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Account Director

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One of Portland's largest agencies is looking for a talented Account Director to add to their team; one month contract to hire. Qualified candidates must have a combination of agency experience, high-tech knowledge, marketing savvy and charisma.

As an Account Director you will oversee the agency relationship with either a single large account or with a major line of business or a business unit within a corporation. You drive the account’s strategic direction, program and production management, and metrics and analytics with other agency team members.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Understand clients’ business, industry and needs at the highest level
  • Create professional client partnerships built on trust, respect and results
  • Generate business-building ideas, marketing insight and solutions for clients
  • Provide cogent agency points of view to best enable clients’ success
  • Work with clients to set goals for individual programs
  • Prepare and present results and insights tied to objectives at the end of programs or campaigns
  • Create annual business unit account plans and update quarterly
  • Develop and manage growth plans for assigned accounts
  • Leverage existing relationships into new opportunities
  • Move client relationships from tactics to programs, to major lines of agency business
  • Outline presentations and proposals
  • Proactively plan, conceptualize and understand research to drive and achieve results
  • Update CRM and track activity
  • Take responsibility for SOWs, POs, change orders and billings for assigned accounts
  • Proactively solve problems at all levels, utilizing various leadership and negotiation skills, offering solutions for the benefit of the client and agency
  • Develop, mentor and direct account staff


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