Account Manager

$50,000 - $80,000 yearly
  • Lessing-Flynn
  • Des Moines, IA, USA
  • Oct 24, 2018
Full time Account Executive Account Lead PR Account Management

Job Description

Craving a tasty career opportunity with a reputable Des Moines advertising agency? Do you like awesome perks like company-paid healthcare, a fitness center, an occasional chair massage and FREE SNACKS? This job posting may hit the spot! Lessing-Flynn seeks an Account Manager to join our team and oversee multiple clients while collaborating with some of the most creatively twisted minds in the biz. Sound professionally appetizing?
 

Expertise:

  • In-depth client product and industry expertise
  • Budgeting and billing
  • Proposal writing and pitching
  • Product/brand positioning and management
  • Mentoring and developing people
  • Analyzing data to drive decisions and results

Responsibilities:

  • Establish a strong, deep, trusting relationship with clients
  • Maintain direct, day-to-day senior level client contact
  • Initiate and facilitate strategy meetings with clients and internal teams
  • Check and approve copy, design, production art and coordinate client approvals
  • Educate self and team members on client goals and strategies
  • Provide key marketing and industry insights to clients
  • Provide regular client updates with results and successes of marketing initiatives
  • Develop marketing strategies based on client goals and objectives
  • Provide creative, production, media, public relations and interactive department personnel with well-documented input, support data and production materials as required
  • Ensure advertising strategies are clearly defined, approved by clients, and understood by the creative and media groups
  • Manage client budgets and authorize all estimates for client approval
  • Review client billings monthly and oversee preparation and sending client invoices
  • Ensure a high-quality project is completed on time, on message and on budget
  • Actively seek additional projects/new business from client contacts
  • Represent the agency at industry functions and promote the agency at every opportunity
  • Become familiar with agency credentials and specialties

Requirements:

  • Degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications or related field
  • 5+ years experience serving as day-to-day agency representative to clients providing a high level of responsive service
  • Desire to continuously enhance knowledge and skills by researching industry news, attending association events and seminars

Still hungry? 
Submit the following we can learn your story and see if you’re destined to become a part of ours:

  • Your Resume
  • A video telling us why you would be a great fit for the position. The video should be approximately one minute in length and can be recorded very simply from your smartphone or the webcam on your computer. (Video files or a link to your video should be emailed to info@lessingflynn.com)

Workamajig Experience Preferred

No