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Media Account Manager

Role

We are looking to fill a full-time employee position in the role of Media Account Manager for our Chicago media team. We are looking for someone who has 3-5 years’ agency experience in a project management role, and is also client service-driven, proactive, detailed-oriented, collaborative, passionate, experienced, dynamic and entrepreneurial. This person will be part of our performance media client team serving U.S. clients. This person will provide hands-on project and account management for various performance media and initiatives and will liaise directly with clients. This person will also collaborate with our other client/project teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing “hands-on, roll-up-your-sleeves” project management and logistics and coordination for various performance media/ television client campaigns.
  • Working in tandem with the media buyers, the Account team and the Media Director on the
    strategy, execution and client servicing of media clients.
  • Coordinating with other media team members.
  • Providing ongoing and proactive client service, internally and externally when required.
  • Providing regular ongoing communication with media team, other client/project team members
    and clients.
  • Developing and controlling budgets and timelines, flagging any changes of scope with time and
    budget implications.
  • Managing and providing input to pricing.
  • Providing ongoing financial coordination, media reconciliation, client invoicing and account
    tracking.
  • Work with accounting to ensure proper media financial tracking.
  • Providing content and participation for prospective client proposals, pitches and marketing.
  • Collaborating with in-house production team members in line with media launch dates.
  • Coordinating third-party production vendors in line with media launch dates.
  • Coordinating the creation and distribution of advertising creative for networks or publishers.
  • Coordinating and obtaining required broadcast clearances.
  • Coordinating satellite broadcast tracking/verification for various campaigns.
  • Providing proactive service throughout the duration of each campaign and regular status< reports to the media team.

Requirements

  • 4-year college degree.
  • Minimum three years of marketing and media related project and account management experience at an agency.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills especially advanced Excel & PowerPoint skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent negotiating and analytical skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Strong client service skills, exceptional attention to detail and critical thinking/problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and adapt to changing business requirements.
  • Television media knowledge is a definite requirement; radio & digital media knowledge is a strong asset.
  • Television, radio and digital media data and analytics is a strong asset.
  • Television, radio and digital production experience is an asset.
  • PMP certification a plus.

Additional Information

General work hours are 9:00am to 5:00pm CT.

  • Salary is TBD.
  • Start date is immediate.
  • GainShare Performance Marketing is committed to providing equal opportunities for persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available at all stages of the recruitment process, at the candidate’s request.

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