Senior Account Executive

The Mars Agency   •  

Southfield, MI

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

  •  

Less than 5 years

Posted 43 days ago


We’re looking for a SeniorAccount Executive for our Detroit HQ tosupport the planning, execution and fulfillment of Shopper Marketing programs, as well as maintain and manage key brand/retailer initiatives.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain productive interaction with support departments (i.e., answer questions/provide direction) to keep projects moving forward
  • Develop knowledge of assigned brand or retailer brand positioning(s), short and long term goals, consumer/shopper targets and marketing strategies
  • Tactically support programs (development of timelines, trafficking and review of materials, estimation of costs, etc.)
  • Independently manage projects effectively from start to finish
  • Manage budgets, completing programs within estimated hours and costs
  • Manage electronic job jackets/billing information
  • Develop your proficiency across all Mars internal workflow and financial management systems
  • Work effectively and efficiently with various internal departments
  • Maintain and update team reports, including weekly status, marketplace assessments, etc.
  • All other duties as assigned by Manager

SKILL SETS REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in advertising, marketing, business or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of marketing or advertising experience, preferably agency experience in retailer promotions
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to manage time, adhere to strict timelines and work well under pressure
  • Detail orientation and ability to multitask across fluid workload
  • Proactive nature in the seeking of work/responsibility
  • Dependability in execution of work and as member of assigned team
  • Enthusiastic, “can do” attitude in accepting work/new challenges
  • Desire to learn all aspects of the Shopper Marketing discipline
  • Effective interpersonal skills