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Publication or Company Draftfcb
Job Title Account Executive w/ Consumer Promotions Expertise
Industry Advertising Agency, Marketing
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Chicago, IL
Job Requirements At Draftfcb the Account Executive is the omniscient leader. We’re looking for someone to be the source of all information, from logistical project details to strategic insights to all things related to the client’s business. The Account Executive understands the client’s situation and challenges and leverages this knowledge to think strategically about the business. This person will generate big ideas that are not only creative but that move our client’s products off the shelves. We’re looking for a juggler who can have a million balls in the air but still has the capacity to stop and tell you the time. And we won’t complain about your comprehensive Consumer Promotions expertise.

the position:

-Collaborates with each department effectively toward a common goal of delivering ground-breaking, results-driven creative
-Leverages industry insights to educate the greater team and to bring creative ideas and solutions to life
-Keeps in-depth insights of the client’s business, specific product/service and competition top of mind and makes adjustments accordingly during campaigns
-Acts as a day-to-day resource for clients to facilitate program management
-Reviews creative execution to ensure creative product remains on-strategy and adheres to client identity/corporate guidelines in order to move the business
-Helps sell the creative product
-Accountable for quality control on all assignments

the personality:

-All-knowing in the world of Consumer Promotions
-Always up on the latest online and offline trends and formats that may influence or intrigue the shopper (i.e., consumer and retailer insights, promotions, displays, packaging, store formats, digital extensions, etc.)
-Understanding of the beverage category and three-tier system implications on planning and execution a plus
-Displays humor, well-roundedness and is open to collaborative settings
-Thinks in an organized and strategic manner
-Thrives in fast-paced environments, is flexible and able to roll with changing scenarios
-Exhibits strong attention to detail
-Has earned a bachelor’s degree
-Has 2-4 years of relevant industry experience
-Is skilled at managing up and down
-Has genuine interest in marketing and the business relationship between the agency, its clients and their shoppers
About Our Company Launched in mid-2006, Draftfcb is a new breed of agency the first global, behavior-based, holistic marketing communications organization operating against a single P&L, one which places an equal emphasis on creativity and accountability. Draftfcbs global network encompasses 157 offices in 97 countries and includes dual headquarters spanning both Chicago and New York. Draftfcb is a member of the Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE: IPG).

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