Account Executive J. Walter Thompson Atlanta

Account Management Atlanta, Georgia


Position at J. Walter Thompson

At Wunderman Thompson we create pioneering solutions that build enduring brands and business.  We have been connecting brands with consumers and creating engaging stories that shift behavior for over 150 years.  We currently have over 200 offices in 90 countries that contain 10,000 of the brightest minds in the business.  We owe our growing success to the adoption of a set of simple principles we refer to as the four C's:  curiosity, collaboration, capability and courage.  It is the embodiment of these traits that makes Wunderman Thompson unique.  It is also what we look for in potential new hires.

•Maintain weekly internal and client status reports

•Build detailed schedules coordinating various resources

•Take responsibility for scheduling meetings and coordinating presentations

•Lead meeting with teams to ensure that the work is aligned with the client brief and all project requirements are adhered to

•Accountable for successful implementation of print and digital marcom

•Has a thorough understanding of the client's business and industry

•Build client relationships based on trust and mutual understanding

•Communicate regularly with clients and maintain written client agreements

•Understand and use Agency systems to ensure the sound management of projects

•Continually look for opportunities to grow account and improve efficiencies

•Manage costs throughout the project to ensure the job meets budget

•Ensure project runs smoothly and efficiently while following all processes and necessary approvals

•Represent the agency an the team in the best light in front of clients

•Demonstrate passion and excitement about all tasks whether grand or on the small scale

•Be a voice on the team -- share thoughts, opinions and ideas to help better a project, teamwork or client business

• Bachelors degree: Business, Marketing or Communications degree preferred

• At least two years prior agency experience

• Strong computer skills, with proficiency in Microsoft Office

• Creative thinker and problem solver

• Excellent oral, written and presentation skills

• Skilled at building a rapport with clients and internal team members

• Ability to effectively and diplomatically lead projects through an extended team that does not directly report into the immediate team

• Self started with energy, ambition and drive to succeed

• Stellar organizational skills, strong attention to detail and follow through along with flawless execution in management of client projects

Wunderman Thompson is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting and retaining the most qualified employees regardless of race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, age or disability.