DRUM

  • Account Executive

    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Newton’s First Law: Objects at rest tend to remain at rest. The same is true of people. At DRUM, our job is to get people to move. But random movement is pointless. Movement in rhythm with the goals of our clients, on the other hand, is the most valuable thing in the world. There’s an irresistible beat that gets brands noticed, gets people talking and, above all, gets results. No wonder so many great brands — like AT&T, Aflac, Carhartt, PayPal, March of Dimes and more — trust us to help take them where they want to go. We’re DRUM. Let’s dance.

     

    If you’re not having any fun at work, you’re doing it wrong. Whether you’re in our Atlanta, Chicago or New York office, you’ll see for yourself: At DRUM, we love what we do. We’re focused, but not funless. Aggressive, but not ad-holes. After all, we believe in harmony. It’s there in everything we do, from our award-winning campaigns to our slightly less decorated bowling team. And it’s the reason our agency is recognized time and again, from Chief Marketer’s Top 200 Agencies to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Top Workplaces.

     

    Our office in New York is hiring an Account Executive to join their awesome team.

     

    The Account Executive (A.E.) is the agency’s primary contact with the client. With the guidance of a supervisor, the A.E. should be able to function independently on a day-to-day basis in a variety of areas. This role also works with senior team members within the agency to develop strategic recommendations on behalf of the client.  This role has a strong emphasis on managing multi-channel, integrated digital media campaigns.

    Responsibilities

    - Coordinates the planning and execution of interactive and traditional marketing programs for specified clients in accordance with client’s objectives and budgets
    - Consults with media, creative, account management and others when appropriate to develop strategic solutions to clients objectives
    - Monitors day-to-day progress of campaigns to make sure that deadlines are met and to respond to team counterparts problems and questions
    - Responsible for the quality of work produced by the agency to include not only account service but all staff departments
    - Writes creative work plans for review by his/her supervisor and the Creative Director
    - Shows skills as an excellent presenter, a clear and organized writer and a strategic thinker
    - Performs analysis of client’s campaigns across channels(digital, video, traditional etc.) and crafts recommendations based on analysis
    - Acquires knowledge of the client’s business and customer so that marketing and advertising problems and opportunities may be anticipated
    - Initiates new strategic projects based on his/her interpretation of client’s needs
    - Responsible for billing and monitoring client budgets
    - Establish and maintain multiple client relationships
    - Tactical execution of traditional & digital media plans
    - Monitor campaigns to ensure optimal results that coincide with the client's goal.
    - Produce video projects ranging from animation to live action assets
    - Manage creative projects, including social content using agency and using external resources

    Qualifications

    - College Degree
    - Minimum 2+ years Marketing experience, Advertising Agency experience preferred
    - Experience working on social media campaigns required
    - Interactive and Direct Marketing experience preferred
    - Experience managing integrated accounts
    - Strong Initiative
    - Excellent writing and strong/persuasive presentation skills
    - Strong analytical skills
    - Thrives in fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
    - Strong organizational and time management skills with ability to multi-task
    - Strong financial skills

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