Account Director

New York, United States expand job description ↓

Description

Laundry Service is a full-service marketing agency offering creative, media buying, production, and influencer marketings, all under one roof. Brands like Tic-Tac, Hennessy, and Nike work with Laundry Service to achieve their business goals through premium, authentic content and strategic distribution. Laundry Service was named one of Ad Age’s 2018 Agency A-List for its commitment to innovation, and its unique ability to handle all aspects of content creation and distribution—24/7.


Laundry Service seeks an Account Director to join our team. This role will support our newest sports drink client. The person in this role needs to have a mind for organic business growth, someone who can see and foster new opportunities while managing current deliverables. This position will involve a good deal of project management, so you should be comfortable managing both timelines and clients simultaneously. This is the perfect role for a leader that is inherently, naturally, gloriously social, both online and off.


  • Demonstrates strategic strong ability insight to help develop, manage, and coordinate long term execution plans from client’s stated business objectives and implement those plans for a sports drink client.
  • Possesses a strong understanding of integrated campaign management
  • Provide daily account management via in-person, phone, or email with client and agency partners.
  • Devise engagement strategies, approve content, manage scopes, deliverables and campaigns, and oversee resource allocation to ensure that all parties stay true to the strategic vision and voice across channels 24/7, 365.
  • Work closely with strategy and client to identify emerging platforms and trends to drive innovation.
  • Ability to sell in big ideas that drive brand awareness and relevance.
  • Strong project management skills and ability to prioritize.
  • Develop an ongoing relationship with clients and agency
  • Deepen the client relationship through recommending, fostering, creating, and delivering effective campaigns.
  • Displays understanding of business concepts and client objectives in order to identify campaign expansion opportunities
  • Facilitate client presentations and internal briefings.
  • Keeping all agency teams (creative, strategy, media, production) informed, focused, and motivated about business

Requirements

  • 5-7 years experience managing integrated accounts.
  • Experience in sports drink and/or sports industry is required.
  • Experience running a Creative AOR account is required.
  • Alarmingly smooth communication skills: persuasive, strategic, proactive, diplomatic. Ability to work alongside client onsite to streamline communications and to identify growth opportunities.
  • Natural leadership abilities. Extensive experience with managing strategy and creative to deliver innovative ideas.
  • Possess strong knowledge of marketing principles and strategies.
  • Experience implementing social media, digital and integrated marketing campaigns.
  • Possess general knowledge of awareness marketing principles and strategies, specifically for Social and Search
  • Outstanding presentation and communication skills
  • Commitment to excellence — working nonstandard hours when necessary, anticipating issues and communicating with diplomacy, identifying emerging platforms and trends to drive innovation

Benefits

Competitive salary, unlimited PTO, 401(k) and much more!

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