Account Management

Freelance Account Director

Join the team as an Account Director for a globally recognized beverage brand, where every sip is an inspiring moment! As the steward of the brand's presence, you will lead strategic partnerships, drive insightful communication campaigns to foster growth, and amplify the mission of refreshing the world and creating positive change. Collaborate with a dynamic team dedicated to innovation and impact, and unlock your potential to shape the future of beverages worldwide. If you're ready to lead with purpose and passion, this is your invitation to make waves with us.


About this position

Working Type: Hybrid, X2 days remote

Location: Johannesburg

Hours: 40 hours weekly

Retainer: R37 800 (Take-Home)

Contract Duration: 3 months

Main Responsibilities:

  • Work as a member of the team, project managing effective communication processes by applying agreed processes and procedures
  • Timeous & effective complaints management
  • Develops in-depth understanding of Clients business
  • Delivers against key account plan deliverables, build and maintain effective working relationships with others – client & agency to deliver effective client service
  • In-depth and up-to-date knowledge of the client's business, including competitive activity, local and global industry and consumer trends
  • Leads meetings & delivers presentations
  • Contributes to integrated communication strategy development process – manages, participates and implements strategy
  • Manages communication research process (when required)
  • Manages creative development process, writes creative briefs & briefs creative, evaluates creative concepts
  • Manage media planning process
  • Manages implementation of production and delivery of communication activities
  • Directs overall brand office admin and communication – call reports, weekly status
  • Identify information, analyse, evaluate & interpret for inclusion into strategy/briefs
  • Ensure cost effective service delivery & therefore build Agency revenue
  • Identify proactive opportunities with future financial reward
  • Manage team from basic HR perspective incl. performance management. Is responsible for team delivery
  • Manages Financials ito a) presentation of key CE’s/budgets to Client b) budgets & billings d) Monthly Financial reporting
  • Open to and active in sharing knowledge/intelligence
  • Contribute by effecting innovation that builds a positive agency culture, and actively foster or participate in fostering a positive work environment


  • Brand management / marketing communications diploma / degree / equivalent.
  • 2-3 years AD experience within an Advertising Agency
  • Integrated campaign management
  • Strong digital and management skills

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