Experienced Senior Account Director Job in Nairobi Kenya-August 2015


Vacancy: Experienced Senior Account Director

Company Description:

A leading independent creative agency that specializes in Integrated Campaigns, Advertising, Digital Marketing, Social Media, Experiential Marketing& Brand ActivationJob Overview: Our client is looking for an experienced, talented Senior Account Director to help deliver a number of integrated campaigns for some of the biggest companies and brands in Kenya.
If you value pro-activity, professionalism and developing strong partnerships with clients then you already sound like one of us.
On the other hand, if mediocrity or “just doing enough” are what motivate you, then there are lots of other companies out there for you. You will enjoy autonomy and support in appropriate measures.

You will be the President of the campaigns you work on and be expected to consistently build and evolve these to make them better and better.
Your clients will trust you implicitly, trusting your judgement and advice and knowing that their brand is in the safest of hands.

Skills and Attributes

  • Senior Level Heavy Hitters with a minimum 5 years’ experience with Integrated Agencies.
  • Experience of delivering major integrated campaigns
  • Highly digital literate
  • Ability to demonstrate growth via existing and new business
  • Can do, positive attitude
  • Evidence of fast career progression
  • People management experience and ability to motivate and lead a small team
  • Good Career Growth (C.V to back up that one has been in the Same Industry for at least some time)
  • Entrepreneurial business approach as well as positive attitude and professionalism.
  • Candidate will enjoy a stimulating and rewarding career path and help develop, shape and manage some of Africa’s most creative integrated campaigns. Therefore, candidate needs to have worked with Recognized International Global Brands.
  • Ability to handle and deliver in International to local Integrated Campaigns.
  • Candidates needs to be respectful, observe professionalism and respect (this involves punctuality), needs to be Bold and Confident, Value pro-activity, able to develop strong partnerships with Clients and network easily.
  • He/she must also be very outgoing in terms of going beyond his/her functions to propose something new or an idea/approach to the company. They should also be a self-starter, Extrovert.
  • The candidate must be trustworthy and responsible as most of the times the Managers will be operating and be in and out of the country. Clients will trust his/her advice and judgment.
  • Candidate needs to have worked with Clients in the relevant Industry. Also be able to manage tricky interactions with Clients.

Location: Nairobi

Job Type: Full Time

How to Apply

Applications letters and detailed CV are to be sent by email to apply@dumaworks.com marking the subject as “Senior Account Director 1816″, Your Full name & Phone number. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

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