• Senior Account Executive

    ID
    2018-3022
    Category
    Account Management
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location
    US-OH-Akron
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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

    Provides day-to-day executional support or monitors overall status of work amongst the team. Acts as a key client partner by analyzing program results and providing recommendations for future programs. Ensures agency success by serving as the creative and executional lead for programs providing insight and ensuring that deliverable deadlines are met.

    What You'll Do


    • Partner with client and Strategic Planning to manage and create creative briefs and manage projects in accordance with agency procedures

    • Evaluate copy, layout/artwork, media plans and productions materials and make suggested revisions in keeping with agreed upon strategies and business objectives

    • Serve as creative and executional lead for overall programs; lead the day-to-day creative conceptual development of client marketing programs from start to finish

    • Keep agency team informed of client requests and changes


      • Anticipate potential problems and implications associated with requests

      • Develop and execute solutions in alignment with client request and agency procedures


    • Work closely with client and Creative, Strategic Planning, and Account teams to provide support and identify opportunities related to the Strategic Planning process

    • Analyze program results, summarize findings, and recommend program enhancements and/or changes to improve going forward


      • Assist senior leadership in the development of program recaps and associated presentations for clients based on analysis of results and recommendations




    • Lead meetings and deliver presentations both internally and with the client



    • Monitor status of work in progress as well as client budgets; review estimates/billing and approve invoices


      • Lead internal status meetings with Finance and Project Management to keep internal teams updated on the status of projects


    • Track budgets; notify manager of client requests that fall outside of scope; revise budgets as needed; alert client of financial implications and secure approval to proceed



    • Train AAE’s and AE’s in marketing, account management, client management, and agency procedures

    • Provide oversight to junior team, growing their skills and determining when appropriate for them to take leadership with projects or client and internal discussions

    • Adhere to agency process and financial policies; identify ways to improve processes

    • Enter time reports once a week, at a minimum, and expense reports within 10 days of incurred expense

    • Handle other duties as assigned by supervisor

    Our Ideal Candidate


    • Bachelor’s Degree in advertising, marketing or the equivalent combination of education and experience

    • 4-6 years experience in Experiential Marketing, Shopper Marketing, Events and/or Sponsorship Activation

    • Comprehensive knowledge of client category and business objectives, and a clear understanding of the key strategic issues that impact the client’s business

    • Strong attention to detail and organization, demonstrated through actions such as:


      • Effectively proofing own and others work to ensure accuracy

      • Actively and effectively managing timelines, budgets and deliverables of multiple projects simultaneously

      • Developing and archiving all key project documents in an easy to identify format for historical reference


    • Ability to communicate clearly, thoroughly and succinctly both verbally and in written form

    • Ability to analyze results, interpret data, draw sound conclusions, and develop insightful and actionable recommendations

    • Proactive approach, demonstrated through actions such as:


      • Providing regular and thorough project updates to manager and team

      • Anticipating potential problems and obstacles to project success, communicating concerns and developing solutions

      • Keeping abreast of category trends and sharing information/learnings with team members


    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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