Account Director

Splash Productions Pte Ltd
July 3, 2024
$6000 - $8000 / month
Staff Flexi Benefits Work Injury Compensation Insurance. In the event the employee sustained personal injury during the course of his/her employment, the Company shall compensate the injured employee accordingly under the Work Injury Compensation Act. Staff flexi benefits include expenses incurred and related to personal well-being and self-improvement purposes such as medical, dental, personal insurance, gym membership, enrichment courses, optical and travel. Employees are also entitled to go for Flu Vaccination and will be reimbursed.
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Who We Are

Founded in 2005, Splash is an integrated creative agency that creates interesting, effective, and authentic public communication and engagement. Our mission is to deliver effective brand communication and make a positive impact on our communities.

Job Description

Looking to move the needle and make things happen in an independent local agency as an Account Director? Want to be the driving force behind campaigns and comms work that are both effective and cut-through? Hungry to lead, build and raise up others the right way? This is your opportunity.

Splash is looking for our next Account Director. Join us, and you’ll have the chance to manage new as well as existing accounts, take the lead in adding to our growing client base, and help elevate our profile as the agency to watch.

If you have the drive, track record, savvy and leadership chops to make great work happen, we have the team for you!

Core responsibilities

Grow and develop new and existing accounts
• Take the lead to consistently manage and deliver high-quality client management, strategic council and top-notch work
• Track, manage and work with peers to meet agency performance targets
• Identify and secure opportunities within existing and new accounts
• Nurture and bring in new business ie producing proposals, delivering presentations and providing counsel to client
• Establish strategic partnerships and alliances with key stakeholders to promote agency

Manage and co-lead team

• Work with counterparts to grow and manage your team through overseeing of day-to-day work (strat and planning, briefs, reviews, etc)
• Lead and drive fair, timely, efficient and cost-effective job management and delivery
• Manage and work with other team leads to meet agency objectives
• Provide leadership/motivation to hit targets, while taking care of the team and driving the agency vision and values

Drive high-quality account management

• Work with management and peers to elevate account management, team growth and profitability
• Liaise, advice and manage clients at a senior level on a day-to-day basis
• Take the lead in clients’ campaign strategies, comms approach, budgeting and rollout plans
• Oversee and drive effective budget allocation, team management and costs management

Job requirements

• At least 6 years experience in the advertising/creative comms field
• Previous agency experience as a team lead (Senior Account Managers with team management experience can also apply)
• Experience in managing team members and collaborating with co-workers across various teams

• Proven competencies in;
– Creative brief development, campaign planning, budget allocation and management, comms/marketing strategy,
marketing funnel management,
– Strategic account planning, pipeline management, business development, relationship building
– Negotiation skills, written, verbal & presentation skills, analytical skills, people management

Critical Success Factors

Strong understanding of comms, advertising and campaign strategy
Good awareness of market trends and consumer insights.
Optimistic, resourceful, motivated self-starter with excellent problem-solving, people management and communication skills.
Ability to work independently or as part of the team.
Proficient in AI apps (Adobe Firefly, Midjourney, Microsoft Autopilot, etc).