Account Manager

Location: New York
Published:
Job ID: 24-7266

Company Description

Digitas is the Networked Experience Agency, built on the vision that we create magnetic experiences that earn the right for brands to exist in human networks. Today, and tomorrow. We deliver Networked Experiences by leveraging comprehensive data, technology, creative, media and strategy capabilities. Digitas delivers ambitious outcomes via unique solutions that include Creative Experiences, Integrated Media, Addressable Relationships, Social Marketing and Total Commerce. Celebrated by Ad Age as Data and Insights Agency of the Year, U.S Campaign’s Brand Experience Agency of the Year, Media Network of the Year and celebrated by Forrester and Gartner, Digitas serves the world’s leading brands through a global network comprised of more than 5,500 employees across over 65 offices in 43 countries.

Overview

We’re looking for an outstanding Account Manager – someone who can win the hearts of clients, inspire junior staff and skillfully juggle multiple pieces of business. Sound like you? Read on.

Day to day, your role will include:

You’ll manage Account Executives and independent contractors, pump out leading client service results and oversee multiple pieces of digital marketing 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
  • 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
  • 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 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 with impressive 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
  • Impressive expertise in the digital world – 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
  • Amazing communication and presentation skills – you’re articulate, straightforward and engaging

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

Additional Information

Digitas is an equal opportunity employer.

Compensation Range: $70,000 - $110,000 annually. This is the pay range the Company believes it will pay for this position at the time of this posting. Consistent with applicable law, compensation will be determined based on the skills, qualifications, and experience of the applicant along with the requirements of the position, and the Company reserves the right to modify this pay range at any time. For this role, the Company will offer medical coverage, dental, vision, disability, 401k, and paid time off.” If your requirements fall outside of this range, you are still welcome to apply. 

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