Account Director

What makes us Rare?

Why are we here? Simple. At Rare, we exist to affect positive change for our clients through purposeful creative informed by smart insights. How do we unearth these insights? By wondering more and asking the right questions. We’ve been hunting greatness for 16 years and by living our values every day we’ve become Perth’s largest independent agency with an amazing portfolio of brilliant work.

If you’re a passionately curious Account Director, you might just be a Rare one.


About the job:

We’re looking for a passionate, proactive and experienced Account Director. A multi-tasker that knows their priorities with management skills that would impress anyone. As an Account Director you’ll be the voice of your client and know their business back to front. You’ll be able to whip up a financial report, put out a few fires and deliver an Oscar-worthy motivational speech to the team – all before morning tea. You’re a juggler, a do-er and you’re ready to hit the ground running. Reporting to the Senior Account Director and the Client Services Director, this role has a strong focus on creativity, critical thinking, campaign planning and team management and leadership, as well as the ability to work closely with the various teams to deliver high quality outputs.


Main responsibilities:

  • Directing, managing and developing client portfolio through strong client relationships.
  • Managing portfolio staff to deliver timely and effective results for clients and the Agency.
  • Responsible for the profitable growth of the portfolio through existing and new clients.
  • Contributing to the efficient running of the business, including process improvements and leading New Business and proactive initiatives and assisting the Client Services Director and Senior Account Director where required.


Who we’re looking for:

We’re looking for an Account Director with agency experience. Someone with at least two years in a similar role working across a variety of clients and industries. You’ll need to be talented and nice. Still with us? Read on.


To be considered for this role, you’ll have:

  • A minimum of 2+ years’ experience as an Account Director
  • Strong experience delivering multi-faceted campaigns across all channels with a focus on digital outputs
  • Experience with managing and building relationships with senior client stakeholders
  • A detailed understanding of digital channels and their roles and capabilities
  • Strong client facing communication & presentation skills (written and verbal)
  • People leadership experience – an ability to develop and elevate others
  • A proven ability to prioritise and manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously
  • A curious mind that challenges how and why things are done
  • An ability to see the big picture and lead the clients while simultaneously in the detail to get the job done
  • Great attention to detail – able to execute with excellence


What we’ll offer you:

  • A competitive remuneration package, including incentives
  • Access to top tier clients and complex business challenges
  • Flexible working hours for greater work life balance
  • A city center location for easy access to transport, food and retail
  • Heritage listed office building, designed to support a high performing workforce
  • A creative, fun and rewarding team culture where collaboration is key
  • Social and supportive team environment putting “humans at the heart of all we do”
  • A day off on your birthday as well as cakes and party pies
  • A celebration of all cultures with our cultural swap day off.
  • A doona day every year for staff with 5+ years tenure
  • $1,500 + 24 hours p.a training allowance to help you get to the next level
  • Confidential 24-hour support via our employee assistance (EAP) programme

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Of course you are. You were born ready.
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