Junior Account Executive

Overview

The Junior Account Executive is primarily aligned with a single client with the intent to grow in leadership within that account and have responsibility for minor brands or initiatives within the client portfolio of work. The Junior Account Executive is responsible for full execution of projects as well as to provide significant background support for other members of the team.

Specific Responsibilities

  1. Work with client and account management team to understand marketing needs and develop, execute and evaluate effective marketing programs that satisfy those needs
  2. Work closely with the account management and market research teams to ensure quality delivery of initiatives to the client’s satisfaction
  3. Act as an agency contact for client, be a source of information and programming resources for internal teams
  4. Develop and manage timelines and project plans for client-facing initiatives
  5. Work with Project Coordinators in the development and execution of client marketing programs
  6. When necessary, solicit assistance from other Agency team members (creative, communications, market research, public relations, etc.) to provide support and information to satisfy client needs. Must coordinate all activities with other Agency team members in order to ensure desired resources are available when needed
  7. Manage project budgets and provide regular management reports on all efforts for client
  8. Build, develop and grow any business relationships vital to the success of each project
  9. Coordinate social media postings and monitor accounts for clients

Qualifications

  • Minimum of two years of experience in CPG marketing, retail or agency account management
  • Excellent organizational, communication, analytical and writing skills; detail-oriented
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and assignments

Education, Training and Network

  • Bachelor’s degree (advanced degree a plus) in marketing, animal science, meat science, agri-business or production
  • Food and fresh meat marketing experience; knowledge of livestock production and/or experience is required for this position
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