Account Executive – Tampa, FL

The Account Executive (AE) position is responsible for leading small to medium size jobs for the assigned client and/or project. The position requires good communication skills and attention to detail, along with the ability to learn from the integrated team what constitutes smart strategy and good work. AEs should have a solid understanding of basic marketing tactics and the way an agency works. They should demonstrate a desire to understand their clients’ business and the agency profitability model.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for mastering basic agency processes, developing positive client relationships and developing strong relationships with the integrated team
  • Able to proactively and efficiently manage workload, especially as it relates to critical client deadlines and large volume of projects/jobs
  • Responsible for client communications on projects the employee manages, including processing work, managing timelines & expectations, alerting clients to revisions or potential challenges
  • Responsible for sharing relevant industry and competitive updates
  • Lead internal communication and collaboration across departments
  • Setting expectations for each team member and output of project
  • Establishing clear deliverables and timelines to ensure team alignment
  • Operate as the lead on project management in collaboration with Traffic department
  • Manage up to Supervisors to keep leadership informed on important client and internal team updates
  • Demonstrate the ability to understand the client’s business to evaluate work based on strategy and objectives.
  • Earn and maintain a positive relationship with junior members of the client team to further agency partnership and execute tactical work.
  • Develop ability to think critically in the development of new work in order to prepare for client feedback or technical roadblocks
  • Master basics of agency and client processes within day-to-day workflow
  • Act as financial stewards by managing media, production, out of scope project and service fee budgets and billing
  • Support team in execution and strategy of integrated creative campaigns across all touch points, including Display, OOH, Broadcast, Social, Search, Online Video, Print & POP
  • Serve as role model and teacher to Assistant AEs and Account Coordinators

 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with different people and work styles
  • Experience executing administrative and tactical account work and ability to mentor AAEs and Coordinators in performing those duties
  • Experience leading tactical projects including promotional or routine monthly campaigns
  • Demonstrated success managing projects, schedules and client deadlines

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BA or BS) required
  • Agency experience 3+ years

*Background check required.

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