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Managing Partner - Boutique Design & Branding Agency

Job Title: Managing Partner - Boutique Design & Branding Agency
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney CBD
Salary: 150k inc
Start Date: December 2020
Reference: 3149775
Contact Name: Sheryn Small
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 18, 2020 11:16

Job Description

Managing Partner | Design & Branding Agency | 150k inc

Branding & Design agency head quartered in London is looking for a GAD/Client Services Director to take the next step in their career and lead the Sydney studio. This is still a hands on role, which aside from working across a range of exciting projects from branding, packaging, advertising and digital, will also be responsible for helping to grow the business from the ground up.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Overarching responsibility for agency management and output
  • Key client contact, responsible for all client service and project delivery
  • Drive new business and pitching process for new accounts
  • Alongside the CD, help increase the agency profile within the industry
  • Build long term, trusting relationships with other industry partners including sister agency
  • Financial monitoring of all accounts and the overall agency financials 
  • Manage employees including hiring, appraisals, training, professional development activities and HR processes
  • Ensure a positive work environment and help enhance company culture
Day to day:
  • Scoping of process, deliverables and costs for all new business
  • Scheduling day-to-day workloads for internal teams, managing workforce demands
  • Management of accounts based on both the strategic and creative process agreed, ensuring deliverables are on time and within budget
  • Management of all legal and logistical business requirements
  • Alongside the Creative Director, help guide the creative teams to produce world-class work 
  • Coordinate all production requirements including design, illustration, photography, research, copywriting, videography and animation
  • Provide strategic support for creative projects 
About you:
  • 8+ years experience in Design agencies /Account Management/Direction for brand
  • Design literate. Able to communicate brand and design effectively and passionately
  • The ability to create and develop strong relationships within agency, current and potential clients and the wider industry
  • Experience in tracking and setting budgets
  • Good understanding of the wider market, future trends and consumer insights to suggest creative solutions
  • Inspiring, motivating and positive leader. As well as team player - demonstrate ability to inspire, lead and also knuckle down with colleagues.
  • Highly competent in using word processors, spreadsheets, keynote and other commonly used apps
  • Ambition to succeed
About the agency:
  • Award-wining Design practise
  • Team of 5 currently
  • Head quartered in London
If this opportunity sounds like you, please apply by clicking on the link.
Sheryn Small | Lead Consultant |

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