Creative Account Executive


Sidney, Nebraska / Quad/Graphics

Posted: Jul 21, 2017

Description

It's a new era in consumer marketing. BlueSoho, a division of Quad/Graphics, helps our clients meet the challenge. As an integrated marketing and technology firm, the BlueSoho team helps customers connect their print content across mobile, digital, video, social media and other marketing channels. Our full suite of services is designed to deliver high-impact brand experiences.  

BlueSoho is seeking an experienced, innovative Senior Account Director to join and support our onsite team with Cabela's in Sidney, NE. This position collaborates with Creative Leadership (Creative/Associate Creative Director) to provide strategic, thoughtful leadership and continuously bring forward new ideas to advance the client's business. The Senior Account Director also leads the account and traffic teams to deliver outstanding client service through controlled engagement management.  The Senior Account Director is a seasoned leader and collaborates closely with Blue SoHo sales and operational leadership to advance the client relationship. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Collaborate with Blue SoHo sales and operations senior leadership to continually advance the client relationship

Maintain a complete understanding of the client's business to provide strategic, thought leadership

Collaborating in partnership with Creative Leadership and Traffic teams, manages resource allocation and delivery of all work through the operation

Own and manage the communication process between the client and agency

Develop strong relationships with the client's marketing, creative and merchandising leadership teams

Guide the account and traffic teams to meet the client's schedule and budget expectations while partnering with creative teams to deliver the highest possible strategic creative solutions

Hire, mentor and oversee account and traffic personnel

Proactively identify strategic, creative and workflow opportunities and solutions

Articulate the value proposition of our capabilities and their impact to the client's marketing needs

Lead and participate in client strategy, planning and concept meetings as required in partnership with Creative Leadership teams

Develop effective Creative Briefs to guide the creative efforts of the team

Present in partnership with Creative Leadership, developed work through impactful, inspirational and highly energetic professional manner to clients

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in advertising, communications, marketing (or equivalent)

15+ years of experience in an in-house retail or agency environment

Solid understanding of the entire creative and production process

Ability to maintain effective ongoing discussions and relationships with clients

Ability to collaborate effectively with diverse creative team members

Strong organizational skills and excellent verbal and written communication abilities

Ability to analyze challenges and make good judgments given multiple considerations at many different levels with keen sense for prioritizing issues and solutions in real time

Proactive and disciplined time management approach

Understanding of business accounting; experience with standard software programs such as Microsoft Excel, Word

Ability to stay nimble, flexible and calm in a fast paced environment with many moving dynamics

 

Additional Company Information

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.

 

Quad/Graphics is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

Drug Free Workplace

How To Apply

https://www.behance.net/joblist/57701/Creative-Account-Executive

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