International Client Account Director

Media Planning, Implementation & Activation London, England


International Client Account Director


Role Context:

As businesses continue to be impacted by the fast-evolving changes of digitisation, we have an increasingly important role to play in helping our clients navigate the challenges they bring.  The Client Director plays a fundamental role in leading conversations with day to day clients to ensure initiatives/briefs align with the broader transformation plan and strategic vision and manages this through with our local market colleagues to deliver excellence in execution for our clients.



  • Understand the challenges and opportunities impacting your client, and the Wavemaker roadmap that has been defined to address them
  • Build the strategic responses of day to day briefs, working with markets and internal teams to relate responses back to the long-term roadmap
  • Oversee and quality control the deliverables to your assigned clients or brands
  • Own the day to day and where applicable, senior client relationships and look for opportunities to broaden our relationship beyond marketing
  • Understand the Growth ambitions for your client as well as client satisfaction to lead improvement and manage the measurement plan for your clients
  • Foster innovative thinking and ideas with particular emphasis on content, digital and technology innovation, and the use of data
  • Demonstrate an understanding for client commercials including the agreed client scope, use of resources and any KPI deliverables
  • Act as a change agent by positively provoking our Clients and internal teams to deliver the best possible outcomes and showcase great work and helping us to drive transformation across the business
  • Drive and ambition to support new business efforts


The candidate:

The ideal candidate will have strong digital and data knowledge, preferably with a media activation background.  Client Directors must possess strong organisational and leadership skills and demonstrate a sound understanding of the various specialisms to be able to add value and deliver cohesive responses to client briefs.




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