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Account Executive

LOCATION

South Market Street, Rogers, AR 72758, US

EMPLOYMENT TYPE

Full-time

Free Immediate Delivery

Company Description

Arc is the lead shopper and retail agency within Publicis Groupe. In an era of unprecedented disruption, where the customers you seek actively resist brands like never before, everything we do is in service of making your brand irresistible. We call it Irresistible Commerce. And it starts by employing insights and data to uncover what’s standing in the way of growth. Then we deploy irresistible creative solutions to build connected shopping experiences that are personal, valuable and delightful for your customers. The results simultaneously drive brand sales and love. Helping us become WARC’s #1 Specialty Retail Agency with groundbreaking work recognized by Adweek, ANA Reggie Awards and Effies.

Job Description

The Account Executive is responsible for driving the execution of the strategic plan and ensures creative product achieves clients’ and agency’s objectives. Provides day-to-day leadership and value-added ideas to help build the client’s business. Conducts day-to-day implementation of client projects that run smoothly and flawlessly. Builds trust with internal and external clients. Utilizes other parts of the agency to deliver work efficiently.

 

Client
• Develops and maintains positive working relationships with clients
• Manages projects from start to finish, earning the confidence of
and developing a strong working rapport with day-to-day client
contacts
• Act as a gatekeeper for all client facing materials, provide final
review before items are submitted to the client
• Is able to persuasively present to an internal team or client, as
needed
• Has knowledge of client and brand initiatives, also has a strong
understanding of competitors’ campaigns and positions in the
marketplace
• Understands how to balance the role of advocating for the best
creative and building positive client relationship
• Proactively suggests new ideas and innovative approaches to
solving client business issues (e.g. competitive issues, best
practices on brand marketing)
• Understands industry and market trends and contributes
innovative communications ideas that build the client’s brands
• Schedules and facilitates client meetings
• Assists with leading client review meetings and monitors revisions
to creative. Disseminates information to internal team, providing
regular updates
• Collects, analyzes, organizes and presents an insightful point of
view on client assignments, business problems or new
opportunities
• Manages competitive requests
• Consistently exceeds client expectations
 

Creative
• Effectively manages the creative process by coordinating logistics,
timing and budget issues associated with development
• Addresses questions related to the brief throughout the creative
process
• Provides meaningful feedback during the creative brief
• Gains support and ownership for ideas
• Sharpens point of view on creative work by thoughtfully

 

Project Management
• Understands the functions and processes of all agency
departments. Leads agency processes
• Maintains strong relationships with internal resources, teams and
agency partners to ensure efficient resolution of issues
• Provides input and direction to create client brand plan, yearly
deliverables plan and individual project plans
• Creates yearly talent estimates and provides input on yearly
deliverables
• Manages budgets and timelines to ensure delivery of projects on
budget and deadline
• Prepares all materials for production and troubleshoots issues
throughout the production process
• Organizes and participates production meetings
• Schedules, facilitates and actively participates in internal and client
meetings
• Effectively monitors the work of other agency departments against
agreed upon timetables
• Develops a comprehensive summary of client
discussion/agreements and ensures agency reacts accordingly
• Responsible for preparing production estimates
• Oversees the resolution of Talent Management, Legal and
Production issues
• Facilitates internal and external status meetings
• Begins to understand the meaning and impact of key financial
measures and how to use financial analysis to evaluate
opportunities
• Effectively incorporates senior Account Management staff as
project objectives or issues warrant

Leadership
• Creates a climate in which people can do their best
• Provides support, guidance and oversight to junior team members
• Demonstrates a commitment to the agency “team” as part of a
positive mindset about the work, the client, and agency staff that in
involved
• Demonstrate unity behind team and agency decision-making
considering the brief and the clients’ objectives

Qualifications

• Generates and pursues innovative, untried ideas to improve the
client’s and the agency’s business
• Approaches each assignment with curiosity, open-mindedness
and forward-thinking
• Works to pursue the of best creative ideas and creates an
environment supportive of the best creative
• Works seamlessly across agency functions and with partner
agencies
• Shares information, ideas and opinions in a way that contributes to
solutions
• Collaborative team member that actively seeks out and tries to
understand the opinions of others. Listens well
• Effectively communicates, informs and involves others to achieve
shared objective
• Manages conflict in a way that moves the team forward
• Passionate about ideas, brands, the agency and our clients’
business
• Looks for opportunities to expand current relationships
• Identifies high potential, creative ideas and fights for them
• Acts in accordance with a set of world class professionals and
personal standards
• Demonstrates a strong work ethic that is determined, tenacious
and tireless, a bias for action and extraordinary dedication to
results
• Consistently delivers projects and commitments on deadline
• Is nimble and recognizes the need to adjust style in different
situations and settings
• Thinks through problems by quickly narrowing in on core issues
and identifying innovative and effective solutions
• Stays abreast of industry, client and category trends

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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