Sr. Account Manager - Advertising Agency

 

MDG Advertising has an exciting opportunity for a detail-oriented account manager with 5+ years of ad agency experience. We seek a professional, multi-tasker, who works well under pressure and within tight deadlines, while still maintaining a positive attitude. The Account Manager will work closely with account directors, clients, creative, production, digital and media departments.

Responsibilities

  • Handle all day-to-day activities for clients in various verticals
  • Coordinate project timing and budgets with all relevant agency personnel
  • Keep apprised of client’s products/services/marketing developments
  • Gather and assemble background information, research, and analyses as needed for development of creative briefs and new business presentations
  • Respond to client phone calls and be aware of all client activities to provide back-up to account directors
  • Work with the account director and traffic manager to compile, update and issue status reports, daily hot sheets and campaign tracking results
  • Prepare client contact reports
  • Maintain all client information in an organized manner as needed for accurate proofreading and meeting of client standards
  • Coordinate signatures/approvals from clients and make sure all media and projects proceed according to plan and deadlines
  • Blog and social media updates
  • Act as liaison with other agency departments and vendors 
  • Review client billing

 

Qualifications

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Expert in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Understanding of general advertising principles and account service protocol
  • Ad agency experience managing and executing online/interactive projects and all forms of    digital marketing. 
  • Self-starter, works with limited supervision
  • Troubleshooter, problem-solver
  • Organized and pays attention to every detail
  • Proactive versus reactive thinker
  • Manages multiple tasks and tight deadlines with confidence and ease
  • Excellent business writing skills
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Hospitality, healthcare and retail experience a plus
  • You must have a valid driver’s license and have your own reliable transportation to attend client meetings and events.

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising, Marketing or related field preferred.


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