Account Director
Posted on 2/23/2023
Toronto, ON, Canada
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in Marketing or related field
  • 10+ years of agency or client side experience with a proven track record in managing client accounts, at a management level
  • Experience within shopper marketing and the grocery landscape in Canada is required
  • Strong working knowledge of integrated marketing channels from POS development, Contest management, gift with purchase programs, print and digital couponing, Website development, digital, social, e-comm, direct mail, OOH, is an asset
  • Resourceful, analytical, inquisitive and organized to lead and manage programs with the ability to build rapport with clients
  • Proactive and performance driven, while demonstrating ownership and accountability
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail, reliable and have great energy
  • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to work with cross-functional teams, clients and partners
  • Sharp oral, written and proofreading communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Drive and Google applications
  • Have a valid driver's license and access to a car to attend client and team meetings
  • Be a client champion who is passionate and immersed in their clients' business needs, categories and brands, working to strategize, plan and execute campaigns that drive their business objectives and exceed expectations
  • Day-to-day client liaison, effectively communicating with all client stakeholders
  • Collaborate with strategy and creative, and lead campaign planning process
  • Identify relevant and resonant channels based on client's business objectives and campaign strategies
  • Lead portfolio budgets, develop and manage campaign budgets, and post-program reconciliations
  • Plan, organize and manage program execution: brainstorming, presentation development, budgets, workbacks, creative briefs, copy decks, change requests, quality assurance, during and post program reporting, and regular internal and client status reports
  • Work collaboratively with team members, cross functional teams, agency partners, third-party vendors
  • Cultivate strong relationships built on trust and confidence with both the client and internal teams
  • Drive growth through critical thinking, idea sharing, insights gathering and
  • Ongoing campaign optimizations
  • Work with leadership team and client service team to support client portfolio
  • Work with Director of Client Services on unlocking organic growth opportunities for client portfolio
  • Provide inputs on financial forecasting and reporting on overall portfolio
  • Participate in annual planning with clients and leadership team to establish overall strategic direction and vision to meet client objectives
  • Provide mentorship to team members for knowledge sharing and growth
AIP Connect

1-10 employees