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Who we are

Accenture Song accelerates growth and value for our clients through sustained customer relevance. Our capabilities span ideation to execution: growth, product and experience design; technology and experience platforms; creative, media and marketing strategy; and campaign, content and channel orchestration. With strong client relationships and deep industry expertise, we help our clients operate at the speed of life through the unlimited potential of imagination, technology and intelligence.

Account Management @ Accenture Song

The discipline of Account Management exists to create an environment for great work to thrive. Account Management sets the tone, pace and ways of working. Account people have to weigh and balance client needs with agency ambitions to determine the vision, and then make sure everyone is clear on that vision and how to get there. Account Managers create a path to getting to great work that builds our client’s brands through actions and experiences made possible by emerging technology and media. The most innovative brands in the world choose Accenture Song due to our passion for technology, culture and creative expression.

We’re leaders who bring various discipline experts together to drive consumer behavior and scale modern marketing solutions.

Job Summary

The Account Manager drives the work forward with flawless execution and leads small- and mid-sized projects from start to finish serving as the client go-to on a project basis.

They embrace creative experimentation and champion ideas that explore non-traditional solutions, including long form content, micro- and other emerging media platforms, augmented/mixed reality and Web 3.0.

Job Responsibilities

  • Voice sound, strategic point of view on projects

  • Develop the skills of junior team members

  • Manage account logistics flawlessly, from schedules to budgets to talent to legal approvals

  • Anticipate client and team needs and provide proactive solutions to keep the agency team one step ahead

  • Monitor and inform the team on contextual, competitive and business landscapes

  • Cultivate a relationship with key day-to-day clients

  • Lead status meetings with clients, including partnering with key team members to ensure the status document is updated accurately

  • Work with the Account Supervisor or Account Director to ensure key projects/tasks have clear objectives, aligned owners and timing, and execute against those tasks and objectives

  • Support the Account Supervisor/Account Director on larger-scale productions while also learning and gaining experience along the way

  • Manage the legal and network review process and ensure happen at the right times

  • Maintain impeccable attention to detail in all facets of the job, from proofreading emails to partnering with production to ensuring that every detail is considered, double-checked and approved internally before releasing work

  • Own entire small- and mid-sized projects end to end with minimal oversight from the Account Supervisor or Account Director, including managing clients and the internal team

  • Inform the team on the client's category, by effectively managing the Associate Account Manager to filter industry news and provide insights that could influence the work and help educate the entire team

  • Navigate the internal production process to find efficiencies where possible



Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years of client management experience or similar experience

  • Minimum 3 years experience working in or with an advertising agency

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced knowledge of key business tools: Google Slides, Microsoft software

  • Familiarity with accounting/math principles

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • High attention to detail and strong time-management and organizational skills

  • Strong client-service orientation

  • Flexibility to travel if/when needed

As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $90,288 - $148,900 and information on benefits offered is here. 
 



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