Account Executive

Account Management / Client Services Baltimore, Maryland


Description

Position at Havas

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of a client account(s), with direction and oversight from supervisor
  • Prepare and update project briefs, estimates, timelines, status reports, conference reports, and other supporting materials
  • Manage client expectations at all times to foster effectiveness and build credibility
  • Effectively lead internal meetings (e.g. status meetings, project kickoffs, etc.), making important, relevant contributions, and generate workable conclusions
  • Lead client status meetings and other client-specific calls with direction from supervisor
  • Initiate job openings with Creative Resource Manager and Finance team
  • Build a strong knowledge of client brand and industry, conducting industry research, competitive analysis and/or other research tasks as assigned by supervisor
  • Keep senior management briefed on account activities
  • Organize and maintain all project files on the server and within project management tools
  • Enter time reports once a week, at a minimum
  • Handle other duties as assigned by supervisor

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university required
  • 1-3 years of advertising/marketing, account management experience required
  • Agency and/or digital experience preferred, but not required
  • Must have ability to write reports and professional correspondence, and the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, customers, and other agency employees.
  • Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding in order to carry out detailed written or oral instructions, and to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables.
  • Must have computer proficiency, specifically in the Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Internet and email applications spreadsheet, word processing, PowerPoint (or comparable presentation software), Internet, and email applications.