Account Director, Digital, Brand
Calgary, Canada
12d ago


Areyou known for driving new business growth and building strong clientrelationships?

EdelmanDigital would love to get to know you!

Edelman Digital is seeking a digital marketing andcommunications professional to join our Calgary office in a leading role, and growour Digital practice.

The Account Director will work with clients in theconsumer marketing sector while leading the growth of the regional digitalbusiness.

successful candidate willjoin Edelman Digital, the world’s largest global social agency and part ofEdelman, the largest PR firm in the world

Reporting to the VicePresident, Digital, Canada West, you have the opportunity to leaddigital and integrated programs, service clients and drive new business in theregion.

Staying on top of the latesttrends is what you do and your passion for digital and social media isinfectious.

Youthrive on client contact, building client relationships and winning newmandates. You have experience with influencer outreach, digital contentplanning, social networks, email marketing, inter-

agency planning, strategydevelopment, mobile, video execution, website builds and digital issuesmanagement. You’re organized and you routinely adapt to new conditions,assignments and deadlines.


  • Build strong relationships with primarily consumer-focused clientsand operate as day to day client contact.
  • Grow Edelman’s digital business in Calgary with both new andexisting clients.
  • Lead digital marketing and social media programs for clients, withaccountability for quality, performance, deadline and budget management.
  • Collaborate with creative and planning teams on concept andcampaign development.
  • Contribute to business growth through introducing clients to newcapabilities, building network of industry contacts and participating inrelevant professional organizations.
  • Develop a solid understanding of clients’ business to provide soundstrategic counsel.
  • Ensure seamless integration between digital activities and otherprogram elements.
  • Demonstrate creativity and conceptual thinking on client programsand projects
  • Pursueopportunities for learning new expertise & share appropriately.
  • Aspart of the Calgary leadership team, you will serve as a leader, manager and rolemodel to junior team members.
  • Qualifications

  • Six to eight years of related experience in digital marketingand / or communications; ideally with consumer experience from a digital, PR,marketing or advertising agency.
  • A Bachelors in Business, Marketing or related discipline from anaccredited college or university, at a minimum.
  • Strong experience in client service including with an ability tounderstand and assess a client’s business and communication needs.
  • Demonstrated track record of developing and executing engaging andsuccessful digital marketing and social media programs for clients.
  • Experience managing a team that executes digital and socialprograms.
  • Proven ability to manage large projects (including budgets) andsmall teams simultaneously, function as a daily client contact, as well asdevelop and execute plans to meet client goals.
  • Demonstrated track record for contributing to the growth ofdigital business with new and existing clients.
  • A relentless passion and understanding of the role of digitalcommunications for product marketing, brand building, community engagement,etc.
  • Great references from past and current clients, business partnersand employers.
  • Amazing writing and presentation skills.
  • Tact and diplomacy.
  • Should you beinterested in applying for this role, please send your résumé and cover.Only those candidates short listed for aninterview will be contacted.

    Thank you for your interest in working withEdelman Canada.

    About UsEdelman is a leading global communications marketing firm that partners with many of the world's largest and emerging businesses and organizations, helping them evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations.

    Among its many honors, the firm was awarded the Cannes Lions Grand Prix for PR, named one of 2018 "Agencies to Watch" by Advertising Age and "Global Agency of the Year" by both the Homes Report and PRWeek, and cited five times by Glassdoor as one of the "Best Places to Work.

    Edelman owns specialty firms Edelman Intelligence (research) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, lifestyle).

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