Assistant Account Executive


We're a full-service, 35-person integrated marketing agency with locations in De Pere and Neenah, WI. Our motto: Work hard. Play hard. We take pride in providing a creative work environment that allows for personal and professional growth and development.

At Element, you'll collaborate with some of the brightest marketing pros around in the areas of design, digital marketing, public relations and interactive.

Together, we bring expertise from across industries & disciplines to develop forward-thinking strategies for our clients. If you love a challenge, are a life-long learner and are driven for success, we'd love to talk to you.

Position Details

Assistant Account Executive
Northeast Wisconsin
De Pere | Neenah, WI

The Assistant Account Executive provides assistance to assigned account executives in the day-to-day management of accounts and develops the skills necessary to advance to the position of account executive.


  • Provides assistance to account executives on day-to-day client activities, including responding to client communications and managing project deadlines to ensure continued progress of client workflow.
  • Stays aware of client activities to provide backup when account executives are unavailable.
  • Gathers and assembles background information and analyses as needed by account executive in development of briefs, strategies, etc.
  • Provides input in planning stages as requested by account executives.
  • Assists in developing agendas, conference reports, estimates/proposal, correspondence and other materials related to account service and preparing the above for client presentations.
  • Maintains client reference files for assigned accounts, detailing past work and work-in-progress, and all pertinent information needed for accurate proofreading and meeting client standards.
  • Takes detailed notes during meetings and calls and prepares action reports as needed.
  • Makes sure all projects proceed according to plan and deadlines, drawing attention of account executives to potential problems before they occur.
  • Proofreads copy, artwork, agency and printers’ proofs as requested; sees that all work completes the standard agency approval process before being reviewed by clients or turned over to vendors.
  • Proactively seeks feedback from clients to keep projects moving.
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of digital marketing trends and an understanding of consumers and brands.
  • Maintains a solutions-focused, proactive team work style.
  • Consistently promotes a positive work environment and culture.

Desired Skills, Attributes, and Experience:

  • 1-3 years experience in marketing
  • Bonus points for agency experience
  • Highly responsive and service-oriented
  • Ridiculously good time management and organizational skills
  • Adaptability and strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent active listening skills
  • Ability to build rapport and collaborate with others within the agency and externally
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • A personal development mindset with the aspiration of growing with the organization
  • Creative sensibility; while you gravitate toward process you also consider yourself a creative person at the end of the day

Salary will be tailored to the candidate based upon their experience and capabilities. Our comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • STD & LTD
  • 401K Simple IRA with Company Match
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation
  • Anniversary Recognition & Perks

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