• Account Director for Social

    Posted Date 5 months ago(20/11/2017 9:27 PM)
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  • Overview

    We are looking for a talented Social Media Director to join our fast-growing and dynamic team in Indonesia. You will lead a social team of over 20 people and provide strategic direction and leadership for key clients and agency stakeholders. In addition, you will be responsible for business development, key strategic partnerships, and social media thought leadership.



    • Lead the team developing and executing framework of innovative social media plans across the group and key clients
    • Manage, develop, train and coach a cross-client team of 3 direct reports overseeing a team of around 20 talents (Account, Social Specialists, Social Planners and Community Managers)
    • Lead and develop cross-discipline communication planning and drive synergy with Paid Social, Paid Search, Programmatic, Display, Content Syndication, Influencers, etc.
    • Develop strong client relationships and build trusted partnerships
    • Build, develop and maintain effective WPP agencies relationships
    • Recommend innovative strategy and social tactics consistent with marketing brief
    • Build and maintain strong relationships with vendors, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LINE, LinkedIn, Snapchat, etc
    • Ensure operating procedures are applied across accounts and deviate in specific cases to build custom operating procedures (per client)
    • Demonstrate ability to present strategies/plans/pitches to all level of clients
    • Proactively seek out social media opportunities and/or industry news to develop a sharp and up-to-date approach to planning, and disseminate across the team
    • Work closely with the CEO and Domain Lead to identify and grow incremental business opportunities
    • Develop thought-leadership and provide owned POVs to clients and partners
    • Keep a close relationship with Social@Ogilvy HQ and other hubs in order to benefit from best practices but also educate other markets
    • Enlarge the opportunities of social media by exploring new pilots and work with other Directors to build proprietary tools
    • Integrate team of experts into our different client/agency team while keeping the culture, mindset, and knowledge of Social@Ogilvy
    • Lead team meetings around industry news and social cases
    • Ensure sourcing of a monthly social newsletter and a quarterly training across agency


    • Education: min. Bachelor’s degree in Advertising or Communication
    • Work experience: 7-10 years of experience in social or digital, including 3-5 years management experience required
    • Large agency experience preferred (WPP agency is a plus)
    • Very strong experience in developing robust, creative, innovative and sharp social strategies and activation plans
    • Strong understanding of digital landscape and how/where bridges are build between social and other channels
    • Strong team management and coordination
    • Extensive experience in writing and presenting information
    • Ability to evaluate, design and execute streamlined processes across clients and within the group
    • Ability to stimulate and motivate junior team and develop team skills and careers
    • Strong track-record of business growth and incremental scope conversion
    • Strong technical knowledge of paid social tools and external vendors


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