Position Name: Account Manager

 

Department: Account Manager

 

Report to: Account Supervisor

 

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Brief Summary of the Position/Department:

You’re a highly organized  team player who will help keep the account humming.  Your role is critical to facilitating the creative process by ensuring key client meetings are set, agenda items established, and follow through completed.  You’re professional, poised, and confident in client environments, and thrive on providing team support.  You’re a fan of Microsoft Office, eager to learn the ropes, aspire to join an iconic agency brand, super-passionate about good work and consider yourself an ad nerd.

 

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

 

Meeting Management

  • Manage and support all agency required client meetings, including weekly client status and Creative Reviews
  • Internal Agency coordination to establish agendas and timing needs for Creative Reviews
  • Distribute invites and book meeting rooms and be ready to project all material as needed
  • Collaboration with client executive assistants to understand availabilities and whereabouts
  • Ensure all presentation files are in working order and hard copies printed as needed
  • Write meeting recap notes with input from team and distribute to clients and internal teams
  • Run internal creative reviews, status meetings, brieifings on own

 

Account Team Support

  • Overall support of Account team across various project needs (e.g. competitive reports and proofing)
  • Develop and distribute monthly reports as needed (e.g. budget tracking, available creative lists, prop storage inventory, talent & residuals)
  • Talent budget management support
  • National and Regional Traffic
    • Work with clients and media partners to develop quarterly creative rotation (TV, digital, etc.)
    • Partner with traffic team to distribute instructions
  • Manage team and client face-sheets/contact sheets
  • Over time develop skills to support crafting campaign comms plans in conjunction with media and account teams
  • Develop understanding of process, brand identity, and e-comm platforms
  • Be a steward fo the brand(s) you work on, ensure all deliverables are in line with brand and campaign strategy
  • Support daily needs of Account Supervisor and Management Supervisor
  • Support and eventually run smaller digital productions (bumper ads, e-mail, campaign site assets), asset shoots, OOH, television pre-production duties and television editorial projects
  • Manage testing calendar and project timelines

 

General Account Management

  • Develop the foundational skills of account management: keen attention to detail, a sense of urgency, excellent proofreading skills and a great attitude
  • Build strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to write concise, actionable meeting/call
  • Build positive working relationships with the client team and learn the inner workings of CPB.

 

 

Educational Requirements:

Undergraduate Degree from an accredited College/University/Portfolio school is preferred

 

 

Character Traits:

Desire to push limits and go beyond the expected

Proactive approach to problem solving

Ability to take instruction and function as part of a team

Positive attitude

 

 

 

 

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