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Project Manager / Account Manager

Location:
Seattle
Job Terms:
Temp-to-Perm
Posted By:
Elizabeth Bennett
Date:
06/06/2019

Job Description:

Reporting to the Managing Director at Aquent Studios, the Project Manager / Account Manager will have a strong foundation in current marketing strategies across traditional, digital and social media. You need to have an entrepreneurial spirit with a curiosity and vision that can create opportunities for the Studio and our clients. You will thrive without a manual and love to solve problems on your own seeing business possibilities in all interactions. You will help grow strategic relationships and grow existing business opportunities with world-class brands, internal creative teams and partners. You will take ultimate responsibility in leading projects and clients you are assigned from idea execution to budget creation, status meetings and production, to end of project analysis and evaluation with input from project owner.

A successful candidate will understand Marketing/Branding and creative production requirements, with the expertise and knowledge of how to brief a design and copy team on project requirements, while simultaneously managing the account, project budget and timelines.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide strategy, vision, leadership and continuous improvement to deepen existing relationships and build new client stakeholder relationships.

  • Ability to oversee multiple complex projects with concurrent deadlines through effective account management.

  • Responsible for management of new business proposals/details internal and client budgets/forecasting.

  • Establish and maintain service delivery framework, ensuring the team is current on best in-class processes and procedures.

  • Manage workload and work process by facilitating regular meetings with account teams, planning teams and overseeing updates and accuracy.
     

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, or similar fields.

  • 5 – 7.5 years of experience in account management.

  • Demonstrated experience managing large-scale accounts and achieving agency financial/business forecasting metrics.

  • Experience managing relationship with senior level clients.

  • Experience managing and monitoring P&L across large-scale account.

  • Exceptional leadership/management skills and superb oral and written communication, with seasoned presentation skills.

  • Ability to represent the Studio and the client in a polished, intelligent manner.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate and persuade staff, peers, and clients.

  • Proven ability to lead a team.

  • Team player who is results-oriented, proactive and has a strong work ethic.

  • Team leader with management skills, enthusiasm and can-do attitude.

  • Work closely with the other team leads to ensure that all work undertaken maximizes the available cross-functional resources in an efficient and cost effective manner.

  • Display and encourage creativity and innovation.

  • Credibility and ability to build strong and effective relationships at all levels.

  • Ability to operate with speed, flexibility and creativity.

  • World class attention to detail across all aspects of the project delivery.

 

SKILLS & PERSONAL QUALITIES:

  • Entrepreneurial/ownership mentality
  • Takes accountability

  • Continual learner

  • Draws connections/able to synthesize information quickly and connect the dots

  • Bias for action. A do-er. Actively seeks out & solves problems proactively

  • quick to absorb and analyse large amounts of information

  • enthusiastic, energetic and imaginative

  • approachable, outgoing and diplomatic

  • a clear communicator, in person and writing

  • able to present ideas with conviction

  • highly organised and flexible

Client Description:

AQUENT STUDIOS: Why work with us?

  • Long term career opportunities supporting Fortune 500 brands
  • Excellent health and dental insurance subsidized
  • Comprehensive benefits package including 401(k), FSA's and voluntary insurance programs
  • Paid weekly​
  • Vacation, Sick and Holiday pay
  • Access to free training and continuing education

Company description:

Aquent Studios provides custom-tailored consulting and outsourcing solutions. Our team of consultants, project managers, and creative professionals brings decades of experience to help our clients expand their capacity in marketing communications, content development, and creative media. Aquent Studios is a division of Aquent, which is the world’s largest marketing staffing firm. Aquent is privately held and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. www.aquentstudios.com

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