• Account Supervisor

    ID
    2017-2732
    Category
    Account Management
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location
    US-NY-New York
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    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

    This is a hybrid account role managing Hair and Hispanic focus brands: UNILEVER

     

    Manages client service, program development and execution activities, and financial performance. Oversees and troubleshoots the implementation and delivery of programs and partners with account director to lead strategic development of account. Ensures agency success by building and maintaining strong client relationships through delivery of expert counsel, understanding of the client’s business, flawless execution, and achievement of client’s

    What You'll Do

    Function as primary day-to-day liaison to clients on program tactics, project implementation, client service, strategic thought leadership, and opportunities and challenges in any of these areas:

    • Develop marketing programs and manage program activity with the account and strategic planning teams 
    • Own the development of the proposal/deck presentations; gain input and approval from account director/lead 
    • Partner with the client, strategic planning, and account director/lead in the development of marketing and/or communication briefs 
    • Manage the creative process and delivery of relevant materials including briefing the creative team and evaluating concepts, creative executions, media plans and production materials to ensure they are on strategy 
    • Assist client in evaluating the effectiveness of developed marketing programs and determine next steps 
    • Interact with relevant agency departments to clearly outline current and projected workload on a periodic basis for resource planning 
    • Providing well-grounded recommendations and guidance to clients based on their objectives and business needs 
    • Keep account director/lead fully informed of account activity, challenges and opportunities ongoing 
    • Define key strategic issues and opportunities and the impact on client objectives, and share information with clients and internal teams while educating the client on when/where the agency can be most impactful
    • Lead internal and client meetings, deliver presentations and prepares needed materials, including agendas, presentation decks
    • Lead development of direct reports through mentorship, coaching and ongoing performance feedback and identification of learning opportunities 
    • Track and revise budgets as needed based on client requests; alert client of financial implications and ensure that approvals to proceed are received by junior staff members 
    • Enter time reports once a week, at a minimum, and expense reports within 10 days of incurred expense 

    Must Haves

    • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university required 
    • 6-8 years of advertising, marketing, agency account management, brand management and/or related experience required 
    • At least 2 years of experience in assigned marketing discipline (e.g. shopper, relationship management, experiential, etc.) 
    • Experience with Hispanic insights/marketing (shopper a plus!)
    • Strong attention to detail, organization and process. ex. proofing work for accuracy, navigating project management systems and timelines, budgets, and deliverables for multiple projects
    • Ability to communicate logically and succinctly in both verbally and in written form 
    • Communicate with clients proactively on project progress, potential problems/obstacles and developing and executing on solutions 
    • Ability to effectively analyze results, interpret data, draw sound conclusions, and develop insightful and actionable recommendations 
    • Proven track record of building and maintaining strong client 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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