Job: Business Unit Director/Client Service Director (Deputy MD)

Title Business Unit Director/Client Service Director (Deputy MD)
Categories Client Services/Account Management, Mobile, Sales/Business Development, Senior/Executive
Date Posted09 October 2013
Salary R45-55k pm
Location JHB

My client is an award winning digital agency with a strong focus on web and mobile technology. They’re an established operator in the digital agency space and work with a range of key clients including financial, e-commerce and publishing.

Due to expansion, there now exists an opportunity for a Business Unit Director/Client Service Director to kick start their new JHB operation, establish a team and grow into a Deputy MD over time as the business unit and revenue grows – becoming self sufficient and running the P&L.

This isn’t a role for the feint hearted, and requires someone with the depth of character and drive to build something and take ownership of its development. A true digital native is needed, someone with strong integrated digital understanding – coupled with a winning mentality and attitude.

Some key points as follows;-


  • Self starter – someone who can help drive and set up Joburg Office with immediate effect
  • Entrepreneur in spirit
  • Scouting and looking for new location (Sandton currently)
  • Setting and driving New Business Targets
  • Potentially servicing a key Joburg Clients with an Acct Mgr.
  • Leverage from Head office in CT with regard to production of work and creative
  • Recruitment of new staff and growth
  • Reporting to CEO
  • Has real, tangible knowledge of Digital and high profile in the sector


Package is negotiable, in the region of R45-55k plus access to senior management team incentive scheme. Email to apply. 

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Alex Martin – Founder and Managing DirectorWith more than 10 years experience in recruitment, Alex has earned an outstanding reputation in recruitment and built close relationships with some of the digital and corporate giants in South Africa. Within the company, he is responsible for senior-level placements, international executive search assignments, and strategic staffing consulting.Contact manager
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