We are searching for a dynamic, energetic, and inspiring individual who can lead an innovative and established ad agency on the Gulf Coast. The agency has a proven track record of success and high quality services. The Managing Director is responsible for the overall management and profitability of the agency, as well as managing all departments. Those departments include creative, digital, account service, production, public relations, financial, and business development. Additionally, this individual will formulate and manage the agency’s strategic planning, annual goals, and budgeting.
If you have a proven management track record in marketing and advertising combined with the desire, passion, and energy to lead this fast-paced agency, we'd like to hear from you.
Ideal candidates will have the following:
• 5+ years agency management experience • Bachelor's degree in marketing/advertising/business or related field • Solid reputation with client interaction • Working knowledge of advertising/marketing agency routines, roles, and technology • Strong people management skills • Financial management experience with knowledge of P&L reporting • An understanding of setting and meeting budgets • Solid foundation of beliefs and operating principles • Transparent methods of doing business, internally and externally • Strong written and verbal communication skills • Working knowledge of digital and social media strategy • Experience in strong brand development
Additional Salary Information: Negotiable depending on experience
The Focus Group is an award-winning agency that is creatively led and digitally focused. Founded in 2010 by a team of young, innovative leaders, the agency has grown to become the marketing leader on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. While early on we developed a buzz around the Coast for being ahead of the curve in digital and social media, our 360 degree, holistic approach produces results-driven succ...ess with targeted research and analytics to blend traditional media planning with strategic new media. If you want to know more about our awesome team and work, visit our website at www.focusgroupms.com