Client Director

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Client Director

Full-time · Amsterdam

About the role

As a strategic and commercially savvy Client Director, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing multiple clients, fostering their growth and propelling dentsu's success. In this dynamic position, you will combine your leadership skills with commercial insight and media knowledge. 

Your Responsibilities 

  • Champion dentsu's values as an ambassador, cultivating strong relationships with clients, industry peers, and internal stakeholders;

  • Spearhead the development and implementation of integrated and modern media solutions, deeply understanding each client's aspirations and aligning them with dentsu's capabilities;

  • Masterfully navigate the media landscape, leveraging your expertise to craft impactful and evidence-based communications strategies that span digital and offline channels.

What are we looking for?

Key Attributes:

  • Commercial Acumen: Possess a keen understanding of commercial principles and the ability to translate them into tangible results. Effectively manage client relationships, ensuring consistent satisfaction and profitability;

  • Strategic (media) Thinking: Approach challenges with a strategic mindset, adeptly analyzing complex situations and devising innovative solutions that drive growth and success with an extensive track record in media

  • Leadership by Example: Inspire and motivate a client team with your unwavering passion, dedication and commitment to excellence. Foster a culture of continuous learning and growth mindset, where team members feel empowered to contribute their best;

  • Radical Collaboration: Break down silos and foster an environment of seamless collaboration, where diverse perspectives and expertise converge to create innovative solutions. Nurture a spirit of camaraderie and mutual support, where team members feel valued and respected;

  • Digital Savvy: Stay abreast of the ever-evolving digital landscape, leveraging technology to enhance client experiences and deliver measurable outcomes.

Key Experience:

  • Extensive (preferably agency) experience in a similar position or a commercial role on client side;

  • A track record of effectively building and nurturing client relationships;

  • Extensive media knowledge as a communications planner/director for example

  • Team Management of a range of team sizes and diversity of experience levels;

  • Experience in advising clients in a digital context and passion for marketing and media;

  • Strong communication skills (verbally, written & public speaking) and the ability to persuade;

  • Budget / P&L Management;

  • Ambitious, results-oriented and know how to plan and organize;

  • Language skills: Fluent in Dutch and English.

What does dentsu offer?

  • A culture of Innovation and Radical Collaboration;

  • At dentsu media, we are passionate about fostering a culture of innovation, where creativity, exploration, and experimentation are encouraged. We believe that by pushing the boundaries of what's possible, we can deliver groundbreaking solutions for our clients and shape the future of media and marketing;

  • Immerse yourself in a dynamic and inspiring environment where modern media solutions, innovation and radical collaboration are at the heart of everything we do;

  • Not only is it an incredibly fun place to work but as part of a multinational organization there are many opportunities to advance your career within the wider business once you have proven yourself.

Inclusion and Diversity

At dentsu, we strive for an inclusive and empowering workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive. Where everyone is welcome and safe to bring their full authentic self to work and feel empowered to speak out.

To be an advocate for real change we encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds to further increase our diversity.

Not sure if you meet all of the requirements for this role? Please don’t hesitate to get in touch, as some of the specifications are not pre-requisites.