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

Summary

You get excited about creating and executing integrated marketing strategies. You excel at showing leadership and love working with a team to gather creative and client input. You build and strengthen transparent client relationships, helping and growing the client every chance you get.

You get to:

45% - 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 key client relationships and meet (or exceed) financial goals

25% - Team Leadership:

  • Collaborate with project team to develop big ideas and brand propositions
  • Ensure Account Coordinator and creative/development team is apprised of all relevant account and project details and strategic goals where required
  • Oversee the management of projects from concept to completion; 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
  • Provide leadership and management to Account Coordinators

20% - Communication Planning:

  • Provide marketing, strategic, brand and digital based solutions for assigned client accounts
  • Collaborate with creative teams and leverage their skills in implementing integrated marketing strategies
  • Oversee implementation of approved plans and strategies and all forms of primary research
  • Write and present detailed, well-researched communication plans to agency teams and clients

5% -Industry Knowledge:

  • Stay apprised of clients’ products, services and marketing developments as well as industry and competitor changes to proactively provide the best service for each client

5% - 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

We’re looking for:

  • Degree in Business or Marketing and Communications (an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered)
  • 7 + years’ experience in a client service/ marketing role
  • Experience with brand management and strategic business initiatives
  • Proven experience in sales, budget planning and proposal writing
  • Financial and business acumen
  • Extensive experience in the advertising/ marketing industry with digital knowledge
  • Agricultural knowledge is an asset
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Customer centric attitude with a strong passion to grow client relationships
  • Strong ability to create and execute a strategy
  • Ability to think creatively and generate ideas to meet client goals
  • Goal and results oriented with dynamic leadership abilities

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]