Account Executive (DTC/MS)

Account Management / Client Services New York, New York


Position at Havas

Job Title: Account Executive

Department: Client Services

Reports To: Account Supervisor

Job Summary

Responsible for the day-to-day execution of client projects. May serve as the daily contact between client and agency.

Role: ÒDoerÓ

  • Responsible for smooth, daily running of account including timelines, budgets, production and analytics
  • Manages, understands, and acts on client requests
  • Clearly communicates with internal team and clients (written, oral and in-person)
  • Develops and maintains good client and partner agency relationships.
  • Plays lead role on some projects, support on others


  • In conjunction with other account team members and the account Planner, brief in new projects, and run as point person from brief development through execution on any new projects
  • Partners with internal creative and production teams to ensure projects run smoothly, are delivered on time and up to the client's expectations
  • Responsible for working with another Account Executive and Producer to support account on ongoing administrative responsibilities, including updating and maintaining internal and external status reports, managing monthly billing reports, etc.
  • Responsible for supporting team and looks for ways to help get the job done
  • Complies to quality standards for the team as set forth by senior leadership
  • Works with supervisor to foster innovative solutions
  • Builds relationships at appropriate client and partner level
  • Keeps abreast of current trends and competitor news; shows ability in PowerPoint, Excel & understands trends in Facebook and Instagram
  • Becomes extremely knowledgeable about all aspects of the MS category, along with the Client's business; comfortable representing the client's business needs

Characteristics and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Requires at least 3+ years' experience in marketing or communications
  • Interest in working in the unbranded MS category
  • Pharma experience is a MUST
  • Proactive; always thinks ahead and is able to anticipate next steps, does things without always being told, and figure out the right people to question. Can be relied on to take on the tedious as needed.
  • Demonstrates the confidence, desire and ability to grow into a role that entails leading teams and representing the agency
  • Team player who has demonstrated the ability to develop strong relationships and who is always willing to step in and help a hand across any project and/or need
  • Demonstrates strong problem-solving skills and initiative
  • Demonstrates strong creative instincts and a passion for the business
  • Trustworthy and demonstrates a get it done attitude; Feels accountable for the success of "owned" projects
  • Demonstrates adaptability and flexibility
  • Thrives in a fast-faced environment
  • Demonstrates the values of the Havas culture