Are you H&L Partners’ newest Account Executive to join our Account Service team? Are you battle-tested, but approach each day fresh? Can you orchestrate media, creative, research, and data into a brilliant plan of action? Can you manage a team like a Hall of Famer? And is contributing to new business while managing a busy team sound like just another day at the office? Then you might be the ideal candidate.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with client meeting preparation and coordination
  • Contribute to weekly client status reports
  • Manage the agency creative production process/jobs, which includes opening jobs, writing creative briefs, contributing to creative kickoffs, presenting creative to clients, attaining legal approvals, and processing Purchase Orders and invoices
  • Monitor creative competitive landscape and develop reports
  • Manage creative trafficking across all campaigns, and oversee talent reports and Strata reconciliation
  • Manage all merchandising projects, including weekly marketing emails, monthly communications, and marketing guides; work with vendors to coordinate digital menu board and point-of-purchase files
  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensures timely and accurate processing of client and production invoices, job closings, and client estimates
  • Manage monthly production budget updates and accounting statement inputs
  • Work with Account Director on annual projected production expenditures, and actively monitor and update projections accordingly
  • Develop strong relationships with clients, vendors, and promotional partners
  • Take responsibility for leading other projects internally and with the client

Qualifications

  • Minimum education of a bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, communication, or a closely related discipline
  • Three to five years of experience in account service within an agency or marketing department is required
  • Must have the ability to see the big picture, plan and prepare for the necessary next steps, and execute deliverables
  • A professional, assertive manner, and an ability to instill confidence in clients
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong client service mindset
  • A keen eye for details
  • Proficiency with Microsft 365—able to create, edit, and format Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, and PowerPoint presentations
  • Ability to translate conceptual ideas and complex client feedback into coherent and actionable creative requests
  • Knowledge of retail merchandising preferred
  • Able to present in front of internal audiences and the client

The Ideal Candidate…

  • Is not just a do-er but a strategic and creative thinker.
  • Has the ability to drive and consistently meet deadlines.
  • Is committed to doing their best work.
  • Is highly organized, motivated, and can prioritize and manage their workload effectively.
  • Is optimistic and positive, with a can-do attitude.
  • Is adaptable and flexible—able to work with frequent shifts in direction.

 

To apply, click here.

 

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide an individual response to every candidate.

 

H&L Partners is a full-service, integrated agency made up of diverse, collaborative, and multitalented individuals with experience in all areas of marketing communications. H&L Partners is based in Oakland, with offices in St. Louis, Phoenix, Chicago, Charlotte, Atlanta, and Miami.

 

To learn more about us, visit www.handlpartners.com.