Account Director

Employer
Location
Atlanta
Posted
May 06, 2014
Closes
Jun 05, 2014
Duration
Full Time
JWT Atlanta is seeking an Account Director.

Responsibilities:

*___ Sets and implements long- and short-term objectives and strategies for the business
*___ Plays a key role in generating actionable insights, communication ideas, and business-building ideas
*___ Identifies , expands and sells 'big ideas' internally and to the client
*___ Drives and activates integrates thinking and communication solutions across the Agency team
*___ Evaluates and effectively positions creative efforts based on ability to achieve business and communication objectives
*___ Can build a case of the business contribution the creative idea will have
*___ Creates a positive, collaborative, protective environment that ensures everyone on the team is well-equipped and motivated to create great work
*___ Sets the rights kinds of conditions for the client to buy better work, before, during and after the presentations
*___ Demonstrates sound knowledge of off-line and on-line communications and the changing media landscape
*___ Reviews and evaluates in-market communication initiatives
*___ Assumes final accountability for all day-to-day projects
*___ Develops and manages annual work plans and fees
*___ Educates clients about Agency capabilities and acts as Agency Ambassador
*___ Develops, trains and mentors ASs and AEs, identifying and supporting career paths
*___ Acts as a respected and inspirational mentor across the integrated team, managing workloads while providing opportunity for learning and development, and creative a fertile creative environment where great ideas can grow
*___ Is a trusted, respected partner to clients
*___ Volunteers for and supports New Business efforts


Must Have:

*___ BA degree
*___ 8+ years agency, communications or marketing experience or translatable field
*___ Experience managing 2+ direct reports
*___ Proven communicator and presenter
*___ Expertise in developing and implementing cross-channel advertising a plus
*___ Ability to work in fast-paced, dynamic environment
*___ A good sense of humor and maturity
*___ Interests outside of advertising

Must Be:

*___ A leader
*___ A team player
*___ Passionate about the industry, our Agency and their career
*___ Courage to imagine new ideas and the passion to make them come to life
*___ Actively engaged in new media landscapes
*___ Confident and polished in presentation of self and work
*___ Encouraging of dialogue and debate
*___ Entrepreneurial and a problem solver
*___ Creative and conceptual


JWT is the world's best-known marketing communications brand that has been inventing pioneering ideas for the past 150 years._ Headquartered in New York, JWY is a true global network with more than 200 offices in over 90 countries, employing nearly 10,000 marketing professionals.
JWT consistently ranks among the top agency networks in the world and continues a dominant presence in the industry by staying on the leading edge -- from producing the first-ever TV commercial in 1939 to developing award-winning branded content today.
We are committed to attracting new talent to keep us at the top of our business._ If you are looking to be part of a culture of excellence, we invite you to explore this career opportunity and learn more about our organization at www.jwt.com

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




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