Account Director (JWALK)

Date:  Jul 26, 2022
Location:  New York
Company:  Shiseido
Country/Region:  US
Custom Field 4:  Employee (Permanent)
Company:  Shiseido

Job Summary:

The Account Director partners with clients and the internal creative and production teams to drive projects from initial planning to final delivery. The Account Director serves as the main point of contact with clients and works with the internal teams to deliver work that is creatively innovative, on strategy and within budget and timing.  


Primary Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Provide strategic leadership to ensure all work meets clients’ objectives and expectations while also supporting the agency’s strategic and creative vision.
  • Provide creative solutions and resolve client issues.
  • Manage projects from start to finish.  Develop timelines and brief internal teams on new projects; ensure that client and project goals are clearly understood. 
  • Develop SOWs and budgets for new projects.  Ensure projects stay on tasks and on budget throughout 
  • Coordinate with Production team to ensure needs for photo and video shoots are properly communicated and stay within budget.


Qualifications & Competencies:

  • 7+ years of related industry experience, preferably agency or client direct.
  • Experience developing and maintaining strong client relationships
  • Excellent project management, negotiation, and communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to work well in teams.
  • Agency experience in beauty, fashion, or luxury.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to self-prioritize and prioritize for others the tasks associated with producing brand specific work
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Outstanding work ethic with the ability to multi-task and work efficiently under pressure.
  • Must possess a positive attitude and the ability to thrive in a collaborative, fast-paced agency environment with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Comfortable and thrives in a small team setting – ability to juggle multiple roles and responsibilities concurrently 
  • Strong project management skills
  • Familiar and well versed on the social / digital landscape and digital best practices 




Shiseido is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other classification protected by Federal, State or Local law

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