Account Manager

Chicago, Illinois | Freelance | Job ID #54091 |
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Onward Search has a client that is looking for an Account Manager.
You will be responsible for helping to grow strategic advertising partnerships with some of the world's largest brands. Externally, we work with suppliers' Brand Managers, Analytics, and E-Commerce teams, as well as National Media and Marketing agencies.

Develop strong supplier relationships and manage the day-to-day need, plus quarterly planning and communication cadence for selected Key Accounts
Build and execute strategic plans to grow advertising revenue from suppliers based on a deep understanding of the suppliers’ business goals and marketing objectives
Help build the Global Accounts service practice through professionalism, establishing process, creating real customer value, and driving revenue for the team
Ability to lead day-to-day relationships and work with management and multifunctional teams to respond to supplier needs.
Familiarity with analytics, advertising data/tech, and DMP technologies, paired with strong analytical and quantitative skills, problem-solving
Resourceful in maneuvering through a large company while working in a nimble and fast paced environment – ability to adapt and thrive in any business situation
High level of comfort escalating and presenting key issues to management
Tactical and strategic thinker to help influence suppliers’ investment
3-4 years of strategic partnership, customer success or account management experience in media or advertising
3-4 years of digital media or advertising experience, preferably from an agency or within a sales organization

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.