Account Executive

Company: Paladin ( Learn More )

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Job Description Paladin is in search of an Account Manager to join one of our long-standing advertising agency clients, in assisting them in managing the agency’s top account! This role is perfect for someone who is looking for an agency environment, and a close-knit group of colleagues to be involved in day-to-day account management, strategy, creative, reporting, communications, and liaising with our partners and vendors.
The ideal candidate will have two plus years of direct client management experience, top-notch organizational and client-facing skills, and the desire to work within a fast-paced environment and be involved in client meetings/presentations. Candidates with digital advertising and programming will be a huge plus, along with knowledge of Salesforce, Basecamp and Google Analytics!
Role: Permanent (direct-hire)
Location: Chicago (downtown)
Start date: ASAP – as soon as we find the right candidate!
Salary: $50,000 - $55,000
Benefits: Robust benefits package including full healthcare coverage, 401k & vacation!
  • Managing application(s) and assets for regional client markets and their individual participating dealerships.
  • Regularly gather/prepare all necessary materials and conduct client meetings.
  • Support supervisor on any and all larger regional client initiatives.
  • Manage internal role specific to reporting output, inclusive of working with peers and outside partners to ensure clients receive constant, consistent and accurate reports.
  • 2+ years of Direct Client Management is a must! Strong presentation skills needed!
  • This AE must have a thorough knowledge of the client’s business and demonstrate an on-going commitment and response to his or her client’s needs.
  • As primary client contact, the AE will be required to forge positive relationships with his or her clients through consistent contact and diligent client service – which will include monthly travel for in-person meetings with certain clients.
  • This AE will be required to build solid relations and work effectively with people in other departments to achieve optimal results.
  • Needs to demonstrate experience working with reporting tools and analytics
  • Advertising agency experience and/or automotive experience is a plus, but not required.
  • Knowledge of integrated disciplines (Direct Marketing, Interactive, Sales Promotion, Public Relations, Lifestyle Marketing, Collateral and Merchandising) is a plus, but not required.
  • Prior experience in digital advertising and programming is a plus, but not required.
    If this role is for you, please forward the following immediately to Kristen at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]:
  • Updated resume in word file format only (No PDFs please)
  • REQUIRED: 1-2 paragraphs of how your background and experience relates to this job; talk about the specific accounts that you have worked on, etc.
  • Desired salary range
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