Account Executive

Overview

DAVID The Agency is looking for an Account Executive.

The Account Executive exhibits the potential skills of the account management discipline. Understands the agency portfolio of offerings and how to apply them to solve client business problems. Partners and owns the relationship with clients at the most Jr. levels. Is an Agency Driver that works to keep the agency operations moving along.

Responsibilities

  • Expected to learn the client business, prepare client deliverables and become a brand expert and trusted client advisor
  • Understands basic principles of direct marketing, offer targeting and segmentation strategies
  • Demonstrate familiarity with online marketing channels such as email marketing and overall best practices
  • Responsible for developing and executing email marketing campaigns for major global loyalty program
  • Manage creative development & review process through client's web-based content management system
  • Collaborates with key client stakeholders to solicit and develop offer content for loyalty member communications
  • Builds expertise on a brand's competitive landscape and product differentiators
  • Understands appropriate research techniques for strategy, creative, and media needs
  • Capable of writing simple creative briefs and POV's with supervision
  • Participates in /has exposure to development of client marketing strategy
  • Establishes core relationships with junior clients
  • Knows when to escalate potential problems
  • Develops key creative relationships
  • Evaluates creative work and provides feedback for revisions, as needed
  • Able to adequately represent client interests to team
  • Collaborates with specialists at appropriate times to ensure consensus around scoping, project approach, etc.
  • Ability to write accurate simple scopes by engaging appropriate discipline leads and asking detailed questions of clients to gain clarity around deliverables and needs (excels in project definition)
  • Issues change orders, with oversight
  • Monitors critical project hand-offs
  • Initiates, presents, and drives to completion value-added projects (participation dependent on level of complexity)
  • Understands the implications of business strategy on project decisions
  • Sets up meetings, includes the appropriate stakeholders, and provides accurate agendas and precise, actionable meeting notes

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related field preferred
  • Two or more years experience in a generalist marketing role - traditional (print, tv, radio) and digital (social, email, SEO)
  • Experience presenting information both orally and in writing
  • Solid business writing skills
  • MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Experience working with content management systems a plus

Global account management and/or agency experience a plus


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