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LEWIS

Region

APAC

Office

Sydney, Australia

Department

Account Servicing

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Campaign Director


About TEAM LEWIS

We are a global marketing agency that has gone from start-up to multi-national in little over two decades. Our success is due to a combination of factors. Talented people delivering award-winning campaigns. Expanding client relationships into new markets or services. Making strategic acquisitions. TEAM LEWIS has won many prestigious awards, including Cannes Lions, PRovoke Media, ICCO, European Excellence, PRCA Digital, Digital Impact, and Global Digital Excellence.

At the heart of the business is the TEAM LEWIS Foundation (TLF). A non-profit charitable entity, funded by TEAM LEWIS, the TLF makes grants to support individuals undertaking charitable activities and charitable organisations in achieving their goals. The TLF plays a constructive role in promoting social, cultural, economic, and environmental innovation that benefits society. It aims to strengthen the bonds between the communications industry, businesses, governments, and non-profits. In 2022, the TLF granted $700,000 to local causes alone. Community charities are championed by TEAM LEWIS’ employees, who volunteer their time and skills to provide marketing and comms support to maximise the grants’ effectiveness.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

Client Management

  • Engages in and ensures a strategic relationship with the client, providing insight and partnership across all aspects of the marketing and communications spectrum
  • Responsible for ensuring excellent client communication at all levels; defining KPIs, deadlines, and service agreements
  • Delivers an added-value consultancy and works closely with clients to deliver campaigns, services, and products across traditional and emerging communications channels
  • Plays an integral role in the senior management team, ensuring account profitability and optimising the impact of revenues on the business
  • Leads the new business process in collaboration with the local and regional leadership team, making key decisions and playing a crucial role in selling TEAM LEWIS credentials throughout the tender process

Media Relations

  • Maximises media relations activity on behalf of the client via an in-depth knowledge of team networks
  • Recognises and creates media opportunities for the client in line with wider industry activity
  • Shares their detailed knowledge of the media landscape with team members, operating as a significant contributor in the tech, digital, and consumer space
  • Utilises their network to create and maximise client coverage, advising on potential narrative, storytelling, and thought leadership opportunities
  • Maximises their team’s understanding of current affairs by promoting a commitment to understanding the news agenda

Content

  • Oversees the creation of high-quality and engaging content, providing knowledgeable quality control and guidance to all relevant colleagues
  • Works with the client to develop and implement an impactful content strategy
  • Works with the team to improve own and others’ knowledge of content trends, driving a commitment to excellent story-telling across the business

Digital / social media

  • Uses social media to recognise trends and proactively promotes new tools, solutions, and processes to continuously evolve and optimise client PR campaigns across the business
  • Provides social media insight as well as strategic management of client activity
  • Works collaboratively with the digital team to increase the utilisation and selling of digital services

Team Working and Development

  • Takes overall leadership responsibility for the Campaign team, including coaching, supervision, assessment, and reviews of all team members 

  • Sets strategic team objectives on a weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual basis 

  • Defines deliverable client objectives and sets standards of excellence for all client activity, driving commitment from all levels of the team
  • Monitors team activity levels against budget, increasing fees and negotiating with clients and suppliers where necessary
  • Plays a leading role in the new business process, project managing pitch teams,      and delivering credible solutions to new business challenges
  • Acts as leader in guiding colleagues on how to best manage campaigns and projects
  • Acts as a respected line manager, working closely with line reports to maximise strengths, improve weaknesses, and support career development
  • Works with the Talent team to recruit high calibre candidates into the team and develop and initiate hiring strategy in line with projected organisational requirements
  • Work with the HR team to reward, retain, and develop the team and resolve any performance issues

Reporting and Analysis

  • Ensures profitability on all accounts and effectively manages budgets
  • Understands and maximises the impact of client revenues on the business
  • Communicates account performance internally and provide strategic advice to the client based on measurable analysis
  • Monitors and reports on account KPIs and, ensure accurate reporting by junior team members
  • Provides detailed reports to the senior management team on request

General

  • Runs and supports training sessions, with a view to maximising opportunities to expand team skills and grow revenues
  • Take a proactive role in promoting the TEAM LEWIS brand, its identity, values, and work
  • Support the HR / talent team by promoting both internal and external opportunities at TEAM LEWIS across social media and via the referral scheme
  • Overall, be a guardian of best marketing practice

About You

  • Highly commercial, with strong strategic client consultancy skills
  • Relevant experience working in a B2B, corporate, consumer, or digital communications agency environment at a Senior Campaign Manager or Campaign Director level
  • Well-versed in social media and the integration of digital marketing into the PR landscape
  • A track record of retention and the profitable growth of existing accounts
  • Considered, assertive, and influential; a leader with the aptitude to develop and motivate a team
  • Able to provide consultancy on PR requirements as well as broader marketing strategy
  • Demonstrable success at securing new business and increasing client revenues


This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of the responsibilities for this role. Other responsibilities may be added from time to time.

TEAM LEWIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating and fostering an environment focused on equality, empowerment, and respect. We strive to create an inclusive workplace that supports and celebrates our diversity. We continue to invest in our efforts to ensure that TEAM LEWIS is a place where everyone can thrive.

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