Senior Account Executive

Full-time position with Colle McVoy in Minneapolis, MN
Job posted January 7, 2023

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About The Role

Colle McVoy leads brands to their next. We combine purpose, innovation and experience in new ways to give businesses a competitive advantage, because brands that set the bar win. To help fulfill this mission, we need talent deeply rooted in the marketing strategies and techniques of now paired with the burning curiosity and courage to shape what’s next. We nurture a creatively driven, award-winning culture that’s all about empowered entrepreneurship – where people can be the inspired, energized, authentic individuals they are, while embracing opportunities to push themselves and the work. We believe we have a responsibility to our employees, clients, community and the environment to not only act with integrity in everything we do, but to use our expertise as a force for good to benefit all people, communities and the planet. We welcome applicants seeking meaningful careers that never stop evolving and who share our values of passion, partnership, integrity and courage.

Senior Account Executive
As a Senior Account Executive at Colle McVoy, you’re an inquisitive self-starter who digs the details – providing tactical, strategic oversight and leadership to clients and teams. A natural problem-solver, you’ll pave the way for great work that is forward thinking and digitally savvy to help transform behaviors, people and businesses.

– Guide the day-to-day development of multiple, often simultaneous, adverting initiatives within approved plans
– Demonstrate deep knowledge and command of clients’ businesses
– Foster partnerships with clients and manages expectations while delivering work that is creatively driven and executed flawlessly on time and on budget
– Proactively identify potential challenges that could put project timelines in jeopardy and bring solutions to the forefront
– Collaborate effectively with others and contribute relevant insights, feedback, and probing questions
– Work with media and production departments to ensure necessary media placement paperwork is issued and insertion deadlines are met
– Attend face-to-face client meetings, as well as draft communication reports documenting client decisions and feedback
– Engage with clients independently on tactical initiatives
– Draft project and production budgets, and work with business managers on a monthly basis to ensure accurate billing
– Review competitive/industry news and alert clients with relevant insights
– Train and mentor Assistant Account Executives and actively participate in agency initiatives

Required Skills:
– Professionalism – able to respond to clients diplomatically and empathetically
– Effective Communicator – able to present ideas clearly and with conviction
– Self-Starter – quick to absorb, analyze and confidently act on large amounts of information
– Curious – seek knowledge and learn about the businesses
– Detail Oriented – highly organized and flexible

– Bachelor’s degree or equivalent industry experience
– Three or more years of agency or relevant experience
– Digital and social channel experience
– Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
– Ability to travel as needed

About Colle McVoy:
Colle McVoy is a full-service creative agency that leads brands to their next. We combine purpose, innovation and experience in new ways to give businesses a competitive advantage. We bring this approach to a diverse collection of client partners, including 3M, AccuWeather, AGCO, Associated Bank, Blu Dot, Burnett Dairy, Capital One, CHS, Children’s Health, Cub Cadet, Deluxe Corporation, Elanco, Florida’s Natural, Goodyear, Houston White, Jackson Hole Travel & Tourism, Medtronic, Northern Tool + Equipment, Perdue, the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation, Target, UnitedHealth Group, U.S. Bank, Vermont Creamery, Whirlpool, Yelloh (formerly Schwan’s Home Delivery) and Zoetis, among others. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Colle McVoy has been named a Best Place to Work by Ad Age, Outside magazine and the Star Tribune. For more information, visit or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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