Account Manager (TX)

Dallas, Texas, United States Full-time

Augustine is aggressively seeking experienced Account Managers to support its continued growth. The Account Manager  leads the day-to-day operations of the marketing, advertising and PR initiatives for accounts.  Their primary focus centers on client realtionships and flawless execution of alll projects on time and on budget.  3-5 years's ad agency experience.  The Account Manager is also expected to generate organic growth with the existing accounts as well as partiicpate in new buisness initiatives. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages the expectations and oversees the day-to-day service of clients, ensuring development of effective marketing strategies and efficient project execution.
  • Strategizes, recommends, develops, implements and evaluates a wide range of agency projects, including traditional advertising, branding/identity, marketing, signage, outdoor, website development, online marketing and social media campaigns.
  • Sets and maintains goals and budgets of client account, through client input, industry or product knowledge, and team collaboration. Understands and uses market data to adjust and redirect campaigns as needed.
  • Produces proposals and marketing plans for clients, keeping apprised of job progress and approving project timing and budgets.
  • Reviews and approves proposals, estimates, hot sheets and client invoices using agency’s project management and accounting software.
  • Keeps apprised of clients’ brands, products, services and marketing developments as well as those within their industry.
  • 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.
  • Leads and integrates account team (production manager, creative services, digital services, public relations, shopper marketing, business development) and delegates deliverables on behalf of client.
  • 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.
  • Directly supervises client service positions (account executive, account associate, coordinator or admin) and ensures staff understands role, goals, responsibilities and company processes.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of ad agency.
  • General understanding of public relations, social media, creative services, advertising, production, marketing, retail and sales.
  • Strong passion for and knowledge of technology and digital marketing.
  • 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

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