Account Director

We are the sum of all our talents.

Office
Montréal
Status
Full-time

We are currently looking for an Account Director to take the lead in managing client accounts alongside an experienced creative team. As a key player on both the internal and client teams, the successful candidate will be responsible for making a game-changing impact to the brands in their care, ensuring to deliver an outstanding creative product each time.

You are a gifted troop leader, with proven management skills. You love diving into clients’ business challenges and making a positive contribution to their bottom line. Fearless in the face of tough decisions, you resolve problems through creative and effective thinking. You have a knack for seeing business opportunities, which you don’t hesitate to seize.

If this is you, then let’s meet!

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Understand and analyze mandates based on business objectives, and align all efforts with them.
  • Effectively communicate a mandate’s requirements to the creative team.
  • Manage the global budget and optimize the account’s ROI and profitability.
  • Evaluate and control production expenses and schedules.
  • Manage content quality.
  • Pinpoint business opportunities and create strategies to capitalize on them.
  • Successfully lead and guide projects, teams and clients.
  • Manage and train the team’s account execs and oversee their development.
  • Manage branding and design projects (especially packaging).
  • Manage situations of conflict, initiate discussions and make tough decisions.
  • Act as a coach, clearly establish team member roles and delegate tasks.

Ideally, you are someone who:

  • Is laser-focused on results
  • A born leader who can delegate
  • Is passionate about creativity, innovation and strategy
  • Constantly pushes the bar on rigour
  • Can juggle several accounts at the same time
  • Has a perfect grasp of French and can switch into English comfortably
  • Has at least 3–4 years of management experience
  • Previous agency experience an asset
In the past year, we have been working to ensure that our culture is more inclusive. lg2 iscommitted to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, ability, sexual orientation or gender identity.

We will make necessary accommodations to applicants with disabilities during the recruitment process.