Account Director

Mars Agency   •  

Bentonville, AR

8 - 10 years

Posted 269 days ago

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TWINOAKS is a top-ranked shopper agency seeking motivated people who have a passion for great ideas.  We are a carefully selected group of thinkers, who look past quick fixes to craft tangible solutions.  Our team is an intentional blend ofretail and brandexperience, providing a unique mix of insight and understanding, allowing us to create strategic and innovative shopper programs for both brand andretail. We are a different kind of agency, with an unexpected point of view.

TWINOAKS is looking for an Account Director for our Bentonville office to support the planning, execution and fulfillment of Shopper Influencer programs, as well as maintain and manage key brand/retailer initiatives.

What You’ll Do:

  • Provide thought leadership, impacting/contributing to client’s way of doing business on an ongoing basis
  • Act as a change agent/impact player from both an internal and external perspective – contributing to both client and company performance
  • Expand assigned business through identification of emerging opportunities and securing of incremental revenue and/or acquisition of new business
  • Manage client budgets, ensuring profitability and contribute to overall department bonus attainment
  • Demonstrate financial acumen across standard business accounting/finance documents such as income statements, balance sheets, and salesreports
  • Develop annual business plan, setting short- and long-term strategic course for growth of assigned business
  • Build strong relationships with the client while working closely with cross-functional teams including consumer marketing, trade development, operations, merchandising, and category managers, directors and buyers

What You Bring to Us:

  • Bachelor’s degree in advertising, marketing, business, or related field
  • Minimum of 8 years of marketing or advertising experience, preferably agency experience in traditional consumer activities
  • Dynamic personality able to effectively engage and influence a variety of audiences
  • A wealth of industry knowledge including current trends, consumer packaged goods, and business philosophies
  • Motivational leadership, inspiring team to deliver top performance every day against assigned business
  • Strategic thinking in the development of Shopper Marketing programs and management of day to day business
  • Sound decision making skills based in agency, client, and industry knowledge
  • Passion about business and dissatisfaction with status quo – always thinking of ways to improve/grow assigned client/business
  • Strong listening skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Some travel is required