For our smart data & analytics account we are looking for an Account Director (m/f/div) to help our client build the foundations to make data-driven and integrated decisions across the business. You will be leading the strategic direction of all data & analytics projects working alongside the Heads of Data from both DEPT® and smart. You will develop synergies with the Marketing and Technology teams and move fast and agile shaping the future of the automotive and EV industry.

Curious? Here’s what you need to know:

Your responsibilities in a nutshell

  • Manage the account team and supervise workstream leads and other staff to ensure projects meet client expectations, are delivered on time, and within budget. 
  • Work with teams to develop materials, coordinate events and provide support and direction.
  • Oversee the day-to-day requirements needed to complete tasks and objectives of each data workstream and always be in sync with the progress of the projects.
  • Maintain relationships and communications with key stakeholders and serve as the main point of contact and liaison for data & analytics topics in the account.
  • Develop the account holistically together with other workstream owners and executive sponsors.
  • Oversee the implementation and execution of smart’s data strategy, strategy pillars and initiatives together with the consulting team.
  • Motivate and mentor the account team to hit goals and produce successful materials as well as providing feedback.
  • Ownership of the account staffing plan, coordinate international staffing and end-to-end control  the budget for data projects.
  • Receive and agree on new briefings, pitch new projects and provide monthly status reporting to DEPT® management.


  • Preferably; Berlin or Germany
  • Open to candidates in the EU


  • Have at least 5-10 years of experience in account management or account director roles.
  • Have high interest in data, analytics, marketing technology and digital transformation and have successfully completed different projects in any of these topics.
  • Have a bachelor's degree in Marketing Science, Business, Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Enjoy working in a cross-functional team, Know how to act as a committed team player and appreciate constructive feedback to grow beyond yourself.
  • Have strong experience in stakeholder management and commercial/negotiation skills. 
  • Time-management, organization and leadership skills.
  • Speak English fluently and German would be a big plus.
  • Exceptional storytelling and communication skills and the ability to convey complex topics in a clear, concise and actionable way.
  • Experience in the automotive industry is a big plus.
  • Preferred Experience in the clients / accounts where there were Data, Analytics and Technology work streams.


  • Work together with people that are passionate about data, technology and marketing and excel in their domain!
  • The possibility to work with cutting-edge technologies in a continuously evolving environment.
  • An appreciative and collaborative company culture with a "can do" attitude.
  • Fast-growing and challenging data analytics projects from clients from different industries ranging from corporations to start-ups, giving you the chance to work on varying business problems related to E-commerce and online marketing.
  • If you grow, we grow. That’s why we’ll cheer you on [and support you] with personal coaching, a development plan and budget.
  • Diverse internal learning sessions in the area of Data & Business Intelligence to keep you up to date on the latest technologies and innovations.
  • We embrace flat hierarchies to make sure everyone has a voice. If you bring great ideas, we make sure to take action
  • Good vibes: we’re trusting and believe in creative freedom and autonomy;
  • A good work-life balance (flexible working hours, home office options and various working time models, manageable travel)
  • A modern Office in Berlin Friedrichshain & Kreuzberg as well as flexible working hours, home office and various working time models.
  • The choice to work where you are most productive: whether that is in one of our offices, or abroad for a certain period of time. Rather work from home? No problem! We’ll provide you with the best of class materials, such as a high-quality laptop, monitor, work phone and the necessary furniture.
  • Global and local get-togethers with your colleagues at our events - Team Lunch, Team Events, DEPT® Festival and Winter Festival and who knows what will follow tomorrow!
  • Everything to focus on your health: from free bootcamp to yoga lessons, mindfulness sessions, mental health services, serious discounts on sport memberships, healthy lunches at the office, and above all: a safe work environment.
  • We are very proud to say that DEPT® is a B-Corp certified company. As such, we are committed to conducting our projects in a way that balances profit and purpose, making our business a force for good. Check out our latest impact projects here!

We strongly support diversity and are committed to create an inclusive environment for everyone at DEPT®. Ultimately, we are looking for a unique individual who wants to strengthen our work and community. 

DEPT® is a pioneering, global digital agency that creates end-to-end digital experiences for brands such as Google, KFC, Philips, Audi, Twitch, Patagonia, eBay and more. Our goal is simple: build a culture that inspires the best work of your life. Work that helps move our clients forward. And while it’s not our ultimate goal, winning awards sure does feel nice when it happens.

Why DEPT®?

We are pioneers at heart. What this means, is that we are always leaning forward, thinking of what we can create tomorrow that does not exist today. We were born digital and we are a new model of agency, with a deep skillset in tech and marketing. That’s why we hire curious, self-driven, talented people who never stop innovating. 

Our culture is ’big enough to cope and small enough to care. Meaning, that with people across 20+ countries, we’re big enough to provide you with the best tools, global opportunities, and benefits that help you thrive. While acting small by investing in you, your growth, your team, and giving you the autonomy to solve our clients problems, no matter where you are in the world. 

Last but not least, we are a B Corp-certified company passionate about purpose-driven work.  Our hope is that you can feel good about the contributions DEPT® is making to the world and we always have an open door for your ideas in making the world a better place.



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