The Sr. Account Director is responsible for designing, implementing, leading and growing client engagement models and for setting the charter for one of Merkle's high potential accounts (depending on size, complexity and potential). Reports to Client Service Group Lead, and will serve as right hand person. S/he will be truly owning these accounts while still keeping the Client Service Group Lead both involved and engaged.
This individual is accountable for overall account management activities and serves as a leader within a client team, overseeing account management direct reports as well as maintaining indirect responsibility for shared service work activity. This person is also skilled in having difficult client and employee conversations within the context of project execution and consistently demonstrates an advanced ability to rally a team to deliver high client satisfaction. S/he assists the team with executing daily deliverables to ensure programs are on time, on budget and on strategy. S/he has a solid understanding of the value objectives of our programs and aligns the team and the client activities to focus on achieving value.
Bachelor's degree required
Ability to lead team (internal and client)
Experience in digital transformation
Business acumen to develop and manage budgets/forecasts/pro forma
Ability to multi-task and work well in a fast changing environment
10 - 15 years experience in client services/account management in an advertising agency, marketing company, or client side marketing department with a working knowledge of:
Online and offline creative development and production
Campaign management - coordinating creative, production, data processing, etc.
Adobe suite of products
Account planning and strategy
Understanding of data analytics for multi-channel results analysis
Dentsu is a modern marketing solutions company. Our mission is to help clients navigate, progress and thrive in a world of change. Businesses rely on our integrated network of agencies and specialized practices to champion meaningful progress through creative, media, commerce, data and technology. Part of Dentsu Group, our global network comprises 66,000 diverse people in 143 countries, who are dedicated to teaming for growth and good. Some of our award-winning agencies include 360i, Carat, dentsumcgarrybowen, DEG, dentsuX, iProspect and Merkle. Follow us on Twitter @DentsuUSA and visit dentsu.com/us .
Employees from diverse or underrepresented backgrounds encouraged to apply.
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For individuals assigned to and/or hired in Colorado, the anticipated salary range for this position is $143,763.50-$215,645.25, which is based on a wide range of factors that include relevant experience, knowledge, skills and other job-related qualifications.Pay ranges in locations other than Colorado may differ based on labor market wage rates in those locations. Additionally, this position is eligible for discretionary bonus compensation. The company's bonus compensation plan is subject to change. A range of medical, dental, vision, 401(k) matching, paid time off, and/or other benefits also are available. For more information regarding dentsu benefits, please visit https://dentsubenefitsplus.com/