Account Executive

CoNecs North America
Phoenix, Arizona

Account Executive

Account Executives at CoNecs North America are responsible for the day-to-day management of key accounts within the agency – ensuring client marketing and public relations efforts are managed strategically and effectively. An Account Executive should know the company’s strengths and structure and possess exceptional communications skills, including salesmanship.

 

This position oversees staff including account coordinator, copywriter, administrative support and design services, and should be a superior team player, motivating other team members to perform at their highest levels. They are also responsible for retaining and growing existing clients, as well as pursuing opportunities for new client development.

 

Responsibilities include:

 

·        Management and oversight of accounts to ensure client accounts are managed properly – on time and within budget;

·        Develop strategic Marketing & Communications plans and provide effective oversight of implementation, including creative strategy development and execution;

·        Regular interface with clients on accounts for strategy, production and regular status meetings;

·        Develop clear and compelling client creative briefs for clear project deliverables and execution;

·        Demonstrate problem solving and analytical skills, including the ability to assess a situation, form logical/reasoned assumptions and conclusions, and articulate recommendations;

·        Review and improve processes for the team throughout the agency to keep project deadlines and to keep team working on highest priorities. Work with typical agency production processes including:

o   Wrike (production program)

o   Status Reports

o   Tip Sheets

o   Minute 7 Timekeeping

·        Work with bookkeeper on a weekly basis to ensure all clients are billed for retainers and production projects on a timely basis and that agency receivables are on time;

·        Meet regularly with COO and Managing Partner to report and assess agency status and improvements;

·        Work to promote the agency either through client work or independently, locally and nationally;

Job Qualifications:

 
  • Professional written & interpersonal communication skills;
  • Effectively influence and interface with clients at peer and executive levels;
  • Strong organizational skills & effectively planning and prioritizing multiple projects at the same time with full attention to detail;
  • Strong team builder with both internal and external agency partners;
  • Drive high accountability, ensuring team commitments are achieved;
  • Share best practices across agency to help make broader group more effective;
  • Resourceful problem solver & takes initiative.
 

Job requirements:

 
  • Five years minimum of marketing, advertising agency, or related business experience;
  • Proven knowledge of brand management and advertising for consumer brands;
  • Understanding and working knowledge of consumer research tools and methodologies;
  • Deep understanding of variety of communication mediums including video, print, digital, email, collateral, OOH, and the production process supporting each;
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent;
  • Spanish language skills a plus.
 

Position type:

 

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday 8:30AM to 5PM. Job will require attendance at some events or meetings held after hours.

 

Salary Range:

 

$50,000-$60,000 depending on skill set and experience. Company benefits are available including healthcare coverage, 401(k), paid time off, and holidays.

 

Application:

 

To apply, email your cover letter, resume & portfolio to careers@conecsna.com.