MELB Contract Account Director Retail

at Iceberg Pty Ltd
Published March 16, 2024
Location Melbourne, Australia
Category Management  
Job Type Full-time  
Quick thinking and active problem solving skills
Experience in ATL and BTL, consumer (retail)


Retail client
9 month contract
We’re on the lookout for a Contract (fulltime) Account Director to join a (global) retail agency for a nine month maternity cover contract.

As the successful Contract Account Director, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a leading retail client in Melbourne. You’ll lead the creative delivery and day-to-day running of projects across campaigns, POS, branding, print, digital and more!

The role involves working closely with a key client to deliver projects to time and budget, whilst upholding the exceptional quality standards that our client is known for.

The Opportunity:

Support the General Manager
Successfully manage the relationship and positive rapport built with the client and equally with the internal creative & account service teams
Collaboration with multidisciplinary designers, artworkers and copywriters is essential
You will have excellent planning ability in marketing projects!
Lead and manage projects from concept, briefing and budget management in order to successfully navigate the teams through to deliver
Drive projects and problem-solve to ensure the quality delivered to clients is always first-class
Communicate and translate client feedback to creative and client services teams to produce deliverables which meet the brief
Support and motivate designers
Work closely with finance to manage budgets and project costs
Ensure systems, tracking and admin platforms are accurate and kept up to date regularly
Identify resource needs and any requirements for contractors
Be commercially aware and actively seek new opportunities to extend Present work to clients.

Live in Melbourne
Have full working rights
Are able to work nine months
Have at least 6-8 years advertising or creative agency experience, having worked as either an Account Director or at a higher level
Quick thinking and active problem solving skills
Self starting with the ability to work independently
Experience in ATL and BTL, consumer (retail) focused design experience, particularly at an in-store marketing level
Financial services experience will be an added bonus