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Group Business Director
Auckland, New Zealand


Who we are

We're a creative agency with the customer at our core.

We've been close to customers since our very beginning, with our history in retail and in-store, but now our art of persuasion has become much more scientific.

Today we can truly understand customers. Who they are, what they do, where they do it, and why. And with that information we can really start to connect.

Whether it's to endear, excite, provoke or persuade them, we bring together the science of customer insight with the magic of creativity. That could be an in-store promotion. A print ad. A new product. A piece of software. Or a nice bit of story-telling.

Everything we do is designed to effectively connect with the customer and get results.

The Role

This is a newly created role to work across a prominent 99 / Clemenger Group retail client.

You will be someone who provides leadership, can deliver a clear strategic direction on projects assigned and is responsible for revenue growth, as well as establishing and maintaining excellent relationships with clients and other agencies within the Group.

As part of the leadership on accounts, you will be expected to present and gain acceptance of work within agreed timeframes with clients. Management and development of staff is also an important part in this role.

Another key responsibility is to create and foster an environment where your teams are empowered to produce great work. To succeed in this, it is essential you have:

Passion for the work

Excellent leadership and management skills

The ability to inspire, motivate and develop those around you

The ability to carve out and realise strategic and creative opportunities

Identify additional revenue generating opportunities

Contribute to and champion the agency point of view and product

Ability to see the bigger picture

The ability to define culture

Experience working in the advertising industry in an account service position

Why work with us

We are part of the Clemenger Group, New Zealand's largest and most successful group of advertising communications companies with eight agencies in NZ and 16 in Australia. In turn, the Clemenger Group is part of the creatively awarded global BBDO network.

This means, when you join us, you will be part of a highly regarded global network but working for a 100% locally managed Group that truly values its employees by promoting an inclusive workplace where diversity is embraced. We offer lots of good things from development opportunities and the chance to learn from people at the top of their game, to a staff share scheme, enhanced parental leave payments, discounted health insurance, the ability to work flexibly, an employee assistance programme, massages and cool offices in great locations.

How to apply

If this opportunity sounds exciting and you want to find out more, please apply via the job ad or get in touch direct via email.

The Clemenger Group Supports an inclusive workplace and welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds.