AGENCY ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Do you always answer a question with "what are we doing" and "why are we doing it?" Perfect!
Do you have an appetite to solve problems (incl. the Rubik's Cube with your eyes closed) just for fun? Double-plus perfect!
Do you truly believe that the client is always right and think nothing in this world is more enjoyable than a happy client? Ding. Ding. Ding. You're a Winner!
If you like sitting around all day, musing over things that others hand to you, this probably isn't the place for you. However, if you love cultivating strong, long-lasting client relationships and understand the complexities and dynamics of the agency business then you'll thrive here like a stray cat in a bird sanctuary.
Our creative branding/marketing agency, The Republik (www.therepublik.net) is filled with people who love to think, and make things both beautiful and intense. Not to mention we have a line of clients who crave this kind of work. We're bound by no media and are quite comfortable working in the digital, social and mobile realms. We need some help around here! We need an Account Executive, one who can jump on board with nary a stumble to manage all aspects of accountant management, strategic thinking, planning and implementation.
Candidates should be driven to be the best, have 2-4 years of integrated marketing communications & direct client management experience in an agency environment and have an appetite to grow within a bustling organization.
WE ARE THE REPUBLIK........
SOME OF THE THINGS THAT YOU'LL BE DOING ::
-Manage clients independently on a day-to-day basis including timely documentation of client conversations/decisions and project & budget statuses.
-Strategic marketing counsel for clients communications programs and agency initiatives.
-Identify and interpret client/brand needs clearly and transform them into properly focused creative briefs.
-Initiate & develop mutually beneficial long-term relationships with clients at senior management level.
-Understand marketing & communication requirements and formulate marketing & communication plans.
-Preparation of marketplace analysis including client and competitive activity.
-Provide strategic thinking to write creative and media briefs.
-Provide objective feedback & input to creative and media concepts & plans.
-Develop workable budgets, revenue generation ideas and manage receivables.
MUST HAVE SKILLS ::
(MUST HAVE ADVERTISING, MARKETING OR PUBLIC RELATIONS AGENCY EXPERIENCE)
-Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Advertising or Public Relations.
-(2-4) years of direct account management experience (digital, production, creative, etc.)
-Interest and aptitude for creative business and marketing solutions.
-Experience in Integrated Marketing preferred.
-Well versed in planning campaigns across multiple platforms.
-Great client facing experience (B2B & B2C.)
-Marketing strategy and implementation skills.
-Skillful problem solver and a terrific team player.
-Strong project management and analytical skills.
-Critical and strategic thinking.
-Exceptional attention to detail.
-Identify opportunities for growth and improvement within existing channels.
-Excellent writing, editing, communication and interpersonal skills.
-Excellent presentation skills. Ability to create and deliver presentations that communicates and adheres to the strategic vision.
-Self-motivated, outgoing, confident, energetic, possess a positive attitude and willingness to expand knowledge base.
-Strong Keynote, Numbers and Pages skills.
-Ability to operate under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
-Use/familiarity with project management software platforms such as Basecamp.
ABOUT THE REPUBLIK ::
The Republik is a strategy-focused, creative-driven marketing agency based in Raleigh, NC known for developing marketing communications that improve the ability to target and achieve results. The Republik's team is versed in all aspects of traditional marketing, digital development, social media and public relations, the latter two of which are handled by The Republik's subsidiary, Rubberneck Media (www.rubberneckmedia.com). The Republik's clients include Hanwha L&C, Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, Boy Scouts of America, FHI, Franklin Hotel, among others. For more information, please visit therepublik.net, or follow the conversation on Twitter @THEREPUBLIK.
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