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Account Executive

Account Executive

ID 
2017-2686
Category 
Account Management
Employment Type 
Regular Full-Time
Location 
US-CA-Santa Monica

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

Account Executive will provide day-to-day executional support to account team by planning and directing programs to meet client’s promotional and marketing needs. This role is to drive agency work and keep the agency operations moving along, while keeping the account team informed of project status.

What You'll Do

  • Creates and updates both client and project documents including: creative briefs, estimates, project timelines, status reports, conference reports, financial reports, creative recaps and other supporting materials
  • Serves as creative and executional project lead; guides the day-to-day development of marketing programs from start to finish; secures required client approvals; ensures progressive steps in the process are approved with adequate time to meet schedules
  • Gathers, prepares and communicates necessary information to other agency functions (project management, creative team, production) and external vendors to execute marketing programs and solutions for client
  • Builds rapport and credibility with client and retailer personnel based on trust, expert counsel and responsiveness to client needs
  • Keeps agency team informed of client requests and changes; anticipate potential problems; proactively develop solutions
  • Reviews all strategic documents and creative work prior to submitting to client for review
  • Develops in-depth understanding of clients’ and retailers’ business
  • Adheres to agency process and financial policies; identifies ways to improve processes
  • Establishes budgets and manages workflows, collaborating with project managers to adhere to budgets and timelines
  • Creates and maintains electronic file archive of key project documents and assets on server
  • Ensures that agency work supports the brand and meets objectives and strategies
  • Uses client/business knowledge and relationships to uncover opportunities for the agency and grow business
  • Handles other duties as assigned by supervisor and/or director

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Bachelor’s Degree in advertising, marketing or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 2-3 yrs. of agency management experience, preferably with shopper marketing/consumer promotions experience
  • Ability to communicate clearly, thoroughly and succinctly both verbally and in written form
  • Strong attention to detail and organization
  • Proactive approach and proven ability to self-motivate
  • Ability to manage overlapping deliverables with short turnaround times
  • Proven ability to build and maintain strong internal and external relationships

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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