Account Executive

Account Executive

We are currently seeking a passionate, team-oriented individual for the position of an Account Executive (“AE”). The AE will be part of an account team that services clients with intellectually demanding, complex subject matter and projects including strategy setting, research synthesis, print collateral creative executions, asset management and digital/social media content development. The Karma Account Executive role is a blend of client service, project management, idea generation and strategic thinking.

The AE is a junior-level account management position and supports a team that typically includes a Senior Account Executive, Account Manager, Account Supervisor and Account Director, along with supporting AEs and AAEs. Key day-to-day responsibilities include receiving and facilitating client requests, managing multiple ongoing client projects, planning and maintaining timelines, developing creative briefs and scopes of work, collaboration on strategy mapping and client presentations, and conducting and synthesizing research that contributes to client strategic imperatives.

Qualifying Skills & Traits

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Adept at multi-tasking and time management

  • Self-sufficient prioritization of projects

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong client-facing communication and presentation skills

  • Capacity to creatively problem-solve both consistently and on-the-go

  • Critical thinking of big picture and connecting throughlines across projects/teams

  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, reacting quickly and intelligently 

  • Proactive, taking initiative and anticipating next steps

  • Accountable and communicative, with evident ability to work within a team

  • Collaborative but also can work independently

  • Positive attitude and willingness to “jump right in”

 

Things That Make Candidates Interesting To Us

  • Intellectual curiosity.

  • People who read the news. 

  • Lifelong students of advertising, creative content and business trends.

  • Ambidextrous right and left brainers.

  • Optimistic problem solvers. 

  • Opportunity seekers. 

  • Knowledgeable people who know what they don’t know. 

  • Ability to see value in projects of all sizes. 

  • Brazenness to voice opinion.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Advertising, Communication, Marketing or other relevant study

  • 2-3 years of agency-based account service experience required, including client contact and management of the creative projects

 

Nice to haves:

  • Experience with FunctionPoint, Basecamp and Trello

  • Working understanding of Google Analytics

 

If interested and qualified, please send BOTH your resume and a cover letter to:

chentosh@karmaagency.com

  • Employment Type: Full-time
  • Function: Advertising, Digital & Collateral
  • Industry: Marketing and Advertising
  • Compensation: Competitive salary, outstanding benefits, ample opportunity for growth