Group Account Director

VICE Media

Multiple Locations


0 year(s)
Full-Time
N/A


Job Description
<p><strong>• • • PLEASE NOTE: This posting is to continue to build a pipeline for future roles on our team • • • </strong></p>
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<p><strong>JOB TITLE&nbsp;</strong></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Group Account Director, Client Services (Virtue)</span></p>
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<p><strong>JOB SUMMARY</strong></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Virtue is seeking a Group Account Director to join our client services team and push forward the boundaries of marketing. Virtue is a Creative Agency born out of VICE. At Virtue, we collaborate with the biggest brands, the brightest minds, and the most inspirational thought leaders in the world.&nbsp;</span></p>
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<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">As Group Account Director you will be responsible for a portfolio of key businesses. You are a trusted advisor, your focus is on strategic development and ensuring that Virtue’s services are pivotal to improving business results. You are responsible for long-term planning, strategic consulting and overall account growth. You set the direction of your portfolio and create conditions for our teams to be successful. Additional responsibilities include team leadership, management and oversight. You are working to deliver world class marketing programs in service of our client’s and partners all while driving forward the success of virtue.</span></p>
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<p><strong>ROLES + RESPONSIBILITIES</strong></p>
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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Holds and identifies executive level relationships with each client within their portfolio.&nbsp;</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Drives strategy for their account by developing account plans which includes client’s business mission, goals and objectives, organization chart, key stakeholders, influencers and decision makers, integrators, dependencies and barriers.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Accountable for client satisfaction and financial health of business portfolio.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Actively engages the Virtue executive team for growth opportunities within their portfolio.&nbsp;</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Responsible for the P&amp;L develops ongoing risk assessment and management plans to protect revenue and growth.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Oversee and approve all scopes of work and budgets.&nbsp;</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Coach team members on best practices around internal and external communication, oversee team appraisals and monitor career growth paths for the team.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Provide thought leadership across culture, trends, marketing, media and brand landscapes, positioning Virtue at the forefront of content and digital marketing.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Architect of internal account operations and process, working with Head of Client Operations to cascade and implement process to Client Service team.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Central point of contact for executives and management on all client related business.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Foster internal relationships between Virtue and other VICE companies to encourage work share and optimization of all revenue opportunities for the company.</span></li>
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<p><strong>EXPERIENCE + EDUCATION</strong></p>
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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">12+ years of experience in client services, management consulting, publishing or other related fields.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Passionate leader of integrated business teams that harness brand and customer insight to drive transformational marketing strategies and results.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Proven track record in building world class brand marketing strategies and propositions, delivering true ROI.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Proven track record delivering exponential growth within a marketing organization.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Excellent presentation skills and experience with leading strategy sessions.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Exceptional analytical/quantitative skills.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Exceptional presentation, verbal and written skills.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strategic thinker who is always solutions orientated.</span></li>
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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">A mentor and a motivator – you strike the right balance between getting people to think for themselves, but knowing they are supported during the decision making process.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Entrepreneurial spirit, you drive excellence by pushing for out of the box thinking. You can spot an opportunity long before the client has.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Client whisper – clients look to you for guidance and trust your approach.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You have the ability to drive efficiencies through process improvements/automation.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strong interpersonal skills that encourage team cooperation, promote enthusiasm and motivate strategic thinking.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You lead by example with a strong work ethic and big personality that inspires the best approach to internal and