Experiential Account Manager

Account Services Norwalk, Connecticut


Description

Is This You?

Match MG is seeking an Experiential Account Manager for our Norwalk, CT office to work on high profile luxury and athletic/sports brand accounts. Optimize client business opportunities by aggressively managing program budgets and timelines and by developing/maintaining strong relationships with internal departments.

In this role, you will be the day-to-day client liaison on all programs from development through complete execution, managing all facets independently with little supervision. The Account Manager is expected to have a strong knowledge of experiential marketing concepts and experience with: integrated marketing events, event production, promotions, and social media campaigns.

Ability to travel nationwide up to 40%.


Your Day to Day
  • Responsible for the overall management of projects, always striving to push the standards on agency output and maximization of client relationships, ROI, and account profitability.
  • Fully understand the client’s business needs and challenges (including current industry knowledge), while committed to delivering the agency’s business objectives and goals.
  • Assure resources are marshaled and effectively applied to the account.
  • Foster strong relationships built on trust with both the client and internal teams.
  • Aide in the development of inspired briefs and/or program documents with leadership
  • Write and present strong presentations and/or program documents and reports to clients.
  • Keep senior account lead informed of all account activities.
  • Provide added value to client business through seamless execution, innovative solutions, and progressive ideas.
  • Develop, manage, and reconcile budgets and help forecast client revenue
  • Manage direct reports, providing coaching and direction as needed

Desired Experience
  • Minimum 5 years of agency/event marketing experience
  • Bachelors degree, emphasis in marketing or business preferred
  • Prior experience with luxury or athletic brands
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven ability to grow existing business
  • Strong organizational skills and interpersonal skills with the ability to handle multiple priorities and lead a team
  • Sound industry knowledge, solid judgement, and confirmed strategic planning skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with a strong sense of ownership, proactive approach, drive and desire to be accountable for performance
  • Budget management expertise

This Is Us 

We are North America's leading integrated marketing services agency (integrated/experiential /digital).  We believe if you offer a solution, then it needs to be seamlessly integrated across all consumer touch-points. Our service practices cover the entire path through purchase and truly drive results by building deep relationships between consumers and brands. Working in collaboration with our partners, we love to design campaigns that create emotional connections that win the hearts and minds of consumers.

We offer a competitive salary, plus excellent benefits, retirement plan, vacation/personal time, a dynamic work environment, and much more.  Check us out at www.matchmg.com.

Match MG provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.