Job Placements at Brand Footprint Communications, 19 February 2018 – Brand Footprint was enrolled as a Marketing Communications organization in 2006.
We have worked for a long time working with different multinational organizations and brands cutting crosswise over Telcomms, Lifestyle, FMCG, CSDs, Alcoholic refreshments, Indulgence brands, Corporate and Banking.
We are looking for individuals who have the ability and confidence to learn on the job and help the client transform their marketing capabilities.
This is an integrated role, involving the development of strategy and oversight across market specific briefs. It is important that this individual respects and understand the complexities around high demand clients.
Experience in and a passion for championing and producing engaging and business-driving creative across a fully integrated channel mix is a must. In addition to more traditional BTL, digital, CRM, and social media play a large and increasingly important part in our campaigns.
You should be a strong strategic thinker. You will be working closely with the Client as long-term business partners, steering the development of their brand and marketing strategies.
This role requires a courteous, positive and high-energy individual with great people skills. Someone who works hard, but has fun with it and who can demonstrate a proven track record of driving complex projects forward in a timely fashion.
You should have a meticulous attention to detail, establishing yourself as a safe pair of hands ensuring nothing falls through the cracks on projects or the day-to-day management of the account.
QUALITIES & KEY COMPETENCIES
An experienced Account Director with a creative flair and solid BTL agency background
You will be articulate and engaging and generally a natural in front of senior Clients
Integrated experience is essential
You will have a thorough understanding of brands
Excellent ability to provide input to clients and briefs
Above average organizational skills
Ability to deconstruct complicated client requirements and reframe into well-articulated briefs that offer clear direction
Lead teams and accountability to drive business growth
Take initiative and look for new business opportunities
Sound knowledge of print production and deadline
Contribute towards consistently improving processes and excellence
Contribute to ensuring a great positive and productive culture in the agency
The role needs someone who is capable of thinking on their feet, and who is happy to challenge and question along the process.
Full responsibility and managing the P&L on new business is needed.
The role entails some management of 3rd party suppliers, so an ability to tightly control a process is important.
You will be managing a team of approximately 14 people, who are split between Creative, planning and account management whilst overseeing involvement of central team on additional scoped projects.
Positive collaborative management where you have supported and developed your team. You have encouraged a great team environment whilst keeping client centricity at the core of the team culture and values.
Client management responsibility, including managing end user expectations
You will act as the lead on stakeholder management.
You are confident with clients, and have a consistent record of taking, interpreting and delivering projects, within agreed timeframes.
You are able to challenge the client when necessary, whilst keeping a positive relationship.
You negotiate to create win-win compromises with your client on behalf of you the agency.
What experience you’ll need:
In essence – this role will suit someone who has high energy, drive, determination and commitment to succeed and deliver excellent outcomes at all times.
An agency experienced Account Director with a good grasp of marketing / advertising with the basic elements of data and insight
We’re keen to hear from candidates with TTL/BTL experience with 7 – 9 Years’ experience across a variety of categories.
As our Receptionist, you will be the first impression that our visitors receive of the company, setting an important tone for how the rest of their visit to our office will go.
You will also have the chance to build relationships across the company as you seek to aid and assist them in whatever is needed to ensure we run as smoothly as possible.
This position will rely heavily on your superb ability to be punctual and reliable. If you have a Bachelor’s degree, and are friendly and outgoing, Brand Footprint could be the place you’ve been dreaming of!
A Day in the Life:
Warmly greet and entertain job candidates, vendors, partners, clients and prospective clients as they enter the building and facilitate a smooth and timely transfer/hand-off to relevant departments
Monitor the physical entry to the building during open office hours (9:00 am to 5:00 pm)
Answer inbound phone calls and transfer calls with pertinent information to appropriate parties (as necessary)
Manage security badges for employees and visitors of Brand Footprint
Manage shipping and receiving of packages arriving to Brand Footprint
Assist the facilities department as needed with various tasks
Assist in company-wide communication to employees
Take inventory and manage ordering and stocking of office supplies
Assist in enforcing appropriate security protocol
Ensure complete confidentiality of employee and business information
Organizational support, policies and procedures, adaptability
Attendance/ Punctuality; dependability; commit to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals
Listens to others without interrupting; keeps emotions under control; speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations
Completes work in timely manner; safety and security- Observes safety and security procedures; uses equipment and materials properly
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAS):
- Three years customer service experience, in a corporate environment preferred.
- Strong work ethic; diplomatic; team and service oriented; builds strong working relationships.
- Exhibits superior written, verbal communication and phone skills; must be fluent in English and be able to communicate clearly.
- Consistently demonstrates professional demeanour, appearance and attitude.
- Able to appropriately handle confidential and highly sensitive material.
- Computer savvy with knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
Please note that duties can be changed at any time.
Applicants should send their CV’s in WORD format to: [email protected]
DEADLINE: 26 February, 2018