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Account Manager (Communication Specialist )

Charlotte, North Carolina
$42 - $48 hourly
Job ID #73103

The Account Managers are responsible for managing the development and execution of all communications projects for customer work to ensure message and brand consistency and align with corporate strategies.

Job Duties & Responsibilities
• Serve as the Account Manager and key communications strategist, advisor and coordinator for Advertising, Brand and Creative Communications. Support development, implementation and evaluation of communications plans based on an understanding of the client and designed to achieve business goals. Coordinate with other sections in Corporate Communications. Provide information and insights to support the ongoing planning and evaluation process.
• Serve as primary point of contact with key clients on their communications projects. Develop and implement project plans including schedule and budget
• Develop and maintain strong relationships with key clients based on understanding their business, their goals, their customers and their issues. Maintain open lines of communication that include the right balance of in-person interaction and attendance at their meetings.
• Collaborate with the Creative Services teams on all marketing, advertising and creative development to ensure consistency and on-strategy execution. Ensure that work product is high quality and developed in a timely and cost-efficient manner. Follow defined workflow process.
• Work with key clients and the External Digital Communications Channels team to improve the companys online marketing channels and ensure processes are followed.

Basic Qualifications
• Bachelors degree in communications, journalism, public relations, English or related field
• 8+ years of account management experience
• Advertising, branding and marketing communications experience
• Analysis and project management experience
• Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills
• Experience in producing integrated campaigns, such as print collateral, videos, digital media, social media, radio, etc.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office products, such as Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel and SharePoint
• Experience with a work management system (e.g., Workamajig)
• Ability to work closely with and resolve communications issues with key clients
• Ability to build, develop and maintain strong client relationships
• Experience in providing communications counsel and advice to clients
• Comfortable working in highly matrixed environment.
• Demonstrated ability to strategically plan communications that are tied directly to measurable business results
• Ability to work and make decisions independently and collaboratively with multiple stakeholders
• Highly motivated individual who can follow through and work with minimal direct supervision
• Experience handling conflict and contentious issues internally and externally
• Previous energy industry experience is helpful
• Knowledge or experience with Kanban principles

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.
$42 - $48 hourly
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