Account Director - New Business pitch

Chicago, IL | Freelance | Job ID #53080 |
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Our client, an award winning agency in Chicago, is seeking a skilled Account Director to join their team on a new business pitch this week. In this role, the ideal candidate will be a memorable presenter with experience in new business pitches. You will have worked on multi-cultural/urban business and will be a master of your craft.

Important note: You will be required to work thru the pitch, including weekends. Travel to the client site will be required.


  • Develop and help create new business pitch in conjuntion with Creative Director and head of Accounts
  • Develop comprehensive knowledge about client’s business and point out opportunities and recommend solutions for marketing and advertising problems.
  • Ascertaining the client’s marketing communications needs, and effectively communicate them to creative, planning, broadcast production and print production services. Be certain client objectives are clearly understood by all.
  • Effectively and persuasively present the agency’s recommendations and point-of-view to clients. Communicate effectively verbally, and in writing.


  • Demonstrated success in presenting to client in a new business pitch
  • Must have multi-cultural experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, or a related field;
  • Five to seven years of agency-based account management experience on account(s) with TV, print and digital production.

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Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.