Get ready to roll up your sleeves; mighty creative is born in this boutique NYC ad agency. Seeking an enthusiastic, go-getter Account Director to manage two health and wellness brands; the client is great and ready to do funny, award-winning work. Your previous experience should be fully integrated and well-rounded, as work spans traditional and digital/social mediums; also, know your way around Snap and the next app of tomorrow. The ideal candidate will have a 7+ year agency foundation coupled with a boutique agency “can do” spirit. Please be collaborative, entrepreneurial, and comfortable working on nimble and fast-paced teams.
Working in account management here is the exact opposite of working in the Account department of a big agency. You will be treated as an equal by the creative department, you will be asked to use your mind, and you will be asked to think strategically. Your insights will be sought out and valued. Your clients will rely on you for insights and direction, and the agency will rely on you for the same things. In an extremely flat management structure, you will be instrumental in ensuring that great business-driving ideas make it into the world. You will be given all the responsibility you can handle. You will sing karaoke.
You are responsible for establishing, maintaining and growing effective and profitable client relationships which result in continued new business and creative opportunities. You manage the day-to-day operations of client accounts including understanding client needs and effectively driving projects, working with internal teams to meet client expectations, meeting all budget guidelines and service deliverables. You’re a thought leader who has a full understanding of the clients business, goals, develops situation analysis, challenges, competitive reviews and measurement criteria and tracking for all campaigns. Collaborating with a producer, you’ll define project strategy and scope, create budget estimates, write Statements of Work and Change Orders, production estimates, weekly job/budget tracking. You will lead, coach and develop an Account Executive. Reports directly to the Managing Director.
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