VICE is the world’s preeminent youth media company and content creation studio. Launched in 1994, VICE now operates in over 30 countries and distributes its programming to hundreds of millions of viewers each month across digital, linear, mobile, film and socials. VICE includes an international network of digital channels; a television and feature film production studio; a magazine; a record label; an in-house creative services agency; a book-publishing division; and an international TV network, VICELAND.
VICE's award-winning programming has been recognized by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Peabody Awards, Canadian Screen Award, Sundance Film Festival, PEN Center, Cannes Lions, Frontline Club, Knight Foundation, American Society of Magazine Editors, LA Press Club, and Webby Awards, among others.
JOB TITLE: Account Director, Virtue
REPORTS TO: Head of Client Services & Business Development, Virtue
OVERVIEW: The Account Director, Virtue focuses on managing the agency relationship with a client as well as larger marketing concerns, while overseeing administration of business practices to create the highest level of efficiency possible within an organization.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Overall growth and development of multiple accounts through best in class client service and management of assigned projects
- Maintaining a high level of performance by the account teams and other agency personnel, as needed
- Insures the timely development and execution of plans, campaigns, and projects
- Manages and fosters strong Client relationships and resolves functional conflicts
- Keeping Head of Client Service informed of status of all account projects, problems, plans and meetings
- Ability to think strategically across accounts and be
- Provides leadership/motivation and conveys the vision and values of the Agency to the assigned staff
- Digital and Social Media savvy, keeps up-to-date on what’s happening in the industry as well as knows the ins-and-outs of community management and optimizing creative per platform
- Executes duties and assignments as directed in compliance with corporate guidelines and objectives
- Maintains awareness and controls situations, which could lead to the risk of write-offs
- Ability to mine for organic growth opportunities through client relationships and the work
- Maintains open and complete communications of Client issues with Head of Client Services
- Insure that the staff works in conformance with Agency policies and procedures and public law.
- Additional duties as assigned.
- Minimum of 5-7 years experience in a client service role at a digital publisher or advertising agency
- University or College degree required, preferably in one of these areas of focus; marketing/advertising, liberal arts, media, business
- Expertise in project management, demonstrated ability to multi-talk and set priorities
- Familiarity with video production process an asset
- Knowledge of sales process and Canadian media/advertising landscape
- Continual drive for results and highest quality standard
- Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
- Ability to write effectively and develop keynote presentations
- Must be comfortable leading a room / strong public speaking skills
- Superior organizational and time management skills with a strong attention to detail
- Must be hard-working, determined, self-motivated
- Must be detail oriented and highly organized
- Strong computer skills, knowledge of Excel and Keynote
- Experience with CRM software – Saleforce an asset
***This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract, nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform. All employees of Vice Media are expected to perform tasks assigned by supervisory personnel, regardless of job title or routine job duties***
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