#166567

Account Supervisor (Multicultural)

Location:
Chicago
Job Terms:
Permanent
Start date:
05/10/2021
Posted By:
Monika Jedrzejek
Date:
04/07/2021

Job Description:

Summary

Our agency client is looking for an Account Supervisor to help create and lead targeted campaigns to impactfully connect African American consumers with national brands in one of the following areas: retail, financial services, pharmaceuticals, automotive, beauty and personal care. Experience leading creative executions, successfully collaborating across disciplines and building strong relationships with all business partners are the building blocks for excellence in the AS role. Candidates having 5-7 years of communications agency experience, coupled with a commitment to providing exceptional service to clients and agency partners, are encouraged to apply.  

Responsibilities: 

  • Direct agency resources to ensure appropriate delivery of the Scope of Work
  • Lead client communications for assigned projects
  • Lead internal teams to ensure understanding of agency and client expectations
  • Coach and develop various levels of account staff
  • Collaborate internally with agency departments (creative, planning, media, analytics, digital) to ensure program deliverables are met
  • Align agency messaging with overall program themes by working assertively with agency partners
  • Conduct and participate in client/partner/agency status calls and meetings
  • Manage client program budgets, from inception to completion, with support of the agency Director or Vice-President heading the account
  • Handle reporting of client work, communicate results to clients regularly to demonstrate ROI 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts /Science degree in marketing, communications, advertising, or a related field
  • Relevant advertising agency account management experience marketing to African America consumers
  • Expertise in managing traditional (TV, Radio, Print, OOH) and emerging (social, digital) media campaigns
  • Effective approaches to prioritize and skillfully manage multiple workstreams
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • An anticipatory approach to problem solving, intellectual curiosity, and creative thinking are essential for success in the role
  • Must be results oriented and able to work effectively under pressure