Advertising Account Manager

New York City
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Christina Clark

Job Description:

Our client is a major pharmaceutical company in NYC seeking an Account Manager to join their In-House Creative Team – must have an entrepreneurial spirit, see the long-term vision for what the group can achieve, and be aligned with their desire to be a best-in-class creative partner to clients.

The Account Manager is a results driven, goal oriented individual. In this role you will serve as the primary liaison between the in-house team and your assigned accounts. You are responsible for managing these relationships on a daily basis, which includes project management and frequent communication of status and timelines. 

• Ability to manage multiple projects and clients as well as possess a firm command of project management processes and methodologies 
• Manage and establish client expectations (scope, timing, deadlines, version control, etc.) 
• Manage internal creative team on a daily basis (timelines, deliverables, version control, etc.) 
• Seek out and understand opportunities on where we can successfully grow our business with the clients 
• Mentor and manage your fellow employees. We want someone who can both lead by example and also take an active interest in fostering the talents of those working alongside them. 
• Identify a client’s business needs and work with both the client and the creative team to understand, define, and build effective and innovative solutions that generate measurable results. 
• This is an office-based role and you will spend time in meetings and briefings, as well as remaining in close contact with key clients 
• Facilitate the development of creative briefs 
• Recommend key tactics that align with the goals of the client 
• Issue client status reports to ensure key information is being quickly communicated 
• Review creative development of a project during concept to completion to ensure specifications, client expectations, budgets, timelines, etc. are being adhered to 
• Develop annual forecasts 
• Track time on a daily basis  
• Brings an entrepreneurial spirit to the group and is eager to learn as the team grows 
• High ability to partner with the creative team to build strong client relationships 
• Candidate will need to blend with the team culture, is passionate about the work and fun to work with. 
• Join a newly formed creative team and have the opportunity to help shape its growth! 
• The balance of work/life is excellent! 
Candidate Requirements • 3-7+ years as an Account Manager in a creative/advertising agency including experience within the healthcare/pharmaceutical industry 
• A deep understanding and prior knowledge of working with clients to develop the creative, strategy, marketing and project management 
• You have proven experience in growing a client account, understanding the client’s need and how to leverage the services our agency provides 
• You have a passion for your clients’ business 
• You’re an optimist, and have the foresight to create solutions even before challenges arise 
• You have a “we before me” attitude and you unite/bring teams together 
• Strong understanding of creative as it relates to digital project lifecycles 
• Someone with an intuitive understanding for how creative work gets done