Account Manager

Kargo is the leader in mobile brand advertising. Bringing together creativity, technology and quality, Kargo empowers advertisers to break convention and build connections with consumers on the most important screen today—the phone. Through our high-end editorial alliance composed of world-class publisher partners, as well as our proprietary advertising automation tools and award-winning creative studio, we enable brands and agencies to reach eight out of 10 smartphone users in the US with memorable, measurable mobile ad experiences. In 2015, Kargo was recognized by Crain’s NY Business as one of the 50 fastest growing companies in New York and by Inc. as one of the 500 fastest-growing companies in the US. Business Insider also ranked Kargo one of the “hottest pre-IPO ad tech startups” in both 2015 and 2016. Kargo employs more than 200 people in New York, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Los Angeles and London.

The Role:

Kargo is looking to add a full-time Account Manager to our growing team. Kargo Account Managers touch all areas of the campaign life cycle, from proposal development to campaign execution, while maintaining a strong focus on client relationship management. This position requires being personable, creative and analytical, as well as being able to multi-task while maintaining a strong attention to detail. Account Managers act as the internal liaison between our Sales, Operations, & Design departments and externally with our clients. Main responsibilities include proposal development, operating as the point of contact for client requests, overseeing the development of mobile creative, managing campaign execution, reporting & analysis- all with the aim of strengthening and growing Kargo’s accounts.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the end-to-end management and and execution of direct and programmatic mobile campaigns
  • Provide white-glove client service to brand-direct, AOR, ATD, and DSPs alike
  • Ideate and brainstorm creative concepts that satisfy client objectives and align with Kargo’s commitment to innovation 
  • Lead development of custom proposals that creatively and strategically align with marketer objectives in a mobile-first way
  • Act as the main liaison between client and internal teams including design, ad product, marketing, and campaign management
  • Consistent monitoring of campaigns to identify opportunities for optimization and strategic insights
  • Drive client retention and incremental revenue based on campaign performance and strategic recommendations
  • Attend client meetings alongside sales to lend insights into capabilities and best practices 

Requirements:

  • Ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with clients, peers, and sales people 
  • Ability to manage and prioritize against conflicting deadlines
  • Intermediate working knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint to analyze campaign results, create reports, and build clean visual presentations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills must be demonstrated.
  • 3+ years’ experience working in client-facing role for a media, digital, or technology organization.
  • Programmatic experience is strongly encouraged
  • Bachelors degree

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