Associate Client Director - Gaming Client
Dentsu Aegis Network
London, United Kingdom
17d ago

Package Description

Are you an ambitious, experienced media and communications planner with a passion for gaming?

Then you’ve come to the right place!

Carat’s mission is to Redefine Media. We achieve better business outcomes for our clients through the command of media convergence.

Established in 1968 as the world’s first media agency, Carat is part of Dentsu Aegis Network, the global communications network, Innovating the Way Brands Are Built.

Consistently at the top of RECMA’s Global Qualitative Evaluation ranking, Carat serves clients in 150 countries via a network of more than 9,000 talented staff.

Here at Carat our people are put first ; working from a beautiful open-plan office based a stone’s throw from Regent’s Park which is surrounded by cafés and restaurants, so you’re never short of something to get for lunch.

WHAT’S THE JOB?

Here at Carat we are on the hunt for an Associate Client Director to join our team working on a global games console client!

You will be responsible for the running of the day to day delivery and management of the account, and critical client contact within the UK.

An interest in console gaming and innovation would be key for success in this role.

Your Key Responsibilities will include :

  • Build trusting, collaborative relationships with clients and agency partners at appropriate levels growing business opportunities with current clients, where appropriate
  • Provide and / or guide strategic input for all plans internally and externally
  • Train, motivate and develop team members
  • Lead client presentations
  • Accountable for media plan output timeliness, accuracy, and overall excellence
  • Serves as the comprehensive specialist in existing and emerging media opportunities that would be relevant to the assigned brand / category and ensure that opportunities within them are presented and communicated to Carat and client teams.
  • Supports development of communications plans and helps to inform design of special multi-touch-point programs (partnerships, MMPs)
  • Lead the process of strategic media planning / execution and serve as a resource for managers, planners and assistants for advice and counsel
  • Participating in New Business efforts and presentations, where appropriate
  • About you

  • Extensive communications / media planning experience
  • Client service experience
  • Understanding of key research sources
  • Proven leadership ability experience managing a team of planners & supervisors
  • Knowledge of current trends and innovations in media
  • Strong knowledge of digital media
  • High-level proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
  • A passion for gaming
  • BUT, WHAT CAN WE OFFER YOU?!

    Our agency drives culture through our own employees, with clearly set objectives there is unprecedented potential for career progression, with almost 75% of our roles being filled by internal promotions.

    You will have access to Dentsu Aegis’ training and development programmes, you’ll work closely with the world’s biggest media partners to access exclusive features and products (tier one partnerships with Google, Facebook and Twitter!)

    We are committed to creating a great place to work , so you’ll also get the little perks such as free toast in the morning, team days out, kitchen’s with free fruit, teas and coffee, 2 extra days’ holiday to get involved with charity work and you always get another day off for your birthday! But most importantly you’ll be part of a fun and collaborative team culture, and you will work in an environment where you are supported, pushed and developed!

    Like what you’ve read? Hit the apply button and let’s chat!

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