Sr. Account Executive

  • 175 Bloor St E, Toronto, ON M4W 3R8, Canada
  • Contract

Company Description

At Leo Burnett Toronto we are a creative consultancy, using the power of creativity in all its forms to solve our partners' biggest challenges. 

Job Description

We are looking for a Sr. Account Executive to join us for a freelance contract ASAP for 5 weeks. 

Responsibilities:

  • Strategic and creative collaboration with internal teams including Creative, Planning and Production.
  • Lead secondary elements of campaign deliverables independently with selective oversight of senior account lead.
  • Brand/product knowledge champion (product features/pricing/ benefits/competitive advantage).
  • Champion agency understanding of competitive landscape, competitive ad reviews, program assessments & marketplace trends, news and reports.
  • Collaborate with Creative Team; ensure adherence to strategy and client/brand standards as well as feedback.
  • Lead weekly status meetings (internally and with client).
  • Develop and deliver tactical briefs and post reports.
  • Creative production collaboration w/integration partners.
  • Guide and oversee assigned project budgets.
  • Provide input, consultation and cooperation with other agency and client partners.
  • Support and facilitate the growth of junior team members, consistently leading by example.

 

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of agency account management experience.
  • Ability to manage process and teams with selective involvement from senior account lead.
  • Strong project management skills -ability to independently complete assigned tasks successfully and on-time as well as keep others on top of their assigned tasks and deliverables.
  • Ability to manage and support multiple projects -multi-task, prioritize and adjust quickly to changing priorities.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Good interpersonal ability.
  • Demonstrates initiative and is proactive.
  • Organized with a keen attention to detail.
  • Strong team mentality with the ability to function at high level in both lead and supports roles with various personalities.
  • Creative, quick and conceptual thinker and problem solver.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and with strict deadlines.
  • Solid understanding of the various executional channels including TV, OOH, digital, social etc.
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