The role of the Associate Managing Director is to manifest Horizon’s corporate mission by developing and implementing programs designed to help clients sell products and build brands. The Associate Managing Director leads the Brand Strategy team in delivering industry-leading service in all key areas, including: marketing, consumer and channel insights, creative and effective channel planning, buy implementation and analysis, and account stewardship. In collaboration with the Managing Director, the Associate Managing Director will use their knowledge of traditional and emerging media platforms and strategies to ensure a comprehensive marketing approach to plan development.
The Associate Managing Director will develop and foster a work environment that encourages proactive thinking and action by Horizon team members on behalf of clients, while overseeing the professional growth of the team. They are responsible for organizing the team work flow for effective and efficient strategic marketing communication, client management and service and for putting into place controls that insure efficient use of resources. This includes effective use of HMI tools and resources, plus effective collaboration between agency teams.
The Associate Managing Directors role is to problem solve and facilitate solutions, ensure best strategic practices are developed and implemented across all areas. They will build and maintain relationships based on trust and collaboration across all appropriate client levels, media partners and partner agencies with the fundamental objective to deliver on the client’s goals and business needs in order to exceed client expectations.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
40% - Strategic Leadership
30% - Client Relations
20% - Team Development
10% - Stewardship
Knowledge and Skills Required