Position - Account Manager

Position Detail

Postion NameAccount ManagerFuctional AreaAccount Management
LocationChicago, IL, USAJob TypeFull Time

Job Description

Job DescriptionAs an Account Manager at Exponential, you will have the unique opportunity to work hands-on within the front lines of the online advertising industry. Account Managers collaborate daily with the world's major interactive ad agencies and direct advertisers, helping them achieve their marketing objectives. Account Managers also contribute directly to Exponential's bottom line by working to grow advertiser account budgets over time. The Account Manager role offers an interesting and challenging combination of using leading-edge technology, analyzing data, developing strategies and interacting with clients. Experienced Exponential Account Managers are well-positioned for succeeding in a variety of top-level positions in the online advertising industry.


RESPONSIBILITIES
• Proactively manage multiple advertiser client accounts
• Cultivate positive business relationships with media planners and buyers at ad agencies and with direct marketers
• Analyze campaign objectives vs. performance data and identify strategies for maximizing campaign ROI
• Regularly contact advertiser clients regarding campaign optimization, growth strategies and opportunities
• Work collaboratively with Sales Team and Product Specialists on proposals to clients, leveraging experience from previous campaigns
• Troubleshoot campaigns that under-deliver or under-perform

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Required Skills:
• Strong problem-solving skills with strict attention to detail
• Polished verbal and written communication skills, with both internal colleagues and external clients
• Highly organized, with ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously
• Ability to analyze data in Excel, and present to internal teams and agency clients using PowerPoint
• Experience with commercial ad serving systems including DART, Atlas, Sizmek, etc.

Qualifications:
• Thorough understanding of digital advertising and an enthusiasm for the digital media industry
• Demonstrated experience providing excellent service to Fortune 1000 clients
• Proven experience working with advertising clients to fully understand their business model and campaign objectives, and ability to develop strategies to meet their goals
• Adept at uncovering new revenue opportunities and identifying risks
• Enjoy working in a collaborative team environment, sharing knowledge across the company
• Extremely proactive and process oriented
• Ability to prioritize and focus, with strict attention to detail
• Media agency experience a strong plus