Auckland – Tāmaki Makaurau, New Zealand

Account Director

At AKQA, we believe in the imaginative application of art and science to create beautiful ideas, products and services. With an entrepreneurial and collaborative approach, we design adaptive digital services and applications that capture the imagination, delivering impressive returns for our clients.

As an AKQA Account Director, you'll transform our clients' businesses by creating new opportunities for their brands across their digital ecosystems. You're the brand champion for our clients, and a trusted strategic adviser on their digital journey. Your deep knowledge of their challenges and opportunities, together with your understanding of how AKQA can support them, will enable you to drive their digital transformation and business results.

Located in Auckland, as part of AKQA you’ll work in an innovative and inclusive culture, surrounded by some of the brightest minds in their fields. You’ll also have the opportunity to learn and grow within a creative and technically advanced team and have access to ongoing personal and professional development. We offer a flexible and hybrid work environment. At AKQA, we are committed to both your career growth and your work/life balance

 

 ROLE REQUIREMENTS

  • Identify and cultivate new business opportunities through your client relationships.
  • Drive flawless service delivery and ensure overall client satisfaction.
  • Motivate and coordinate teamwork across all AKQA departments and disciplines.
  • Consistently demonstrate your strategic and presentation skills, especially when framing the value AKQA creates.
  • Effectively translate and communicate client requirements.
  • Be an advocate for continual process improvements across the AKQA business.

 

 QUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS

  • Strong agency account management experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of digital/interactive and online communications/marketing.
  • Able to identify opportunities to enhance your clients’ businesses and grow their AKQA relationships.
  • Strong knowledge of the digital landscape.
  • Strong problem-solving skills; able to demonstrate how you’ve made a measurable difference to an organisation, project or team.
  • Experience managing creative and/or digital projects that involve multiple external/internal stakeholders.
  • A self-starter, able to effectively drive new business opportunities, from identification to conversion, including presenting at senior levels.
  • A positive, 'can do' attitude and a passion for doing work that is both ground-breaking and influential.

 

AKQA is an Equal Opportunities Employer, we believe that diversity is vital to AKQA’s ability to provide our clients with the best recommendations and are committed to fostering a varied and inclusive work environment. Your race, colour, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or veteran status have no bearing on our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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