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Associate Account Executive

Client Engagement
New York, NY
Req ID: 5618


Position at VMLY&R

At VMLY&R, we create connected brands. We resist the usual ways of seeing, doing and thinking — harnessing creativity, technology and culture — to reimagine the entire connected consumer experience. Our goal? To create work that becomes part of people’s lives, to drive value for our clients and, in the best of cases, to impact the world.

Associate Account Managers help coordinate the execution of campaigns/projects and provide general support to the account service team(s). They maintain daily/weekly status, organize team meetings, produce conference reports, execute and manage aspects of creative development and production projects, learn VMLY&R processes and become familiar with agency documentation, understanding the purpose of each document and when to use it, and more.

The Associate Account Manager is an entry-level role in Account Management and works closely with the Account Manager and Senior Account Manager.

The Associate Account Manager will gain direct experience in working with cross-functional teams to understand and address business and campaign needs while developing key skills in client-engagement, problem solving, and communications. The idea is that someone looking at an AAM role wants experience and opportunities to improve on and learn key skills.


  • Responsible for taking accurate meeting notes, capturing action items, and transferring actions to weekly status as appropriate.
  • Tracks revisions to jobs and ensures information is documented and communicated to team members.
  • Maintains/updates weekly status report.
  • Schedules and coordinates client meetings.
  • Assists with development and editing of business documents.
  • Assists in entry-level financial activities, such as drafting scopes and preparing filling for review with supervisor.
  • Ensures collaboration sites are kept current.
  • Researches client business to begin building self-knowledge of industry.
  • Participation in key client meetings including status meetings and others as needed/directed by supervisor

As part of the WPP Group, VMLY&R offers one of the best overall compensation packages in the business.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Has solid communication skills.
  • Has strong organization skills.
  • Has attention to detail, willingness to ask questions, ability to follow up and knowledge of overall account logistics.
  • Manages up and knows when to escalate client and/or internal concerns.
  • Shows initiative, enthusiasm to learn and ability to follow direction.
  • An interest in digital and technology required.
  • Has a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a related field.

VMLY&R is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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