Ogilvy

EU Account Director - Spanish Speaking

Posted Date 6 months ago(6/9/2022 10:15 AM)
Requisition ID
2022-12184
Location
BE-Brussels
Department
Account

Overview

ABOUT OGILVY SOCIAL.LAB 

 

Ogilvy Social.Lab is not a traditional agency. We are an agency born for the Social Age. Ogilvy Social.Lab understands that social is more than just another digital channel. We cherish our entrepreneurial spirit and embrace the opportunity to rethink marketing and communications while challenging the status quo. 

 

We are working for several local and international clients incl. Deutsche Bank, IKEA, Actiris, Ford, Engie, several European Institutions, Nestlé, Pfizer, Unilever, Vans, OffWhite, etc.  

Social.Lab was acquired by Ogilvy in 2013, is headquartered in Brussels and has offices in New York, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Bucharest, Singapore, Dubai, Cape Town, Warsaw, and Zurich. 

 

We are growing fast and we love it. We know that our success is a direct result of our talents. 

Responsibilities

ROLE 

 

Please submit your resume in English ! 

We are looking for a Spanish speaking EUAccount Director, (proficiency in Spanish is an absolute must) hungry to work for our EU Institutional clients.  

 

You will be part of an integrated international agency team, primarily responsible for implementing pan-European and global 360 communication campaigns for EU clients. We are looking for candidates with excellent client-servicing skills and comfortable in managing complex campaigns with a myriad of stakeholders. 

 

If you are passionate about EU comms, work hard, and have fun along the way, apply now! 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

 

  • Management and smooth implementation of EU institutional pan-European or global 360° campaigns  
  • Collaboration and coordination of international external stakeholders and agency partners 
  • Management and coaching of team members  
  • Building relationships and coordination of the Ogilvy and WPP (holding company) network  
  • As the senior point of contact for the EU clients, 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. 
  • Builds strong and enduring relationships with clients. Also has a deep understanding of the EU environment and of the key broader factors and trends shaping their decisions 
  • In tandem with the strategic department, develops the most insightful strategies and sharpest creative briefs possible. 
  • Creates the best possible environment in which to produce the best possible work. 
  • Delegates effectively and appropriately – upwards to the agency management as well downwards to his/her reports and to other departments. 
  • Builds the respect, loyal commitment, and performance of his/her team members. 
  • Has a keen attention to detail and budgetary restraints. 

Qualifications

PROFILE 

 

  • 5+ years of experience – 360° communication campaigns. 
  • Excellent English and good working knowledge in Spanish.  French is a nice to have 
  • Excellent presentation skills written and verbal. 
  • Strong knowledge of the EU Institutions  
  • Ability to manage diplomatically and effectively complex situations  
  • Ability to navigate smoothly in an international and diverse environment  
  • Comfortable in growing senior client relationships. 
  • Skillful project management – expert in scoping and delivering project on time and on budget. 
  • Proven experience in managing team members. 
  • Enthusiastic team-player. Curious and keen to grow & learn. Flexible and open to work in an agile environment. Hands-on. 

 

OFFER 

 

  • Fulltime job within a growing and trendsetting advertising agency at the new WPP campus, the greenest building in Brussels
  • Grab a cocktail on the rooftop with your WPP colleagues, enjoying the best view over the city
  • Big local, regional and global clients 
  • Attractive package and benefits 
  • Continuous trainings 
  • Career conversation and growing opportunities 
  • Flexible working policy 

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