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Monday, October 11, 2010

Haberman - Account Director

Focus: Haberman is a media + marketing firm dedicated to discovering, developing and telling the stories of pioneering organizations and individuals who make the world a better place. We seek an Account Director who will effectively lead the branding and integrated marketing strategy for multiple brands, with an emphasis on cause-related and socially responsible consumer clients.


Responsibilities:

  • Set and lead strategic direction and vision for wide range of client accounts.
  • Provide high-level counsel and strategic input from an integrated marketing view-point to C-level executives; inspire agency/client confidence and viewed as client business partner.  
  • Serve as lead on client accounts, including being clients’ primary contact and managing retainers or project budgets.
  • Develop and implement comprehensive branding and integrated marketing campaigns for clients on national and local level.
  • Understands issues and/or causes relevant to clients and creates messaging that persuasively expresses client positions.
  • Team motivator who sets tone for accounts and manages and develops account staff and morale; effectively manages agency resources.
  • Holds self and team to highest standards for work.
  • Superior communication skills – formal presentation and written; ability to influence audiences and key decision makers.
  • Partner with agency’s interactive and design team to develop and execute creative, public relations, integrated marketing, Web, interactive, and social media campaigns/projects.
  • Foster new business development opportunities within existing clients.

Experience/Skills Required:
  • 10 + years strategic integrated marketing experience with consumer brands in an agency setting required; cause related marketing background a plus
  • Proven track record of developing the trust and confidence of clients, especially at senior-levels
  • Ability to build brands and lead and direct national integrated marketing campaigns for clients; long-term perspective and planning skills
  • Experience integrating PR, marketing, advertising, Web, social media and design strategies into holistic campaigns
  • Persuasive, with highly effective formal presentation skills and proficiency in skillfully influencing key decision makers, internal and external
  • Experience in leading a team and/or direct reports a plus and/or have ability to develop skills and talents of account team and manage agency resources
  • Takes responsibility for quality of agency and team’s work
  • Passion for client’s industry and business; becomes an expert on and steward of client’s brand
  • Intellectual curiosity; up-to-date knowledge of current events and industry trends
  • Embodies and reflects agency culture; is authentically passionate and engaged in agency brand and mission
  • Ability to communicate clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings
  • Healthy sense of humor and innate creativity
  • Solid writing and editing skills with ability to grasp and translate complex subject matter
  • Ability to generate measurable results from integrated marketing programs
  • Tremendously organized with outstanding time management skills
Please send resume and inquires to hiring@modernstorytellers.com or call 612-232-0402. Thank you.