Senior Account Executive

Ogilvy is seeking a Senior Account Executive to join the Miami 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. The Senior Account Executive (SAE) understands the agency portfolio of offerings and how to apply them to solve client business problems. He/she supports the day-to-day execution of advertising, consumer branding, social and digital programs. He/she manages the coordination and execution of digital and print creative from concept to delivery, ensuring work is innovative, on strategy, within scope, and delivering on clients’ business objectives.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Project estimation, schedules, requirements, change management, and documentation
  • Communication of project status to team and client
  • Represent client’s interests and keep them informed on project status
  • Facilitate effective workflow between project team members
  • On-time, on-budget and error free delivery of projects
  • Capable of writing simple creative briefs and POV’s with supervision
  • Establishes core relationships with junior clients
  • Can mentor and train most junior team members on account service fundamentals, agency processes, client standards, etc.
  • Able to adequately represent client interests to team
  • Ability to write accurate scopes by engaging appropriate discipline leads and asking detailed questions of clients to gain clarity around deliverables and needs (excels in project definition)
  • Understands appropriate research techniques for strategy, creative, and media needs
  • Participates in /has exposure to development of client marketing strategy
  • Understands the implications of business strategy on project decisions
  • Knows when to escalate potential problems
  • Sets up meetings, includes the appropriate stakeholders, and provides accurate agendas and precise, actionable meeting notes
  • Understands both the basic steps for project completion as well as identify dependencies and can demonstrate flexibility when presented road blocks during execution.

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR

  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, business or related field
  • 4 or more years experience client management/project management in an agency environment; traditional (print, tv, radio) and digital (social, video, SEO)
  • Understanding of email and direct mail development processes, procedures, strategies, tools, and trends
  • Knowledge of data/analytics and how it is used to execute campaigns
  • Experience managing marketing campaigns from creative brief through execution
  • Previous experience managing many simultaneous projects involving cross functional project teams
  • Superb client relationship management skills
  • Ability to prioritize a wide variety of tasks and changing deadlines
  • Flexible and adaptable to different work styles
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Meet Some of Ogilvy's Employees

Alexander L.

Assistant Account Executive

Alexander and his team bridge the gap between Ogilvy’s clients and its internal departments. As an Assistant Account Executive, Alexander combines client feedback with creative know-how put together amazing campaigns.

Paige R.

Account Supervisor

Paige exceeds client expectations as she oversees Ogilvy’s international accounts. She works closely with Ogilvy’s Creative and Planning Departments—tracking timelines to keep projects running smoothly.


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