Robert Half The Creative Group Account Executive in Burbank, California
The Account Executive (AE) is responsible for the execution of various components of the marketing and promotions campaigns on behalf of the client. The AE is also responsible for working on and establishing cross-divisional opportunities to ensure that all initiatives are executed flawlessly in accordance with established process and timelines. The AE serves as a liaison with key partners (i.e. other client departments, external promotional partners, vendors, agencies, etc.), to coordinate assets and ensure that all materials have been properly vetted and approved for distribution. The individual who excels in this position is a champion of the client's business, is service and detail oriented and adept at managing multiple tasks at the same time amidst constantly shifting priorities. Project Management
Performs as "right hand" to client's promotions department
Serves as Title Manager for one or more lines of business and executes promotion initiatives on assigned home entertainment releases - manages and supervises proper delivery of promotional campaigns in alignment with client's goals and objectives.
Creates and enforces production schedules, acting as main point of contact for cross promotions.
Understands client's expectations and restrictions and effectively guides partner/vendor creative materials to reflect brand guidelines.
Reviews, routes, tracks, and edits all promotional assets and creative materials for internal/external approvals.
Manages TV, radio, online, grassroots and contest/sweepstakes promotions for assigned titles.
Creates cross promotional contracts for mutual approval, ensures each party delivers on, and adheres to, agreed tactics.
Builds and updates promotion plans for titles leading up to their release.
Acts as key contact to facilitate cross-departmental needs
Conducts and participates in external/internal meetings and client conference calls as needed.
Assesses performance of promotions and creates monthly, quarterly and annual reports with recaps of all promotional activities.
Maintains daily status report of all promotional activity related to assigned titles for distribution to clients. Client Relations
Strong client services orientation with focus on building client trust and support with demonstrated skills in project management and follow-through Listen to clients; manage their requests and translate client needs into tangible solutions. Communicate clearly and concisely to clients in all written and verbal communications. Maintain awareness of client activities on active projects to provide insights and/or backup as needed. Be prepared to respond quickly and decisively to client inquiries surrounding a pertinent title and/or project.
The Creative Group, a Robert Half company, specializes in placing highly skilled marketing, advertising, design, interactive and public relations professionals on a project and full-time basis with advertising and public relations agencies, Fortune 500 companies and small to mid-sized firms. We are faster at finding you work because of our strong network. We reach out to over 12,000 creative and marketing hiring managers each week. In addition to our free job search services, we provide our candidates with access to online skills training and a competitive benefits and compensation package.
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Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet
Req ID: 00320-0008855011
Functional Role: Account Executive/Staffing Manager
Postal Code: 91505
Compensation: $60,000.00 to $65,000.00 per year
Requirements: Strategy & Communications
Thinks critically about projects and how they 'fit' into the bigger picture of the client's business.
Exhibits consistently strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills - able to communicate effectively with clients, agency team, outside partners and vendors
Exercises cultural awareness within the office and while working with clients Requirements:
Previous Experience: Up to 6 years of marketing experience with emphasis in promotions (preferred), including at least 4 years within an agency environment; passion and previous experience in consumer products and/or entertainment-related fields are ideal.
Proven Communication Skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills to communicate proactively and effectively with clients, account management team and 3rd party partners/vendors. Email resumes to: Kohl.Iverson@CreativeGroup.com