Account Manager-Oman National
Posted on 4/4/2023

10,001+ employees

Advertising Services
Company Overview
Ogilvy inspires brands and people to impact the world. We have been creating iconic, culture-changing, value-driving ideas for clients since David Ogilvy founded the company in 1948. We continue building on that rich legacy through our borderless creativity—operating, innovating, and creating at the intersection of talent and capabilities. Our experts in Advertising, Experience, Media, Public Relations, Social, Influence, Health and Consulting work fluidly across 131 offices in 93 countries to bring forth world-class creative solutions for our clients.
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Sales & Account Management
  • Our vision is to inspire brands and people to impact the world. To create big ideas that make a significant contribution to the planet, society, and the bottom line. We believe in today's world this is the best way for our clients to achieve sustainable growth
  • We achieve this by breaking down the barriers that restrict talent and ideas, we call this Borderless Creativity
  • Which is why our teams work fluidly across 5 capabilities Advertising, Experience, PR, Consulting and Health . This allows us to not only operate but innovate at the intersection of capabilities and talent. We believe impact and magic lies at this intersection. Ogilvy scales this by seamlessly connecting and accessing the deep cultural expertise of 132 offices in 83 countries
  • Memac Ogilvy is one of the leading creative networks in MENA with its flagship office in the UAE and a strong local footprint in the GCC and North Africa. It is part of the formidable worldwide WPP & Ogilvy network. It's the only truly integrated comms network - with Consulting, Advertising- Brand & Content, PR, Experience & Health under 1 P&L and under single leadership. Memac Ogilvy is the most integrated modern creative and effective partner for client growth in MENA. We inspire brands and people to impact the world. We deliver on this by combining expert and new capabilities for modern marketing solutions, with solid project management expertise for agile and effective delivery as well as a thorough and passionate People agenda
  • The agency is the most awarded Middle Eastern agency in Cannes as well as a big winner at the local award show Lynx. It counts around 500 staff members
  • We're on the hunt for an Omani National Account Manager who will run, alongside the rest of the team, one of our largest brands. You will be providing insights-driven campaigns, strengthening client & partner agency relationships, collaborating with cross-departmental teams, while managing a team
  • You should understand the power of creative, digital and social media and can think creatively to solve problems. We require that you have a forward-thinking ability to identify creative, digital and social trends and put these into practice for our clients
  • The ideal candidate brings an entrepreneurial spirit to client work and develops new, creative solutions to transform their clients' creative, digital & social practices with passion in a fast-paced environment
  • Memac Ogilvy celebrates its people. Fully. Enthusiastically. Unhesitatingly. We'll empower you with the tools you'll need to succeed. We'll give you the autonomy to seek out new paths and better ways of doing things. We'll support you with colleagues who are experts in their disciplines, drawn from across the Ogilvy network. And we'll provide opportunities for you to do work of which you'll be proud, with people you'll be proud to call your teammates
  • To be responsible for the smooth running of one large or multiple mid size accounts and the production of its creative, digital & social advertising/ marketing
  • To build strong relationships and foster good team spirit with both clients and members of the agency team
  • To play a pivotal role in the development of advertising and creative strategies
  • To show leadership and drive in thinking of innovative solutions to business/strategic problems and in merchandising the Agency's services (particularly Brand Stewardship)
  • To be ultimately responsible for ensuring work is produced on time and within budget
  • To assist other departments with forward planning on future projects
  • To have a thorough working knowledge of all agency systems
  • To have a thorough understanding of the client's business and the major factor/s trends shaping their market(s)
  • To be the client's port of call for all administrative issues
  • To be the agency team's first port of call for all questions relating to client issues
  • To build relationships with clients based upon trust/mutual understanding
  • To foresee any client issues/questions or internal resourcing issues before they arise
  • To be the creative teams' main day to day contact, providing direction on creative briefs and generating enthusiasm/trust from the team with which they work
  • To be a sound judge of creative work and is able to coherently argue the case for working being on or off brief inappropriate
  • To oversee the production of all campaigns produced
  • Should master a range of presentation techniques and considers the most appropriate and inspiring way to sell each piece of work
  • Should keep abreast of the latest and best creative work across the industry
  • To manage the agency's billing system, helping the account executive and SAE's to overcome any problems that may arise
  • To help to improve profitability by thinking of ways to cut down on costs incurred running accounts
  • To ensure the agency responds to any financial queries within 48 hours
  • To overcome any difficulties in getting creative work out on time
  • Should have a solid knowledge of all digital, social, TV/Print production issues such that, if necessary, cost saving solutions can be proposed
  • To ensure that creative team/traffic manager/production manager/media are all on the same wavelength throughout a project and are aware of each other's deadlines
  • Should have a deep understanding of consumer motivations/behaviour patterns in the marketplace
  • To help the Account Director and Planner to develop a rigorous and insightful advertising strategy
  • Should have the ability to contribute to well thought out, single-minded, inspiring creative briefs
  • To make an active contribution to the promotion of Brand Stewardship amongst clients
  • To delegate effectively and appropriately to their reports/other departments/ their Account Director
  • Regular client contact - call before called
  • Successful relationships with Client middle management
  • Creation and Management of project timelines
  • Writing simple briefs on communication projects
  • Assisting Account Director in briefing creative
  • Managing Internal Creative presentation sessions
  • Ongoing direction for creative and managing creative enthusiasm
  • 360 process management
  • Estimate generation & invoice management
  • Profitability improvement through estimate and invoice management
  • Monthly brand updates for Sr. Management
  • Career management of juniors - Appraisals
  • Generating and presenting category environment reviews
  • Monthly interpretation of sales and distribution information
  • Demonstration of clear TTL communications knowledge through cross channel recommendations