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Account Manager/Project Manager

Toledo, Ohio | Job #316280

We have a new opportunity for you! Check out this amazing Account Manager/Project Manager job for a long term, temporary hire position. It is currently located in Toledo, OH, and you will serves as initial point of contact for all aligned-client projects and recommends and advises clients on options and capabilities utilizing marketing best practices and channel knowledge. The AM/PM exhibits the ability to understand clients’ products, audiences and business objectives and ensures they are applied to client products. He/she collaborates with designers and writers to ensure product delivers on client promises. For select Tier 1 assignments, the AM/PM will also be expected to participate in brainstorming sessions. In addition, the AM/PM will provide project management follow-through and accurate delivery.

Account Manager/Project Manager Responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain solid client relationships and encourage a collaborative approach with departmental team members
  • Educate clients on cost savings and leveraging opportunities aligned with their marketing efforts
  • Partner with outside agencies in managing clients’ promotional and marketing efforts
  • Write creative briefs on complex projects and interpret them for project teams in order to lead communication strategies and implement marketing efforts
  • Provide strategic development and counsel to clients, specifically in the development of campaigns to solve clients’ marketing problems
  • Recommend the effective reuse of past materials when appropriate to minimize client costs
  • Collaborate on creative development and direction with client, design and production teams
  • Provide feedback to project team during internal creative reviews
  • Present concepts to clients, obtain feedback and translate that feedback for the project team
  • Review client change requests and respond with schedule/cost impacts along with alternatives
  • Manage expectations with clients and departmental teams
  • Negotiate timelines and budgets and ensure that all deadlines are maintained
  • Represent the interests of the client in interactions with project teams
  • Ensure all regulatory, legal and compliance and branding guidelines are followed to the letter on their assigned businesses
  • Provide final sign-off on projects to ensure compliance with creative brief and project specifications
  • Leverage knowledge and understanding of graphic design, creative and production to facilitate effective communication between client and departmental teams
Account Manager/Project Manager Requirements:
  • Ad agency account management experience preferably including print, direct marketing campaigns, online, promotions, TV and radio
  • Strong understanding of the benefits of the above communication channels with the ability to match the channel with the client’s communication needs
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams, both through idea generation and assessment of ideas generated by others
  • Team player with excellent relationship-building skills
  • Operates effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Adept at crisis management
  • Resourceful and solution-oriented
  • Excellent written, verbal, communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent creative project management skills, highly organized
  • Ability to gain client trust and effectively manage client expectations
  • Strong understanding of the clients marketing
  • Strong understanding of the creative process as well as design and print/web production
  • Successful track record of client service in a marketing or creative environment

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About The BOSS Group

We make it easy for you to enjoy the work you love by providing great benefits. With an attractive compensation package including competitive salary, 401(k) plan, weekly paychecks, holiday pay and a health benefits program, we have you covered.

As a staffing agency dedicated exclusively to the creative, marketing and digital space, we offer temporary and full-time opportunities with corporations, associations, design agencies and non-profit organizations. With 30+ years of experience and strong client partnerships that span across the U.S., we make sure each placement is a good fit for you and our clients. The BOSS Group is an equal opportunity employer.

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