference to their business. We are built to keep pace with change, built on data and technology, built for people and algorithms, built around diverse capability, built to test and learn at scale and, crucially, built to evolve.
We’re firm believers in building high performance teams (which is why you’re reading this!)  To do this we need to know our purpose ((Demand Attention), stick to our values, and behave in ways that reflect these.

Role Overview:
The Account Director effectively manages the day-to-day requirements of a set portfolio of assigned clients, including briefing, workflow, quality, and budget control ensuring that the client is continually delighted with our work.
The Account Director ensures that all recommendations and campaign executions deliver growth to our clients’ businesses. To do this, they will deepen Essencemediacom’s relationship with its clients, have a thorough understanding of the breadth and depth of Essencemediacom’s product offering, and effectively collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to constantly bring effective and innovative solutions to our clients.
The Account Director will care as much about execution as strategy, leading the team process to ensure the strategy is executed and delivered wholeheartedly.

  • Fully inspired, motivated, performance managed direct reports – measured by my 360 feedback.
  • Service performance for key clients and overall portfolio
  • Vantage + client relationship scores
  • Delivery of work reflects the Essencemediacom planning process to deliver a high level of original work (some of which is award worthy)
  • Organic growth through OOS integration within work (as appropriate)
  • Profitability through effective workflow management

Knowledge and skills
  • 7+ years’ media agency experience
  • Strong knowledge of the NZ media market, and a healthy interest in major Global markets
  • Strong client leadership experience
  • Strong people management experience
  • Significant knowledge of the digital environment and the changing communications landscape
  • Developing commercial acumen, with some experience of managing the fiscal aspect of client relationships

Why work for EssenceMediacom?

  • Work in a very diverse and multicultural team ✨
  • WFH flexibility
  • Life, Trauma, and income protection insurance 🛡
  • Team building events 🎉
  • Well being benefits
  • Great career growth 🚀
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