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Technical Business Unit Director

Location:Johannesburg, Bryanston
Job level:Management Snr
Type:Permanent
Reference:#Technical BUD
Company:Liquorice


Digitas Liquorice is one of Africa’s leading digital marketing agencies specialising in a range of services from web, mobile, social media, CRM, content creation and search engine marketing.

We are seeking a Technical Business Unit Director, based in Johannesburg, who will have the opportunity to work on our exciting, challenging and diverse Globally recognised brands and who has experience managing a team. Our development projects are award winning, pioneering and cutting edge and we seek someone who can continue to drive this success.

The Responsibilities for this Job Include
  • Building and maintaining strong client relationships with existing and new clients;
  • Managing a team of Account Managers and Account Directors.
  • Developing strategies to achieve and exceed sales forecasts.
  • Being the face of the agency at industry events and seminars.
  • Creating and delivering engaging presentations to clients at a senior level.
  • Project analysis and reporting.
  • Lead web platform initiatives and are accountable for integrated client results across all relevant products and services.
  • Stays informed of trends in the digitally enabled world and how they affect client’s business and marketing initiatives.
  • Oversee, develop and present proposals, pitch concepts and rationale to key clients Director, agency partners and other team members to review and develop client-centric strategic, innovative recommendations.
  • Work closely with Creative Director, Technical Director, User Experience, Analytics, Media and SEO teams.
  • Develop case studies on client’s business.
  • Orchestrates delivery of multiple products/services to client.
  • Lead and coach interactive account team in the delivery and demonstration of quality client services and digital experience.
Core Requirements
  • Eight+ years of Account Management experience.
  • Solid experience in digital with technical understanding and problem solving.
  • Five+ years’ experience managing a team.
This Role Requires
  • Strong technical knowledge.
  • Familiarity with software and front-end development.
  • An eye for UX and design.
  • An ability to gasp customers’ needs and suggest timely solutions.
  • Understanding of the pay digital media landscape.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong client service experience in the digital space.
  • Significant experience of managing teams.
  • Strong budget management experience.
  • Strong leadership abilities.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Project management experience.
  • Experience of driving well-known brands.
Attitude Toward this Role Requires
  • Work hard, play hard attitude.
  • Detail orientated.
  • A go-getter who always strives to deliver the best possible results.
  • Have a great work ethic and be prepared to go the extra mile; a real team player.
  • Confident, with a drive to succeed.


Posted on 14 Sep 11:17

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