Our client is a large bank in Wilmington, DE and they have asked for Aquent's help in identifying their next Account Executive. The Account Executive will work in the bank's inhouse ad agency. There are 2 of these positions available. This is an 18 month engagement, onsite in Wilmington. There is no opportunity to work remote and this position will not turn into permanent employment.
Reports to the Account Manager, Senior Account Manager or Account Supervisor and manages the relationship between ECS and Bank partners, focusing in the areas of customer loyalty and lifecycle marketing.
The Account Executive conducts the affairs and activities of the agency ensuring client delight, sustained results and continued growth and profitability. This role interacts with all agency functions and marketing partners.
Key Responsibilities:Demonstrate understanding of segmentation, conversion, customer retention, cross-sell and campaign ROI.Plan, coordinate, and direct client repeat, cross-sell and Rewards marketing projects for clients.Proactively manage day-to-day responsibilities on assigned projects including but not limited to job starts, change orders, client markups, status reports, team and client meetings and all client deliverables.Manage the job life cycle inclusive of assigning appropriate project complexity levels, managing schedules across all active jobs and closing out jobs in FileMaker through communication with Traffic.Communicate with clients through meetings, telephone calls, status reports.Confer with clients to determine advertising requirements and budget.Coordinate projects through interaction with creative team, production staff and clients.Engage with Agency Integration where needed, and participate in driving consistency across all channels.Attend and present in creative review, client meetings and governance where appropriate.Deliver all projects to the client within the established line of business Service Level Agreements (SLAs).Demonstrate the ability to consistently achieve high client service standards and manage multiple client relationships throughout any given assignment.Support out of scope billing where appropriate by confirming funding source and providing billing information on a monthly basis.Adhere to ECS policies and procedures.Participate in ongoing education to build business acumen.
Requirements:3+ years experience in advertising/marketing agency or financial services industry managing client relationshipsStrong communication skillsAbility to work well in cross-functional team environmentProficient in Acrobat, Filemaker, Word and ExcelHigh energy, thrives in dynamic environmentDemonstrated organizational skillsSound judgment and interpersonal skills
Desired:CRM/Loyalty experience and/or database marketing and analysis experience preferred
Aquent is the world's largest and most successful boutique staffing firm specializing in the creative and marketing field. We place our Talent in contract engagements ranging from 2 days to 2 years! We offer the industry's best benefits that we subsidize dramatically! Medical, dental and vision benefits are available to you after just 30 days and after 90 days you are free to participate in our 401k plan! We also offer an outstanding referral bonus program where you can earn thousands of dollars just for knowing and referring talented friends!