• Account Executive

    Requisition ID
    2018-4817
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Locations
    US-DC-Washington, DC
    Category
    Account Management/Client Services
  • Overview

    The Brief:   

           

    As an Account Executive, you will be responsible for fully immersing yourself in the clients’ business, products, consumers and competition.

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities:

     

    • Take responsibility for knowing and internalizing the statistics of the client’s business
    • Analyze and synthesize business data while creating a strong POV
    • Expert in competitive landscape and Client’s overall business
    • Ability to fairly and appropriately communicate between client and Agency
    • Collaborate seamlessly with creative and strategic teams, writing briefs, evaluating work and providing feedback for revisions, as needed
    • Clear understanding of all production processes (digital, print and broadcast)
    • Ability to multi-task and have strong communication skills. You can speak intelligently about the marketing challenges facing the client.
    • Develop key creative relationships
    • Able to effectively lead internal meetings
    • Understand appropriate research techniques for strategy, creative and media needs
    • Provide strategic direction for creative rotations
    • Can anticipate and know when to escalate a problem
    • Work collaboratively with all members of the integrated team
    • Supervise the AAE in preparation of client budgets and provide clear accurate reporting
    • Seek opportunities to present to clients and gain confidence in external presentations
    • Delegate effectively and smartly
    • Help train and coach while providing feedback to AAE(s)
    • Be prepared for other tasks you may be assigned

    Qualifications

     We’d love it if you:

    • Have a Bachelor’s degree in Advertising, Marketing or a related field
    • Have two (2) to five (5) years of advertising/marketing experience
    • Have experience presenting both orally and in writing
    • Are able to build good rapport with team and clients
    • Consider yourself a digital native
    • Are strategically inquisitive and inclined

     

    We embrace diversity at Y&R. In fact, we celebrate it. We have different backgrounds. Passports. Genders. Orientations. Beliefs. We have different skills, ambitions and talents. We’re fresh out of school and we have years of experience. We’ve come back from serving our country. We’re returning after starting our families.

     

    We are inclusive. Full stop. Diversity enriches our culture, enhances our worldview and makes us better partners to our clients and better citizens of the world. Our differences add up to a stronger whole, because it takes all kinds of people to build all kinds of brands. We are Y&R. And we Resist the Usual.

     

    Y&R is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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