Account Executive


AFFIRM is an award-winning full service advertising agency listed on the Business Journal Top 25 Advertising Agency list. The agency handles all aspects of the marketing process in order to produce Positively Engaging Marketing for our clients, including marketing plans, brand development, digital design & production and media placement. Our business-to-business, business-to-consumer and social marketing clientele engage us to provide multichannel solutions including advertising, public relations, promotional support, direct marketing, collateral development, interactive marketing and branding. The agency is currently implementing high profile campaigns on behalf of clients such as Wisconsin Dept. of Transportation, Wisconsin Dept. of Justice, Cincinnati Metro, Dane County Regional Airport, City of Milwaukee Dept. of Public Works, Fireside Theatre, Long Island Rail Road, Pines Bach LLP, KMA Bodilly CPA's and the Amato Automotive Group.

Position Details

Account Executive
Southeast Wisconsin
Pewaukee, WI

AFFIRM is looking for an Account Executive with 3+ years of agency experience, and an advertising/marketing degree. If you like an exciting, entrepreneurial environment where you can take the ball and run with it, this is the place for you! Most importantly, you can live up to our Core Values of being: Always Responsive, Compellingly Creative, Extremely Reliable, Openly Collaborative, Exceptionally Adaptable, Amazingly Resourceful, Absolutely Positive and Having Inspired Fun!

You’ve got a marketing degree and/or proven yourself in an agency setting in account service. The ideal candidate for this position can work on multiple accounts, handle clients with panache, and think strategically while keeping everybody working on the account on task and on schedule. You’re equally amazing with an Excel Spreadsheet, account planning/research, face-to-face contact, PowerPoint, and navigating yourself around an agency. And you'll become an important part of our growing agency!

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Build/maintain client relationships
  • Develop social media plans, counsel, and provide postings to clients
  • Writing, editing and proofing 
  • Meet all deadlines without exception
  • Strategic marketing plan development and execution
  • Secondary research
  • Compile detailed client conference reports 
  • Updating client files that include all marketing and PR projects
  • Develop creative briefs
  • Willingness to take on additional projects/spend additional time in order to get jobs done

The following qualifications are HIGHLY recommended for our new Assistant Account Executive:

  • Extremely good organizational skills
  • Detail oriented - paying attention to everything
  • Observant - Being able to keep track of a number of different jobs
  • Good computer skills, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent verbal, written and in-person communication skills with clients and co-workers alike
  • Prior relative agency experience preferred of at least 3 years. 
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet all deadlines
  • Must be a confident, creative and strategic problem solver
  • Flexibility to conform to changing client needs
  • Ability to work well with others as well as independently
  • Positive attitude with a focus on being the best of the best

AFFIRM is located in a beautifully renovated 5600 sq. ft. office condo with plentiful FREE parking. The agency offers a competitive salary, bonus opportunities, and health and retirement benefits package. Plus, birthday lunches and a traditional Friday afternoon event you're sure to enjoy at 4:30.

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