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Account Director

Here at Ogilvy Social.Lab Amsterdam, we make brands matter in today’s world, by combining compelling creative ideas with effective distribution and optimization. All disciplines work together in our bright, open-plan office, with a friendly culture and creatively permissive environment. (We find the best ideas pop up that way.) 

We know that our success is a direct result of our dedicated team. Therefore, we are looking for a talented Account Director who can lead the work of our interesting mix of both local and international clients. You will be working in close cooperation with a Business Lead and manage an enthusiastic team of Account Managers and Executives.  

The Basics:

Do you enjoy getting the best out of the creative and strategic department? Are you experienced in social media content, but also know how to manage ATL and activation campaigns? Well, then don’t hesitate to apply now. 

Skills and responsibilities:

  • 5-10 years of agency experience – deep expertise in digital & direct marketing incl. activations, broad experience in ATL and adaptations of global campaigns
  • Native Dutch, fluent in English is a must
  • Comfortable in growing senior client relationships and business
  • Responsible for the smooth running of the account -operationally, creatively, financially – and is answerable on these points to the clients and to the Business Lead and CEO
  • The senior point of contact for an agency’s customers, the Account Director also co-ordinates the resources needed to service projects, builds strategic operational plans and balances the expectations of clients with the execution of creative work
  • Skillful project management – expert at defining the scope of a project, delivering on time and on budget
  • Strong organizational skills and detail-orientated
  • Proven experience in managing team members
  • Enthusiastic and curious team player
  • Good communicator
  • Hands-on, flexible and open to work in an agile environment
  • You master a range of presentation techniques to inspire the client and sell creative work
  • You have an understanding of the financial forecast/overview of your clients
  • Builds the respect, loyal commitment and performance of his/her team members

The Essentials:

What we offer: 

  •        A fulltime job within a growing and innovative advertising agency  
  •        Local, regionale and global clients  
  •        Attractive package and benefits       
  •        Continuous trainings
  •        Career conversation and growing opportunities
  •        Support from a global WPP network
  •        Energetic atmosphere
  •        Incredible rooftop
  •        Open for flexible working hours

Are you the Account Director Social.Lab is looking for? Please send your CV and a cover letter to loes.erich@ogilvy.com