Account Executive, Kia

Account Services El Segundo, California



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. 



David&Goliath is seeking a proactive Account Executive (AE) to work on the integrated Kia Regional (Tier 2) Account Team. 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.


The role of the Account Executive (AE) 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 direct Supervisors and assigned Field Management Supervisors
  • Work side-by-side on a daily basis with Account Executive and Assistant Account Executive



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

  • Execute assigned broadcast, print, collateral, and digital requests in efficient and timely manner
  • Take ownership of regional broadcast-tagging/project requests and ensure that all creative is completed 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



  • 2-3 years of agency experience, preferably with automotive background
  • Traditional experience is required; knowledge of broadcast rotations/ incentive tagging is a major plus as well as any digital exposure
  • Extremely detail-oriented, with superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to balance/prioritize multiple projects at once, and work against quick timelines
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent)