Dentsu Aegis Network

Assistant Account Executive

US-NY-New York
4 weeks ago
Requisition ID
2017-15318
# of Openings
1
Category
Account Management
601 W 26th St

Overview

From the beginning, mcgarrybowen was built differently, on the simple premise that clients deserve better. So we built a company committed to delivering just that. A company that believes, with every fiber of its being, that it exists to serve clients, build brands, and grow businesses.

We serve our clients from offices across the world.  Passionate about building brands in diverse categories, we handle accounts of all sizes, from local to global, crossing all communication channels.

AT MCGARRYBOWEN WE BELIEVE

  • in taking things personally. In throwing ourselves into our work and being passionate about our ideas. 
  • in people. Our colleagues are a diverse, creative, outspoken, ambitious, character-rich ocean of talent. 
  • in collaboration. Great ideas come from all corners. And they’re burnished by discussion and teamwork.
  • in decency. We love people who have passion, but aren't egomaniacs or glory hogs.
  • in personal growth. We teach, mentor, and grow the best and brightest, so they become leaders in the field.

WORDS MCGARRYBOWEN STANDS BY:

Be Wise  |  Be Bold  |  Be Fresh  |  Be Fun  |  Be Warm  |  Be Real

Responsibilities

STRATEGY AND MARKETING

  • Maintains working knowledge of client’s business. Keeps account team informed of key business and category news and draws relevant insights and implications
  • Provides helpful and insightful creative feedback
  • Generates workable new ideas and concepts
  • Completes regular competitive and business tracking analyses on spending, creative, and media
  • Accurately identifies and understands key elements of a problem, understands the impact of action on work or project
  • Contributes to qualitative and quantitative research reports/analyses

PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND EXECUTION

  • Creates and maintains accurate project timelines
  • Maintains all budgets, including managing overages
  • Ability to multi-task, set priorities, revise plans when necessary and handle work responsibilities in a positive, timely and efficient manner
  • Anticipates needs of account team, client, and projects, and proactively addresses them
  • Solves problems creatively
  • Is self directed and motivated
  • Is meticulous in all aspects of the job, with strong attention to detail and quality

CLIENT MANAGEMENT

  • Anticipates and recognizes client needs and actively addresses them
  • Builds a rapport with client and is seen as a “go to” person for basic client requests
  • Maintains communication with appropriate client contacts to ensure that assigned work is handled as expected
  • Is knowledgeable and articulate about account management projects

COMMUNICATION

  • Verbally communicates in a clear and concise manner, both internally and externally
  • Writes clear, concise, timely and actionable professional correspondence (meeting and status reports) with minimal input from immediate supervisor
  • Able to write clear, insightful and actionable business analyses
  • Demonstrates the ability to identify and communicate key strategic insights and competitive analyses

TEAMWORK AND AGENCY INVOLVEMENT

  • Acts professionally in all internal and external situations, at all times
  • Accepts assignments readily and accepts responsibility for all areas of his/her job
  • Builds strong relationships across departments and disciplines, understands what others need to do their jobs successfully
  • Is passionate, energetic and enthusiastic
  • Actively participates in shared learning and training opportunities

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Advertising, Communications, or Similar Field
  • Self-motivated doer
  • Gracious & tenacious team player
  • Creative problem solver

Visa Eligible

No Restrictions

Relocation Assistance Provided

No

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