match action

Account Director

Type of work: Full-Time
Location: Boulder
Date Posted: February 21st, 2014
Description:

Match Action
Account Director

About the position
The Account Director will strategically lead and direct multiple accounts, manage and provide tactical guidance to multiple account teams to ensure the highest level of service and satisfaction to match action’s clients. Additionally the Account Director will be involved in new business development (organic and new). Candidates must have 10 years of experience and at least 5 years of experience at an experiential agency. Candidate must be willing to locate to Boulder/Denver Colorado.

Responsibilities:

• Strategic Account Direction
o Oversee and direct multiple accounts at any given time
o Vertically manage multiple accounts at any given time
o Proven strategic skills
o Proven project management skills (budgeting/producing events etc.)
o Tracking account(s) profitability
o Function as an expert hands-on resource, able to support all roles when workload, headcount, as travel schedules dictate
o Frequent travel required (25% - 30%)

• Strategic Category Knowledge
o Research all available media resources
• Know trends in all relevant industries
o Know the competitor landscape
• Competitor activity
• Brand specific points of view
• Findings, comments and strategic action
o Understanding and experience with multi-channel marketing and the role that experiential plays

• New Business Development
o Brainstorming/Concepting
o Review prepared decks and budgets prior to client presentation
o Present and pitch to clients when appropriate with New Business team
o High-level contribution to preparing RFPs for existing clients
o Lead RFP process from start to finish

• Corporate Strategy
o As a part of the senior management team, will be involved in overall corporate strategies for company development
o Responsible for understand agency revenue goals and support team to achieve such goals

• Staff development/mentorship and morale

Experience
• must have 10 – 15 years of experience (5 years minimum at an experiential agency)

About Match Action

Match Action is a renowned experiential agency that specializes in high impact event, lifestyle and entertainment marketing campaigns for nationally recognized brands. See our website for more information: www.matchaction.com

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