Account Manager

St. Louis, MO

You're not just any Account Manager—you're a creative Account Manager.

Job Description

We’re looking to hire an account coordinator to assist our account managers in handling client accounts. We’re seeking passion, persistence and personality to join our growing team of risk-takers and visionaries.

Bottom-line: We’re seeking real, genuine talent. If you’re confident in your ability to lead and inspire creativity while efficiently satisfying clients, we encourage you to apply.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Work enthusiastically, respectfully and collaboratively with other project team members throughout the project lifecycle, including client meetings and brainstorms
  • Acquire competent knowledge of client’s business objectives, brand, culture and landscape to inform insightful design ideas
  • Understand the creative direction set forth for each project and develop work that supports that direction
  • Routinely support account managers by providing updates to the creative director and chief creative officer
  • Meet regularly with project managers, account managers and staff to coordinate agency efforts on behalf of assigned clients/accounts
  • Report on all client meetings and relay information to appropriate agency personnel
  • Quickly and accurately relay Work Change Orders to all appropriate agency personnel
  • Effectively present, sell and defend all agency work/proposals to clients; support other client service team members in these functions
  • Assist in preparing client invoices, proposals and marketing planning
  • Regularly check for and respond promptly to all client communications, including calls, faxes and emails
  • Check and approve creative material, copy, layouts and production art before coordinating approval from the client
  • Assist account managers by coordinating project timelines and budget with all relevant agency personnel
  • Actively seek additional projects/new business from client contacts
  • Ensure approved copy conforms to style guides

Desired Skills & XP

  • Bachelor’s Degree: Communications, Journalism or equivalent field
  • Relevant experience: 2–4 years (preferably with an agency background), or an extraordinary portfolio
  • Expert proficiency: MS Office Suite, iWork applications and AP Style
  • General fluency: B2C and B2B marketing
  • Strong verbal communication skills: The ability to articulate your creative process, thoughts and ideas
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: A positive attitude, a sense of humor and the ability to thrive in a collaborative agency environment with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Self-motivation: You can figure it out and get it done
  • Team player: Work and play well with others in a fast-paced setting
  • Deadline-driven: Experience working on multiple projects at the same time (including organizing and prioritizing workload and working efficiently under deadline-driven pressure)
  • Detail oriented: A devotion to accuracy and proper grammar
  • Passion for learning: A commitment to keep up with the latest industry trends
  • General fluency: Tech industry trends

Details & Benefits

Location: St. Louis, MO

Salary: Negotiable

Employment Type: Full-time