Assistant Account Executive - Altria

  • 35 W Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Leo Burnett is a communications agency powered by its HumanKind operating system, with the belief that creativity, data and technology work together to transform human behavior and drive prosperity for clients. Part of Publicis Communications, Leo Burnett Worldwide is one of the world's largest agency networks with 85 offices and more than 8,000 employees. The global agency works with some of the world's most valued brands including Altria, Allstate, Esurance, Firestone, Jim Beam, Kellogg's, Kraft, Marshalls, MillerCoors, Nintendo, P&G, Samsung and UnitedHealthcare among others.

Job Description

Supporting the day-to-day business for Black and Mild communication channels & platforms.

Scope of Work (General deliverables, types of media and/or creative opportunity):

Primary responsibilities will include managing projects against their timelines and ensuring timely review and sign-off by all the stakeholders and final asset delivery. Will have some client contact as necessary with the respective clients across the bodies of work. Will interact with the creative and UX teams, creative studio, production and project management. Will be a primary point of contact for legal and copy-editing groups as large part of responsibility is to ensure work is routing to key stakeholder groups. Work expands across many channels/media/deliverables: web, database CRM, email, promotions, etc




Experience Desired:


Hard skills: A Bachelor's degree in marketing or other closely related field. No agency experience required but ideally desired. Desired agency experience would include – Branding/Campaign work, cross-channel digital experience (web, app, email, digital strategy, promotions, content production) budget management, timeline management, strong business writing (e-mail and presentations).


Soft skills: Curious, energetic, comfortable on a large team with a lot of diverse personalities, cool under pressure, able to prioritize large workload and stay focused on key details, strong work-ethic, strong interpersonal skills to work well across a large team with a lot of departments, must be comfortable working with a passionate team – not afraid to speak up, flexible as priorities change.

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