General Position Summary

Wieden+Kennedy believes that each team member makes a significant contribution to our success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities outlined in a job description. Therefore, this job description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications, and job scope, but not limit the employee or the organization to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each team member will offer their services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors and to pursue individual career growth.

The Account Management Resident is responsible for assisting Account Executives in preparing client presentations, gaining internal and external creative concept approval (on lower budget production jobs) and in the production, ship process and placement of advertising campaigns. 

 

Major Responsibilities/Primary Functions

  • Works with studio, producers and creative operations to create ship schedules and to open and close job numbers
  • Schedules and participates in client meetings when requested
  • Helps prepare client presentations in PowerPoint and Adobe
  • Assists Account Managers with production needs including but not limited to planning pre-production meetings and shipping products and materials to shoot locations; attends shoots if requested to do so
  • Works with Creative Ops Managers to update weekly status reports by tracking down team members and retrieving any missing campaign specifics
  • Submits TV spot dubbing and shipping requests to the Audio Visual department
  • Coordinates with the Account Coordinator to organize meeting needs such as catering, reserving conference rooms, gathering AV equipment and collecting presentation boards from studio
  • Helps Account Executives facilitate communication between W+K, client and our partner agencies (media, retail, digital) to ensure seamless creative outcomes and media placement
  • Provides added value to the client by researching the brand, its category and its competitors

 

Qualifications, Distinguishing Characteristics and Special Requirements

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced creative environment
  • Ability to effectively and appropriately interact with co-workers at a variety of levels, across many disciplines
  • Effective negotiation and problem-solving skills required
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Digital and social media savvy
  • A demonstrated track record of gaining trust and respect by consistently demonstrating sound critical thinking skills and maintaining composure in stressful situations
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of employees
  • Highly organized with a keen sense of attention to detail
  • Exceptional initiative and follow through skills
  • After hours work and overnight traveling to shoots and post sessions may be required

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