About Meredith Corporation:

Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; meredith.com) has been committed to service journalism for 115 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms — including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile and video — to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.

Meredith's National Media Group reaches nearly 200 million unduplicated American consumers every month, including 85 percent of U.S. Millennial women. Meredith is a leader in creating content across media platforms and life stages in key consumer interest areas such as celebrity, food, lifestyle, home, parenting, beauty, fashion, news and sports. Meredith also features robust brand licensing activities including more than 3,000 SKUs of branded products at 5,000 Walmart stores across the U.S. and at walmart.com., as well as innovative business-to-business marketing solutions provided by Meredith Xcelerated Marketing.

Meredith's Local Media Group includes 17 television stations reaching more than 11 percent of U.S. households. Meredith's portfolio is concentrated in large, fast-growing markets, with seven stations in the nation's Top 25 and 13 in Top 50 markets. Meredith's stations produce 700 hours of local news and entertainment content each week, and operate leading local digital destinations.

 



 

Synapse. Like the powerful connections in the brain we take our name from, we too make powerful connections.

For over 20 years, we have connected people with their passions, products with engaged customers, and our multi-channel clients—including some of the world’s largest consumer brands—with innovative marketing programs.

At Synapse, we employ over 170 professionals whose sole focus is creating, executing, and sustaining winning marketing programs tailored to our clients. Our programs leverage powerful brands to help our partners achieve their marketing objectives, strengthening their customer relationships and their bottom lines.

At Synapse, you’ll work with impressive minds, enjoy great perks, and be a part of a unique company culture. If you’re passionate about writing your own story and growing ours, we’d like to hear from you.

The job:

The Account Manager will occupy a key client facing role.  He or she will flawlessly execute day to day tactical tasks as well as help deliver strategic solutions via Synapse’s products and services that assist clients with improving their overall marketing and business goals.  This employee will have accountability for the success of a variety of current partnerships and will also provide support on prospective partners. 


You will:

  • Work in a team environment with many internal points of contact including Marketing, Publisher Relations, Legal, FP&A, Customer Service, Operations and IT
  • Focus on client relationships including: client development and management, creative routing, project management, and regular reporting and analysis
  • Manage many aspects of client promotions to ensure client and Synapse objectives are met.
  • Trouble shoot technical issues as they arise with internal resources
  • Grow relationships with internal support departments and involve their expertise in project execution.
  • Monitor and communicate client performance to internal and external stakeholders utilizing both analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Track, resolve and/or escalate client feedback, news and issues - communicate updates and manage expectations both internally and externally
  • Participate in regular knowledge share sessions to share and learn new strategies for optimizing and enhancing campaign performance
  • Step into a visible role and will need to exhibit exceptional confidence and poise in front of internal and external leadership
  • Monitor competitor activity within the categories
  • Travel for client meetings and industry conferences and events

 

You are:

  • Proven: You have 2-3 years of previous account management experience. Must be proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Strategic: A balance of creativity and strategy guide your decision-making. You are an organized multi-tasker with an eye for detail in a fast-paced, changing environment. In any context, you manage to take both time and priority into account.
  • Organized: You live by prioritization and organization. You’re a born multitasker who loves to take on a good challenge; especially on a tight deadline. You see the big picture, and your attention to detail and creative flair make you an invaluable asset to any team.
  • Communicative: Whether written or verbal, your communication skills are outstanding in any context. Your interactions with clients and coworkers move business forward in a dynamic and entrepreneurial environment.
  • Solutions Oriented: Your can-do attitude is contagious.  You tackle projects from a strategic and creative approach with nothing standing in your way of achieving the end goal.

 

 

 

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