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Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Russell Herder hiring Account Planner

Russell Herder is seeking an experienced Account Planner for our Minneapolis office to lead agency-wide best practices research methodology, assist clients in defining integrated communication initiatives and conduct campaign strategic planning initiatives.

Your Role

In this position, you will. . .
  • Provide senior-level research and planning counsel to clients, and supervise agency research staff.
  • Manage the Insight CafĂ©, RH’s onsite focus group facility.
  • Perform qualitative and quantitative analyses - as well as secondary research - to better understand client markets, customers, competitors and industry performance to support key brand initiatives.
  • Work with the account team to identify key issues, knowledge gaps, projects and research budgets.
  • Keep RH’s account teams proactively informed of cultural trends that impact their clients’ target audience.
  • Support agency’s business development process from corporate intelligence and industry background points of view.
  • Who You Are

    If you’re right for this position, you will . . .
  • Have the proven ability to convert information into effective, results-driven recommendations.
  • Have agency experience in account planning or research direction.
  • Be thoroughly proficient in both qualitative and quantitative research techniques and methodologies, including focus group moderation.
  • Possess solid verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be a collaborative team player.
  • Have proven experience in delivering and inspiring creative and account team insight to ensure a strategic focus throughout campaign lifecycles.

  • Be a relentless advocate for new ideas, recognized as a thought leader by your internal teams and external clients.
  • Have strong working knowledge of SPSS.
  • Who We Are

    Russell Herder is a growing, dynamic AAAA agency located in downtown Minneapolis, specializing in strategic planning, creative development, e-marketing and public relations. We deliver specialized, senior level services to regional and national clients in home and shelter, healthcare, hospitality and other industries.

    Click here to apply now or e-mail Russel Herder at carol@russellherder.com.