New York, NY
Independent, extremely creative agency in NYC seeks a results oriented, high energy Account Director. This is not an ordinary big advertising agency account management role. You will be treated as an equal by the creative department, you will be asked to use your mind, and you will be asked to think strategically. Your insights will be sought out and valued. Your clients will rely on you for insights and direction; and the agency will rely on you for the same things. In an extremely flat management structure you will be instrumental in ensuring that great business-driving ideas make it into the world. You will be given all the responsibility you can handle. You will sing karaoke.
You are responsible for establishing, maintaining and growing effective and profitable client relationships which result in continued new business and creative opportunities for the agency. You will manage the day-to-day operations of client accounts including understanding client needs and effectively driving projects, working with internal teams to meet client expectations, meeting all budget guidelines and service deliverables. You will lead, coach and develop an account executive and report into the Managing Director.
Ideal candidate MUST have current agency experience and MUST be comfortable in a small creative agency environment.
- A Seasoned advertising or marketing agency professional with 7+years of experience in Account Service
- A thought leader who has a full understanding of the clients business, goals, develops situation analysis, challenges, competitive reviews and measurement criteria and tracking for all campaigns.
- Ability to work with the team to develop a clearly defined creative and media briefs that contain concise information on the product, audience and strategy enabling them to develop creative concepts and media plans.