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Account Director / Senior Account Director - AKA Asia

Singapore
SG$7,000 – 12,000 depending on experience

We’re looking for an experienced comms consultant with experience running PR-led, integrated campaigns, and a strong management style. The new hire will join our management and mentor team, helping to shape the agency for the future and grow the capabilities of the wider team.  Our client portfolio includes the likes of Nike, Facebook, Whatsapp, Heineken, EDB, NUS, Manulife, Durex, and Burger King to name a few.

 

If you fit the bill, we promise you:

  • a work environment that is open, forward-thinking, creative and engaging
  • plenty of opportunities to grow
  • competitive compensation and a range of perks including flexi-time, 21 days of AL, birthday leave, annual leave accumulation (an extra day for each year of service), a generous end of year bonus
  • the opportunity to develop campaigns at the forefront of communications innovation

 

The right candidates will join our team of 42, and will be the force behind a mix of integrated, content-driven, social and traditional communications campaigns, balanced with new business and team coaching.  

 

We are looking to appoint a consultant with 8-12+ years of agency experience (this could be PR, digital, creative - or in a perfect world a mix), and the following skills:

 

  • you work closely with your team to help crack challenging briefs with a creative campaign approach, on time and on budget
  • foster the growth of your team through motivation and coaching, supporting them to deliver their A-game
  • a natural storyteller, skilled at bringing campaigns to life through mediums beyond the press release - such as film, events, digital
  • business acumen - you quickly grasp your clients' positioning and business objectives, and work creatively with your team to interpret and package them to engage stakeholders
  • lead and drive campaigns in partnership with the client - you're not afraid to challenge and problem-solve to create excellent work that resonates with the TA
  • the lead contact for your clients, providing timely updates to ensure they are fully aware of the team's output
  • skilled at (and enjoy) developing proposals and pitching to new clients
  • despite your experience, you're on a constant quest to up-skill yourself, and you enjoy sharing what you learn with the team
  • collaborative but know when to carry the baton for your team
  • a trend hunter. You find and share inspiring work
  • hold the bar high and own the delivery of outstanding results

 

Expertise:

  • strong writer (creative copy, social posts, PR content, storyboards)
  • creative and strategic thinker
  • digital / social experience
  • financial acumen
  • sound resource & time management - you understand how to drive profitability
  • experience working with global brands  

 

About AKA

 

AKA is an independent communications agency based in Singapore. We are made up of individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds – from big agency consultants to in-house experts, to design and production creatives. We love a good challenge, and our mission across all our work, is to help brands unleash the business potential of comms through fearlessly creative thinking.

At AKA, we believe that a good idea is naturally social. We don’t work in silos, and our team of seasoned comms professionals are skilled at delivering fully integrated brand campaigns to reach our clients' audiences through the right communications channels – whether that is media relations, social, digital, strategic partnerships or internal communications.

2020: PRCA's Large Agency of the Year, South East Asia

2020: Marketing Magazine's Agency Champion, South East Asia

2020: PRovoke's Top 10 Agencies of the Decade, Asia Pacific

2020:  PRovoke’s Best Midsize Agency to Work for, Asia Pacific

2019: PRCA's Large Agency of the Year, South East Asia

2019: PRovoke's Consumer Agency of the Year, Asia Pacific

2018: PRovoke's Consumer Agency of the Year, Asia Pacific

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16/04/2021

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