• Account Director

    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/17/2018 10:41 AM)
    Requisition ID
    US-FL-Coral Gables
  • Overview

    Ogilvy Miami is looking for a bilingual (Spanish/English) account director to join our team. We are looking for a team player, who has a strong background in digital, and who has experience working in a fast paced environment.

    The Account Director will report to the General Manager.



    • Has managed diverse client portfolios and teams
    • Has deep integrated, modern marketing experience (creative, digital, advertising, etc.)
    • Has recognized industry expertise in digital
    • Has fostered long-term relationships with key strategic clients
    • Understands and can uncover opportunities for the full suite of Ogilvy services
    • Proven ability to write and deliver a Client SOW
    • Demonstrated business and financial acumen
    • Organized and dependable
    • Emerging understanding of how agencies work and dynamics of the agency’s process as it relates to the client’s business
    • Understands and can ‘manage the making’ of communications assets.


    Job Description:

    • Responsible for revenue growth targets set locally.
    • Communicates effectively with clients.
    • Works with Managing Director to manage revenue, client contribution margin and growth targets by account
    • Partners Delivery leads and can assess a thorough and protected scope of work.
    • Manages client objectives, expectations and timelines.
    • Demonstrates an expertise and ability to optimize and solve operational issues
    • Key contact for creative and strategy teams
    • Champion of great creative work, pushes for flawless execution
    • Proactively identifies client challenges and staffing needs to assemble the right team and approach to respond
    • Looks for opportunities to grow business and shares with MD/ED for exploration
    • Participates in account reviews to discuss account health, opportunities and risks
    • Understands the clients business and works with junior CE members to develop competitive analyses and emerging trends


    Here’s what you’ll bring to the table

    • 7 – 10 years of experience, including 3 – 5 years of supervisory experience
    • 7+ years successfully developing senior level client relationships; strong client references are necessary 
    • Digitally fluent, with an understanding of the complex, fragmented media landscape and how to bring together cohesive programs and drive results for clients
    • An appreciation for how great work gets done and a commitment to ensuring creative excellence/output
    • Strong communication skills, particularly with oral presentations
    • Insatiably curious, a lifelong learner
    • Authentically passionate about great work, your team and our business
    • Diplomatic and Empathetic leadership
    • A good listener, someone who reads people and those in a room well (and adapts their style and response accordingly)
    • Experience in Hispanic market is a plus.


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