Job Summary

GDA group is a boutique advertising agency network in Africa. It serves digital-first advertising and media solutions to Sub-Saharan Africa markets, with an extensive portfolio that touches across the region.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Key responsibilities & deliverables; 
  1. GDA group is looking for a qualified business director to join our advertising team. The teams are multi discipline, running client business across SEO, PPC, Display, Affiliate, Digital Strategy and Social Media. The Business Director is required to understand each of these channels. You will be responsible for on-boarding new clients, growing existing client accounts and driving the brand’s successful evolution from;
  2. Generating new business for the Agency, creating and growing your own client portfolio as well as upselling and cross-selling within existing client accounts
  3. Providing consultancy, a point of contact and identifying upsell and cross-sell opportunities to drive growth
  4. Developing and delivering quarterly and annual Business Plans to meet the set business revenue targets.
  5. Leading the marketing experience strategy and thought leadership for key projects/client accounts and helping drive their business success
Academic qualifications
  • Degree/ equivalent in Business/ Marketing/Communication
Work experience and skills
  • Digital understanding and experience is essential.
  • Experience working successfully in the digital or advertising industry with a strong track record of delivering results
  • Proven ability to secure new business as well as drive existing business to maximize agency revenue
  • Good knowledge of a range of marketing disciplines
  • Proven ability to build relationships, perform and contribute at a senior level
  • Strong negotiation and team management skills
  • Experience of running international accounts an advantage
  • Excellent presentation and communication and impeccable written and verbal skills
Interested applicants, kindly submit your CV before 31st May 2019. 

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