Job Description :
Global Account Manager / Global Sr. Account Manager:
Number: 17763
Location: Remote – West Coast (West coast preferred, or PST/MST time zone)
Manager Location: Kirkland, WA
Schedule: Mon – Fri regular business hours
Start Date: 03/01/2021
Full time position: Yes
Position to fill: 1
Possibility to extend or convert: Yes/Yes
Contract length: 3 month with opportunity to extend till end of 2021
Interview process: 3 – 30 min Zoom meeting with HM, and 2 person panel with leads on same team and Open.
Special Needs: Looking for candidates with traditional advertising agency experience and production experience.

Ideal candidate
Advertising agency background in account management
Low/mid-level (Sr Account Manager or Account Supervisor)
Experience managing all types of production – digital, social, video, etc.
Proactive, strategic, team player with a drive to make good creative and build a global brand
Global experience is a plus but not a mandatory
Interest in growing their career, managing a global region(s), and brand building


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GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:

We believe each team member makes a significant contribution to our success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities outlined in a job description. Therefore, this job description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications, and job scope, but not limit the employee or the organization to just the work identified. It is our expectation each team member will offer their services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors and to pursue individual career growth.

As a Global Account Manager with the Brand Team, you work closely with regional marketing teams and creative, strategy, resource management and production departments to lead the annual planning process, strategy and development of fully integrated campaigns and measuring success of the business.

Success for this position is illustrated by the Global Account Manager’s ability to lead, drive and grow the business. Developing strong relationships with regional marketing teams, managing difficult situations while keeping the best interest of the work at heart, and by being a strong contributing member of the brand management account team.

An ideal candidate will have a strong strategic and integrated production background, will confidently lead the strategic development of campaigns across all media from the initial analysis of the business challenge/need to crafting creative and project briefs through to producing and trafficking of creative assets. They should have a minimum of 5-7+ years in a creative agency environment with a variety of well-known brands and bring with them a strong understanding of advertising and marketing strategies, trends and best practices.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES/PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

Possesses the ability to create and sell advanced strategic concepts, drive initiatives, and write strong, insightful brand/project briefs based on sound rationale and previous experience
Influences the development of the highest quality creative work by sharing knowledge of the client/business/brand/region/competition and demonstrating strong creative judgement
Develops a thoughtful and trustworthy partnership with regional leadership, and maintains day-to-day contact; at the ready when challenges arise and provides swift resolution
Demonstrates micro and macro knowledge of our company and the nuances of the regional business by continuous research of the brand, its categories and competitors and the industry as a whole
Leads the business through the development of strategic annual brand marketing plans, facilitates the annual planning process and develops the overarching strategy for the local IMCs
Develops and cultivates strong relationships across all agency partners, internal channel and operations teams to ensure business goals and marketing strategies are aligned and flawlessly executed against
Continually looks for ways to grow the business and add value
Proposes thoughtful testing agendas; understands and distills data to drive thoughtful insights
Helps to devise short-term and long-term brand and advertising strategies that drive business momentum and deliver against (exceed) market KPIs
Manages the communication between the Brand Team, regional clients and agencies, channel leads, etc. to ensure strategy and creative are implemented across the board
Adhere to strong brand, budget, resource, and business goal controls to ensure marketing work is aligned with business goals and brand strategy.
Maintains constant communication with Global Brand Account Director on account status
Thorough oversight and direction of the day-to-day running of the business
A motivational leader with the ability to unite and inspire the teams to deliver award-winning, results driven work with velocity and accuracy


QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Communications or Journalism, MBA preferred.
5-7+ years account or brand management experience in a creative advertising agency, Global experience preferred
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced creative environment
Ability to effectively and appropriately interact with co-workers at a variety of levels, across many disciplines
Effective negotiation and problem-solving skills required; ability to confidently have tough conversations with senior level team members
Deep understanding of the production process (across all media), timelines, and demonstrated capability to produce multiple, overlapping projects
Strong financial understanding of budgeting and estimating
A demonstrated track record of gaining trust and respect by consistently demonstrating sound critical thinking skills and maintaining composure in stressful situations
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of employees / clients
Highly organized with a keen sense of attention to detail
Exceptional initiative and follow-through skills – can anticipate and react to regional needs before they do
After hours work and overnight traveling to planning sessions, region check-ins and shoots/post sessions
Experience with international marketing, media and agency management is preferred.
Demonstrated ability to think strategically and analytically about complex issues, leading to thoughtful recommendations, action plans, and campaigns.
Ability to prioritize varying demands, set deadlines, and multi-task as needed.
Self-motivated. Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
             

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