13 Oct

Account Director Jobs Vacancy in Company Kuwait City

Position
Account Director
Company
Company
Location
Kuwait City KU
Opening
13 Oct, 2017 30+ days ago

Company Kuwait City urgently required following position for Account Director. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Account Director Jobs Vacancy in Company Kuwait City Jobs Details:

Position Overview
The Account Director leads a client account, or set of accounts, within the agency, ensuring that they are profitable, and growing. They take responsibility for the delivery of quality creative work that meets the client’s needs and addresses their business problems, and must champion that work. They will do so through the effective management of their own team, and their ability to lead and inspire others inside and outside the agency. They will regularly be involved with pitches for new business, approaching these with both a creative and commercial mindset.

Essential Job Roles:Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Act as the client's liaison with the agency and balance the input of the various agency departments, ensuring it meets the client's objective
  • Know all there is to know about the client’s product or service, the market and its consumer
  • Understand the client's marketing objectives in terms of sales, market-share, competitor products
  • Working with planners to interrogate client briefs, by challenging and asking questions, to develop communications briefs that meet business needs in an effective and accountable way. This is done in collaboration with Media Planners and Strategists from other BBDO agencies to ensure integrated work is delivered for the client
  • Be able to work on formulating strategy documents together with the client
  • Brief the media department so it can develop the media strategy
  • Prepare and sign off on all the creative briefs, which is the foundation of the advertisements the creative team will produce
  • Oversee the various production stages every advertisement goes through and ensure a quality control of output
  • Assist the client in solving marketing problems
  • Ensure the advertising is created on time and on budget
  • He or she also has to ensure that:
o The account is running profitably for the agency
o The client is getting the best results from the whole agency team
o There are adequate resources on hand.
  • Managing the work, performance and professional development of team members
  • Negotiating contracts and fees together with the managing director
  • Maintaining a detailed awareness of relevant market trends affecting their accounts, and developments in the wider advertising and communications industry
  • May also be involved in new business pitches
Skills
  • Team leader with infectious energy and enthusiasm (able to balance between being the boss and being a motivational support)
  • Problem Solvers and can think outside the box
  • Good Communication skills - presentation, written as well as verbal
  • Effective negotiator
  • Bilingual abilities (ENG as well as AR)
  • Team player - ability to work effectively with other team members and to also interact with different clients from different industries
  • Ability to Multitask and co-ordinate with multiple individuals at the same time
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Passionate about the clients business and understands where advertising contributes to its success
  • 6+ years of experience at agency or marketing (MBA is highly regarded)
Account director
Alghanim Industries

Job Description

Position Overview

The Account Director leads a client account, or set of accounts, within the agency, ensuring that they are profitable, and growing. They take responsibility for the delivery of quality creative work that meets the client’s needs and addresses their business problems, and must champion that work. They will do so through the effective management of their own team, and their ability to lead and inspire others inside and outside the agency. They will regularly be involved with pitches for new business, approaching these with both a creative and commercial mindset.

Essential Job Roles:
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Act as the client's liaison with the agency and balance the input of the various agency departments, ensuring it meets the client's objective
  • Know all there is to know about the client’s product or service, the market and its consumer
  • Understand the client's marketing objectives in terms of sales, market-share, competitor products
  • Working with planners to interrogate client briefs, by challenging and asking questions, to develop communications briefs that meet business needs in an effective and accountable way. This is done in collaboration with Media Planners and Strategists from other BBDO agencies to ensure integrated work is delivered for the client
  • Be able to work on formulating strategy documents together with the client
  • Brief the media department so it can develop the media strategy
  • Prepare and sign off on all the creative briefs, which is the foundation of the advertisements the creative team will produce
  • Oversee the various production stages every advertisement goes through and ensure a quality control of output
  • Assist the client in solving marketing problems
  • Ensure the advertising is created on time and on budget
  • He or she also has to ensure that:
o The account is running profitably for the agency
o The client is getting the best results from the whole agency team
o There are adequate resources on hand.
  • Managing the work, performance and professional development of team members
  • Negotiating contracts and fees together with the managing director
  • Maintaining a detailed awareness of relevant market trends affecting their accounts, and developments in the wider advertising and communications industry
  • May also be involved in new business pitches
Skills

  • Team leader with infectious energy and enthusiasm (able to balance between being the boss and being a motivational support)
  • Problem Solvers and can think outside the box
  • Good Communication skills - presentation, written as well as verbal
  • Effective negotiator
  • Bilingual abilities (ENG as well as AR)
  • Team player - ability to work effectively with other team members and to also interact with different clients from different industries
  • Ability to Multitask and co-ordinate with multiple individuals at the same time
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Passionate about the clients business and understands where advertising contributes to its success
  • 6+ years of experience at agency or marketing (MBA is highly regarded)
Job Details
Job Location: Al Kuwait, Kuwait
Company Industry: Marketing
Requirements : Employer (Private Sector)
Job Role: Marketing and PR
Number of Vacancies: 1
Preferred Candidate
Career Level: Management
Years of Experience: Min: 6
Residence Location: Kuwait
Degree: Bachelor's degree

Company Profile

About Alghanim Industries

Alghanim Industries is one of the largest, privately-owned companies in the Gulf region. Originally founded in 1932 by Yusuf Ahmed Alghanim in Kuwait, the company has since grown into a multi-billion dollar conglomerate, employing over 14,000 people in 30 businesses, and present in 40 countries across the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Asia.

Alghanim Industries is a market leader in almost every major sector of its operations. These sectors include engineering, retail, automotive sales and service, insulation and pre-engineered steel building structures, logistics and warehousing, fast moving consumer goods, food & beverage, oil & gas, office automation, advertising, insurance, consumer credit and travel. This range of business activities has allowed it to develop long-standing relationships with more than 300 global brands, including household names such as AC Delco, American Express, Avis, British Airways, British Petroleum, Cathay Pacific, Daewoo, General Motors, Honda, Saint-Gobain, Toshiba and Whirlpool. Alghanim Industries has also created successful regional businesses such X-cite by Alghanim Electronics, a leading electronics player in the region, and Safat Home, a lifestyle and home furniture concept. Recently, the company entered the Food & Beverage market, acquiring the rights to Costa Coffee in Kuwait in 2013, and the rights to Wendy’s for the MENA region in 2015.


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