Account Director - Packaging
We are working with a UK based packaging design agency to help them find an Account Director based in Melbourne, Australia to manage packaging design projects for one of their largest clients, a leading retailer who are also headquartered in Melbourne.
This is a key role, reporting directly to the UK based MD. Ultimately you will be responsible for effectively forecasting revenue and project growth, enabling effective resource plans to be developed. As the first point of contact for the client, you will develop strategies to gain their trust, build your own credibility and be confident having strategic and high level creative client meetings/conversations that involve selling in concepts and opening new avenues. You will also:
- Develop existing and new client relationships to open new opportunities and increase turnover.
- Ensure client needs are being met and executed to the highest standards.
- Provide strategic direction to the clients where required and lead conversations that direct clients.
- Provide advice and guidance on interpreting and communicating client briefs.
- Manage budgets, ensuring KPIs are met.
As an experienced senior level Account Manager you must have a background in managing packaging projects from conceptual design through all stages of the artwork process, have experience of dealing with clients with high expectations, delivering to tight deadlines, operate well in an extremely fast moving environment, and be able to lead and drive multiple projects, working to tight deadlines and changing priorities.
Applicants must be based in Melbourne and be happy to work remotely with the flexibility to attend the Melbourne client site/office as and when required.
If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity please send your CV as a first step, stating your salary expectations on application.
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