We’re Looking for an Account Executive in Winnipeg, MB

By Willa Huley written about 1 month ago

Summary

You take pride in your ability to strengthen and grow client relationships, execute on annual plans and take complete ownership over campaign and large project work. You have exceptional project management skills and can successfully manage competing priorities in a fast-paced, changing environment resulting in successful client engagements.

You get to:


40% - Client Management:

  • Lead the discovery process with clients, collaborate with team members and embrace clients as partners, using their input to inform and inspire creative ideas
  • Effectively draft, present, sell and explain all agency work/proposals to clients
  • Ensure clear articulation of client and agency deliverables with timelines
  • Ensure Account Director or VP, Account Services is involved in significant client meetings
  • Grow existing client accounts to meet (or exceed) financial goals

25% - Team Leadership:

  • Collaborate with project team to develop big ideas and brand propositions, document meetings, write final drafts and drive them through to completion
  • Ensure Account Coordinator as well as creative/development team is apprised of all relevant account and project details and strategic goals where required
  • Manage projects from concept to completion; open project tickets for client projects, ensure work is properly scoped and estimated accurately, organize project kickoffs, keep apprised of project process driving towards agreed-upon timelines, and ensure client satisfaction
  • Work in a team-based environment for each project
  • Provide leadership and management to Account Coordinators

20% - Communication Planning:

  • Provide marketing, strategic, brand and digital solutions for assigned client accounts
  • Support Account Managers in strategic planning

15% - Miscellaneous:

  • Review and proofread all production materials to confirm they meet standards, strategic goals and are error-free prior to client presentation
  • Sign off on all client invoices and billing worksheets, ensuring they are within project scope
  • Define and manage Think Shift administration process with clients
  • Other duties as assigned

We’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or marketing and communications is preferred (an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered)
  • Three to five years of experience in an advertising agency or other client management role
  • Strong business writing abilities
  • Agricultural knowledge is an asset
  • Strong project management
  • Good financial and business acumen
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills
  • Understanding of marketing, sales, advertising and digital marketing
  • Customer centric attitude with a strong passion to grow client relationships
  • Ability to think creatively and generate ideas to meet client goals
  • Ability to provide strategic vision and translate it into a plan of action
  • Highly creative with a keen eye for creative concept
  • Strong team leadership skills

Compensation:

Think Shift provides an attractive and competitive comprehensive compensation plan, including base salary and company bonus. We also offer a company group insurance plan which includes health and dental. Compensation, benefits and perks will be discussed in more detail during the interview process.

Interested? Please send us your resume to: [email protected]