zDO NOT USE Direct Hire / Full time
smartdept. inc. is searching for an Account Director for a marketing agency in Chicago, IL. The ideal candidate will come with 5-7 years of experience. This is a fully remote, direct-hire opportunity.
What You’ll Do:
- Strengthen client relationships, and drive business growth through effective management of client expectations
- Lead client meetings, coordinate task assignments and execute reporting tracking
- Collaborate with the media team and creative teams to define/clarify campaign objectives and to champion those objectives as a client advocate
- Facilitate client planning and help to formulate campaigns and strategies while working in collaboration with creative teams to achieve optimum campaign performance for clients.
- Collaborate with the leadership team, staff, and clients, to ensure clients always have the most up-to-date information about active campaigns, budgets, and performance reporting
- Assist partners with monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting for client sales performance, profitability, and resource usage
- Manage and monitor client campaign budgets, budget usage reporting, tracking of related vendor invoices, and coordination with the accounting team
- Work closely with internal teams to ensure assigned projects are on track, on budget, and completed to the satisfaction of the client
What You’ll Need:
- 5-7 years of experience in account direction
- Strong project management expertise
- Experience in brand management is a must
- Automotive account experience is a plus