Account Executive

Full-time position with The Lacek Group in Minneapolis
Job posted January 26, 2023

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About The Role

Who we are:

The Lacek Group is a collection of brilliant, passionate, intellectually curious, and unique people who work on the leading edge of customer engagement. We come to work every day to help our clients build longer-lasting, more profitable customer relationships. We listen, collaborate and celebrate together. We treat each other with kindness and respect. And we believe different perspectives drive innovation, fuel creativity and make our business and communities better.

Together with our parent company Ogilvy, one of the most creative and effective agencies in the world, we believe diversity drives smarter work for our clients — and better business for us. We believe inclusion is essential, and we welcome all who are ready to join our push for positive change. Every single day.

What we need:

We currently have a great opportunity for an Account Executive to join our team. You’ll use your experience leading digital projects to hit the ground running and help grow Lacek’s role with our client. This includes articulating and supporting the client’s marketing strategy, branding activities, priorities, and plans. The Account Executive brings the best thinking that the agency can offer to their client contacts, defining and managing marketing projects to ensure that they are delivered to the client as scoped – on time and on budget.

What you’ll do:

Independently manage sold program work on time and on budget
Own and drive interactive projects inclusive of email, online banners and enrollment sites
Lead internal and client meetings efficiently and confidently
Lead intake and requirements on complex, multi-channel campaigns
Create action items for others and actively monitor their progress
Understand, clarify and communicate client requests and changes to the internal teams
Collaborate with Data Analytics to develop and present insights on campaign performance and business trends
Provide business updates by leading regularly scheduled status meetings with their direct supervisor

What you’ll bring:

Bachelor’s degree in related field such as marketing
Minimum 3+ years marketing experience, agency environment preferred
Demonstrated ability and willingness to mentor junior staff
Is a curious and active listener who know which questions to ask, and of whom
Understands the role that data and technology services play in our agency/industry
Excellent written skills including the ability to create strategy set-ups and an agency point-of-view
Lead and motivates across functional areas throughout all stages of a project lifecycle
Knows how to frame an issue and offer solutions when a problem arises
Must possess a high level of stress tolerance/flexibility, and maintain a high energy level
Competencies you’ll demonstrate:

Agency Citizenship
Building Client Relationships
Building Trust
Gaining Commitment
Stress Tolerance
Technical/Professional Knowledge & Skills

You’ll love working at The Lacek Group – smart people, great environment, engaging culture, comprehensive benefits and fantastic growth opportunities. Your confidential inquiry is encouraged.

The Lacek Group
900 2nd Avenue South, Suite 1800
Minneapolis, MN 55402
The Lacek Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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