Account Director (Cape Town)

Job Function

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Department: Client Services
Location: Cape Town, WC
Reports To:

The Ogilvy Office in Cape Town currently requires an Account Director

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing inspiration from insight and catalytic thinking that will give way to ideas to that accelerate success, for a variety of client products, retail platforms and sponsorship activities.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

of the agency as a whole.
  • Effectively manages and coaches the more junior members of the Account Management team (AM’s, AE’s, BA’s) sensitively, positively and pro-actively.
  • Delegates effectively and appropriately – upwards to the Business Director, as well as downwards, and to other departments.
  • Involves the Business Director appropriately on all relevant issues:  status of business, brand health, creative projects, timings, etc.
  • Skills and experience required for the role:


    Formal qualifications required for the role:




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