Account Executive

  • Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

we are #oneCossette

Although we are considered part of the Canadian marketing communications agency establishment, we’re anything but stuffy. In fact, we are the exact opposite. Cossette was founded on guts, creativity and innovation by a handful of university grads with a dream. It is that entrepreneurial spirit, that passion that drives us to make things that matter for some of the most recognized brands in the world. We are an eclectic collective with multifaceted expertise, who act locally for global impact. We take risks. We empower. We go beyond.

We are looking for an energetic, self-starter with a passion for advertising to join our team is a diverse mix of strategic, creative, media and one-to-one communications experts. Making things happen with a highly integrated team is what we do every day. The Greenhouse is the newest collaboration between Cossette and The&Partnership, formed in part to help nourish and grow one of Canada’s most iconic brands

As an Account Executive at The Greenhouse you will be responsible for the success of your assignment, including quality of the relationship and profit contributions to the Agency. 

 RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Managing timelines and budgets

  • Become the product/market expert, continually expanding your knowledge and sharing this  information on a regular basis with team members

  • Maintain the momentum and efficient completion of all client projects

  • Handling broadcast and print production

  • Anticipate client needs before they are requested and review them with the team

  • Provide a supporting role in the planning process by contributing to the project brief and being the source of relevant product and market information

  • Maintain strong client rapport, building on the relationship by demonstrating a genuine sense of responsibility for the success of the team

  • Be aware of client requirements and guarantee that the agency has marshaled sufficient resources to effectively meet those needs

  • Owning competitive activity, including tracking creative and writing reports 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Post Secondary education (Ideally in advertising or marketing)

  • 1- 3 years of experience 

  • Strong Communication skills (both written and verbal)

  • Strong client relationship-building skills

  • Broadcast and print production experience 

  • Knowledge of convergent disciplines an asset

  • Strong project management and project coordination/execution skills

  • Ability and willingness to work in a very fast paced environment with quick turnaround and tight deadlines

  • Detailed, organized and with a strong sense of urgency

  • Solutions oriented

  • A true team player

  • Ability to work independently while keeping the Account Supervisor informed

When you join Cossette you are entering the top rank of the Canadian advertising industry. We humbly accepted 254 awards in 2018 including the coveted Agency of the Year title for the third year in a row.
 

  • We are serious about our work but don’t take ourselves too seriously.

  • Our people are the best. We have each other’s backs.

  • Our clients trust and believe in creativity.

  • You will be challenged to go beyond your comfort zone, to amplify your potential.

  • We have flexible hours and fun happens daily… rooftop cocktails anyone?

  • Dogs of Cossette are a thing. Yes, you can bring Barkley to the office.

  • All of this AND you get a salary, benefits, training, and bottomless cups of cappuccino.

  • Oh, and did we mention that we throw amazing parties?

 

SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?

Please apply for career opportunities via our career page https://careers.smartrecruiters.com/Vision7International in order to stay up to date with our most accurate and available openings. Applications submitted outside our career page will not be reviewed.

 We thank all applicants. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Cossette is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, provincial and local laws. Cossette is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation during the interviewing process, please let us know.