Our company develops innovative brand platforms for marketing and communications. We work as artists, designers and curators in partnership with non-profits, businesses and communities.
We are seeking an Account Director to lead clients relationships and project teams on a range of creative marketing campaigns. The Account Director must be experienced and excited about stewarding experiential, print, social/digital and content productions.
The ideal candidate has 6+ years experience working as a Account Lead or Senior Creative Producer within a fast-paced advertising or marketing context.
We want you to love what you’re doing, so a passion for technology, music, film, design, art, fashion, and social activism is a must.
- Manage agency services for key clients as the face of Imprint Projects, meet client needs and achieve business objectives
- Lead and oversee multiple clients, projects and teams to execute the level of work we are known for
- Respond to client feedback and steward the creative integrity of projects from development through to execution
- Manage the development and creation of project documents including strategy, proposals, plans and recap documents
- Build, present and negotiate project budgets with clients
- Track and present project budget actuals internally
- Oversee project schedules and production plans that meet client’s goals
- Oversee weekly client and internal project/production status reports
- Support General Manager in developing new business, identify opportunities for account growth with current and potential clients
- Manage and mentor junior account team, direct reports and foster relationships with freelance personnel
- Assist recruiting and management of contractors and vendors, maintain ongoing relationships
- Collaborate with General Manager to identify long-/short-term project needs and personnel resources
- Lead updates to project teams and clients around industry trends and best practices
- Participate in Company’s annual review process and ensure a climate for growth and education
- Steward the philosophical integrity of the Imprint Projects brand, enforcing consistency and excellence across all managed projects
Skills & Experience
- Proven experience as an Account Director or Senior Producer in an agency context
- Proven success as a manager and a team-builder among partners, clients and staff
- Strong knowledge of best practices in experience design, digital technology and content production
- Excellent writing, document preparation and presentation skills
- Experience in contract negotiation and meeting client requirements
- Solid understanding of budgeting and reporting on progress
- Experience leading or participating in employee performance evaluations and reviews
- Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities with aptitude in fostering long-term relationships
- Outstanding organizational and leadership capabilities
- Working knowledge of Google Apps, Basecamp, Smartsheets, Harvest and Adobe Creative Suite
To apply send your resume, cover letter, and work samples to email@example.com with subject line: LA – Account Director