Account Director / Supervisor - Full Time - WFH during Covid-19

Starts As soon as identified, ideally March
Duration Full Time
Status Full Time
Rate DOE
Our client, a PR and Creative Agency in NYC is seeking a Senior Account Services Professional to join their team. They are open to Account Director or Supervisor level candidates to join their team. You must have an agency background to be considered.

The Ideal candidate possesses expert client relations and counseling skills, as well as both people and agency management skills. They are media savvy and have the ability to provide strategic thought leadership to accounts.
This role is remote until the company returns to the office and a workstation will be provided.

The Account Director/ Supervisor will have the following responsibilities:
- Serve as a leader in account management and team performance; responsible for team deliverables and client communication
- Budget: create, review, track, oversee, and approve budgets; ensure and understand account profitability; review client invoices and resource allocation
-Set performance standards + ensure professional development of team
-Collaborate with peers to determine staff and resource allocation against accounts
-Participate in staffing decisions (candidate interviews and hiring)
-Identify and secure resources needed for clients, campaigns, and staff
-Provide team updates on yearly plans and assignments
-Provide editorial support and strategic counsel to teams + clients
-A strategic voice for the client and manages client expectations
- Lead client calls, meetings and brainstorming
- Provide high-level client counsel on program and strategy
- Sell in and negotiate client programs and budgets
-Guide media relations activities from a strategic perspective
-Maintain strong media + influencer connections within your practice
-Create programmatic synergies between press, influencer + social efforts on behalf of clients
-Collaborate on budgeting programs
-Actively participate in new business activities
-Oversee special events + experiential activations (virtual and in-person)
-Identifies and assess new business leads, managing the creative and programming teams

The Account Director/ Supervisor will have the following Qualifications:
- 10-15+ Years of experience (preferred) running multiple Accounts at an agency
- PR or Digital background a must
- Experience managing a team of 3-4 direct reports
- Expert-level client relations skills
- Has gravitas and the ability to command a room
- Solid foundation in consumer marketing specifically: traditional public relations, large integrated programming, social strategy, and influencer marketing.
- Has deep client networks that span multiple verticals: exposure to Consumer, Travel, & Retail brands is a plus
- Experience with Wine and Spirits a plus

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Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc193@jobalert.creativecircle.com


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