Account Director Job Listing at FCB Chicago in Chicago, IL (Job ID 24189)

FCB Chicago

FCB Chicago

Location: Chicago, IL
Application deadline: None
Type: Full time
Career Level: Director
Salary Range: Not specified
Number of Jobs: 1
Relocation Available: No
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Industries
Advertising, Marketing
Description
Overview:

the overseer. the client’s main go-to guy/gal.

the FCB Account Director

At FCB, the Account Director is the agency’s commissioner at the client. We want a person who understands the client’s needs beyond marketing and looks deeper at the partnership they have with the agency. This person takes a leadership role in strategy development and ensures that the strategy maps back to the client’s goals. The Account Director is a proactive and effective partner with all cross-functional team members. We want someone with the ability to champion ideas, inspire great work and effectively defend and persuade the agency POV to the client. Someone who knows a good idea when they see it.

Responsibilities:

the position

  • Utilizes interpersonal savvy to rally internal and external Agency resources to help bring long-term, strategic recommendations to life
  • Sees the client business through a 360-degree lens and identifies out-of-the box ideas and opportunities to integrate and expand into other disciplines
  • Builds one-on-one relationships with senior level clients to foster a partnership with the agency
  • Manages needs of team members to maximize learning and productivity while minimizing turnover
  • Adopts a proactive approach to anticipating internal and external concerns
  • Owns the crucial ability to reactively address and remedy current as well as unanticipated situations
Qualifications:

  the personality

  • Has the ability to provide big picture strategic thinking, vision and insights to drive big ideas and initiatives
  • Possesses collaborative leadership skills that encourage team cooperation and motivate relationship-building
  • Is enthusiastic about business and passionate about marketing
  • Is self-confident in oral, written, strategic and analytical abilities
  • Demonstrates strong, fully developed staff management and partnership abilities
  • Possesses an integrated background with online/offline and production expertise
  • Has earned a bachelor’s degree
  • Has 8+ years of relevant industry experience

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