Account Executive

Account Services El Segundo, California


Description

ABOUT THE AGENCY:

David&Goliath is an agency that adheres to one simple philosophy: Brave. It’s not a word that we throw out blindly. It’s a belief system that informs the way we work every day. We have a tradition that encourages entrepreneurial thinking, innovative solutions, and the conviction to execute both. We seek individuals who thrive in fast-paced, problem-solving environments. David&Goliath is a collaborative and team-oriented culture that believes in taking on challenges that others might walk away from. Because the truth is, nobody ever became great without first being Brave. 

 

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

We’re seeking a proactive Account Executive (AE) that has an insatiable appetite to learn. This person should have a team-oriented attitude and always be ready to help – no matter the task. A successful AE should be passionate and proud of the work delivered – extreme attention to detail is a must. This role is for the Tier 2/Regional group on the Kia account.

 

ROLE:

The role of the Account Executive is to:

  • Successfully execute projects as assigned – on time and accurately  
  • Build on-going relationships with both the agency’s staff and client representatives
  • Be responsible for delivering against the direction provided by Supervisors and assigned Field Management Supervisors
  • Work side-by-side on a daily basis with other Account Executive, providing support and mentorship to Account Coordinator

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Specifically, the responsibilities of the Account Executive are as follows:

  • Execute assigned broadcast, print, radio, point-of-sale and collateral requests in efficient and timely manner
  • Take ownership of one region’s broadcast-tagging/project requests and ensure that all creative ships on time per media dates
  • Ensure that all creative is within guidelines and client-approved before distribution
  • Maintain database of available creative and ensure that proper usage is secured for all DMG creative
  • Process invoices and update budget tracking documents as needed
  • Gathering, reviewing and analyzing material relative to client needs – media results, sales data, research data, etc. as needed
  • Support Supervisors as requested

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • At least 2-3 years of agency experience, preferably with Automotive background
  • Traditional experience is required; knowledge of broadcast rotations/ incentive tagging is a major plus
  • Extremely detail-oriented, with superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to balance/prioritize multiple projects at once
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) preferred