Account Manager

OVERVIEW

What you’ll do:  

You’ll manage Account Executives, pump out leading client service results and oversee multiple pieces of social media business. Day to day, your role includes:

  • Strengthening our relationship with the clients, becoming their go-to resource – you’ll win them over by asking the right questions, agilely leading insightful, real-time dialogue, and being a visible and influential presence among their senior management
  • Displaying a firm understanding of the client team’s structure, hierarchy and political realities
  • Launch and lead mini social campaigns for the client, facilitate status meetings and client calls, identify opportunities to grow the account and provide productive dialogue between the client and agency teams via status updates or internal meetings
  • Knowing all there is to know about the client’s product or service, the market and its consumer – and understanding the marketing objectives in terms of sales, market-share and competitor products
  • Acting as an ambassador for the brand, internally and externally
  • Helping the client promote work within their company and, when appropriate, the broader marketplace
  • Creating dependable, organized and clear communications at all levels and across all departments, including cross functional communication for project and scope work
  • Steering actionable briefs and presenting work confidently and persuasively
  • Managing client and agency team expectations, day in and out, and helping clear roadblocks to success
  • Developing team members by coaching, training and identifying areas of growth
  • Overseeing various social media production stages and ensuring adequate resources
  • Understanding the larger financial picture and impacts on contribution margins/revenue targets

QUALIFICATIONS

We’re looking for a talented Account Manager for our Social Media Center of Excellence with strong, impactful work experience, which typically includes:

  • An unwavering passion for marketing, and an unstoppable drive to bring the best work to life
  • Four years of college education and five to seven years of experience, preferably at a creative agency or client side
  • Impressive expertise in the digital world, specifically social media platforms and features– you keep a pulse on what’s happening, and you offer smart POVs on how businesses should adapt accordingly
  • Excellent analytical skills and strategic thinking – you’re strong on both IQ and EQ, as adept at reading data for insights as you are at reading clients for feedback
  • Effective time-management, impeccable organization and the flexibility to adapt quickly to changes
  • Proven leadership and management training – you’re known for your ability to coach and develop talent, inspire and drive change, and bring varied groups together to collaborate effectively
  • Versed in social media strategy with a broad knowledge of social media landscape; understand the importance of social media as a part of integrated campaigns vs tactical
  • Amazing communication and presentation skills – you’re straightforward, articulate and engaging
  • You are inherently social online and off and can contribute to creative content reviews, lead mini campaigns and add value during internal brainstorms

About Digitas

Digitas is The Connected Marketing Agency, committed to helping brands better connect with people through Truth. Connection. Wonder. With diverse expertise in data, strategy, creative, media, and tech, we work across capabilities and continents to make better connections and achieve ambitious outcomes through ideas that excite, provoke and inspire. Curious and fully transparent, we are always examining real human behavior to create authentic connections—between brands and consumers, clients and partners, and ideas and outcomes. Digitas has 3,500 employees across 18 countries and 32 offices, with an extended network via Publicis Media of over 23,500 employees present in more than 100 countries worldwide. To connect with Digitas or learn more, visit www.digitas.com.

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