Account Executive

Account Management Austin, Texas


Account Executive -Third Ear

Are you looking for an agency that values every team member and their ideas? Third Ear speaks human and truly connects with people on our team, our customers, and our vendors. Our mission is to listen first. Our full-service creative agency offers competitive compensation and benefits as well as a culture of support and encouragement.  If you are eager to share their talents with exceptional teammates and aspire to grow and flourish by serving our customers with care and creativity then we want you to apply.

The Job:

The Account Executive is responsible for the day-to-day management of their assigned accounts.  The AE is expected to effectively execute strategies, problem-solve, and develop strong working relationships at all levels within the agency and with the day-to-day client.  Additionally, the AE supports their supervisors in their role of identifying and developing marketing and business opportunities for the agency and our client-partners. If you thrive on establishing and cultivating strong working relationships across all disciplines within the agency as well as with our clients this is the place for you.


Your Duties (Grow, Collaborate, Support):

  • Establishes core relationships with Clients and key partner agency counterparts; attends and participates in Client meetings
  • Partners and collaborates with counterparts within the Agency to deliver on projects and deliverables
    • Collaborates with strategic planning team to develop creative briefs
  • Works with Business Team to obtain legal and other required network clearances
  • Leads select Productions at discretion of Manager
  • Comprehends Agency and Client operations and provides solutions for optimization
    • Understands beyond the business fundamentals of assigned brands
    • Recognizes trends that could positively or negatively impact the business
  • Leads development of Client-facing conference reports, presentations and other written communication
  • Leads projects from beginning to end (Creative, Production and Selling of work)
  • Oversees and approves project timelines and schedules to ensure that deliverables are on-schedule and on-budget
  • Oversees monthly financials and output
    • Responsible for pulling hours and ensuring full team compliance of timesheets
    • Has understanding of scopes and scope tracking and can begin to identify out-of-scope opportunities


You Bring:

  • A. in Advertising, Public Relations, Promotions, Marketing or other related area of Mass Communications
  • 2-4 years of experience in an agency environment preferred
  • Detail-oriented and take-ownership attitude
  • Strong project management skills; highly skilled in time management to facilitate involvement in high volume of projects
  • Ability to work independently and manage communications to all organizational levels
  • Comprehension of Production: TV, Social, Digital, Radio and/or Print (including POS/Retail and OOH)
  • Solid understanding of the principles of integrated marketing and Client’s business
  • Personnel management (instruction/motivation/mentorship)
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment
  • Advanced presentation skills
  • English/Spanish (Bilingual) a plus