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Business Unit Director

Remuneration:Market related 
Education level:Degree
Job level:Senior

Job description

Liquorice is a dynamic, forward thinking and a world leading digital agency. We are seeking a client business unit director who will have the opportunity to work on our exciting, challenging and diverse globally recognised brands and who can manage our account management teams. Our developments are known to be award-winning, pioneering and cutting edge.

The responsibilities for this job include:
  • Building and maintaining strong client relationships with existing and new clients;
  • Managing a team of account managers and account directors.
  • Developing strategies to achieve and exceed sales forecasts;
  • Being the face of the agency at industry events and seminars;
  • Creating and delivering engaging presentations to clients at a senior level;
  • Project analysis and reporting.
  • Lead web site initiatives and are accountable for integrated client results across all relevant products and services.
  • Stays informed of trends in the digitally enabled world and how they affect client’s business and marketing initiatives.
  • Oversee, develop and present proposals, pitch concepts and rationale to key clients Director, agency partners and other team members to review and develop client-centric strategic, innovative recommendations.
  • Work closely with creative director, technical director, user experience.
  • Develop case studies on client’s business.
  • Orchestrates delivery of multiple products/services to client.
  • Lead and coach interactive account team in the delivery and demonstration of quality client services and digital experience.
This role requires;
  • Strong client service experience in the digital space.
  • Significant experience of managing teams.
  • Strong budget management experience.
  • Strong leadership abilities.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Project management experience.
  • Experience of driving well-known brands.
Attitude toward this role requires;
  • Work hard, play hard attitude.
  • Detail orientated.
  • A go-getter who always strives to deliver the best possible results.
  • Have a great work ethic and be prepared to go the extra mile - a real team player.
  • Confident with a drive to succeed.

Company Description

Digitas Liquorice is one of Africa’s leading digital marketing agencies specialising in a range of services from web, mobile, social media, CRM, content creation and search engine marketing.

We are seeking a technical business unit director, based in Johannesburg, who will have the opportunity to work on our exciting, challenging and diverse Globally recognised brands and who has experience managing a team. Our development projects are award-winning, pioneering and cutting edge and we seek someone who can continue to drive this success.


  • Six+ years of account manager/director experience.
  • Solid experience in digital.
  • Five+years’ experience managing a team

Posted on 11 Jan 08:56

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