Account Planner

Strategy San Francisco, California


Description

Position at Havas

Account Planner

 

Responsibilities

·        Serve as primary client-facing planner on assigned accounts

·        Establish relationships directly with assigned clients and teams, and agency heads

·        Effectively partner with teams to grow strategic services with clients

·        Propose, sell and lead key strategic workshops and initiatives for assigned clients

·        Develop deep understanding of assigned brands, category and competitive set

·        Serve as lead planner on new business pitches, from internal preparation through presentation attendance

·        Apply insights to develop compelling brand story for clients and new business

·        Effectively craft creative briefs and brief teams

·        Execute thought leadership initiatives, including trendspotting

·       Be well-versed in, and contribute to growth of Momentum strategic toolbox


Background/experience and skills

·        Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) from a four-year college required

·        7+ years' experience working in planning, account, creative or consultative environment

·        Pharmaceutical advertising agency experience is a must

·        Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively (verbal and written)

·        Advanced presentation skills

·        Significant moderation expertise and experience

·        Highly proficient in PowerPoint