• Assistant Account Executive

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

    The Brief:   


    As an Assistant Account Executive, you would be responsible for immersing yourself in the Agency while bringing your curiosity and passion to assist the Account Team in meeting the client’s needs.




    • Create competitive portfolio and analyzes full competitive landscape
    • Learns to work within the agency processes and systems
    • Interface with production, traffic and creative departments ensuring successful completion of all projects
    • Interact with integrated Agency partners to ensure clear communication of deliverables and timelines of projects in development
    • Manage several projects at once and able to prioritize
    • Prepare estimates and manages projects against agreed upon SOW
    • Attend key meetings to stay informed and to become more familiar with brand/marketplace challenges
    • Compile status reports and conference reports
    • Consistently reliable and is a team player; works well with others
    • Strong attention to detail and follow through
    • Asks for/accepts performance feedback
    • Manage Client’s budget and provides clear, accurate reporting
    • Active and enthusiastic participant in agency trainings
    • Contribute when asked and steps up to do whatever it takes to get the job done and win
    • Be prepared for other tasks as you may be assigned


    We’d love it if you:

    • Have a Bachelor’s degree in Advertising, Marketing or a related field
    • Have up to one (1) year of advertising/marketing experience
    • Have a passion about the business and a strong POV regarding why you want to be a part of it
    • Are able to build good rapport with team and clients
    • Have strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
    • Consider yourself a digital native

    What else you can expect:


    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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