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Senior Account Director

Senior Account Director

Melbourne based

Publicis Groupe is a world leader in marketing, communication and digital business transformation. As a platform at the intersection of marketing and digital business transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology, Publicis Groupe is built on the Power of One. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to the expertise of its 80,000+ talents across 100+ countries globally.

In Australia, our powerhouse of marketing capabilities stretches across creative agencies (Saatchi & Saatchi, Leo Burnett, Publicis Worldwide), Media agencies (Starcom, Zenith, Spark Foundry), Performics Mercerbell, Digitas, Epsilon, Balance Internet, Publicis Content, Arc, Prodigious, PMX, PR (Herd MSL). We also have Publicis Sapient driving digital business transformation for our clients.

Benefits of working with us!
• Work in one of the world’s most progressive and dynamic modern communications businesses
• Opportunity to work with a diverse workforce where we value all the benefits of harnessing differences for our people, our clients and our business.
• A committed Diversity and Inclusion and Belonging strategy driven through our Viva! Women, Égalité and First Peoples RAP (reconciliation action plan) programs
• A creative, fun and rewarding office environment backed up by our Publicis Liberté flexibility approach “working your way, with us!”
• Open environment, where your input, feedback and impact is encouraged and valued
• Access to employee benefits including –wellness programmes, learning and development opportunities, network events, extended leave opportunities and so much more
• Confidential 24 hour support via our employee assistance programme


We are looking for an experienced Senior Account Director to welcome into the Publicis Groupe family. This role will require someone with proven experience in leading high-performing integrated teams which incorporate multidisciplinary skills and capabilities. You will lead the charge on one of the networks biggest pieces of business that touches multiple brands and teams. We are looking for a dynamic leader who is passionate about creative excellence and award hungry!

ROLE: Responsible for growing client relationships and leading strategic recommendations across your client portfolio. Your role is one of leadership, partnership, and example, inspiring and coaching your team to provide the best possible service to our clients.

What you’ll be doing:
• Leading strategy development and success criteria for your client portfolio
• Leading the agency team to ensure efficient running of account(s)
• Strategically managing the agency-client relationship
• Full management of financials – budget control and forecasting
• Manages the workflow, operational and quality processes within the team
and across other agency departments including:

o Ensuring a high level of creative output
o Initiating the integrated involvement of the agency to deliver solutions
o Drives measurement and evaluation of all activities

We’re looking for a Senior Account Director who ideally has:

• 6+ years agency experience in account management
• People management, team building, leadership experience
• Strong project management, negotiation and presentation skills
• Strategic thinking and problem solving ability

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an agency working with great people, who love what they do.

Publicis Groupe believes that to deliver the best solutions to our clients, our people need to reflect the diverse communities in which our clients operate. We value diversity and the skills, knowledge and experience that difference brings to our culture and solutions. We encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, mature age workers, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people.

Southbank, Melbourne 3006

Publicis Groupe


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