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Assistant Account Executive

Assistant Account Executive

ID 
2017-2496
Category 
Account Management
Employment Type 
Regular Full-Time
Location 
US-NY-New York

More information about this job

 

Attention challengers of normal. We need curious people. The kind of people who know that ideas sometimes have to be wrestled to the ground and other times taken out for dinner. We need people to make ideas that move people. Is it fun? Yep. Is it hard work? Yep. We have good coffee. We will pay you. You will grow. Come on in, the water is fine.

Summary

Generally, the AAE acts as the primary interface between the various agency departments and lower level client staff with regard to executing projects on a day-to-day basis. This position is instrumental in ensuring that all agency departments are updated with regard to schedules, changes/next steps and for maintaining the status of work in progress at all times during the project development process. The goal at the AAE level is to seek broad involvement to expand his/her knowledge base and experience in preparation for an Account Manager position. The work involves development of marketing communications materials including direct mail, sales tools, and collateral.

What You'll Do

  • Participate in competitive analysis projects by gathering competitive samples and conducting secondary research when needed
  • Communicate job status and scheduling changes to relevant departments (e.g.: Creative, Media, Technology, Production, DP, Finance)
  • Assist in the approval of copy, layout/artwork, media plans and production materials and suggest revisions when necessary
  • Collaborate with Project Management on the development of realistic project schedules
  • Write conference reports, status reports and other correspondence (to be reviewed with account team prior to distribution)
  • Develop an understanding of the client’s business/industry and how key strategic issues impact client/agency objectives
  • Begin to develop presentation skills by working with account team in coordinating and generating client and internal presentations
  • Open jobs, develop estimates, handle billing, and keep track of budgets 

Our Ideal Candidate

  • BA degree or equivalent work experience  
  • Internship or experience within an advertising agency preferred to 6 months experience working on a direct marketing account within in an advertising agency (will also consider someone with experience working in a letter shop or print production company with advertising agencies as clients)
  • Direct marketing experience or desire to learn direct marketing highly preferred  (Direct mail, online tools, email marketing)
  • Careful attention to detail with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Team Player
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to coordinate a variety of projects
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Computer proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint 

Who We Are

We make inspiring creative. It’s not always the kind of work that hangs in a gallery, but it’s the kind that inspires people to buy well. We are an enterprise of thinkers and tinkerers armed with tools you won’t find anywhere else. We work hard. We play hard. We make rules. We break rules. We win awards that make our clients happy and your friends jealous. We will help move your career forward. We will challenge you, and we will celebrate successes with you. 
 
Geometry Global, the world’s largest and most international brand activation agency, drives conversion, action and purchase through award-winning programs that change behavior and inspire people to buy well. With teams in 56 markets, Geometry Global has expertise in shopper, digital, experiential, relationship, promotional and trade marketing. Some of our clients are big hitters like Unilever, Kimberly-Clark, and Mondelez. Geometry Global is a WPP company. (NASDAQ: WPPGY). www.geometry.com 

Geometry Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer that offers competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and great training programs. With the high volume of replies, we receive, it is not possible for us to personally respond to all prospective candidates. Please be assured that your resume will be reviewed and you will be contacted if there is an interest in your background and experience.

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