Account Director

In this function, you work within the Client team, one of the many diverse, motivated, and fun-loving teams of Publicis Groupe. If you love to work for beautiful brands, closely together with a team of on- and offline experts, and help shape progress, read on 😉

 

WHO ARE WE?

At Publicis Groupe Belgium we are people obsessed. That’s our raison d’être: to make brands relevant and interesting to people, in order to touch them and influence their behaviour, to grow the business of the brands we work for. You could say we move people to move business.
The nature of the solutions we offer is also driven by the fact that we are people obsessed. By combining creativity, media and data we design tailor made creative solutions that impact each individual in a personalized way. More than 200 diverse bright experts are organised in 6 interconnected expert teams (strategy, data, creation, content, media, and production), and are the drivers of our collective creativity.

When it comes to the talents working for us, we’re off course also peopled obsessed. All the efforts we’re taking to make our people happy and grow lead to Publicis Groupe being certified with the prestigious “Great Place To Work” label in 2021.

WHO ARE YOU?

This is what matters most to us. We can teach you our methods, processes and frameworks, but you can teach us to make them work. As an Account Director, it is your courage, thinking and how you connect with others that make the real difference.

- You are curious, honest, brave, generous and take ownership. You are ready to help us realize the impossible, while having some fun in the process.
- You have a broad field of interests and a passion for brands, marketing and communication.
- You have the best operational skills and know how to unite people around a project.
- You always under promise and over deliver.
- You have around 6-8 years’ experience on local and international accounts..
- You’re able to work successfully within a team, handling high volume workload, and meeting tight deadlines under pressure when needed.
- You have strong presentation skills, written and live.
- You are a critical thinker, a problem solver and have an eagle eye for details.
- You are fluent in Dutch, French, and English.

YOUR KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

This is our bucket list, but we will not be disappointed if we cannot thick all the boxes in the end. All our experts have different backgrounds, which help them shape their day-to-day, that will not be any different in your case.

- You’re the one who knows your client, brands and operations best.
- You keep a close relationship with the marketing-and brand managers and understand the challenges their brands face.
- You guide your client with the support of the Client Lead, you ask the right questions, challenge briefings and steer the agency and the team towards making the most effective & qualitative work.
- Instead of waiting for answers, you chase them, you take decisions at an operational level, even when they’re tough.
- You’re a coach and a mentor for your team of Account Managers and Account Executives.
- You’re a dedicated support to all team members and motivate them through contagious enthusiasm, you organize a clear process for the team and the agency, coordinate all parties involved and can push the team to delivering great work, all while ensuring the financial controlling of all projects.

WHEN JOINING US, THIS IS WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

- A key position in a resourceful and people obsessed organization.
- Ambitious clients in the middle of their business transformation.
- A competitive salary and benefits program.
- An inclusive organization that recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of colour, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, …
- A “great place to work” in the breath-taking carbon neutral Gare Maritime at Tour & Taxis. You’ll find facilities from showers so you can go for a yoga session or lunch-run in the Tour & Taxis Park to a food hall for if all that running (or only even thinking about it) has make you hungry.

CONTACT:

Have you become enthusiastic after reading? Well, let’s talk then!
Nejwa, our Client Lead/Business & Operations Director is expecting your message!

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