Ogilvy

Account Manager

Posted Date 2 months ago(6/15/2021 6:34 AM)
Requisition ID
2021-9494
Location
BE-Brussels
Department
Account

Overview

ABOUT OGILVY SOCIAL.LAB

 

Ogilvy Social.Lab is a modern agency in every sense with a culture of curiosity, exploration and growth.  We're eager to redefine the boundaries of what advertising can be and how brands can reach new audiences as technology reshapes our industry.

We are working for several local and international clients incl. Deutsche Bank, Carrefour, Actiris, Unilever, IKEA, Coca-Cola, Ford, Engie, several European institutions, Pfizer, Huawei Europe, etc. 

 

We are growing fast and we love it. We know that our success is a direct result of our talents. That’s one of the reasons why during the Agency of the Year Awards of Media Marketing, we were elected as the Best Place to Work in Belgium this year!

 

ABOUT THE JOB

 

For one of our local clients, we are looking for an experienced, hands-on and energetic Account Manager to reinforce the existing team. As part of the account team, you will be able to work on a broad range of campaigns with a focus on social and digital, but also other media and communication projects. Strong client relationships, a teamwork attitude and the ability to work and manage a workflow independently are key.

Responsibilities

YOUR ROLE

  • You are part of an account team and coached by an Account Director.
  • You lead various social, digital and offline projects from briefing to delivery, including budget follow-up and planning. You are responsible for the daily management, coordination, implementation and execution. And you help your team successfully deliver theirs.
  • You get things done. You get the right people around the table (or in the call) thanks to your thorough working knowledge of all agency systems.
  • You have strong communication & presentation skills that allow you to inspire and sell, both internally within the agency and externally with clients.
  • You ensure that the strategic/creative/traffic/production/internal and external media team know their role and are aligned throughout the projects, to coordinate workflow and meet deadlines.
  • You are responsible for finding solutions and overcoming any difficulties during your projects while keeping your Account Director informed throughout.
  • You build strong relationships and foster good team spirit with both clients and members of the agency to bring great ideas and creative work to life.
  • You are interested and have a thorough understanding of your client’s business
  • You have an understanding of the financial situation of your clients. You make budgets, defend and respect them.
  • You keep a clear overview of all income, costs and expenses. Your nose for business helps you to find new opportunities.

 

Qualifications

YOUR PROFILE

  • 4-8 years of experience within an advertising agency with at least 2 years as an Account Manager (or similar in another communication function).
  • Excellent French (speaking and writing), master of Dutch and English.
  • Expertise in both social & digital and offline communication channels
  • Organized, skilful project management. Details are as important as the bigger picture.
  • Positive, proactive, critical thinker, anticipating can-do mentality.
  • Curious and keen to grow and learn.
  • A team player. Someone who is “we”, not “me” oriented with a good sense of humor and able to put things into perspective.

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Fulltime job within a growing and trendsetting advertising agency in the center Brussels (just in front of Brussels Central).
  • Big local, regional and global clients.
  • Attractive package and benefit.
  • Continuous trainings.
  • Career conversation and growing opportunities.
  • Very good work atmosphere.
  • Homeworking & Flexworking.
  • Incredible rooftop.

 

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