Account Executive

Account Services Santa Monica, California


Description

PALIO. There’s nothing good to see here. From our point-of-view, good ideas have quietly become a commodity.

Great ones, on the other hand, seep into the world and rearrange the context through which the world is viewed. That’s why our core value is our core belief which is our core mission: Do the great thing. Nothing more, nothing less. We are an ad agency that has chosen to ignite the way health is cared for. Good simply doesn’t get that done. You have to ignite minds in bold and beautifully disruptive ways.

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Account Executive assists in managing the day-to-day account workload and execution of client and strategic objectives. The AE will drive tactical projects through agency processes and will ensure projects work through appropriate channels and meet delivery requirements/deadlines by working closely with internal team members. This is a junior position that involves daily client contact and assists in all aspects of account management.

 RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Possesses working knowledge of all agency processes and works well with the internal team to ensure projects are progressing on time; assesses and monitors team and job productivity/efficiency
  • Tracks and manages projects through the agency from implementation through execution
  • Assists in all facets of account services and client management as directed
  • Monitors financial status of accounts
  • Gains understanding of the therapeutic category, the brand, customer segments and relevant competitors; proactively seeks out team members to gain working knowledge of the brand and category ongoing basis
  • Assists in preparing agendas for client conversations
  • Assists in managing internal timelines to ensure clients are aligned with project timing
  • Drafts detailed contact reports after client conversations

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree and 1 plus years of agency, marketing or sales experience
  • Excellent time-management skills; ability to prioritize work and escalate issues
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Displays knowledge, aptitude and willingness to embrace digital concepts such as interactive design, user-experience, engagement, mobile, social media, programming etc.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter who demonstrates initiative when exploring team/client needs, responding to requests and learning marketing principles and pharma industry market dynamics
  • Prior agency experience required

If you agree that great is the only point worth making—come home.