Account Manager

Cheil New Zealand

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Location: North Shore City Auckland

Category: Other


Job type: Full-time

Salary: Negotiate

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We are Cheil New Zealand. A group of thinkers and tinkerers who makes ideas that move. We are driven by our passion to create mind-blowing ideas, technologies, and one-of-a-kind experiences by connecting advertising with digital; online and offline; data and events; and consumers and brands. We call this CONNEC+, our DNA that takes us above and beyond.

As part of Cheil Worldwide, Cheil New Zealand plays its part in one of the world’s biggest agency networks – comprising 54 offices and eight affiliates in 43 countries.

Cheil Worldwide is a 7,000-strong group of optimistic, open-minded and talented individuals operating from 54 offices in 46 countries around the world. Innovation and agility are part of our DNA. Our Korean heritage means we see the world differently.

We are purpose-built to help clients navigate the changes that all businesses face. Globally our network includes Cheil Worldwide, Barbarian, BMB, Centrade-Cheil, Cheil PengTai, Experience Commerce, iris, McKinney, and One RX. Cheil Worldwide has also recently featured as no.12 agency company on the Ad Age Agency Report 2020.

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An awesome role is available with a globally renowned, award-winning network agency.

We are looking for a strategically minded individual with strong experience and passion for delivering great projects from across all marketing channels.

The ideal candidate should have an extensive understanding of ATL, digital and social with a proven track record of dealing with well-thought through, strategically sound and creatively excellent work.

You will be armed with at least 3 years’ relevant experience in a creative agency or client side and will be at ease talking strategically - to both clients and the wider agency – about creative, delivery and planning.

In a flat structure, you will work closely with Business Director, creative studio and Cheil specialised off-shore teams.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The role can be divided into 2 parts in terms of R&Rs:

Account Management

  • Account Managers need to be strategically sound, and have the presence of mind and intelligence to critically analyse creative strategies and consult clients or agency teams on strategic approaches
  • Have a passion for advertising and the drive to push projects against all odds
  • Be the engine of the agency. Our AMs are the central point of contact across the inter-agency team and will be comfortable working with creatives, on some elements of strategy and production teams simultaneously
  • Run the day-to-day activity of the account, including status meetings, finances, timings, reporting
  • Develop and hold the junior to middle client relationships with nothing less than incredible client servicing skills that foster a consultative, trusting, personal relationship
  • Lead and run projects and own parts of the business with autonomy and expertise (with support from the wider team)
  • Confident in presenting work to clients & interpreting / interrogating feedback.
  • Hold an understanding of agency process from client brief, to delivery and measurement
  • Manage some of client’s vendors

Production & Project Management

  • Excellent knowledge of all NZ ATL and digital media platforms types (from content and targeting perspective)
  • Comfortable running integrated campaigns and collaborating with cross-agency teams and media agencies on delivery
  • Experience in producing high volumes of work across complex and extensive media plans
  • Ability to brief creative teams and work with them as a consultant to best shape the work in response to the client and agency brief.

What is important for us:

  • Someone who is strategically minded. We’re looking for someone who is comfortable critically analysing strategies and consulting clients on strategic approaches
  • A go-getter who is hungry and energised to produce brilliant creative work
  • Personable, outgoing and easy to work with
  • Someone who will bring proactivity and pragmatic approach to the role. They will identify tactical opportunities while also delivering to the plan.
  • Someone with no ego who never says "that’s not my job"
  • A person who prides themselves on being well organised and paying extreme attention to detail
  • Someone who is good at collaborating with different disciplines and people
  • Confident and able to speak up
  • Good under pressure and able to keep focused

This is a Monday to Friday role with 40 hours of work per week. Please apply online with your updated resume and let us know how you fit this role. Only candidates with the relevant Account Manager experience should apply.

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