Senior Account Manager
Clemenger Group
Auckland, NZ
2d ago

We are Colenso BBDO.

We want to be the most creative company on the planet by building more valuable relationships between brands and their customers.

We do this by connecting a brand's purpose with what their customers value, the products that they put out in the world and how their employees interact with customers and each other.

Ultimately, our purpose is to deliver solutions that help our clients with their business challenges now, and to plan for their business opportunities next.

It's a more progressive, more effective way of working. The agency's core competitive advantage is its ability to solve its client's business problems with commercial creativity and a fierce commitment to creativity with a purpose.

The Role

This role will work across Consumer, and you will be an agency representative with responsibility for the delivery and standard of the agency's service and product on accounts assigned by the Group Business Director.

You will be responsible for delivering work on time and on budget. Under the direction of the Senior Business Director, you will also expected to present and sell great creative work.

At Colenso BBDO, this is the most important function Account Management perform.

Within the Colenso BBDO team, we operate across multiple channels including brand, direct, digital and integrated, you will be presented with varied opportunities to work across all of these.

You should be involved in the identification of new business opportunities both with existing clients and within the overall market.

Skills and experience required

  • Proven ability to lead large scale projects, working confidently as the lead client contact whilst maintaining excellent attention to detail.
  • Previous experience on large retail accounts is preferred but not essential.
  • Strong interpersonal skills as a team player working with a wide variety of personality types, with experience training others.
  • A passion for creativity and doing great work.
  • Thinks ahead, anticipates and looks to solve issues before they occur.
  • An innate ability to read a room', with an understanding of different communication styles and the best method to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Ability to think beyond execution and to offer solutions rather than problems.
  • Resilience with a calm head under pressure.
  • Thrive in a busy environment.
  • Possess strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Be well organised, self-starting and able to prioritise work effectively
  • A natural collaborator and people person; participating fully as an integral member of the team, working co-operatively and collaboratively with the team and wider agency.
  • Demonstrates high level of commitment and support to both Colenso and the team.
  • Why work with us

    We are part of the Clemenger Group, New Zealand's largest and most successful group of advertising communications companies with eight agencies in NZ and 16 in Australia.

    In turn, the Clemenger Group is part of the creatively awarded global BBDO network.

    This means, when you join us, you will be part of a highly regarded global network but working for a 100% locally managed Goup that truly values its employees by promoting an inclusive workplace where diversity is embraced.

    We offer lots of good things from development opportunities and the chance to learn from people at the top of their game, to a staff share scheme, enhanced parental leave payments, discounted health insurance, the ability to work flexibly, an employee assistance programme, massages and cool offices in great locations.

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