CROSSMARK

MW - ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (Shopper Marketing)

Posted Date 1 month ago(7/7/2020 12:37 PM)
Req ID
2020-162656
Primary Work Location : Location
US-IL-Chicago
Category
Account Management/Client Services

# of Openings

1

Overview

The Account Executive supports the agency process, Shopper Marketing team, and lead client programs from beginning to end. In this role, you will serve as a lead agency contact for client on assigned projects with limited supervision, ensuring objectives, timelines and budgets are met. This person is resourceful and willing to find answers and inspiration from all points, and is responsible for overseeing specific initiatives on a client account. In this role, you will get more exposure to senior levels of client communication and will act as the backbone of the day-to-day client team/business.

Responsibilities

  • Develop positive relationships with clients and promote strong team/client relations
  • Serve as creative and executional project lead from start to finish (this includes: brief development, program estimation, budget tracking and reconciliation, creative/program recaps)
  • Collaborate with teammates, creative, internal teams, and/or external teams to develop marketing programs and solutions for client
  • Support team with generating strategic and well thought out approaches to creative and program executions
  • Continue educating self and team on industry trends, Shopper trends, and the retail landscape
  • Support team with proofing to ensure all client’s brand standards are met
  • Build & support with client facing presentation decks
  • Keep team updated on ongoing day-to-day programs, client news and other relevant account details through maintaining and owning status document
  • Serve as a team/agency ambassador to promote omnichannel solutions to client initiatives
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the program scope with the ability to establish and manage budgets
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively and professionally
  • Demonstrate passion for highest quality of work
  • Act as a role model and mentor for more junior staff, including AAE’s and Interns

NOTE:  This job description does not imply that the above functions are the only tasks that may be performed.  Associates will be expected, if possible, to follow any other job-related instructions and perform any other job-related tasks as directed by management.

Qualifications

  • 2-3 years Agency experience; 1-2 years Shopper Marketing Experience
  • Experience with client/agency relationships
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience managing Shopper programs (digital, print, in-store, omnichannel)
  • Comfortable setting deadlines and sticking to them
  • Comfortable and experienced at managing multiple tasks
  • Comfortable with presentation skills – comfortable in a presentation setting
  • Able to articulate business problems and challenges and work towards a solution
  • Independent thinker with exceptional teamwork skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work under high pressure situations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop strong relationships with clients, internal staff in all departments and vendors 
  • The ability to work in a dynamic environment and adapt to shifting priorities and deadlines  

Education: Bachelor’s degree required

 

Experience:  2-3 years in the industry

  

Specific Skills: Microsoft Office (Proficient to excellent)

 

CROSSMARK is committed to providing accessible employment practices and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. If you require accommodation for a disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please let us know.

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