The Account Executive position is responsible for cultivating and nurturing strong working relationships across the internal agency and client teams alike.The Account Executive is someone who thrives in shepherding projects through the agency, ensuring superlative client service and added value at every stage. A keen student of marketing and direct/digital marketing techniques, the Account Executive demonstrates a passion for the business.
Manage a portion of several primary accounts with the potential to manage additional secondary accounts
Assist in the development of integrated Client marketing plans, communicating complex digital marketing solutions in a clear and concise manner
Primary liaison between account service and internal departments and team members to shepherd agency projects from the earliest concept stage to finish and ensure all agency deliverables are flawlessly executed
Evaluate the input and ideas of Creative and Media relative to strategy and client preference.
Champion creative work through client approval process.
Ability to write detailed proposals and statements of work to clearly define project scope, budget and timelines
Set and manage project deliverables including time and cost estimates with internal and external clients
Understand and manage factors related to account profitability, client satisfaction and client retention
Counsel regularly with supervisor to discuss opportunities, problems, potential problems and issues that impact the client relationship and to receive feedback on performance
Participates in new business presentations as deemed appropriate by supervisor
Ability to manage 3rd party partners and vendors to meet client objective
Ability to manage multiple projects/assignments on a daily basis
Participates in daily account activities
Minimum 2 – 5 years experience in marketing, advertising and/or digital marketing.
Must be able to work proactively on projects, and support account director from strategic and creative development through execution and production
Must work well with different departments in the agency, motivate and provide guidance to the creative, media, production and project management teams
Must have strong strategic, analytical, and communication skills, both written and oral
Proficiency in core marketing tenets and ability to apply to interactive space
Familiarity with basic tenets of digital marketing, including online customer relationship management, content management, analytics, digital marketing, e-commerce and Internet technologies.
Familiarity with broadcast, print and interactive production processes
Ability to juggle and prioritize multiple projects
HDJ + Associates is consistently named one of the top recruiting firms in the Pittsburgh area. We are a professional employment and search solutions company focused on recruiting the best possible talent available in today’s demanding market place.
Our clients often tell us that finding the right candidates to join their company is one of the most difficult tasks on their already overburdened task list.
Likewise, our candidates often tell us that finding the right position in today’s crowded market place is frustrating and overwhelming.
Let HDJ + Associates take the pressure out of the recruiting process for both candidates and employers. We will hit the employment bullseye each time streamlining the recruiting process to success.