Senior Account Manager 12 July 2019
THIS IS US
Match Marketing Group is an integrated marketing agency spanning seven offices across the U.S. and Canada. We specialize in designing experiential marketing campaigns that matter to the people they engage, and serve as the basis for content, social media buzz and PR-fueled storytelling. Simply put, we’re not in the business of creating more noise. With clients spanning automotive, consumer packaged goods, sports apparel, insurance, and luxury categories, we’re ready for any challenge that comes our way.
IS THIS YOU?
Match MG is seeking a Senior Account Manager for our Portland, OR office to work on a globally recognized athletic and lifestyle brand. This candidate is a focused professional who paves the path to a successful agency-client relationship while leaning on experience to guide a team from concept to activation. A team leader and builder both internally and externally. An identifier of problems and champion of solutions. A story teller who creates relevance and context around activations and excitement for the many possibilities of partnership. An influencer who can mentor internally and take our message face to face with clients.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
The Senior Account Manager is expected to be an internal leader and drive the success of the PDX office. In this role, you will be the day-to-day accounts oversight and client liaison on dedicated programs from development through complete execution, managing all facets independently with little supervision. This candidate should have a strong knowledge of experiential marketing concepts and experience with: integrated marketing events, event production, fabrication, promotions, and social media campaigns. This role requires a visionary that is in tune with industry trends, tech on the vanguard and able to design innovative consumer journeys that align with brand image and goals. He or she will be an inspired presenter, rallying excitement around the possibilities of working with the agency and capturing how Match can assist in achieving KPI’s and client objectives.
Ability to travel nationwide up to 40%.
YOUR DAY TO DAY
Responsible for the overall management of projects, always striving to push the standards on agency output and maximization of client relationships, ROI, and account profitability.
A senior point of contact for client, providing innovative short and long-term strategic marketing guidance, problem-solving and business solutions, across all business units and platforms
Fully understand the client’s business needs and challenges (including current industry knowledge), while committed to delivering the agency’s business objectives and goals.
Implement client solutions through complete execution, including project, budget and timeline management, production and build facets as well as collaboration with Strategy and Creative departments.
Provide added value to client business through seamless execution, innovative solutions, and progressive ideas.
Foster strong relationships and communications built on trust with both the client and internal teams.
Lead within a team environment to reach goals for experiential programs while exceeding clients’ expectations.
Keep abreast of emerging behaviors, technologies and companies that are changing our client’s business.
Aide in the development, writing and presentations of strong presentations, briefs, ongoing check-ins and reports to clients with leadership.
Maintain a leadership role within the office from an accounts perspective while working closely with the Boulder team.
Assure resources are marshaled and effectively applied to the account.
Keep senior account leadership informed of all account activities.
Develop, manage, and reconcile budgets and help forecast client revenue.
Manage direct reports to delegate project work while setting and nurturing growth goals.
PROFESSIONAL SKILLS + REQUIREMENTS
Minimum 4-6 years of agency/event/brand/marketing experience
Additional experience in at least one specialized area out of the following: retail design, fabrication, sports/music event management/production, mobile marketing tours.
Bachelor’s degree, emphasis in marketing or business preferred
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong presentation skills
Ability to work autonomously and effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment
Solid leadership, organization, delegation, and prioritization skills within a team environment
Sound industry knowledge, solid judgement, and confirmed strategic planning skills
Entrepreneurial spirit with a strong sense of ownership, proactive approach, drive and desire to be accountable for performance
Budget management expertise
Match MG provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.
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