Account Executive-Ad Agency Chicago Area

Account Executive
B2B Ad Agency-Chicago Area
Ref # 802

Do you have B2B ad agency experience?
Deep knowledge of B2B advertising and marketing?
Are you a leader?
Highly strategic and analytical thinker?
Excellent project manager?
On top of latest marketing tools, technologies and best practices?
Possess outstanding sales, client service and negotiating skills?

Award-winning Chicago-area B2B brand strategy and digital marketing agency seeks strategic, detailed and sales-oriented Account Executive with a marketer’s mindset.  Support industry-leading clients.  Help deliver innovative, integrated marcom solutions.  SW suburbs, walking distance to Metra station.  8:30-5 pm.  Immediate hire.

Background:

– Proven ability to cultivate client relationships and build account revenue over time.
– 5+ years’ experience in a B2B advertising agency.
– Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business and/or sales management.
– Ability to thrive in high-energy environment and commit to completion of key assignments within time constraints.
– Proven project management skills and vendor/third-party negotiating skills.
– Excellent interpersonal and team-building skills.
– Proven public presentation skills.
– Superior written and verbal communication skills.
– Superior editing and proofreading skills.

Responsibilities:

Account Management
– Primary client contact and management
– Day-to-day account services support
– Strategic and creative client presentations
– Strategic planning assistance, including collecting, analyzing and
interpreting pertinent market data
– Job trafficking
– Project billing
– Vendor sourcing
– Performance reporting on program/campaign/project results
– Agency systems expertise, including Salesforce.com, HubSpot.com and
Workamajig.com

Client retention and growth
– Client status reporting
– Billings growth by identifying new opportunities
– Client industry intelligence, including industry background, competitors and market trends

New business responsibilities
– Lead identification and contact as part of new business team
– Industry tracking and analysis in strategic industries on an as-needed basis

To Apply:  Please forward your resume, answers to the 10 questions found at http:lhazan.com/qa/ and samples to AccountExecutive@lhazan.com  Your follow up call to 312-863-5401 will make a different on your behalf.

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