Open Positions

Account Director, Integrated Marketing

Location: San Francisco, Washington, D.C. or New York

 

Account Director, Integrated Marketing

 

Join FINN PARTNERS and be part of building one of the most dynamic and fastest growing integrated marketing firms in the world. We’re entrepreneurial-minded, global, and focused on integrated programs that bring to life the world-changing technologies, products, and services of our client-partners. Finn Partners is currently looking to fill a Account Director role. The Account Director is the primary consultant to the client and directs the internal team on all aspects related to the client relationship. The Account Director handles multiple projects in a fast-paced environment and has a close eye on both the macro and micro view of accounts. The Account Director also acts as a resource and support for other junior team members and may cultivate their growth as they progress. The Account Director is responsible for setting a vision for how the account should run successfully and is measured on their ability to proactively develop and deploy the processes, resources and tools needed to reach a successful outcome. The AD should understand complex business and marketing challenges and guide the client through these challenges and help them to set and achieve their marketing objectives. Prior health care industry experience preferred.

 

Responsibilities 

  • Builds a consultative relationship with the client, acting as the account’s main advisor
  • Oversees day-to-day details of ongoing projects and ensures quality control of creative work
  • Serves as the internal point of contact for project details
  • Ability to navigate and adapt to different work styles and work in gray areas
  • Manages client expectations about budgets, schedules and project scope
  • Collaborates with strategist to develop brand and campaign strategies 
  • Manages ongoing alignment with strategy 
  • Participates in meetings with all functional areas, from creative to PR 
  • Cultivates positive client relationship and looks for opportunities to grow existing business; takes opportunities to visit clients in-person 
  • Develops opportunities to cross sell and upsell services within existing accounts
  • Works closely with Traffic Manager and internal teams to help ensure projects meet deadlines
  • Tracks and maintains project budgets; manages account billing 
  • Works closely with the team to ensure that projects meet deadlines
  • Anticipates and resolves problems associated with projects to ensure client satisfaction
  • Coordinates and supports some new business pitches and direction

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least eight-plus years of relevant professional experience with at least 3-5 years agency experience in an account leadership role
  • A deep understanding of marketing and an omni-channel approach to strategy development and execution
  • Preferred prior health care industry experience
  • At least 3 years managing teams and dotted line reports
  • Deep understanding of all Integrated Marketing product and service offerings and ability to oversee the team, strategy and execution
  • G Suite (sheets, docs, slides), Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) and Acrobat experience a plus
  • Extensive experience with timelines and budgets
  • A sense of empathy; a player-coach mentality in supporting internal teams and junior staff members
  • Excellent public speaker
  • Creative, diplomatic, cool under pressure with excellent communication, management, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Must be a solutions-oriented problem solver and strategic thinker
  • Must be a team player and be able to manage junior staff members directly and indirectly
  • Must thrive on managing multiple complex projects

 

To Apply:

Please upload your resume, cover letter (and indicate the website where you store your samples of professional work),and state your target annual salary in $USD.  While we greatly appreciate that most applicants are “open” or “negotiable” regarding salary, we are seeing your answer to this question in US Dollars please.

About Finn Partners:

Finn Partners was launched in late 2011 to realize Peter Finn’s vision to create a leading communications agency dedicated to shaping a bold new future in which innovation and partnership are strong drivers of the brand. Finn Partners specializes in the full spectrum of communications services, including digital and social media. Specialty areas include technology, consumer, education, travel & lifestyle, CSR, arts, health, and public and corporate affairs.

Finn Partners was named “Best Midsize Agency” in 2020 and in 2015, “Best Agency to Work For” in 2013 and “Best New Agency” in 2012 by the industry’s Holmes Report. Headquartered in New York City, the company has over 850 employees, with offices in Chicago, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Boston, Jerusalem, London, Los Angeles, Munich, Nashville, Paris, San Francisco and Washington D.C., and has additional international capabilities through its own global network and PROI Worldwide. Find us at www.finnpartners.com and follow us on Twitter @finnpartners.  While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, we will respond to the applications most closely aligned with the requirements of this position.