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Account Manager

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One of Portland's hottest agency is looking for an Account Manager to join their team. If you are passionate about branding and design and have a love for action sports this is the job for you!

You are a master negotiator well versed in the world of client services. You?ve got an action-oriented approach to managing accounts and recognize when to propose additional solutions for your clients. Client customer service is the holy grail of your day.

You fuel your network with boundless energy, brand knowledge and insights around the industry and consumers. Don?t forget the money ? you are responsible for keeping your accounts profitable and growing ? for the agency and for their clients.

CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Partner with the Account Strategist to develop and present client business goals, situation analysis, challenges, solutions, and measurement criteria
  • Actively seek and identify new business opportunities within assigned clients; upsell and cross sell agency services
  • Provide the internal team with a clearly defined brief that contains concise information on the product, audience and strategy enabling them to develop creative concepts
  • Collaboratively write scopes of work; lead capabilities presentations and proposals
  • Partner with the creative lead to effectively present and defend all creative work to clients
  • Review estimates and schedules provided by project managers; oversee scope to negotiate change orders when needed
  • Participate in sales meetings and track forecasting on weekly basis in CRM; prepare monthly client overviews


  • SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 6+ years of account or brand management experience (agency or client)
  • Demonstrated understanding of marketing and advertising campaigns including branding, print, interactive and retail components
  • Extensive client-facing exposure and account direction; comfortable providing strategic solutions
  • Ability to manage multiple clients, categories and projects with different timelines and deliverables
  • Demonstrate an ability to think creatively, sell strategically, and communicate efficiently internally and externally
  • Strong financial negotiation and presentation skills
  • Knowledgeable in outdoor lifestyle brands: footwear, apparel, equipment
  • Passion for Action Spots a big plus
  • Experience with New Biz Dev a plus


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