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Senior Account Executive
NDG is looking for a Senior Account Executive. You’ll need to be part marketing expert and part proactive problem solver. The Senior Account Executive is responsible for daily contact between the agency and client accounts, and makes sure clients are happy at the highest levels.
The Senior Account Executive interfaces with various agency departments to move projects through on behalf of the client. This includes meeting with the Creative Director concerning creative initiatives, the Media Manager concerning media opportunities, the Marketing Content Manager concerning social media and publicity, the Director of Digital Development concerning interactive development, and the Production Manager concerning scheduling and timing.
You have to know the client’s business and you have to know our business. You have to keep things moving smoothly. All strategy and creative concepts run through the Senior Account Executive, so we need someone who knows what really works in marketing. We need you to make sure we’re giving the client not only what they want, but more importantly what they need.
If that sounds like you, keep reading.
We’re looking for someone with a business or marketing degree, and agency experience as a senior-level supervisor. You need an analytical mind, an entrepreneurial spirit, and you need to be able to absolutely rock a presentation.
If that still sounds like you, let’s talk. Soon.
Reports to Vice President
ACTIVITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Handles day-to-day activities for assigned clients
Keeps apprised of progress of clients’ projects through the Production Manager
Receives client briefings. Fills out Meeting Minutes for all client meetings and distributes to appropriate client and agency personnel. Quickly and accurately relays client Change Orders to all appropriate agency personnel
Effectively presents, sells and defends all agency work/proposals to clients
Keeps apprised of clients’ brands/products/services/marketing developments
Assists in preparing client invoices, proposals, marketing communications, strategic marketing plans, media and public relations plans
Plans client events and facilitate on-site event management
Regularly checks for and responds promptly to all client communications, including calls and emails
Oversees execution of approved programs
Checks and approves creative/production materials, copy, layouts, and production art, and coordinates client approval of same
Measure campaign effectiveness and website performance, and presentation of analysis to clients
Conduct SEO (search engine optimization) research and develop recommendations for client websites
Closely monitors and manages online advertising, including but not limited to banner campaigns, third party listing site services, etc.
With Media Manager, monitor, manage and optimize CPC (cost-per-click) campaigns
Reviews billing prior to release to clients; ensures prompt collection of accounts receivable
Coordinates project timing and budgets with all relevant agency personnel
Actively seeks additional projects/new business from client contacts
Energetic, resourceful, positive attitude and a passion for learning
Exceptional organizational skills and time management skills
Willingness and ability to travel to regional client meeting
Experience with SEO/SEM tactics & all social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google+, etc.)
3-5 years experience within the advertising, marketing, real estate, land/community development, or homebuilder industries
Degree in Advertising, Marketing, Business, English, New Media, Journalism, or similar course of study from an accredited college or university
We’re NDG Communications, an award-winning advertising agency about a 45-minute commute from DC in lovely La Plata, MD—http://goo.gl/maps/61mL7—and we’re hiring a Senior Account Executive. We offer a work environment where our team is respected and appreciated, where schedules are reasonable, where compensation is competitive, and where your career can grow as fast and far as you can.