Account Executive

Chicago, Illinois | Freelance | Job ID #61685 |
Posted Last Month
 

Our client has an immediate opportunity for an Account Executive in the multicultural marketing communications space, with African-American consumer focus highly desired, is needed to join our innovative and dynamic agency client. This is a remote freelance role with full time hours starting in the next two weeks, project lasting 4-6 months.

As the Account Executive, you will be in a support role role assisting the efforts of an established QSR and retail client account team as they drive development of advertising activities in accordance with the account director’s instructions, and the client’s objectives.

Day-to-Day as an Account Executive:

  • Be a strong steward of the account; work to ensure projects are completed as proposed, on time, within budget and following protocols
  • Assist in managing the day-to-day relationships with key client contacts of the account
  • Present agency decisions, recommendations, and creative product clearly, precisely, and informatively to a range of client audiences
  • Write clearly and deliver accurate and actionable accounts of meetings and discussions

About you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social science, marketing, communications or related field
  • 1+ years of relevant work experience in an advertising agency, including account planning
  • Previous planning experience focused on targeted consumer segments is required, experience with multi-cultural target marketing is highly desired
  • Must be proficient in using Microsoft Office software, particularly Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, and have dexterity with data base software and related research tools

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.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search 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.