Must know the difference between the idea and the execution. This is not limted to only BTL and will include some aspects of ATL, TTL and Digital execution.
About you : This position involves consistent liaison with key clients, production and creative regarding the projects in the system.
Required to attend client meetings, weekly status meetings and briefings from clients.You will be working closely with the Head of Client Service, the Key Account Manager and the rest of the client services team to support the effective delivery of all projects across a broad spectrum of bluechip clients and brands, which demands an extremely high level of organisation and attention to detail.
The Role : Key responsibilities will include developing client relationships and fostering effective communications and clarity of all requirements.
Swiftly find solutions to any problems that may arise.As the Brand Consultant, you will be doing the followingLead and coordinate the delivery of BTL / ATL / Digital projects.
Facilitate the definition, idea generation and delivery of projects that link to businessCreate, maintain and present regular (weekly, monthly, and quarterly) brand / project status and metric reports as well as develop ad-hoc reports to support strategic planning and fact based analysis.
Contribute to the monthly and quarterly revenue recognition process by assuring that all impressions are correctly reported and recorded to Finance team.
Take accountability for planning and managing project, costs and activitiesEnsure these projects are delivered against budget, scope and timing constraintsApproach all client projects from a financial, strategic, commercial, analytical and technical perspectiveTo ensure complete and thorough knowledge of assigned accounts, brands and clients and able to facilitate the quick resolution of issues and problemsProduce accurate, timely and functional project plans and ensure that quality assurance checkpoints and approvals are stringently followedAssess the time and financial impact of changes and communicate to clients as appropriateConduct and manage project risk assessments and manage the scope throughout the project cycleCo-ordinate efforts between client service, creative and technical across these specific areas : PlanningProductionFinanceMaintenanceReportingSkills RequiredMust have good computer skills, great administration capability and time management.
People skills are essential as well as the ability to communicate clearly and to take instruction easily.ChasePresentation SkillsRequirements (non-negotiable)South African citizen / Permanent ResidentOwn reliable vehicleExcellent writing, verbal and visual communication skillsAt least a minimum Five+ years'' client service experience within an agencyFinancial and budget control skills is essentailPersonal skills / attributesA hands-on and professional approach with both clients and team membersHighly attentive to detail - you are a "well-organised" freakPrepared to work late (if needed) go the extra mile!Must be able to perform under pressure and deliver on fixed timelinesMust have excellent ability to work with people within cross functional teamsMust have strong networking, facilitation and negotiation skillsA strategic thinker who is confident, self motivated, articulate and practical