Account Director - North of Boston

The Simon Group, Inc - North Andover, MA

Full-timeEstimated: $110,000 - $150,000 a year
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The Simon Group is a fast-paced marketing communications boutique Agency in North Andover, MA and we are growing! We provide integrated marketing solutions to clients, offering expertise that includes consulting, strategy, brand development, print and digital design, implementation and fulfillment.

We have an immediate opening for an Account Director that knows how to make a long-term impact with clients. If you’re a seasoned strategic marketer focused on building and maintaining strong client relationships while driving strategy and growth for the business, then we want to talk to you!

Key responsibilities:

  • Build professional, long-lasting relationships and assist in creating clear, concise marketing plans tailored toward each client
  • Partner with clients to develop roadmaps for short and long-term marketing objectives
  • Grow existing accounts where possible and participate in winning new business
  • Develop and negotiate pitches, proposals, and budgets
  • Provide clear cutting-edge strategic leadership to internal teams to ensure all creative work aligns with client business needs and expectations
  • Understand the “why” behind creative work and client requests, and communicate this clearly and efficiently to others
  • Collaborate with internal teams to develop creative/project briefs, coordinate agency services, and execute plans
  • Analyze and report metrics and present findings to client and internally
  • Manage client expectations, objectives, and timelines actively and consistently
  • Work closely with finance on billing, budgets and forecasting
  • Inform senior agency management on the status of business, client relationships and specific opportunities or challenges

Qualifications:

  • Strong client service orientation
  • Thinks strategically, analytically and creatively
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • The ability to think on your feet
  • Excellent attention to detail and follow-through
  • Strong presentation skills that foster participation and encourage desired outcomes
  • An out of the box, strategic, collaborative thinker, eager to solve problems and provide solutions
  • 5+ years of agency and client-side strategic marketing experience
  • 2+ years of experience with digital marketing and media
  • At least a bachelor’s degree in a related field (Marketing, Communications or Advertising)
  • An advanced working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite, knowledge of FileMaker and the Adobe Creative Suite is a plus
  • Flexible, positive attitude and a sense of humor

We have been informed of a scam whereby candidates are asked to join a Google Hangouts chat interview claiming to be from The Simon Group. We do not interview via chat or video, so please be advised of the scam. Our HR people will reach out directly to candidates we are considering.

Job Type: Full-time