Senior Account Manager

Account Management New York, New York


Description

You’re good at putting out fires, solving problems before they rear their head, and know when to fall on your sword for a great idea. EP+Co is looking for a Senior Account Manager that strikes that balance between left brain and right in service of putting great work out in the world that strikes a chord, and delivers results. Unthink Everything is our mantra for a reason. It’s how we’ve evolved into anything but your typical old-school agency with capabilities to produce just about anything 100% in house. On any number of national, iconic brands from tractors and fast food to entertainment behemoths. As a master link in the Account chain, you’ll have senior leadership on speed dial, bridge the gap between client and agency, and no doubt take an account ex or two under your wing. 


The Job: 

Dynamic Marketing Strategists

  • Researches and develops an understanding of our client’s industry, competition, customer base, and drivers that impact their business
  • Understands client requests thoroughly
  • Can craft POVs that demonstrate an understanding of client’s and EP+Co’s priorities.

Curious and Versatile

  • Shows openness to feedback, new ideas and suggestions from others. Is quick and nimble to implement.
  • Demonstrates an ability to learn and to handle more complex projects over time.
  • Displays self-awareness and shows eagerness to learn and develop.

Creative Believers

  • Studies cutting edge marketing activities across channels and makes recommendations on which activities will provide the client and the agency with the best results.
  • Identifies issues and, when possible, makes new and creative recommendations on improvements to their manager.
  • Takes some calculated risks and brings forward creative suggestions.
  • Understands the “why” behind Creative work and client requests and is able to communicate this clearly and efficiently to others (verbally and in writing).

Trusted Leaders

  • Is a true collaborator.  Builds strong working relationships with internal and external partners.  
  • Actively researches, synthesizes and communicates current trends and changes in our industry as well as their client’s business.
  • Asks open-ended questions to get to the root of the issue.
  • Manages change and conflict by offering guidance and support.
  • Demonstrates a desire and aptitude to present in small and large, internal and external groups.
  • Uses clear and concise communication; is efficient both verbally and in writing.
  • Manages projects efficiently and effectively so they are completed on time, on budget, and in line with client expectations.
  • Encourages and supports team members.

 

Characteristics We Value: 

  • Entrepreneurial, Innovative spirit with a willingness to take risks for our clients and ourselves by pushing forward good ideas
  • Collaborative and works together to support a common vision
  • Curious to learn, seek information, and an openness to new ideas and approaches
  • Scrappy and game for playing in the yet-to-be invented places, in gratitude and in time
  • Empathetic to perspective of others

 

Required experience: 

  • Minimum 4+ years of experience in an advertising agency or creative marketing company
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or related field
  • Management experience
  • Channel experience leading campaigns across integrated platforms (TV, Content Development, Digital, Print, etc.)
  • Proven success and examples of building successful client relationships