Account Executive

FCB Chicago

FCB (Foote, Cone & Belding) is a global, fully integrated marketing communications company with a heritage of creativity and success dating from 1873. Based on a deeply developed understanding of diversified local markets and global cultures, FCB focuses on significantly changing consumer behavior to the benefit of its clients, its people and society. With more than 8,000 people in 120 offices in 80 countries, the company is part of the Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE: IPG).

Position Details

Account Executive
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

At FCB Chicago, the Account Executive is the omniscient leader. We’re looking for someone to be 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. This person will generate big ideas that are not only creative but that move our client’s products off the shelves. We’re looking for a juggler who can have a million balls in the air but still has the capacity to stop and tell you the time.

The position:

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

The personality:

  • Strong relationship builder 
  • Lives for fast-paced environments 
  • Thrives on the responsibility and excitement of multi-tasking 
  • Is a pleaser without being a pushover 
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Organized and strategic thinker 
  • Has earned a bachelor’s degree 
  • 1+ years of relevant industry experience

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