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Account Executive

Overview

An award-winning ad agency is seeking an organized and motivated person to help manage the exciting work we do every day. 

The Account Executive (AE) is the day-to-day point of contact between the Agency and its clients, and is responsible for strategic direction, account management and execution of tactics, including traditional media, digital, social and PR.

Responsibilities

  • Ability to earn clients’ respect and confidence through developing productive working relationships

  • Effectively communicate and relay information and ideas in a clear, concise and timely manner to both the internal agency team and client representatives

  • Proactively manage workflow and client expectations while delivering work on strategy, on time and on budget

  • Plan, analyze and evaluate marketing strategies, creative and media opportunities to articulate a clear point-of-view

  • Prepare accurate and timely communications, including status reports, strategy/creative briefs, media plans/flowcharts and budget updates to both agency staff and clients

  • Monitor project estimates versus time and cost accruals to effectively manage client budgets

  • Responsible for PR strategies, press releases and media relations

  • Participate in new business activities and presentations

Requirements

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks against client deadlines

  • Strong written, verbal and analytical skills

  • Demonstrated ability to lead with clarity, authority and persuasion

  • Experience writing marketing plans/proposals

  • Experience with PR writing, distribution and media relations

  • Effective time management, organizational and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to manage details – attentive, accurate and thorough

  • Collect, analyze, and organize information, and present a point-of-view with insight and sound judgment

  • A “self-starter” – able to anticipate needs and act without direction as required

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or a related field

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role at an advertising agency or marketing firm

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Word & Excel; familiar with Google Drive and collaboration tools, such as Basecamp

Please forward a writing sample, resume and cover letter (including salary history) to Tammy White at Tammy@BurgessAdv.com telling us why you are the perfect match for this position! No phone calls please. EOE