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  • 17 Sep \ Johannesburg

    Account Manager

    When M&C Saatchi was launched in 1995, it was of the belief that 'nothing is impossible'. A conviction that an individual can make what seems highly improbable happen. Five years after opening our doors in 2010 in South Africa, M&C Saatchi Abel was voted South Africa's best advertising agency with over 170 staff in our Cape Town and Johannesburg offices.

    We are looking for an experienced account manager to join our JHB agency. Only candidates with at least 3+ years’ experience in established TTL agencies, will be considered. 

    The successful candidate will have the following qualities: 
    •    Demonstrate a passion for creativity and ideas and seeks to grow his/her business portfolio through enviable creative solutions
    •    Experienced in working with senior clients across multiple stakeholders
    •    A natural leader with fantastic people skills - both within the agency environment and when dealing with client
    •    Has strong organisation, admin and time management skills, able to take the lead on projects
    •    Pays attention to the details and worries about the little things
    •    Has strong integrated marketing skills
    •    Is energetic with a go-getter attitude
     
    We don't do ego.
    We solve in the positive.

    If this opportunity excites you, please apply!

    While we look at every CV submitted to us in detail, given the sheer volume of applications we’re not able to respond to every applicant personally. Rest assured that if we like what we see, we’ll be in touch as soon as possible. Alternatively, we’ll keep your details on record for future consideration. 

    If you haven’t heard from us within two weeks, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful. 

    jobs@mcsaatchiabel.co.za
  • 17 Sep \ Johannesburg

    Account Director

    When M&C Saatchi was launched in 1995, it was of the belief that 'nothing is impossible'. A conviction that an individual can make what seems highly improbable happen. Five years after opening our doors in 2010 in South Africa, M&C Saatchi Abel was voted South Africa's best advertising agency, with over 180 staff in our Cape Town and Johannesburg offices

    We are looking for an experienced account director to join our JHB office.

    The successful candidate will have the following qualities:

    •    Previous advertising agency experience is essential
    •    Four+ years of experience in the account management function (big agency experience is preferable)
    •    Experienced in working with senior clients across multiple stakeholders
    •    A natural leader with fantastic people skills - both within the agency environment and when dealing with client
    •    Has strong organisation, admin and time management skills, able to take the lead on projects
    •    Pays attention to the details and worries about the little things
    •    Has strong integrated marketing skills
    •    Is energetic with a go-getter attitude

     
    We don't do ego.
    We solve in the positive.

    If this opportunity excites you, please apply!

    While we look at every CV submitted to us in detail, given the sheer volume of applications we’re not able to respond to every applicant personally. Rest assured that if we like what we see, we’ll be in touch as soon as possible. Alternatively, we’ll keep your details on record for future consideration. 

    If you haven’t heard from us within two weeks, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful. 

    jobs@mcsaatchiabel.co.za
  • 20 Aug \ Johannesburg

    Media Business Unit Head | Connect JHB

    Connect is a dynamic media company, which operates as part of the M&C Saatchi Group of companies in South Africa.

    We employ brave and bright individuals with an entrepreneurial attitude to build and evolve our offering in a fast-changing, competitive landscape.

    We work on a wide range of clients including FMCG, Automotive, Financial Services & e-Retail.

    We are looking for someone to head up our growing JHB operation with a at least 5 years media strategy experience and a proven track record of accountability owning all aspects of client delivery in a Media Agency.  

    You will need to lead and mentor a small team of media & digital planners & build strong strategic relationships with our client base and partner agencies. We are looking for someone who is culturally savvy, apply innovative thinking and are interested in solving clients' business problems.  

    Someone able to 'connect the dots' and willing to get stuck into all parts of our clients' business.

    We are a small business, so this person will need to be involved across all elements of what is expected to be delivered by a media agency.  

    Requirements:

    •    Entrepeneurial and independent mindset who is hungry for the opportunity to help grow a dynamic business
    •    Strong client relationship builder
    •    Ability to lead and inspire a team
    •    Great  understanding of touchpoint and media principles; including a strong view on digital
    •    Confident to write and present brilliant media strategies
    •    Grounded in media planning basics and experienced in particularly TV and radio planning
    •    Excellent project manager – able to prioritise and work calmly under pressure
    •    Attention to detail and organised to work in an efficient way
    •    Genuine interest in people and how they consume media and content
    •    Excellent knowledge of standard media tools and the ability to draw insights from data
     
    We don’t do egos.
    We solve in the positive.
     
    While we look at every CV submitted to us in detail, given the sheer volume of applications we’re not able to respond to every applicant personally. Rest assured that if we like what we see, we’ll be in touch as soon as possible. Alternatively, we’ll keep your details on record for future consideration. 

    If you haven’t heard from us within two weeks, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful.

    jobs@mcsaatchiabel.co.za