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Digital Business Director - Social focus

Calling Senior Digital Marketing experts with a strong background Social Media, as well as in account/client servicing and new business pitching

I have an exciting opportunity here. An independent digital start-up agency who has recorded exponential growth in revenue and number of employees in the past 2-3 years, is inviting talented individual with a passion to grow with the company.

It's a young, dynamic, and fun company, where talents with mixed/full-set skills across business and digital marketing can fully unleash their potentials. They are looking to bring someone on board at Business Director level. As the most senior member of the Account Servicing team, you will manage one direct team of 4 and to co-manage another team of around 12, to serve the existing key clients/accounts, and to work on new business pitches with the help of the Creative team and BD teams.



You get:

Attractive basic salary + up-sell bonuses
Very flexible working hours and work-life balance
Passionate, experienced, and talented company founder and colleagues
Excellent working culture: Dynamic, young, fun, etc.


The job:

Reporting to 2 very friendly, flexible and easy-to-work-with founders, you will work with and mentor a director team of 4 members, who are originally from China or with very strong background in China market to help serve regional clients who's marketing teams are located in China.
You will also co-manage a team of up to 12 members who are mainly from Hong Kong, to serve regional clients who's marketing teams are in Hong Kong
Key business of the agency is to help large regional/global brands, to penetrate the China market (with the help of a small team in Shenzhen who will travel to HK and provide you and your team with the insights and data every week)
As the leader of the AS team, you will be working closely with other team members (creative, strategic planning, developers, projects managers, analytics, etc.)
You will develop and manage holistic digital strategies (current focus is social media), content, and oversee implementation, as well as the analytics and reporting.
Be the main point of contact to the digital marketing related needs of a very large bluechip client
Communicate and present to clients (the marketing teams of global brands, who are located in Hong Kong, and China), on strategies and on project status updates
Staying most up-to-date with digital marketing/social media trends and topics
Participate in new business pitches
Regular (but not frequent) travel to China required


Are you qualified? Yes if you are/got

A degree, preferably in Marketing, Advertising, IT or a relevant subject coupled with at least 10 years relevant, hands-on working experience in digital marketing/advertising, with a focus in Social Media, ideally from an agency environment.
Be able to demonstration excellent client servicing and presentation skills, has the ability to get complicated digital strategies across in ways that audience with limited knowledge in digital could easily understand
Possess an entrepreneurial mind-set; yet is able to be very hands-on on project management and delivery
Previous working experience for China, or for China markets essential
Proven experience in managing a sizable team of subordinates
Has a track record of successful business development
Someone who can perform with minimal supervision but is a good team player
Excellent English, fluency in Cantonese and Mandarin (including the reading and writing (typing) of both simplified and traditional Chinese