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Agency Account Manager

Apply Job ID 20161 Date posted Jul.. 15, 2021 Location Minneapolis, Minnesota Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)

Quad/Graphics

Periscope is a full-service creative agency on a mission to Do Things People Love. We are an idea-centric culture with world-class creativity, providing unique, in-depth understanding and expertise for every touchpoint in the consumer journey. Every action and decision we make manifests in this notion. Layered within this idea are the opportunities and responsibilities that allow us to practice what we preach.

The role of the Senior Manager is to lead and flawlessly deliver our mission while building ideas and solutions the result in business growth for our clients. They should have a masterful grasp of how the agency operates across disciplines, as well as strong experience in producing creative campaigns. They should be powerful collaborators able to build strong and trusted relationships with our clients, as well as help support and train junior team members to be their best.

Our Commitment

Periscope is committed to creating a safe and inclusive environment for all employees, as well as improving our collective performance on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). We believe strongly in the importance of authentic, ongoing growth and change. We strive to be more walk than talk when it comes to making a better industry and culture. You can read more about our four major initiatives to change for the better, the DEI leaders we’re partnering with and what we’re doing to have our agency culture reflect the larger world so we can tap into different perspectives that make our workplace better and our work even more relevant. Find out more here

Location
• Minneapolis, MN HQ with satellite office locations in Chicago and Dallas
• Position can be remote if preferred with travel when required

Responsibilities

  • Acting as point of contact for both internal colleagues, as well as external relationships with clients and other agency partners
  • Effectively manages existing and new client relationships; a collaborator with an eye towards the details
  • Learning how to become a champion and defender of the agency’s work
  • Working with internal team across disciplines to oversee the development of marketing communications strategies and tactics to creatively solve a client business objective
  • Experiencing strategic opportunities while having a strong grasp of executional tasks working with appropriate team members to manage workflow within the agency
  • Contributing to the development, execution and production of campaigns and projects across myriad channels
  • Partnering in build bespoke, integration solutions based on agency’s capabilities and services
  • Helping develop clear, measurable goals and objectives for client programs and projects and implement strategies to measure the effectiveness of agency’s work.
  • Building client confidence in the agency, manage client expectations and ultimately ensuring the agency delivers everything on time
  • Creating and managing project estimates with involvement in monthly financial billing and agency KPIs
  • Mentoring Managers and Associate Managers within the Business & Brand Leadership group

Requirements

  • Advanced agency experience in account management
  • BA/BS Degree in Communications, Marketing or Advertisin
  • A real go-getter with confidence and ability to lead from the inside out
  • Experience in campaign production across all channels
  • Self-starter who thrives in fast-paced situations
  • Has excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Has a passion for this business, a creative thinker at heart and someone who wants to do the best work of their lives at Periscope

ADDITIONAL COMPANY INFORMATION:

Periscope and Quad are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. Periscope and Quad do not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Periscope and Quad also prohibit harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

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