Advertising Account Executive - Direct Mail
Our client, a full service ad agency in the valley has an immediate need for an Account Executive with direct mail experience. This is a freelance to hire opportunity OR direct hire for the right candidate that starts as soon as next week.
You’ll work with your Account team to facilitate discussions, provide strategic recommendations, and execute a high volume of results-driven creative work— digital and print. You’ll keep tabs on our clients’ business objectives and help make sure we’re exceeding every expectation. In short, you help make our clients happy and our creative ideas real.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
Account Executives (AE) play an essential role within the department, supporting the execution and production of creative ideas in all mediums for multiple clients. In short, you help make our creative ideas become real.
Work with the team members and other agency departments to facilitate briefing meetings, prepare presentation materials for launch meetings, assign job numbers, create and traffic project folders, track progress, set up creative reviews, secure approvals and QC deliverables
Delegate trafficking, Advantage estimates, schedule updates, and other tasks to downstream staff as needed in order to quickly and effectively move jobs through the agency
Participate and sometimes run workflow meetings, providing pertinent, updated information relevant to both client objectives and project parameters.
Develop and maintain a strong understanding of assigned clients’ business as well as the industry they operate within, allowing meaningful contribution on trends, best practices, and overarching optimization of strategic efforts.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED
- BA or higher in related field
- Minimum [3-5] years of client experience (agency setting a plus)
- Proven experience on fast-paced accounts—B2B and B2C
- Knowledge of Email, OTT, Direct Response
- Very strong communication skills, both written and oral, with a natural ability to lead teams and drive process forward
- Willingness to proactively ‘make it happen’; the ability to get work done without being micro-managed
You must have direct mail experience to be considered. Please highlight this experience when sending your resume through.
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