accountmanager | Account Director Agency - Advantage Sales & Marketing in Naperville, IL

Account Director Agency - Advantage Sales & Marketing

  • Advantage Sales & Marketing
  • 661 Sunset Dr
  • Naperville, IL 60540
  • Full-Time
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Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate product category or retail channel ownership with Marketing and Sales client base.
  • Cultivate strong relationships with client trade, sales and marketing teams, including 3rdparty agencies as required, to harmonize cross-functional client communications.
  • Oversee proposals and program presentations for effective and efficient resources to meet the client goals and agency revenue targets.
  • Identify new business opportunities within existing clients as well as with extended client base.
  • Serve as financial relationship owner for cross-agency team departments and/or clients to deliver timely client decisions and approvals.
  • Activate assignments and encourage partnership with Planning team members to develop category, channel, customer and competitive brand marketplace insights, identify most value consumer targets, communication strategy, innovation opportunities, promotion program objectives, strategies and tactical recommendations for programs, leveraging key consumer/ shopper insights that drive behavior change.
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience is required; MBA Degree or equivalent job-related experience is preferred in Marketing or Public Relations field
  • 6-8 years of experience in the role of supervisor/leader/manager in an agency, CPG, or brand management, including experience in shopper marketing
  • Ability to make oral presentations, team building skills, and excellent customer service orientation
  • Flexible and adaptable, able to change and alter according to changes in projects or business environment
  • Track record of building and maintaining customer/client relationships


  • * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.