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Senior Account Manager - Digital Media
Auckland Auckland New Zealand
Full Time

Company background:

Our client is one of the largest and most successful Digital Media Agencies globally and they have a large offering in Auckland delivering high quality Digital Media for some of NZ's biggest and most successful corporates.

Position Overview:

As a senior Client-facing role, the Senior Account Manager - Digital (SAMD) takes responsibility for the digital delivery to an account, or portfolio of accounts, and helps to lead a team comprising planner/buyers across all media channels. This team works together with specialist business units to deliver against agreed business results for the Client portfolio. This role also may include responsibility for workflow management, digital upskilling and operational improvements across the wider Client Service team.

Organisational Structure:

(Reporting to, management responsibilities, key stakeholder relationships etc)

Client Services Director or Account Director

Organisational Values:

  • Constantly Curious - A willingness to question traditional assumptions
  • Together as One - Build positive & constructive working relationships
  • Make it Happen - The boldness & daring to try and to take personal responsibility

Major Goals of the Role (SMART):

1. Develop self and team with support from CSD develop self, direct report(s) and other team members into a group of well- rounded, digitally-literate and high-performing people - from digital silo to digital by design. Satisfy Clients and partners and deliver exemplary service to the Client portfolio, and build and maintain exceptional relationships with Clients, media owners and creative agencies

2. Deliver the work and deliver pioneering digital communications solutions that drive consumer demand and deliver business results to clients ? from buying media to buying growth

3. Mind the business - understand the commercial performance of the portfolio, be mindful of productivity, and recognise opportunities for revenue and profitability growth ? from media team to business team

What do the best do?

The strategic delivery of world class digital media account management to some of NZ's biggest clients.

Required Capabilities:

Critical skills and level of experience required


Undergraduate degree or above


  • 5+ years' experience in digital media communications or similar industry
  • People management and development experience
  • Significant experience with large Clients
  • Digital specific experience:
  • Digital media planning and implementation - digital media formats and metrics, buying (compensation methods), campaign set up, tracking capabilities, reporting and
  • Understanding of all digital disciplines (SEM, SEO, programmatic buying, social, mobile etc.)
  • Media and billing systems e.g. DFA/DART, Sizmek (Mediamind), Nielsen NetRatings, Google Tools (i.e.Analytics), Facebook, Google Partners Certification is an advantage

Best cultural fit/character assets:

  • Pioneer: Engage a team to find innovative ways to achieve goals and business objectives
  • Smarter: Demonstrates the ability to understand and explain general business principles, practices and functions as well as the inter-relatedness thereof to your team
  • Closer: Provides regular feedback and coaching to support team members' development and enhance team performance
  • Nimbler: Optimises team performance by communicating clear priorities and setting goals, milestones and expectations

Required qualifications and or technology stack:


  • Digital media planning/buying
  • Negotiation
  • Presentation skills
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Numerical accuracy, statistical and analytical skills

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