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Job Code:019-014
Opportunity:Account Manager
Type:Permanent

    

We are recruiting on behalf of a marketing agency for an Account Manager. 

Account Manager, Experiential 

Position Overview:

The Account Manager acts as a key point of contact and partner for our clients, internal teams, and vendors.

At this level, the Account Manager has a strong understanding of marketing communications, client service fundamentals and the business acumen to lead several experiential marketing programs and manage competing timelines.

They have the ability to work independently and collaboratively. They effectively report up and keep supervisors abreast of the specifics of each program as well as foster the development of junior staff/reports.

Responsibilities
  • Deliver against specific, divisional business objectives that are identified at the beginning of each fiscal year
  • Primary Day-to-day client liaison on all program details from development through complete execution, managing all facets independently with little supervision and in a timely manner
  • Run/own medium to large scale programs with supervision
  • Responsible for the overall management of projects, always striving to push the standards on agency output and maximization of client relationships, ROI, and account profitability.
  • Aide in the development of briefs and program documents in conjunction with the leadership team
  • Participate in the creative development of projects, reviewing/auditing feasibility of ideas and provide costing
  • Develop and manage program critical paths and work back schedules
  • Foster strong relationships with internal teams (creative, production, finance, strategy), client teams, IAT partners, and vendor partners
  • Fully understand the client’s business needs and challenges (including current industry knowledge), while committed to delivering the agency’s business objectives and goals.
  • Work across multiple accounts/projects simultaneously
  • Write and present strong presentations and/or program documents and reports to clients.
  • Manage overall program financials in a timely manner. Responsibilities include real time cost tracking, opening POs, processing vendor invoices, program budget updates and end of program reconciliations
  • Provide added value to client business through seamless execution, innovative solutions, and progressive ideas
  • Manage multiple direct reports, providing mentoring, coaching and direction
  • Keep senior account lead informed of all account activities.
  • Remain current on all aspects of client marketing trends, brands, competitive landscape, and other areas affecting clients’ business
Practice related project work which may include:
  • Retail Sampling/Sales Events
  • Mall or Mobile Tours
  • Street/Guerilla Sampling
  • Tradeshows
  • Pop-Up Stores
  • Social media campaign integration
  • Professional Skills & Requirements
  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in a related discipline
  • Minimum 4 years of agency or equivalent experience
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
  • Proven ability to build engaging relationships and grow existing business
  • Strong presentation, communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask efficiently and work autonomously and effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Sound industry knowledge, solid judgement, and proven strategic planning skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Strong financial management expertise
  • Unlimited access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s licenses (Required)
  • Ability to travel up to 25%

Please note only qualified candidates will be considered. 



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