Animal is growing fast. We are now looking for a Senior Client Director to join our team.
The ideal candidate has a passion for people and knows how to engage clients of different backgrounds and seniority levels. You are commercially driven and interested in developing Animal’s business with an eye to our mission – to create communication people willingly wish to engage with.
As Client Director it will be your task to handle our most important key accounts and provide the expertise and insight needed to grow the business, while delivering top class creative work together with our amazing creative team. In return you will have the opportunity to be part of shaping the future of Animal together with ARC (the group of companies Animal belongs to, focusing on our clients full circle digital growth). You will have access to the best and the brightest people within communication, branding, digital marketing as well as digital and physical product design. We are on a journey to become the benchmark of our industry, by making our clients the benchmarks of theirs.
In the role as Client Director at Animal, your areas of responsibility are:
Liaising with clients at a senior level on a day-to-day basis.
Promoting the expansion of business with existing clients.
Leading a team to provide the utmost level of client service.
Working with the Animal management team and other senior managers to generate new business leads and accounts.
Working closely with CEO and ECD to shape and sell Animal’s communication offering.
Using your skills to push clients, and the agency, creatively and strategically.
Taking a lead in clients’ communication strategies.
The ability to handle strategic dialogue together with the client.
Responsible for handling agreements for the client.
Responsible for evaluating client/Animal relationship and performance.
The ability to build relationships and create new touch points in the organization as well as maintain and develop existing ones.
A holistic mindset and view of the client and business
Educate clients and influence to sell strategic and creative solutions.
Conduct negotiations in the mutual best interest of clients.
Monitor and manage account profitability above margin targets.
The ideal candidate will:
Be part of recruiting new clients (1-3 small, 1 medium, 1 large per year).
Grow, secure & expand SOWs on existing clients.
Be inclusive & transparent with the entire creative team and share monthly & quarterly updates on progress.
Animal is a creative communications agency based in Stockholm. Born in the digital age we build strategies and tell stories together with the brands that are shaping our future. Since inception in 2007 we have partnered up with brands like Volvo Cars, Spotify, Minecraft and Non-Violence project. Whatever the task at hand our firm belief is that we need to entice and attract people to willingly engage with our message and whenever possible leave a positive dent in the world around us.