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Match Marketing Group Account Executive in Chicago, Illinois

MATCHMG is seeking an up-and-coming Account Executive to join the growing client services team. We’re looking for someone with past client experience and a mastery of agency process that will allow them to effectively lead large projects and begin playing an active role in managing the client relationship.

Candidates should be familiar with managing large- and small-scale promotional programs and have experience with executing in-store elements and price-promotion tactics. Candidates should be naturally curious, with an interest in category trends and best practices in promotional marketing.

Size of projects, degree of independence and client exposure will increase with experience. Reports into the Senior Client Services Manager

Part of the Client Service oversight, staff in the Account Executive role is expected to excel in the following 3 functional areas.

Collaboration

  • Forge effective partnerships and demonstrate exemplary behavior in collaborating with creative, finance, production, etc.

  • Anticipate, identify and escalate emerging issues as appropriate to team leadership and other impacted functions

Client Relationships

  • Begin developing a deep understanding of the client’s business, brands, competition and consumers

  • Bring innovative thinking and problem-solving against our client’s business challenges

Project Management

  • Demonstrate an ability to manage complex assignments, work on multiple initiatives and play a central role in driving client satisfaction

  • Deliver flawless execution of projects while adhering to and championing agency processes and protocol

  • Execute regular project-related documents including briefs, conference reports, status and calendars

  • Help prepare and deliver internal and external presentations on subject matter related to core responsibilities

  • Demonstrate a strong knowledge of the client’s brand and category to guide and evaluate the internal team’s work

  • With support from the Senior Client Manager, begin monitoring account-specific financial data and communicating relevant issues where appropriate

Job ID: 2019-1387

Post End Date: 8/31/2019

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