Management Supervisor

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 creative, collaborative thinker, and a buttoned up Management Supervisor. This person should have a team-oriented attitude, be pro-active and have a strong voice to manage and lead their projects. This person should not wait for projects to be assigned, but should be comfortable digging into the clients’ business to help elicit success and growth. They will be resourceful, resilient and focused on solutions. A successful candidate will work hard, laugh along the way, evolve with the challenge and be proud of the work delivered.  

 Role

  • Be a pro-active and confident leader who is capable of running projects independently and takes pride in their work
  • Flawlessly manage the day-to-day running of the account in order to ensure the delivery of great, effective work
  • Be responsible for delivering against the direction set by the Group Account Director
  • Acquire in-depth knowledge of the client’s business: structure, objectives, obstacles, competitive, industry trends, etc
  • Build and own relationships with key clients, internal teams and external partners, including strong collaboration with our Media and PR agency partners.
  • Ensure that the execution of all creative solutions are met on time and on budget
  • Oversee and mentor Assistant Account Executive on the team

 Responsibilities

  • Assist Group Account Director in ensuring that campaign ideas are integrated across all facets of client’s marketing
  • Develop a meaningful relationship with clients and become their go-to person
  • Oversee production of all projects, independently and confidently
  • Partner with Strategic Planning on creative brief development
  • Work with project management and production to develop project schedules and budgets
  • Support in the creative development process; be comfortable running projects independently
  • Help creative teams by providing any insight they need to successfully develop work throughout the entire process
  • Serve as the agency-of-record lead by partnering closely with external media and PR agency partners on the status of all projects. Ensure that everything we do is collectively working together efficiently and for the good of the client.
  • Partner with and/or Oversee the Assistant Account Executive on:
    • Maintenance of weekly client status report and meeting
    • Management of client budget and billing
    • Ensuring all assets (schedules, briefs, decks, etc.) are being housed in an organized manner on the server
    • Tracking of all talent management, in partnership with D&G Business Affairs team
    • Development of presentation materials, including proofreading
    • Writing and distributing contact reports for all meetings
    • Being a competitive center of excellence for the team at all times. Stay current on what the competition is doing from an advertising and marketing perspective; co-owning quarterly competitive updates for the client with our media partner
  • Ensure that all creative – concepts, designs, logos, taglines, etc. – are run internally through D&G Business Affairs, prior to being presented to Client
  • Manage the Client’s compliance and legal requirements

 Qualifications

  • 7+ years of agency experience at a creatively driven agency
  • Must have strong digital and broadcast production experience and knowledge of print
  • CPG experience a plus, but not required
  • Strong, entrepreneurial spirit and drive
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to foster optimal relationships
  • Proactive, strong problem solving skills, detail oriented
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) preferred