Account Manager

Sullivan Higdon & Sink   •  

Kansas City, MO

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

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5 - 7 years

Posted 64 days ago

Responsibilities

Relationship

  • Fosters and maintains strong client relationships for day-to-day concerns
  • Develops brand and project strategy with the brand strategist and account senior leadership
  • Collaborates with creative team members for copy, design and industry knowledge leadership
  • Collaborates with project managers on production timelines and details
  • Shares client feedback and utilizes all pertinent agency functions to develop solutions to feedback
  • Proactively brings client solutions and new thinking to drive client’s equine business forward
  • Engages all appropriate agency functions to deliver great client work (e.g., brand strategy, digital, research)

Strategy

  • Possesses superior knowledge and understanding of the animal health industry, products, positioning and communication objectives
  • Understands and remains current with the animal health competitive environment, including positioning and marketing programs of competitors
  • Ensures all work includes proper product mentions, client mandatories, production specs, legal requirements and other necessary details aligned with strategies

Execution

  • Develops all creative and kick off briefs aligned with strategies
  • Communicates with the client and team in an efficient, effective and collaborative manner
  • Interacts with the team and client to create the most unsheeplike work possible
  • Is the point-person for the team and client for questions on strategy, billing, project status and all related details
  • Manages multiple projects that require a heightened attention to detail and subtle nuances
  • Requirements

    • Four to five years of experience in account/brand management, preferably in an agency setting
    • Bachelor’s degreerequired; marketing preferred
    • Animal health and/or Agricultural experience
    • Available for occasional travel

HR Stuff

  • Salary commensurate with experience; 401k plan with employer matching.
  • Great health insurance plans, wellness incentives and many other perks
  • SHS is an equal opportunity employer, of course.