Account Director, Creative Communications

Job Category: communications Branding Employee engagement
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: United Arab Emirates Dubai Abu Dhabi

Responsibilities

Including, but not limited to:
• Research clients and competitors, know where they are weak in communications terms and with the
reporting/sustainability/digital directors devise 3-year development plans
• Discuss and question all client briefs
• Present project management excellence in pitches
• Hold and manage client meetings with senior client team members and broaden business base where possible
• Manage client expectations and take responsibility for key deliverables
• Be pro-active and always one step ahead
• Write creative briefs and supply all relevant background information to allow the design team to think around the brief
• Give your design opinion but allow the design team to resolve design output
• Meet weekly and talk regularly with your project teams to ensure we can deliver excellent client service (within identified and agreed timeframes and approved budgets)
• Ensure everyone in your project team knows what is expected of them and their timeline for delivery
• Create a team spirit whereby individuals care about the project
• Follow the workflow process, ensuring that T&Cs, Letters of Engagement are always signed
• Supervise the project process with each team member and enable them to do their jobs to the best of their ability

Skills and abilities
This role might be for you if you can demonstrate:
• You can build strong and effective relationships, and enjoy networking (internally and externally).
• Always aiming to deliver at the highest standard.
• You have strong communication skills: you can present effectively, read the dynamics in a room and
respond appropriately, listen to others and ask the right questions, and deliver clear and concise advice.
• You love to be organised and can prioritise, juggle multiple projects and delegate effectively.
• A desire to lead by example, work collaboratively and actively share learning.
• Creative problem-solving, encouraging and supporting others to do the same.

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