New Business Account Manager (freelance)

Job title: New Business Account Manager (freelance)
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Chicago
Discipline: Creative
Remote: Yes
Reference: 417309
Contact name: Kaylie Polk
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our client, a holding company for a variety of major advertising and creative agencies, is looking to add a freelance New Business Account Director/Business Director to their Growth and Marketing team. This person will be working on a variety of new business pitches, across. multiple agencies - for already pipelined new business opportunities!

The New Business Development/Account Manager Will: 

  • Work on a variety of new business pitches, supporting the Business Director and cross-functional trams on new business pitches
  • Help define and manage the new business process for the Marketing & Growth team
  • Support pitch leads in the daily operations of the process, including:
  • Support in developing materials for cred pitch meetings
  • Help complete RFPs and RFIs
  • Coordinate with Global Business team on inbound lead routing and cross agency pitches
  • Help keep executive team informed of business development pipeline and status
  • Keep up to date on latest market shifts and trends
  • Work cross functionally with all key stakeholders, PMs, creatives to ensure the pitch runs smoothly from initial intake through execution (including final creation of presentation deck via keynote)

The New Business Development/Account Manager Must Have: 

  • 2-4 years of experience in entry level new Business Development/Account Management role at another creative agency; media agency
  • Experience in a business development, client services or strategy function
  • A detailed understanding of the business development process, tools and deliverables generally required
  • Proven ability to present and communicate clearly to prospective, internal teams and existing clients
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and manage several projects concurrently and prioritize
  • Strong organizational skills

If you are interested in and qualified for this position, please forward your resume today! 

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