Freelance Client Director (London/Zurich)

Job type: Contract
Salary: £350 per day OUTSIDE of IR35
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Job ref: DS007
Published: 27 days ago

Client Director (Swiss/German speaking) – Freelance Contract (London/Zurich) – £350 per day OUTSIDE of IR35

We are looking for an experienced Client Director based in either London or Zurich, who is looking for a unique opportunity to work for a truly international brand and level-up their career like never before.

The Client Director will be client facing and accountable for ensuring the smooth running of client projects & business and responsible for quality of service, on-time and on-budget completion of deliverables. You will work closely with the Commercial Lead & Client Operations Director and advise/partner with Production, Subject Matter Experts to set-up projects and oversee its delivery across multiple client projects alongside with production strategies.

As the Client Director, your main responsibilities will be:

  • Work with client brands and agencies to ensure a clear understanding of the production brief, deliverables and timeline for each project and relay those details to other members of the team as necessary

  • Demonstrate strong collaboration skills with internal agency teams and key external partners to ensure quality and adherence to production guidelines for key deliverables

  • Drive high quality work by leading initiatives from planning through to implementation

  • Understand and anticipate client needs, take them into account when framing and making delivery decisions

  • Lead project retrospectives to identify key learnings and process improvements

  • Oversee the monthly billing and tracking of all assigned production budgets

  • Ensure a thorough understanding of the contractual obligations, commercial arrangements and SLAs across assigned projects and ensure specific details are understood by the broader team

The Client Director’s main requirements are:

  • Experience within a global production environment, with a strong understanding of marketing and production implementation processes and project management across all key channels, including social, content, digital, video, AI, primary and post etc

  • Strong interpersonal and management skills with the ability to actively influence the direction to meet project objectives across multi-functional resources

  • Must be commercially astute and able to work in a fast-paced, fluid environment and possess strong negotiation skills

  • Expert client relationship skills including presenting to clients, dealing with multiple stakeholders, and ability to think on your feet

  • Strong written/oral communication skills in Swiss/German and English

  • Experience working with offshore teams a plus

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, wireframing/workflow tools, online project management/collaboration/ticketing tools eg JIRA, Smartsheet, Trello, Miro etc

If you are the Client Director we are looking for then please, get in touch quoting DS007.