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Assistant Account Executive

Assistant Account Executive

ID 
2018-2783
Category 
Account Management
Employment Type 
Regular Full-Time
Location 
US-MO-Kansas City

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

Shopper Marketing communications are increasingly important for our client.  An Assistant Account Executive is needed to execute various components of shopper targeted vehicles & tactics including Displays, Special Packs, and Free Standing Inserts (FSI’s) and Digital Coupons.  In some instances, these projects represent the Shopper portion of larger Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) projects.

 

The candidate will have immediate opportunities to be directly involved with the client via email, phone, and some face to face meetings.  The candidate will also work in close collaboration with a larger agency team across multiple offices & locations.

 

An Assistant Account Executive provides day-to-day executional support to the internal account team with particular emphasis on project management. This person ensures agency success by keeping internal teams updated and on track with projects and by creating and maintaining key project documents and assets.

What You'll Do

  • Creative / Pre-Production and Coupon execution
    • Project manage the creative execution and pre-production planning/activity of FSIs (Free Standing Inserts), displays, special packs, etc.
  • Key focus is on in-store signage / displays / POP, special packs, Free Standing Inserts (FSI’s) and Digital Coupons
    • Coordinate digital and printed coupons with retailer portal uploads and client systems
    • Oversee the transition of final /approved creative from the agency to the client’s key U.S. production supplier
  • Must forge a strong working partnership with this key 3rd party supplier, as they fabricate / print all in-store signs & displays, and special / promotional packages for our client in the U.S
    • Work with and coordinate across agency, client, and partner suppliers
    • Occasionally prepare Shopper creative updates / materials for agency top-management and client
  • Administrative Account Duties include:
    • Opening jobs
    • Status report updates
    • Timelines
    • Receiving estimates from production and providing to client (shoots, stock images, videos, etc.)
    • Digital coupon set up
    • Tracking against budget & scope
    • Following up regarding Talent & usage rights and Legal routing
    • Final art / mechanical
    • Release and follow-up

Our Ideal Candidate

  • BA/BS Degree: Communications, Advertising, Marketing, or related field
  • 1 year of post-college business experience (can be internships)
    • Experience in retail or shopper marketing is a plus
  • Ability to “get stuff done,” while being flexible and nimble
  • Comfortable with learning processes and systems
  • Confident and flexible style; with ability to present oneself professionally
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills for multiple audiences (successful candidate will be client-facing immediately)
  • Well-organized
  • Informing nature; keeps team informed of changes; communicates clearly and frequently; monitors and adjusts as needed to ensure effective and efficient communication
  • Ability to excel in a rapid development environment

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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