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Account Director

Remuneration:negotiable Market related 
Location:Johannesburg, Victory Park
Education level:Degree
Job level:Senior
Own transport required:Yes
Travel requirement:Occasional
Reference:#JAW AM
Company:JAW Design

Job description

JAW is a boutique advertising Agency looking for an energetic, smart and experienced account director or senior account manager to join and lead our team. We are a small, nimble, creative team that requires someone to anchor the team and grow the agency, together with our owner/creative director, Jeni-Anne Weitz.

At JAW, client service is not about email forwarding and note-taking. Our candidate is required to have a passion for the ad industry, to be strategic-minded and understand what makes a campaign and brand tick. You will have to have an opinion and a voice and know how to develop a brand strategy as well as a communication plan.

Company Description

JAW is a Johannesburg-based design and advertising agency that promises to make something of your brand and your budget! A promise we live by and deliver on. From strategy and concept through to execution and delivery; our committed, passionate and talented team make it happen.


  • Business development -  grow and retain the JAW client network
  • Client relationship management - work and partner with clients to create professional and positive client/agency relationships
  • Project management - manage projects from  brief through to accounts/billing with with incredible detail and quality wth high energy
  • Traffic and workflow - Manage the flow of all jobs in and out of the Agency - quality control is key, always on deadline and adhering to processes
  • Proof/check work before it goes to client - Nothing leaves the agency without your eagle eye, making sure it is absolutely perfect
  • Briefing relevant parties - the devil is in the detail and JAW prides itself on curating excellent briefs
  • Production/research/quoting - management of the agency production, quality control and timelines and budgets 
  • Strategy development and presentation - at JAW we deliver cool shit with brain. We require our candidate to assist in and develop strategies, plans and proposals partnering with relevant parties to make it happen
  • Team leadership - You will be responsible for leading a team with Jeni-Anne. We are looking for leaders who are professional, upbeat and positive.No egos allowed!
If you aren't afraid to get your hands dirty,  make something of yourself and join JAW!

Posted on 12 Feb 08:15

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