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  • Account Director

    Job Locations 2 weeks ago(7/2/2018 5:10 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-19524
    Posted Date
    Account Management
    Category
    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 around 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:

      BeWise | BeBold | BeFresh | BeFun | BeWarm | BeReal

     

    We are currently hiring an Account Director with excellent digital/ social skills to work for a top client! 

     

     

     

    Responsibilities

     

                DIGITAL AND SOCIAL 

     

    • Strong digital and social acumen – know latest updates, consumer usage and best practices
    • Understanding of the language and process nuances that surround digital and social workstreams
    • Understanding of the “red thread” of digital and social and helping to form POVs on how best to activate for specific marketing topics (brand, product, promotion)
    • Channel agnostic approach to ideas, and how the channels of digital and social can deliver 
    • Platform specific knowledge across all major consumer platforms, plus curiosity and seeking out understanding of emerging platforms

     

                STRATEGY AND MARKETING

    • Thorough knowledge of client’s business so that marketing and advertising problems and opportunities can be anticipated and addressed

    • Passionate leader of brand, business and consumer insight

    • Viewed as leader in providing creative input that improves the creative product and effectively sells into client

     

                PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND EXECUTION

    • Leads, manages and collaborates with, and inspires account and creative teams to consistently deliver work that is creative, on strategy, on time, on budget

    • Has thorough understanding of strategic development, creative development and production, and actively and creatively leads projects to successful completion

    • Effective in balancing client and agency demands to deliver high quality work

                

                TEAMWORK AND AGENCY INVOLVEMENT

    • Works as a partner and advisor to day-to-day clients

    • Can frame the key issues facing the client and develop recommended approaches

    • Demonstrates effective selling skills to all client levels

     

    Qualifications

    Job Qualifications:

     

    • 8+ years of experience in the Advertising industry
    • Teamwork and strategic focus

    • Account skills

    • Collaborative and positive spirit

    • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

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