Account Executive (Food Service)

Irving, Texas, United States Full-time

Augustine is aggressively looking for an experienced Account Executive to support its continued growth and expansion. The Account Executive  supports the day-to-day operations of the marketing/advertising/PRT initiatives for accounts.  Their primary focus is supporting the Account Director and Manager with flawless execution of all projects, on time and on budget.  1-2 years'experience with an ad agency is required, food service is preferred. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages the expectations and oversees the day-to-day service of clients.
  • Leads and integrates account team (production manager, creative services, digital services, public relations, shopper marketing, business development) and delegates deliverables on behalf of client.
  • Keeping apprised of job progress and approving project timing and budgets.
  • Reviews jobs, codes and tasks to ensure account team members code and track time accordingly.
  • Keeps apprised of the client’s brands, products, services and marketing developments as well as those within their industry.
  • Tracks, codes, and enters time to ensure accurate billing of client.
  • Communicates effectively with clients including immediate responses to email, phone calls, messages, faxes and meeting coordination.
  • Resolves problems and issues arising from client and/or project and identifies key learnings and best practices to prevent repeat of incident.
  • Proofs creative work and reviews with client for final approval in a timely manner. Provides create direction and feedback before final approval by creative director. Creates and executes creative briefs when necessary.
  • Effectively presents and sells all agency work/proposals to clients, identifying opportunities for the client within their industry or market, generating ideas both for clients and the agency.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1-2 years of general marketing experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with food service preferred.
  • General understanding of public relations, social media, creative services, advertising, production, marketing, retail and sales.
  • Strong passion for and knowledge of project and time management.
  • Team player with the confidence and integrity to earn client and internal team confidence quickly.
  • Ability to work effectively within a highly collaborative and interconnected environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of integrated marketing and digital disciplines (including audience identification and analysis, targeting, experience design, digital production, and online analytics.)
  • Excellent presentation, verbal and written skills are required.

 

Location/Hours/Travel:

This is a full-time position, working in our Irving, TX satellite office. Additional travel may be required for client meetings, trade conferences and new business presentations.

About Augustine:

Augustine is an award-winning, integrated marketing and communications with 19 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

Apply for this opening at http://augustine.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk01s23?apply=true