Creative Services

Fulltime
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Job# 30642 BH# 360707
Contact# 5097986

Account Manager - Agency

Leading agency is seeking an Account Manager to join their team!

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Research clients' products, services, plans, competitors and target markets
  • Meet clients for briefings and present proposals to clients for approval
  • Brief agency colleagues, and work with them to plan and implement the best advertising solutions for the client
  • Ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget
  • Identify opportunities to bring added value to the client and agency through expanded scope and services
  • Advertising account executives are office-based though travel for meetings may happen, and staff may be expected to socialize with clients
  • Meeting clients to discuss strategy and report on progress
  • Responding to clients' requests as they arise
  • Taking part in pitches for new contracts
  • Keeping records and handling invoices within the software operating environment of the agency
  • All other duties necessary as directed by management for the successful servicing of clients

The Ideal candidate is someone who:

  • Is skilled at listening to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions when appropriate, and allowing others to speak without interrupting them
  • Builds mutual trust and encourages respect and cooperation among team members
  • Inspires loyalty and trust, handles oneself ethically following core values and beliefs
  • Delivers unsurpassed customer service
  • Delivers clear, consistent communication to clients and teammates
  • Demonstrates an agile mindset to embrace, and successfully handle fluid landscapes
  • Quick to absorb and analyze large amounts of information
  • Enthusiastic, energetic and imaginative
  • Approachable, outgoing and diplomatic
  • Able to present ideas with conviction
  • Highly organized and flexible
  • Adept in Excel and budget management
  • IT literate
  • Comfortable working as part of a team
  • Skilled at negotiating and motivating others
  • Demonstrates awareness of the holistic business situation
  • Works until the work of the moment is done
  • Demonstrates diplomacy and patience when it comes to challenging situations with internal and external teams and stakeholders
  • Demonstrates superior prioritization skills and ability to change focus rapidly within a given day
  • Has ability to develop creative solutions to problems in relation to tactical and strategic budgeting

Qualifications:

- 3-5-years agency experience

- automotive/aftermarket experience

- Must have experience with best practices in account management