Account Manager Needed!

Posted in Miller Public Relations, Position Needed | February 23,2017

The Account Manager coordinates all aspects of the development and execution of creative campaigns, marketing strategies and individual client projects.

The ideal Account Manager must thrive in a high-energy, fast-paced environment, have exceptional organizational skills, have a proactive attitude, excellent people skills and a sincere interest in the client’s business.

The Account Manager is primarily responsible for ensuring that the agency output adheres to the client objectives, meets client deadlines and achieves the agency standard of quality and models and acts in accordance with Miller Public Relation principles.

Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

Project Leadership:

  • Identifies, plans and manages all key deliverables, activities, budgets, and deadlines for creative campaigns and individual client projects
  • Oversees the products, services and advertising requirements for specific clients
  • Develops monthly revenue forecast and P&L statements across individual accounts
  • Ensures proactive communication of client budget status by project and/or by month end
  • Ensures the accuracy and timeliness of project billing
  • Ensure profitability of accounts and projects
  • Reviews, brainstorms and evaluates creative ideas/output to ensure that work meets brand and project strategies/objectives, client demand, and the agency’s IOI principles
  • Has a thorough understanding of multiple production processes (print, TV, Radio, online, digital, out-of-home, collateral, etc) and can efficiently manage the simultaneous execution of these tactics at the same time
  • Manages development of project proposals/timelines, budgets, advertising and media plans

Client Relations:

  • Strengthens client relationships through proactive account leadership
  • Gains/maintains familiarity with the client’s industry, products, business culture and competition
  • Liaises with and acts as the link between the client and the agency, ensuring communication flows effectively
  • Has an understanding of advertising, digital, and media industry trends/developments and uses this knowledge to present business building ideas for the client and the agency
  • Identifies and tracks success metrics and program performance measures to evaluate program effectiveness and to integrate into future initiatives
  • When possible, represents agency at industry events and trade shows to find prospective clients and employees while emanating a professional manner and appearance

Skills, Abilities and Experience:

  • 2-5 years’ experience in a marketing, agency and/or project management role
  • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university (preferably in marketing, advertising or related field)
  • Must have industry-specific knowledge: familiarity with agency/marketing terminology, processes, and emerging/relevant technology and media channels
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing
  • Ability to influence and manage others
  • Results-oriented and self-motivated
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of marketing program development and implementation
  • Knowledge of ophthalmology and/or medical marketing HUGE PLUS

Please send your resume to rparmley@millerpublicrelations.com if you are interested or have any questions.