Marketing Account Executive

New York
Feb 23, 2011
Mar 25, 2011
Mr. Kate Kennedy
Full Time

Cognito is seeking an enthusiastic, creative, and intelligent marketing account executive with 2-4 years of experience in marketing or a related field. The marketing account executive will support a rapidly growing marketing and design team in New York.

Candidates should have a track record or a notable interest in helping to brainstorm, plan and execute marketing solutions for clients as well as some experience in project management. Copywriting and copyediting skills is a plus. The candidate must be able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines and be committed to making a substantial contribution to the development and growth of Cognitos US Marketing and Design services.

Cognito is a full service PR and Marketing firm focused exclusively on the financial services and financial technology sectors.

Overall Responsibilities/Skills

Enthusiastic, creative self-starter with sharp attention to detail and organizational skills
Responsibility for helping to brainstorm creative marketing ideas for both clients and prospective clients
Excellent project management capabilities the ability to be highly organized and see a project through from beginning to end
Client management have strong ability to communicate and work with clients closely and ensuring client happiness
Have a broad understanding of marketing mediums and projects i.e. printing, video, social media, print, advertising
Writing and editing be able to develop solid copy and have impeccable editing and proofing skills
Working well within a variety of project teams
Continue to build on knowledge of the general design industry. New trends, developments etc
Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with clients and colleagues.
Accountability to management for consistently high quality delivery of projects within agreed parameters.
Liasing closely with the US and UK Design teams to deliver creative briefs and ensure team stays on schedule
Developing financial industry knowledge and understanding of Cognito clients businesses
Working closely with Account/Project Managers, scoping projects to set and meet client expectations
Working closely with UK counterparts on any global accounts to ensure the project is delivered seamlessly
Accountability for time spent on a daily basis

Specific Responsibilities
In no particular order:
Ongoing development of skills in new disciplines
Working with your Account/Project Team to determine how best the clients business objectives can be met
Working with your Project Team to sell in new ideas to clients and drafting proposals (with costs) to outline the proposition.
Attend briefing sessions with clients, taking detailed notes and ensuring all information required to progress to the next stage has been requested.
Using information gathered at client briefings to inform other members of the Project Team of client needs and agreed process/deliverables
Briefing the Project Team on what is required of them ahead of all activities.
Request estimates from third party suppliers and commissioning where required.
Continued development of a network of third party suppliers: photographers, illustrators, developers, programmers, designers etc
Request print estimates based on approved specifications
Monitoring your time spent on each project against what was agreed and where necessary communicating to your manager the need for additional time and where possible illustrating why
Highlighting personal areas for development with any suggested training required. Supported by benefits to the business and ultimately clients.
Building solid working relationships with clients and colleagues
Identifying and participating in industry networking events, awards etc to broaden contacts (and new business opportunities)

Please submit a cover letter in the "note to employer" and attach resume as a Word of PDF file.
Only successful candidates will be contacted.
No phone calls please.
No recruiters please.

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