We seek a Direct Response Account Executive to oversee key account relationships. Candidates should have 5+ years’ experience in media account management in DRTV/General advertising media buying. Great aptitude for numbers, Excel (Advanced Level including pivot tables), PowerPoint and communication skills coupled with the ability to comfortably sell our services to new and existing clients. We expect the Direct Response Account Executive to have a clear understanding of the drivers for success for both our clients and Chief Media.
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
-Work closely with client to prepare media plans which may include TV, Radio, Print, OOH, Digital, events, and other initiatives.
-Analyze media alternatives to recommend how to best allocate the advertising budget.
-Help develop plan metrics, analysis, and related reports pertaining to KPIs.
-Responsible for project management and meeting day-to-day needs.
-Facilitate competitive analysis on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
-Develop agency points of view on media opportunities for submission to the client.
-Liaise with implementation teams (internal and external) to ensure that deliverables align with overall plan strategies; timelines are met, and are coordinated and presented holistically to client.
-Play a key role in client billing process to ensure accuracy.
-At least 5+ years Account Executive, Media Buying /Planning and Business Development experience
-Experience taking a consultative approach with clients
-Experience expanding accounts, comfortable speaking with agency, Media Buyers, C-Level Execs, and many others within specific accounts
-Impeccable attention to detail and multi-tasking
-Experience in managing multiple LF, SF, PI, Online, Retail and Lead Generation campaigns
-Strong communication and interpersonal skills
-Fast-learner with demonstrated success in a fast-paced environment
-Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc) is mandatory – Excel (Advanced Level including pivot tables)
-Must have strong organizational and analytical skills with the ability to contribute on multiple projects at once.
-Ability to work autonomously and in a group environment