Vice President, Group Account Director

  • 350 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Digitas is the Connected Marketing agency, built on the principle that there are better ways for brands to connect with people. We leverage comprehensive data, technology, creative, media and strategy capabilities to deliver Media-Fueled Creativity via connected Solutions that include Connected Campaigns, Social Marketing, Brand Experience, CRM & Loyalty, and Marketing Transformation. A Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Global Marketing Agencies for six consecutive years, Digitas serves the world’s leading brands through a global network comprised of more than 4,000 employees across over 30 countries and 50 offices. For more information visit www.digitas.com.

Job Description

We are the connected marketing agency, a full-service agency with modern creative & media, data, and technology services all under one roof. 

We are connected in the way we think and the way we work. At the heart of our company are great people that we call Unicorns. Our Unicorns are open, bold, and curious and love to solve complex problems for clients in unique ways.

 

We’re looking for a VP/Group Account Director who’ll lead the troops in driving this growth. It’s no small task, but it’s a fun and rewarding one. If you’re up for it, read on.

 

What you’ll do:

 

You’ll have a deep understanding of the digital marketing world and the client relationship, manage resource allocation profitably, and effectively lead teams to create, implement and measure strategic deliverables. Day to day, your role includes:

  • Eloquently articulating our views on digital business philosophies, keeping clients up to date on industry context
  • Taking on an influential role in supporting new business initiatives and leveraging client relationships in the development of business growth
  • Maintaining a strong understanding of changes in the client’s industry and how customer needs are adapting, and developing relevant case studies on client businesses
  • Deliver strategic client presentations and providing recommendations that are concise, insightful and on point
  • Partnering with clients and capability partners to build active brands
  • Owning the financials for clients, including forecasts, budgets and investments – ensuring that key financial responsibilities are mutually understood and agreed upon
  • Developing team members through training and identifying areas for growth – you’ll coach them to close talent gaps and motivate them to develop skills
  • Driving the culture of Digitas and managing capabilities to adapt to changing environments and needs
  • Overseeing deliverables of extended internal team to ensure client needs are met
  • Incorporating Delivery Management group (DM) on projects when complexity of project calls for their need
  • Willingness to travel as needed – you’re open to new places, new faces and new ideas

Qualifications

We’re looking for a talented VP/Group Account Director with impressive work experience, which typically includes:

  • A demonstrated powerful passion for marketing and proven success in bringing the best work to life
  • Four years of college education, an MBA degree and 12 to 14 years of experience (ideally at a creative agency), including eight years of client leadership experience in integrated marketing or a digital scope
  • A refined understanding of how marketing, creative, planning, media, technology and analytics integrate
  • Superior analytical skills and strategic thinking
  • Superb communication, presentation and training skills – you’re articulate, concise, engaging and effective
  • An impressive track record of project management and performance management skills – you’re known for your ability to coach and develop talent, inspire and drive change, and bring varied groups together to collaborate

 

 

Got what it takes? We’d love to hear from you.

 

Digitas is an equal opportunity employer.

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