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Account Manager

Full-time position with BBDO MW in Minneapolis
Job posted June 14, 2024

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About The Role

The Account Manager has the energy and enthusiasm to bring ideas to life with a desire to learn more about communications strategy & development. The Account Manager is a client-facing role responsible for coordinating the agency process from end-to-end on key assigned brands to meet client and agency objectives. This includes supporting all aspects of the communications development process and execution of the communication plans.

We work a hybrid schedule with 3 days in our downtown Minneapolis office and 2 days remote (if desired) each week. Only local candidates, or those willing to re-locate to the Twin Cities, will be considered.

Responsibilities Include:
• Support Account Supervisors/Directors in all aspects of communication development and production & execution of
campaigns.
• Represent clients to internal teams on assigned projects and have ownership of tactical initiatives from start to finish
depending on experience and ability.
• Collaborate with project management to work with wider agency team and resources to deliver projects on time and on
budget.
• Lead weekly status meetings and maintain internal and client-facing status sheets of all relevant projects and updates.
• Coordinate client meetings and provide recaps of key discussion topics and next steps.
• Manage the financial process including estimate review and approvals, tracking budgets, billing and invoicing.
• Manage legal, traffic and network clearance in partnership with production and media teams to ensure assets are delivered
on time and to spec.
• Monitor competitive activity preparing ongoing reports and annual competitive reviews to share with clients.

Required Skills/Experience:
• This is an entry level position so while previous ad agency experience is a plus (ie an internship), what’s most important is
a positive attitude with a curiosity and a passion to learn
• Self-starter with attention to detail
• Professional and clear communicator
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
• Ability to travel for client meetings when applicable
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

About BBDO MW We pride ourselves on being BBDO, driven by The Work, The Work, The Work. We are a creative shop striving for really big ideas that make a difference – and we believe great ideas can come from anyone. We believe everyone can impact the team culture positively. We value radiators, rather than drains, and applaud hand raisers, with no time for finger pointers and always seek to make the work better. If this sounds like you – we’d love to meet you!


 

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