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.
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.
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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