Account Supervisor

Overview

Ogilvy is seeking an Account Supervisor to join the San Francisco office. This is an opportunity to join a global account services team for one of the fastest growing marketing communication firms in the world. Today, Ogilvy employs over 15,000 people, in 450 offices, and is a member of the WPP family of companies.

Responsibilities

  • Accurately, efficiently, and independently manages projects for multiple small accounts or a project for a larger account
  • Develops and manages projects/programs including implementation of plans
  • Act as primary day-to-day client contact on projects; keeps teams informed of all updates and progress as well as identifies any emerging account problems
  • Effectively plans and manages events (e.g., press conference, media tour, analyst meeting, etc.)
  • Has built and applies specialized expertise in a particular function of practice area
  • Develops accurate project budgets and monitors them effectively
  • Oversees timely development and distribution of bills and activity reports
  • Identifies and pursues opportunities for developing new business and provides leadership in organic growth of current clients
  • Understands strengths/opportunities of junior team members; provides guidance and counseling

Qualifications

  • PR communications, agency experience preferred
  • Background experience and/or knowledge of B2B, enterprise technology, and/or consumer technology necessary
  • Incredibly organized account manager
  • Experience managing integrated marketing campaigns with budgets of $1M or higher (earned, owned and paid media)
  • Effective at working with cross-functional and remote teams
  • High energy, deadline driven, accountable
  • Leadership skills to drive for results
  • Proven experience successfully managing mid-size to large agency clients - both from a client service and a program execution perspective
  • Strong financial acumen, able to manage large budgets and staffing projections
  • Media relations, influencer engagement and online/social experience
  • Strong strategic and creative thinking
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • BA/BS

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