Senior Account Executive

Client LeadershipHybrid Remote, Chicago, Illinois Southfield, Michigan New York, New York St. Louis Park, Minnesota Cincinnati, Ohio Denver, Colorado Dallas, Texas


Mars United Commerce Powered by Marilyn is a global commerce company that delivers all the solutions clients need to grow their business today and tomorrow. Founded by the late Marilyn Barnett, we’ve become global leaders in four key commerce disciplines – Strategy & Analytics, Digital Commerce, Content & Experiences, and Retail Consultancy – that together form a United Commerce Ecosystem that provides all the expertise clients need to navigate the commerce marketing landscape. Our 800+ Martians across North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Asia exist to drive growth for our people, our clients, and our communities all across the globe.

We’re looking for a Senior Account Executive to support the planning, execution and fulfillment of Shopper Marketing programs, as well as maintain and manage key brand/retailer initiatives. Experience with merchandising and/or in-store marketing is required. 
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:  
  • Maintain productive interaction with support departments (i.e., answer questions/provide direction) to keep projects moving forward 
  • Develop knowledge of assigned brand or retailer brand positioning(s), short and long term goals, consumer/shopper targets and marketing strategies 
  • Tactically support programs (development of timelines, trafficking and review of materials, estimation of costs, etc.) 
  • Independently manage projects effectively from start to finish 
  • Manage budgets, completing programs within estimated hours and costs 
  • Manage electronic job jackets/billing information 
  • Develop your proficiency across all Mars internal workflow and financial management systems 
  • Work effectively and efficiently with various internal departments 
  • Maintain and update team reports, including weekly status, marketplace assessments, etc. 
  • All other duties as assigned by Manager 
SKILL SETS REQUIRED:  
  • Bachelor’s degree in advertising, marketing, business or related field 
  • Minimum of 3 years of branding, marketing or advertising experience 
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Ability to manage time, adhere to strict timelines and work well under pressure 
  • Detail orientation and ability to multitask across fluid workload 
  • Proactive nature in the seeking of work/responsibility 
  • Dependability in execution of work and as member of assigned team 
  • Enthusiastic, “can do” attitude in accepting work/new challenges 
  • Desire to learn all aspects of the Shopper Marketing discipline 
  • Effective interpersonal skills working well across functions 
  • Conscientious work ethic 
  • Use of Veeva Management Platform 
Mars United Commerce is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, ancestry, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or handicap, HIV, veteran, marital or family status, or any other status or condition protected by applicable state and/or federal laws, except where a bonafide occupational qualification applies. 

Mars United Commerce has developed a wide variety of inclusive benefit plans and policies that address and promote the needs of all employees and their family members, including comprehensive group health plans, a parental leave program that includes paid maternity and paternity benefits for pregnancy, adoption and surrogacy, flexible paid time off, a broad and confidential employee assistance program, ongoing wellness support initiatives, trusted financial health advice and guidance, promotion of education through tuition support and assistance, and a flexible and supportive work environment and culture.
 
The base salary for this position may range from $45,000 to $70,000. Individual compensation varies based on job related factors, including location, business needs, level of responsibility, experience, and qualifications. 
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