Account Director - Shopper Marketing

Dallas, Texas, United States Full-time

Want to work for an award-winning integrated marketing and communications agency with a fast-paced & fun work environment?  Augustine is aggressively looking for an Account Director – Shopper Marketing to support its continued growth and expansion. The Account Director is responsible for planning, coordinating and directing consumer promotion and shopper marketing programs for assigned accounts by performing the following duties personally or by coordinating with their account team. The Account Director is seasoned enough to provide thought leadership and act as the face of the Agency to the senior-level marketing/trade teams during conceptual development, design, execution and analysis of programs.  They are also expected to focus on the financial health of the client, organic business development, and driving results that are aligned with client and retailer initiatives and goals. In addition, Account Directors are expected to manage, mentor and inspire growth within their account team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate product category or retail channel ownership with client marketing and trade teams.
  • Confers with client, utilizing product/produce knowledge and consumer/market research to determine consumer promotion and shopper marketing goals and budgets.
  • Leads planning and reporting process which includes preparation of client proposals, annual consumer promotion and shopper marketing plans and mid-year reviews.
  • Uses market, partner or retailer data/information to inform, develop, evaluate, adjust and redirect campaigns or programs as needed.
  • Coordinates activities with client services team in order to carry out approved program or campaign serves a financial relationship owner for client and agency teams to ensure programs and delivered within budget and time limitations.
  • Builds and nurtures productive business relationships and effective cross-functional communications with client marketing and trade teams, agency teams and third-party partners as required.
  • Effectively presents, pitches, and defends all agency work/proposal to clients
  • Keeps agency and team apprised of clients’ brands/products/services/marketing developments.
  • Identifies and participates in identification and development of new business opportunities for agency within existing and extended client base.
  • Manages the recruiting, hiring, training, and development of direct reports
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • 7-10 years of experience in the role of leader/manager in an agency environment, including experience in shopper marketing and consumer promotions
  • 3+ years of supervisory experience
  • Excellent presentation and team building skills and a high-level customer service orientation
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable according to changes in project scope/deliverables or business environment
  • Track record of building and maintaining customer/client relationships
  • Ability to complete multiple duties with accuracy shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and competing deadlines

Location/Hours/Travel

This is a full-time position, working in our Irving, TX Office. Additional travel may be required for client meetings, trade conferences and new business presentations, or to our Roseville, CA headquarters.

About Augustine

Augustine is an award-winning, integrated marketing and communications agency with 21 years of experience providing branding, digital strategy, creative services, web development, social media marketing, public relations, graphic design, shopper marketing and retail activation to clients in a diverse range of industries. The firm is one of the largest and most competitive in Northern California with over 50 employees and offices located in Roseville, CA and Dallas, TX.

No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer

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