Account Executive

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We are looking for a stellar Account Executive talent for our Fortune 500 CPG client in Deerfield, IL. This is a long-term contract position with possibility to go perm. This talent must be extremely driven, a true go-getter with an entrepreneurial attitude and a solid client relationship manager.

Main Duties Include:
- Earn and keep each clients’ respect and confidence as a trusted advisor bringing value to their business through a strong commitment to success, consistent performance and the ability to develop a wide range of ideas and solutions
- Acquire in-depth knowledge of, and be conversant in, each clients’ business – their key issues, competitive situation and industry trends
- Demonstrate confidence and authority as the day-to-day voice of the agency team
- Effectively balance the dual expectations of your clients and the agency
- Anticipate potential relationship or expectation issues, advising the Account Group Director in time for the agency to act proactively
- Assist the Account Group Director with the development of an annual Client Development Plan
- Effectively assign, delegate, coordinate and monitor the work of agency staff members assigned to client projects
- Establish rapport and trust with a range of staff members assigned to your account(s) – acknowledging the expectations of and on others, identifying team and project needs, while being a true team collaborator
- Provide a model for leadership, and team unity
- Collaborate with and reach-out to fellow staff members for insight and feedback
- Display marketing curiosity and a willingness to push your own thinking and the agency’s work in new directions
- Identify key elements of an issue, problem or data set and be able to highlight general opportunities and implications
- Develop and articulate initial points-of-view relative to strategic, creative and media alternatives
- Act as a lead project manager with client projects; establish objectives, plan & organize, maintain quality assurance on all project deliverables
- Develop and demonstrate a clear, comfortable, persuasive presentation style for both formal and informal settings
- Be well- prepared and make certain presentation support materials are consistent and in line with the agency’s expectations of quality.

Must Haves:
- Bachelors in Marketing, Business or related field

- 2-3 years of experience in Account Management, and/or Project Management

- Agency or large-brand experience preferred

Are you a great communicator, confident in what you do and looking for a position where you can take the lead? This may be role for you... Apply today!