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Digital Account Director

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Are you a determined digital media specialist, who has excellent people management skills and would love an extra day off for your birthday?!

Then you’ve come to the right place!


Who are we?

We are Vizeum.

We are a diverse, inclusive team focused on doing the right thing for all of our clients: growing their business in a sustainable, equitable way with communications. We are the bridge between our clients’ world and the world around them: experts on advertising, category and culture that help identify and act on opportunities for growth.

We make that diagnosis by asking the right questions, listening with respect and doing the hard analysis of both client business and category performance. We help simplify the complex and focus collective effort for everyone we work with, both inside and outside our business.

We’re generous with our time, creative in our thinking and independent in our recommendation. We’re here to help our clients, to make every year better than the last and to build partnerships that endure. We do this by prizing quality of work, not size of pay cheque, and no matter how big the client we always help them grow.


What’s the job?!

Here at Vizeum we need a Digital Account Director to take lead on the incredible IKEA account!

As the most senior Digital person within the client group the core responsibility for the Digital Account Director is to set the digital agenda for the clients. Within the agency the expectation for the Digital Account Director is to lead digital thinking across all client campaign briefs, foster an environment for creativity and deliver solutions which generate sustainable business growth.

IKEA, is a fantastic account to work on within Vizeum. The team have a great relationship with the client, and the freedom to set the digital agenda. The focus of the activity is mainly brand-led, but as we move more into one-to-one communications, the opportunity for digital becomes core to any piece of activity we run.


What do you need?

  • Extensive digital planning experience
  • People management experience
  • Enthusiasm, creativity and passion!

Key Accountabilities

The focus of the Digital Planning Team within Vizeum is to shape how clients market effectively within a digital age. Working as part of the Comms department and OpCo specialists, the team’s role is to help clients understand the digital space, develop insight driven strategies which generate business growth and provide stimulus which lead to best in class digital activations.

  • Manage direct reports to ensure they build strong relationships with their counterparts within the business and the DAN OpCo model to deliver excellent client service and planning output
  • Active management of the Digital client relationship and client satisfaction
  • Overall responsibility and accountability for translating the client brief and developing internal briefs for the OpCo specialists. Insightful, stimulating and with clear deliverables
  • Support agile working at Vizeum to benefit the working relationships with the team, clients and OpCo model
  • Have a full understanding of the Digital components outlined within individual client contracts
  • Ownership and development of a ‘Digital Roadmap’ for each client responsibility, identifying opportunities to grow revenue via digital practices with current clients

Be Sincere: Always focusing on our philosophy in order to get better work and happier clients

Be Curious: Embracing the opportunity to work in the industry’s most progressive way

Be Responsible: Supporting your colleagues as they to do the right thing for you and the agency


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!



Dentsu Aegis Network:

Dentsu Aegis Network is made up of nine global network brands - Carat, Dentsu, Dentsu media, iProspect, Isobar, mcgarrybowen, MKTG, Posterscope and Vizeum and supported by its specialist/multi-market brands. Dentsu Aegis Network is Innovating the Way Brands Are Built for its clients through its best-in-class expertise and capabilities in media, digital and creative communications services. Offering a distinctive and innovative range of products and services, Dentsu Aegis Network is headquartered in London and operates in 145 countries worldwide with over 30,000 dedicated specialists. With consumers more connected, through a range of devices, than ever before, the era of media convergence is presenting many opportunities as well as a new, complex media eco-system. From identifying who the consumers are, to how they make their decisions. 

We value the strength diversity brings to our business and are working hard to build a more inclusive workplace through partnerships with Stonewall, Business Disability Forum and Business in the Community’s race and gender equality campaigns. We are happy to discuss all flexible and agile approaches to working for all our roles – we can’t promise we will be able to offer you everything you want or need but we do promise to discuss it with you openly and honestly.

If you have any reasonable adjustment needs arising from a disability or medical condition to fully participate in the recruitment process, please discuss this with the recruiter who contacts you. 

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