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Account Director.

Mindgruve is seeking an experienced Account Director with a proven track record of leading key accounts and managing large-scale, integrated campaigns. This person’s role will be to manage, maintain, strengthen and grow client relationships through strategy, oversight and meticulous account management. The ideal candidate will have significant experience at a major ad or digital agency leading key accounts that include both creative and media efforts, prioritizing client marketing strategy, project workflow and overall client satisfaction.

What you’ll do here:

  • Lead key client accounts and drive client satisfaction
  • Oversee client account team members by mentoring and maintaining best practices
  • Leads strategically, focused on big picture of client’s marketing efforts with an ability to also grasp the minutia of day-to-day tasks
  • Runs all meetings are impeccably with set-up, delivery of work, summary of feedback and agreement of next steps
  • Develop client presentations and play an active role in upselling clients
  • Drives next steps and actions with urgency, pace and authority
  • Work with project management team to deliver requisite client projects on time and budget with special attention to profitability, tracking and management of resource consumption
  • Provide clear and detailed communication, both written and verbal, for clients, vendors, contractors and internal teams
  • Managerial responsibility of Account Coordinator or Account Manager
  • Assist the creative and development teams by clearly outlining client needs and goals through the use of project and creative briefs
  • Proactively identify project risks and create mitigation strategies
  • Act as the primary point of contact at Mindgruve for key clients
  • Educate clients on new trends, strategies and opportunities to improve their marketing campaigns

We need a person with:

  • 8+ years experience managing large accounts at a marketing agency
  • Meticulous organization skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Impeccable documentation and admin skills  
  • Working knowledge and familiarity with various digital technologies/applications
  • Familiarity with creative and strategic process, campaign and communications planning, web development life cycles, social media, email marketing and online campaigns
  • Experience working on accounts with media planning, buying and performance marketing including analytics and reporting 
  • Experience writing proposals, estimates, RFPs, and scope of work documents
  • Ability to act as the key point of contact for client relationships and communication
  • Experienced in crafting marketing and project roadmaps to organize annual marketing efforts
  • Managerial experience of Account Coordinator, Exec or Account Manager

Compensation commensurate with experience. We offer competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, FSA, voluntary life & accident plans and 401K with matching. Mindgruve is committed to providing employees with flexible workplace locations; however, being a local applicant from the San Diego area is a plus!  Mindgruve is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

No headhunters, contractors, freelancers, overseas agents or professional job-hoppers will be considered. This is an in-house position. To be considered for this job, qualified candidates must apply via LinkedIn, or submit a cover letter, resume and salary expectations to Mindgruve [email protected] and include “Account Director” as the subject.