The Lacek Group
December 11, 2018
Minneapolis - Downtown, United States
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Who we are:

The Lacek Group is an enthusiastic and supportive collection of brilliant, passionate, intellectually curious and surprisingly nice people who work on the leading edge of customer engagement, building longer-lasting, more profitable customer relationships. We’re a collection of client-focused teams who listen, collaborate and celebrate together. We treat each other with kindness and respect, so it shouldn’t surprise you to learn that many of our people have been here for 10 years or more. We’re a specialist brand company of Ogilvy, one of the most creative and effective agencies in the world.

What we need:

We are currently seeking an Associate Account Executive to join the team.  In this role, you will provide assistance and support to Account Executives and Account Supervisors within account management and client services, while gaining experience and proficiency to advance toward an Account Executive.

What you’ll do:

  • Coordinate and support client email deployments and site deployments
  • Coordinate the delivery of sold program work by liaising with other team members in Account Services, Creative Services, FED, QA and Campaign Ops
  • Drive efficient internal and client meetings by creating and distributing agendas in advance and meeting summaries afterwards
  • Independently create and maintain project schedules for level 1 projects
  • Manage internal creative routes via PHQ
  • Manage translations process with outside vendor
  • Effectively use program management tools to move projects through the agency in accordance with established processes
  • Proactively seek information to understand campaign objectives and client direction
  • Build credibility and nurture relationships with internal team members and client contacts with proactive communication

What you’ll bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field such as marketing
  • Prior relevant intern experience, agency environment preferred
  • Minimum intermediate level PC skills required; Microsoft Office products preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to function within a team-oriented environment; must be an assertive participant
  • Demonstrated ability to function independently, must be self-motivated
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to establish priorities and manage multiple projects
  • Exercises good judgment and seeks guidance when outcomes are uncertain
  • Must possess a high level of stress tolerance/flexibility, and maintain a high energy level

Competencies you’ll demonstrate:

  • Agency Citizenship
  • Adaptability
  • Building Client Relationships
  • Building Trust
  • Follow-up
  • 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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