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Long Beach

Account Director

JOB SUMMARY

The Account Director will manage and grow a healthcare/medical devices account, as well as other new business accounts in strategizing and leading initiatives from start to finish in a team environment. The Director is responsible for the client relationship and relationships with key partner agencies, functioning as primary liaison between client, partner agencies, and all departments to determine project and account requirements in support of client’s positioning, branding and budgetary needs.

MANAGEMENT REQUIREMENTS/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 2-5 years of previous director or similar level experience within a digital or marketing agency, production agency or equivalent, 7+ years of related experience with a proven record of client satisfaction and account growth
  • Prior healthcare or medical devices experience required
  • Ability to profitably manage and grow several accounts at a time
  • Possess strong leadership abilities (motivate, pitch in when needed, wear many hats, etc.)
  • Responsible for strategically guiding the client and partner agencies in solving complex marketing and digital production problems to deliver against marketing goals and objectives
  • Experience with common digital technologies and platforms, video production, and current design and development practices within an agency environment
  • Collaborate extremely well with project management, creative and technology team members whether they are at agency or partner agenciesAbility to work with clients, project management and discipline teams to effectively define project scope and deliver effectively

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITES (Other duties may be assigned):

  • Ability to prepare new business pitches and proposals
  • Organizational and independent mastermind to manage many moving parts

PERFORMANCE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Self-starter, independent manager that can work with flexing resources
  • Entrepreneurial, start up mentality
  • Innovative and big picture thinker
  • Well-organized
  • Strong follow-through abilities
  • Flexible
  • Team player
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

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