We want to thank everyone who took the time to apply to our new Account Director position. We’ve had a lot of interest in the role, and that’s why we’re closing the posting early. We’re looking forward to adding the new Account Director to our team.
Account Director – New Role
MediaFace is a boutique storytelling agency. We’re seeking an ambitious and energetic Account Director to join our team.
We’re looking for an experienced, get things done type of person who loves to work with clients and wants to make a difference. Reporting to the President, the Account Director is creative, but also has business knowledge and a strategic mindset. The role needs a natural collaborator who will work with internal and external staff to develop our often integrated solutions.
The role of Account Director is a new role for us, so if you see yourself in at least 75% of the qualifications, we’d love to talk.
Is this role right for you?
This is the perfect opportunity for a driven and dynamic leader to make their mark while playing a vital role in the growth of the agency.
You likely have an entrepreneurial spirit spotting opportunities before they exist for your current clients and for our team.
You’ll be responsible for day-to-day account management and relationships. With the know-how to handle client conversations, you’ll anticipate their needs and be a trusted advisor. You know how to achieve strategic goals and objectives while delivering on-time and within budget.
Using your excellent communications skills, you’ll collaborate with the team and write client proposals, RFPs and estimates.
You’re a confident leader, skilled negotiator, and active listener with strong project management skills. Please tell us how in your cover letter.
What will you do?
- Build and maintain strong working relationships with clients and team members
- Accountable to deliver on-time and on-budget
- Write proposals and RFPs
- Analyze market research to identify new business opportunities
- Prepare accurate estimates and invoices
- Work with the Finance department
- Work with MediaFace’s partners to pitch new business
- Generate leads and develop new accounts
- Contribute positively to agency culture
Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed?
- A minimum of six years of experience in an agency
- A thorough understanding of the production process (video, animation, etc.)
- Proven experience working on integrated projects
- Strong history of driving results and surpassing client expectations
- Solid budget management experience
- A natural problem solver
- A dynamic leader, and inspiring mentor
- A strategic thinker, who has opinions and vision
- A service attitude
This role is a full-time position and will begin as remote and will shift to blended or fully in office. Occasional travel within the GTA to meet with a wide variety of clients will be required. For the next three months as we all adjust to COVID, we are willing to offer flexible hours, or offer the role to someone who wants a role at 60% or more.
At MediaFace, we value adaptability, delighting clients, synergy, trust, and making an impact. At our core, we are a passionate community of professionals who crave meaningful work and strive to support each other.
We offer competitive salaries, vacation, a health spending account and company sponsored training. We are constantly searching for people who share our core values and build positive and long-lasting relationships.
Please send your resume or link to LinkedIn and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line “Job Application – Account Director.” We are looking to hire immediately, so please send your information by Friday, September 11, 2020.
While we appreciate recruitment agencies, we’re not accepting any requests to work with agencies.
We sincerely thank all those who apply, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
Accessibility and Diversity
MediaFace welcomes and strongly encourages applications from people with diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to visible minorities, women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community.
Accommodations are available for candidates in all aspects of the selection process. If you require accommodations, please make mention in your application.
Beginning as a video production company, MediaFace has expanded its content offerings to include animation, podcasting, strategic and social communications, web development, eLearning, and the incorporation of new technologies like augmented reality. We have also moved into the advisory space, harnessing the power of stories to discover and solve business problems for all kinds of companies. Our cross-functional community of creative strategists, content producers and innovators hail from the story-first industries of TV news, radio, film, and publishing.
MediaFace is a two-time recipient of the Growth 500 Award for the fastest-growing businesses in Canada. Its storytelling studio has won honours and acclaim for video production, web development, podcasts, and augmented reality. Our CEO, Lisa Bragg, was a 2019 Enterprising Women of the Year Award winner.