Account Executive

FCB Chicago

Modern marketing requires an entirely new model.

We are the industry’s largest startup – the oldest and newest advertising agency in Chicago. Founded in 1873 as Lord & Thomas and reintroduced as Foote, Cone and Belding, we create big transformative ideas that drive change. With over 700 employees, we have an entrepreneurial spirit, with scale and best-in-class capabilities all under one roof.

Position Details

Account Executive
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

At FCB Chicago, the Account Executive is the source of all information, from logistical project details to strategic insights to all things related to the client’s business. The Account Executive understands the client’s situation and challenges and leverages this knowledge to think strategically about the business.


  • Participate in the development of relevant marketing strategies
  • Act as a day-to-day resource for clients on program management 
  • Review creative execution to ensure creative product remains on-strategy and adheres to client identity/corporate guidelines 
  • Help sell the creative product 
  • Accountable for quality control on all assignments 
  • Keep in-depth insights of the client’s business, specific product/service and competition top of mind and makes adjustments accordingly during campaigns


  • 1+ year of experience in marketing or advertising 
  • Strong relationship builder 
  • Enjoy fast-paced environments 
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Organized and strategic thinker 
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or relevant experience required

This job description is not an exhaustive list of all functions that an employee may be required to perform, and the employee may be required to perform additional functions, reserving the right to revise the job description at any time.

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