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Senior Account Executive


Senior Account Executive - Account Management

Digitas is a highly-caffeinated playground where brilliant minds come together to make bold, award-winning advertising. We are always looking to grow and better our business – and the Account Management team is the catalyst for that growth. Our focus is on building the client’s business, the account relationship and the expertise of our team. That means spotting game-changing ideas to grow our client’s business and solve challenges. Selling ideas fearlessly and confidently. And keeping things simple, organized and clear – even in the most complex situations – so that we can make great work. 

To help with this, we’re looking for an ace Senior Account Executive – someone who can bond with the client, bring cross-channel marketing programs to life and assist in building and rolling out presentations that stun clients with creativity, vision and eloquence. Sound like you? Read on.

What you’ll do:

Working closely with the team, you’ll build our client relationships, using your deep knowledge of our capabilities to make creative campaigns even stronger, smarter and more innovative. Day to day, your role will include:

  • Acting as day-to-day contact for junior to mid-level clients, identifying opportunities to grow the business
  • Identifying and acting on opportunities to more effectively achieve client marketing goals and agency relationship goals
  • Understanding and neatly articulating program strategy, objectives, measurement strategy, and relevant results
  • Using insight, strategy, and power of persuasion to steer client and agency teams
  • Brainstorming creative strategies, test-and-learn plans, offer strategies, and channel and site strategies
  • Writing short, compelling decks that are in client-ready state, with guidance from your manager
  • Demonstrating passion for the client’s brand – keeping an up-to-date understanding of the economics behind it, the customer and competitive insights that go into it, and the marketing strategy/channels that drive it
  • Detecting areas of conflict and opportunities to avoid financial, operational and/or strategic issues – you’ll address or escalate each issue quickly and smartly
  • Leading discussions with internal team members, setting clear expectations for tasks and deliverables and communicating them clearly
  • Collaborating with centralized scoping group to develop accurate and informed scopes of work on small to medium-sized projects, including schedules and budgets
  • Communicating implications of changed plans to the team in an effective and timely manner
  • Dialing up smart, collaborative, motivated teams – our culture is a big driver of the work we create

We’re looking for a talented Senior Account Executive with solid, meaningful work experience, which typically includes:

  • Four years of college education and two to four years of experience in an office environment (preferably at a communications-related company, and ideally at a creative agency)
  • It’s a plus if you have Email, search engine marketing and search engine optimization experience, education in web development and media
  • And above all, a willingness to roll up your sleeves and be a relentless collaborator, leader and innovator – and a desire to never stop learning or growing
  • Excellent analytical skills, commitment to a client, and proven ability to manage expectations
  • Effective time-management, impeccable organization and the flexibility to adapt quickly to changes
  • Amazing communication and presentation skills – you’re articulate, straightforward and engaging
  • An unrelenting passion for marketing and a drive to bring the best of it to life, every day

Got what it takes? We’d love to hear from you.

About Digitas 

We have 40 offices in 25 countries, each one helping to upend and redefine the landscape of strategy, creativity, media and technology. We’re pumped about the accolades we’ve earned – cue Titanium Lions, Gold Pencils and making LinkedIn’s Most InDemand Employer List of 2014 – but what energizes us most is the people we work with, the clients we work for and the never-ending challenge that confronts us: Producing amazing creative, day after day. On top of great values, great people and great clients, we’re proud to offer many great perks – things like flex vacation days, tuition reimbursement, gym membership discounts and anniversary gifts for the many people who’ve been with us 5, 10, 20 years and more. And while we celebrate those who’ve stuck by us and shaped us into the creative force that we are today, we’re always looking for great new talent help us grow even stronger. If that’s you, well, come join us.

Digitas is an equal opportunity employer. 

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