Account Executive

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Hold up. What’s Red Circle?

Red Circle is a mid-sized full-service advertising agency with nearly 20 years of experience in the gaming and hospitality industries. Our core business is casino marketing. We’ve worked with more than 100 casinos, in addition to a diverse roster of other clients. Our vision is to be the most data-driven, results-oriented hospitality experts in North America. We give our clients a full-circle experience, from data-driven insights all the way to breakthrough creative executions.

In 2015, Red Circle was recognized as one of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies by Inc. magazine and one of the "Success Stories of the Year" by Twin Cities Business. Add in free snacks and a bunch of friendly, “can-do” people who will welcome your talents — as well as your inner weird — and you’ve pretty much got it.

Red Circle needs an Account Executive - a smart, likable, curious, business savvy, motivated, articulate, problem-solver to builds client relationships and keeps all the balls in the air at once.

Hold up. What’s Red Circle?

Red Circle is a mid-sized full-service advertising agency with over 19 years of experience in the gaming and hospitality industries. Our core business is casino marketing, and we’ve worked with more than 100 casinos, in addition to a diverse roster of other clients. Our vision is to be the most data-driven, results-oriented hospitality experts in North America. We give our clients a full circle experience, from data-driven insights all the way to breakthrough creative executions.

So what do I doas a Red Circle Account Exec?

You are the day-to-day liaison for your clients. You are responsible for projects happening on time, and on budget. You prioritize, manage multiple projects and wear many hats — including an official Red Circle kickball team if you so choose — in a fast-paced environment. You also have top-level knowledge of what’s developing within your clients’ industry, as well as the advertising industry. You share expertise and viewpoints, becoming a trusted source of information. Fun, positive, and self-motivated are words that you would use to describe yourself.

Tell me more.

Your responsibilities:

Manage agency relationship with the client
Operate as point of contact for all client needs
Problem solving
Create daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual administrative reporting
Project management
Anticipate and communicate client needs, initiatives, objectives and opportunities
Formulate marketing strategies
Evaluate creative work and provide strategic feedback, as needed
Ensure the quality and timely completion of all deliverables
Create and update project briefs, estimates, project timelines, status reports and other supporting materials
Lead internal cross-department collaboration from kick-off to completion
Set up meetings, provide accurate agendas and actionable meeting notes
Coordinate workflow between all departments, including Finance, Media, Digital and Strategy
Inform account supervisor regularly of account progress as well as potential problems, i.e., client/agency relations, budget overruns, etc.
Oversees budget management
Seek out new opportunities to grow clients’ business

Requirements:

Direct experience in a client-facing role
Proven ability to provide exceptional customer service
Experience managing multiple clients and types of projects
Strong communication, time management, problem-solving and organizational skills
Skilled communicator with the ability to be efficient and positive, and balance client and agency advocacy appropriately and effectively
Ability to work independently and successfully manage multiple changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
A minimum of 2-3 years client service experience in a marketing firm or advertising agency; broadcast, print and/or digital media a plus
Skills

Project Management software
Outlook
Google docs
Excel
Other MS office experience
Attention to detail in both written and verbal communication
Effective speaker and can tailor the message as appropriate with clients and internal/external vendors