Aquent has an immediate opportunity for an Account Manager for a nine month contract opportunity with a top tier Fortune 500 company in Dallas.
· Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, advertising or business or equivalent applicable experience, plus a minimum of 5 years of experience in the marketing/advertising field.
· MUST have demonstrated leadership skills typically acquired experience leading staff in a Creative Services environment in order to quickly and effectively redirect projects, to coach team members and resolve conflicts as they arise.
· Must have excellent interpersonal oral and written communication skills to successfully develop project strategies and communicate objectives to the creative teams. Must be able to facilitate meetings with clients and creative teams and present to executive management. Diplomacy in working through interpersonal conflicts in an emotional, creative environment is necessary.
· Proven experience in managing large accounts at an advertising agency or marketing communications environment is necessary. Familiarity with creative development process from creative strategy through production is essential.
· Must be assertive, results-oriented, solution-focused and possess good business judgment to effectively lead project development.
· Leadership and team-building qualities are essential for motivating a team of creative professionals to consistently deliver solution-oriented creative work.
· Bilingual fluency is not a requirement for this position. No travel.