Account Executive

Cuneo Advertising

About Us:

For more than 40 years, Cuneo Advertising has kept itself on the leading edge, constantly defining and re-defining the means for our clients to reach consumers more effectively. The faster communication changes, the faster we change with it…even anticipating change so you can be there waiting. Cuneo Advertising was created in 1977 with the premise to serve the automotive industry. Through the last 40+ years, Cuneo has diversified into many other sectors including but not limited to: Health and Wellness, Automotive, Real Estate, Media/Broadcasting, Internet Business, Power Sports, Retail and Food Service on a local, regional and national level.

https://www.cuneoadvertising.com/


Position Details

Account Executive
Job
Full-time
3/26/2021
Twin Cities Metro
Bloomington, MN

Reports to: Director of Account Services

Day-to-day client management and selling/defending/advocate for agency. Keeps apprised of clients’ brands / products / services / marketing developments. Supports Account Supervisor in the execution of assigned clients monthly project plans. Ensures effective communication, management and execution of client’s advertising programs. You thrive in a fast-paced, retail focused environment (retail automotive experience/interest a huge plus!) and you want to own your clients’ success!

Responsibilities:

  • Handles day-to-day activities for assigned clients. 
  • Regularly checks for and responds promptly to all client communications including calls and emails. 
  • Facilitates assigned clients’ monthly marketing meetings, prepare agenda and send follow-up notes. 
  • Supports account supervisor in preparing client estimates, proposals, marketing communications and strategic marketing plans, media and public relations plans. 
  • Supports account supervisor in the review, revision and presentation of client budgets, calendars, campaigns and reports. 
  • Supports account supervisor in presenting, selling and defending all agency work/proposals to clients. 
  • Supports account supervisor in the execution of approved client advertising programs, campaigns and events. 
  • Supports account supervisor in creative communication process and work closely with the creative team to execute. 
  • Informs account supervisor regularly of account progress for all assigned clients; involves account supervisor immediately in event of potential problems, i.e., client/agency relations, budget overruns, etc. 
  • Proofs and presents client scripts, ads and other creative materials. 
  • Provides agency sign-off on client marketing programs and advertising campaigns/revisions.
  • Acquires client sign-off on client marketing programs and advertising campaigns, including revisions. 
  • Oversees all client co-op marketing including ensuring all ads receive pre-approval and monthly submissions receive fund approval. 
  • Mentors all account coordinators in the account services department. 
  • Participates in the development, presentation and advancement of the agency brand.
  • Identifies and develops opportunities for client revenue enhancement. 
  • Others as may be defined by supervisor.

Re-occurring tasks:

  • Client Project Plan development and ongoing management and communication with client and internal teams. 
  • Client Budget Flow Chart (BFC) updates/management and communication with client and internal teams 
  • Facilitate/schedule client monthly marketing meetings. 
  • Prepare agenda for monthly marketing meetings. 
  • Take notes and send follow-up email with notes/action items to client and necessary team members. 
  • Sending alerts for new creative projects. 
  • Sending alerts to planning team. 
  • Proofread all creative assets. 
  • Provide client with monthly offer spreadsheet. 
  • Reviews and approves monthly co-op coversheet and invoices. 
  • Regular co-op fund review and management. 
  • For new-to-the-agency clients, update/maintain/share new client project tracker. 
  • Reviews, analyzes and shares monthly digital and database ROI reports with clients.
  • Submits expense report for reimbursement monthly.
  • BA or equivalent in work experience. 
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in an agency Account Services’ position or equivalent experience in a marketing setting. 
  • Automotive-industry experience a major plus. 
  • Hands-on experience with both traditional and digital marketing. 
  • Clear and concise communication skills with internal teams, clients and outside vendors/partners. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


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