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Account Director

If you love advising and guiding clients, are passionate about creative and communications industry, enjoy working closely with creative to drive project management and nurturing budding admen and women, explore joining us as an Assistant Account Director/Senior Account Manager.

As the Account Director, you will have the opportunity to strategise and boost the client’s experience and maximise the potential in client retention, in order to build a profitable and sustainable business. This includes the (a) effective and efficient management of the Client services team (b) oversee and drive initiatives to improve on strategies to better serve the changing needs of customers.

Reporting to Managing Director, you will:

  • Drive new business development through seasoned sales techniques; network, prospect qualify, propose, handle objections, close
  • Develop winning pitches through great insights, time management and ability to rally team resource
  • Develop strategies and ideas for integrated campaigns (brand, advertising, PR, content, social, digital)
  • Identify billing opportunities and execute sales and upsell successfully
  • Manage project timeline and cost, ensuring it’s on time and on quality, exceeding client satisfaction
  • Develop inspirational briefs based on strong data-driven user-based research and Oscar-worthy presentations
  • Build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with key clients, past and current
  • Deal with client issues escalated by team members
  • Plan account billing and take full responsibility for company top-line
  • Keep abreast and teach others about latest trends, thoughts and best practices
  • Assign, guide and oversee a team of 4
  • Drive marketing planning and implementation for company
  • Oversee and ensure timely collection of sales proceeds
  • Plan and direct the recruitment, training, deployment and management of manpower resources in the departments under supervision
  • Drive departmental development planning for Client Services Department

About you

  • Degree in Business Management, Marketing, Advertising or any related fields
  • Min 8 years at director level in client servicing within agency (branding, advertising, activation) environment
  • Experienced in agency operations and workflow
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong knowledge of creative and production processes
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strategic thinking with good foresight
  • Mature, with a great sense of humour
  • Collaborative spirit, with good decision making skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Service-oriented disposition
  • Meticulous and has good time management skills
  • Able to carry out conflict resolution techniques effectively
  • Able to travel for work purposes

Please write in to us at hi@anticsatplay.com with below details:

  • CV
  • Current and expected remuneration package
  • Earliest date of availability
  • Work samples esp. strategic planning briefs and plans

Account Manager

With brand/advertising/PR agency or strategic planning background, you are eager to put experience to use with projects of greater complexity. Passionate about the communications industry, you yearn for a place where thinking and creative collide. If this describes you, this is a great role for you to grow and learn.

Reporting to Director, Client Services, you will:

  • Understand, empathise and grow existing accounts closely with clients
  • Proactively provide prompt communications advice to clients
  • Develop strategies and ideas for integrated campaigns (brand, advertising, PR, content, social, digital)
  • Write inspiring briefs and inspire creative solutions
  • Project-manage on work quality, timeline and cost
  • Pitch to media, publishers, influencers, building strong partnerships
  • Negotiate for cost management if required
  • Write exciting proposals and deliver convincing presentations
  • Develop winning pitches through great insights, time management and ability to rally team resource
  • Keep abreast and teach others on latest trends, thoughts and best practices
  • Perform other duties (marketing) as tasked

About you

You prefer to share thoughts via storytelling, using emotive imagery and choice words. A curious person by nature, you dig deep to uncover truths and stories. You are accustomed to the fast speed of an agency environment and feel comfortable grasping ever evolving industry trends. While focused on results, you ensure everyone works well when on your project.

  • Degree in Marketing, Communications, Psychology or related discipline
  • 4 years of relevant working experience in a brand consultancy/PR/advertising agency
  • Proficient in project management, strategic thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Write, speak and express yourself like a pro
  • Excellent proficiency in English (Speaking/Writing). Bilingual is a plus
  • A genuine performer who is comfortable speaking/liaising with clients of all levels
  • Highly motivated with strong desire to learn and acquire knowledge
  • Enjoy boutique agency work environment where it may be small but energetic
  • Awesome personality, creative and collaborative
  • Great sense of humour
  • Meticulous and detail-oriented

Please write in to us at hi@anticsatplay.com with below details:

  • CV including nationality
  • Current and expected remuneration package
  • Earliest date of availability
  • Work samples esp. strategic planning briefs, integrated plans, strategic brand work, presentations etc.
  • Writing samples (e.g. blog, op-ed, press release), if any

Integrated PR Account Manager

With PR agency or strategic communications planning background, you are a PR strategist with killer instinct for creating and pitching stories. Now, you are eager to layer this with integrated communications experience. If this describes you, this is a great role for you to grow and learn.

Reporting to Director, Client Services, you will:

  • Understand, empathise and grow existing accounts closely with clients
  • Proactively provide prompt communications advice to clients
  • Develop strategies and ideas for both integrated campaigns (brand, advertising, PR, content, social, digital) as well as PR-specific plans, strategies and campaigns
  • Write inspiring briefs and inspire creative solutions
  • Project manage on work quality, timeline and cost
  • Pitch to media, publishers, influencers, building strong partnerships, leveraging existing media relationships and cultivating new contacts
  • Pen press releases, byline articles and keynote presentations
  • Develop winning pitches through great insights, time management and ability to rally team resource
  • Keep abreast and teach others on latest trends and thoughts, best practices
  • Perform other duties (marketing) as tasked

About you

You prefer to share thoughts via storytelling, through emotive imagery and choice words. A curious person by nature, you dig deep to uncover truths and stories. The stories, told through creative and insightful writing, influencing opinions. You are accustomed to the fast speed of an agency environment and loves the creative energy.

  • Degree in Marketing, Communications, Psychology or of related discipline
  • 4 years of relevant working experience in PR/integrated agency
  • Proficient project management, strategic thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Write, speak and express yourself like a pro
  • Excellent proficiency in English (Speaking/Writing). Bilingual is a plus.
  • Experienced in using PR media database e.g. Telum and media, social, influencer management tools e.g. iSentia, Mentions/Buzzsumo, Klear
  • A genuine performer who is comfortable speaking/liaising with clients of all levels.
  • Highly motivated with strong desire to learn, acquire knowledge
  • Enjoy boutique agency work environment where it may be small but energetic

Please write in to us at hi@anticsatplay.com with below details:

  • CV including nationality
  • Current and expected remuneration package
  • Earliest date of availability
  • Work samples esp. integrated plans, strategic brand work, press releases, presentations etc.
  • Writing samples (e.g. blog, op-ed, press release), if any

Traffic & Production Manager

You are the unique blend of a Type A tasker when it comes to timeline and budget and an imaginative magician when it comes to creative solutions. A strong critical thinker, you consider all perspectives before making a recommendation. Just as persuasive, you communicate milestones and decisions clearly and concisely, encouraging efficient team work. You know the best creative work is done when everyone does their part, and you hold team members fast to their commitments. Every day presents new problems to be solved, hence you are often the duck; calm and composed on surface but flashing solutions and options quick beneath the surface. You are great at deconflicting as you believe while we must focus on results, we must also bring out the best in a team.

Reporting to Managing Director, you will be responsible for the scheduling, production and delivery of specified jobs (esp. advertising, events, digital and video) and managing our suppliers.

In this role, you will:

  • Review all briefs and progressive briefs to ensure efficient communications
  • Traffic all jobs across agency; optimising resources and agency margin. Engage relevant freelancers when necessary
  • Act as a checkpoint for all work going out of agency; ensure that they are complete and accurate
  • Drive clarifications/reviews and checkpoints for jobs and projects internally
  • Control internal published price list
  • Advise on and guard agency work flow for all types of work
  • Co-develop and manage project plans and timeline with Client services, Creative or even 3rd party freelancers or vendors
  • Drive kick-offs and post project reviews
  • Source for production partners based on brief. Negotiate and oversee production process on behalf of agency
  • Provide management with timely operations update
  • Support Operations Director in Finance and admin duties

About you

  • 5 years of relevant experience (in trafficking/project management/creative services)
  • Proven hands-on experience
  • Technical understanding of print, digital, video, photography processes
  • Excellent spoken and written communications skills
  • Awesome personality, creative and collaborative
  • Can-do attitude with strong critical thinking skills
  • Strong contacts with creative folks; freelancers etc.
  • Enjoy boutique agency work environment where it may be small but energetic

Interested applicants please email to hi@anticsatplay.com with the following details:

  • CV
  • Past work samples
  • Current and expected remuneration
  • Notice period / date of availability
  • Nationality

Intern (2022 placements)

More than taking meeting minutes, you will be learning real things and making a difference. If you have 3–6 months to spare and are passionate about branding, advertising and public relations, this role is a great launchpad into a communications/PR career. Supporting the Client Services team, you will:

  • Assist in desk research to shape briefs
  • Support and participate in 2–3 retainer accounts/projects
  • Be involved in account servicing, brief development, client follow-up, media engagements, as well as organisation of events and creative brainstorming sessions
  • Support new account pitches
  • Support client accounts administratively; this incl. keeping good meeting records, quoting and billing accurately
  • Develop content for our social media and blogging platforms
  • Internship periods: Jan–Jun 2022, Jul–Dec 2022

About you

You love the excitement of the communications industry…reading up on latest news, meeting people and weaving intriguing stories! But after all the bustle, you can quiet down, dig deep and pen interesting stories and thoughts. You must be:

  • Excellent in language skills, spoken and written
  • A strong communicator (and listener!)
  • A dramatic presenter, charming and charismatic
  • Meticulous and detail-oriented
  • Someone with a great sense of humour

If this fits the bill, reach out to us at hi@anticsatplay.com with your:

  • CV
  • Desired internship period
  • Writing samples (you may be asked to perform a writing test too!)
I want in!

Because you complete me.