Account Lead

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Account Lead

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The Account Lead (AL) passionately cultivates, strengthens and grows client relationships. The Account Lead conscientiously prepares and implements client development plans including financial, strategic, creative, relationship and operational aspects of their clients’ marketing communications needs and solutions.

The Account Lead (AL) passionately cultivates, strengthens and grows client relationships. The Account Lead conscientiously prepares and implements client development plans including financial, strategic, creative, relationship and operational aspects of their clients’ marketing communications needs and solutions.

The Account Lead fosters brand team creativity and Ideation of brand-building ideas. The AL ensures that ideas are on strategy and well positioned to gain support within client organizations.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage successful, profitable and trust-based relationships with clients
  • Be comfortable and adept in representing WW with a client’s senior management
  • Demonstrate outstanding presentation skills in formal and informal settings and be an excellent meeting leader
  • Communicate in a clear, coherent and professional manner
  • Be self-assured as well as sensitive when leading client team members
  • Maintain a candid professional relationship with other Wray Ward staff


Other Responsibilities:

  • Be a team builder and a team player
  • Inspire a contagious passion for strategic creative solutions
  • Model a conscientious, straightforward and dedicated work ethic – talk the talk and walk the walk
  • Respect all equally – internally and externally
  • Passionately uphold the agency brand, culture and values
  • Collaborate among multiple departments effectively and efficiently Be accountable for meeting goals and expectations


Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of agency experience in leading accounts or equivalent client experience in marketing management roles
  • Demonstrated success in attracting, managing & growing clients
  • Undergraduate degree
  • Proven track record of taking projects and initiatives from insights to objectives to strategies to tactics
  • Demonstrated success in leading teams without direct reporting relationship

This job description serves as an overall summary of responsibilities for the position outlined. Please note it is subject to change with specific expectations associated with the position.

Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not the practice of Wray Ward to sponsor individuals for work visas. Wray Ward participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the United States.

Wray Ward is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Culture Alignment

At Wray Ward, we firmly believe that internal and client relationships are a key to our success. Certain attitudes define how we work and are important in what we seek for our culture and mission. Key Agency attitudes are: