Account Team ( Senior Account Executive and an Account Executive) Advertising Agency

Location: Chicago, IL

Our well established agency client is hiring for their account team. They are experience some amazing growth and are building their account team and are looking to hire an Account Executive and a Senior Account Executive  to support their growing roster of consumer and B2B clients including: a major beer brand; automobile products; home decor; office products; snow removal equipment; a resorts; local fast food outlet; deli meats; nurse education; and a classic European motorcycle brand.

This team will support the day-to-day agency efforts on behalf of the client.  He or she will:: collaborate with the Account Supervisor to develop strategies and objectives for individual projects;, coordinates the execution of all projects with the support of an account coordinator;, and be  responsible for ensuring that agency output adheres to client objectives, meets client deadlines, and achieves agency quality standards.
 
Responsibilities and Competencies:
 Dynamic and engaging personality who likes to be in front of the client 
  • A problem- solver with a high level of curiosity
  • Must be client- service- oriented, highly detailed and a team player 
  • Possess excellent time--management skills.
  • Attention to detail and organization
  • Strong decision--making skills
  • Can work in a fast-paced environment while managing client expectations.
  • Develop, track and manage projects from conception through completion 
  • Ability to build solid relations and work effectively with people in other agency departments (Creative, Media, Production, Traffic, Planning and Finance) to achieve optimal results
  • Develop and deliver competitive and category reports to internal and client teams
  • Train and delegate workflow carried out by an Account Coordinator for his/her cClients
  • Highly knowledgeable in each client’s business and industry/industries/industries
 Required Experience:
  • MUST have a bachelor’s degree or higher
  • range of experience in account management  in a small agency setting.
  • Experience with healthcare and education (traditional and online) is a PLUS
  • Experience with consumer durable brands and retail marketing is a PLUS
  • Experience working with (and trafficking) in the following areas is preferred:  search, web, social, digital/online production, website and/or web page development, events, TV, radio, and print.
  • Must live in either Chicago or Milwaukee metro area
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