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Publication or Company Draftfcb
Job Title Account Director with Broadcast Expertise
Industry Advertising Agency, Marketing
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Irvine, CA
Job Requirements At Draftfcb, the Account Director is the agency’s commissioner at the client. We want a person who understands the client’s needs beyond marketing and looks deeper at the partnership they have with the agency. This person takes a leadership role in strategy development and ensures that the strategy maps back to the client’s goals. The Account Director is a proactive and effective partner with all cross-functional team members. We want someone with the ability to champion ideas, inspire great work and effectively defend and persuade the agency POV to the client. Someone who knows a good idea when they see it.

the position:

-Utilizes interpersonal savvy to rally internal and external Agency resources to help bring long-term, strategic recommendations to life
-Sees the client business through a 360-degree lens and identifies out-of-the box ideas and opportunities to integrate and expand into other disciplines
-Builds one-on-one relationships with senior level clients to foster a partnership with the agency
-Manages needs of team members to maximize learning and productivity while minimizing turnover
-Adopts a proactive approach to anticipating internal and external concerns
-Owns the crucial ability to reactively address and remedy current as well as unanticipated situations

the personality:

-Broadcast production experience a must
-Has the ability to provide big picture strategic thinking, vision and insights to drive big ideas and initiatives
-Possesses collaborative leadership skills that encourage team cooperation and motivate relationship-building
-Is enthusiastic about business and passionate about marketing
-Is self-confident in oral, written, strategic and analytical abilities
-Demonstrates strong, fully developed staff management and partnership abilities
-Possesses an integrated background with broadcast and production expertise
-Has earned a bachelor’s degree
-Has 8+ years of relevant industry experience
About Our Company With an equal focus on creativity and accountability, Draftfcb is committed to producing brilliant ideas that change consumer behavior. As a global, fully integrated marketing communications agency operating against a single P&L, Draftfcb provides clients with highly collaborative, channel-neutral thinking that delivers engagement and, most importantly, action. With nearly 140 years of combined expertise, Draftfcb has roots in both consumer advertising and behavioral, data-driven direct marketing. The agency’s corporate leadership team includes Howard Draft, executive chairman; Laurence Boschetto, CEO and president; Jonathan Harries, vice chairman emeritus & executive advisor, global creative; and Neil Miller, chief operating officer. The Draftfcb network spans 150 offices in 90 countries and employs nearly 9,000 people. The agency is part of the Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE:IPG). For more information, visit www.draftfcb.com.
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