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Senior Account Manager - Events

Cheil Worldwide


Ref: RP690-06

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Client Relationship
• Management of clients at the senior level
• Build strategic partnership with clients across categories and brand
• Develop best practice in client servicing and to run regular sessions with the management team to share knowledge and experience

Project Management
• In charge of setting directions of strategy with in depth expert knowledge covering all communication area
• Develop a culture of success within the agency to ensure the best of the agency want to work on the hub business unit
• Overall schedule management by each project stage and report to team manager
• Effective crisis control and management
• Management of all agencies on the specific piece of business
• Strategic input and creative judgement valued by planning and creative alike
• Construct a team structure to deliver against client objectives

Internal Communication
• Provide timely and consistent communication to related teams and the agency as a whole about project status
• Champion the work of account management internally and externally
• Develop strong relationships with all other cross functional teams


Planning ability (Most important)
• Planning experiential marketing campaign and activation
• Must be able to provide a proposal and operation plan with a strategic mind
• Strategic and know-how of brand experiential roadmaps
• Produce concepts/plans with tight deadlines and able to suggest a quick turnaround.
• Collaborate with other teams to conceptualize creative communications fulfilling events and activation themes/objectives
• Knowledge of KPIs and marketing techniques for event management

Project management & execution
• Project budget planning and monitoring
• Manage the on-ground work, vendors, and partners and event execution
• Must be able to thrive in a unique, high-pressure environment, and juggle many jobs and responsibilities at one time

Required attitude/skills
• Happy, positive, cheerful, fun to work with a team
• Must be motivated with an “Everything is possible” attitude
• Must be an active problem solver, instilled with a sense of urgency for projects
• Mind-blowing presentation and idea sales skills
• Tech Savvy
• Arabic speaking is a plus (not mandatory)

Work Environment
• Must be able to tolerate loud noise levels & busy environments
• Must be willing to work during evening and weekend hours, as required, to meet deadlines
• Work with Multinational teams and various cultures

• Bachelor of arts or Marketing

About the Company

At Cheil we believe in creating Ideas that Move – people, brands and the world. Our clients choose us for our unique thinking and creativity driven by innovation. Integrated at an operational level, we are able to offer an alternative perspective in digital & programmatic media, retail experience and experiential & live communications. Steered by our fighting spirit of ‘TU:HON’ (achieving the impossible) we have established our largest client, Samsung Electronics, as the most valuable and desired brand globally, and within MENA.

In 2003 we opened our first MENA office in Dubai, UAE. Today, we have a strong local presence throughout the MENA markets and Cheil offices in Turkey, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Iran. Looking to the future, we will continue to challenge the status quo across the region’s marketing landscape with a passionate team committed to driving innovation on behalf of our clients.

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Senior Account Manager salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 18,000

Breakdown available for industries, cities and years of experience