Fast growing Portland agency looking to add a talented Account Manager to their growing team. As an Account Manager you will manage existing business, clients, and projects as well as seek opportunities to actively pursue and nurture ongoing business for the company. This is a 3 month contract to hire position. Manage the creative, design, and strategic process for clients
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Strong communication with clients and internal teams to assist in development of SOW’s, estimates and client pitches
Closely communicate with internal stakeholders to coordinate project objectives and kickoff meetings
Engage clients with new products, technologies and solutions
Form strong relationships with key accounts based upon an understanding of their businesses and goals
Act as a consultant to the client to provide the best solution based on their current and ongoing business needs
Create solutions that can be profitably produced by the company
Must demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of marketing in-store industry products, services and processes
Baseline knowledge of creative marketing processes and practices
Proficient project management skills including time management and superior organization skills
High level influencing skills for internal and external clients
Exceptional communication skills, including written, verbal and interpersonal
Engaging, warm, interactive and decisive personality
Requirements: Minimum of five years in an account management/project management capacity, preferably in the retail, marketing or print industry or equivalent experience.
Proficient with Word and Excel.
Excellent communication skills; listening, engaging others, recording details, interacting with a variety of personalities in an effective and positive manner
Exceptional oral and written communication skills
Effective problem solving ability
Sound critical thinking skills
Professional demeanor and appearance
Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating.
An understanding of general business concepts
Familiar with a variety of the creative industry’s concepts, practices and procedures
If this sounds like a great role for you, apply now!