Now Hiring: Senior Account Director

Senior Account Director

Position Overview:

You are a rare breed—book smart and people smart, possessing both analytical skills and a personality. You’re a juggler—you can keep a number of balls in the air at any one time, but you’re not a showboat. You’re an agency jack-of-all-trades and revel in the variety. You know a little bit about everything and everything about the client’s business. The buck stops with you.

This is one of the most important roles in the agency, supporting agency, employee and client growth, creativity, financial success, and longevity of client relationships. This person has a collaborative, supportive work style, and is a real “people person.” Success depends upon integrity, a keen sense of communications strategy honed by years of success doing industry defining work, effective verbal and written communications and presentation skills, the ability to energize the agency about each and every client we serve, and a strong desire for outstanding creative work.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Hydrogen Senior Account Director:

  • Is the primary person at Hydrogen who “runs” each account in their portfolio
  • Is the primary person who grows and deepens the relationship between Hydrogen and each account by fostering and maintaining close relationships with each client and monitoring their success and growth
  • Becomes knowledgeable and understands each client’s industry and business KPIs to provide strategic recommendations that drive success for each client
  • Is able to lead account at a strategic level, but also roll up your proverbial or literal sleeves when necessary
  • Is knowledgeable about strategic choices for clients and has the confidence to carve new territory in the pursuit of more effective advertising programs
  • Supports the creative effort to develop work client and agency are proud of
  • Participates in new business activities: finding additional opportunities within existing client base, networking within the industry, and/or actively participates and contributes to RFP/RFQ and formal pitches
  • Keeps the relationship between all members of the Account Management, Production, Creative and Accounting departments on an efficient, cooperative, and productive working basis, helping to resolve any conflicts that may arise

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Must have extensive knowledge of brand advertising, knowledge of many forms of digital and analog media and the appropriate times to choose each
  • Can demonstrate success managing and growing clients
  • Has strong communication, leadership, and presentation skills
  • Has an ability to think strategically and problem-solve effectively
  • Is comfortable making decisions and taking responsibility
  • Must be organized, highly productive and efficient

EXPERIENCE:
  • Minimum seven (7) years of various account positions at leading ad agencies.
  • Successful experience managing brands for a minimum of five (5) years.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:  careers@hydrogenadvertising.com