Account Executive

The Marketing Arm

We believe in the power of creativity: creativity that makes people think, feel, and then act.

Creativity brimming with bravery and vision, heart and humor, imagination and truth.

We believe that brands should stand for more than what they’re selling.

With culture as our playground and emotion as our craft, we help our clients change minds, win hearts, and create memories.

We believe that good people are the key to creating great work. Our halls are filled with passionate thinkers and makers, seasoned experts and rising stars, who unleash each other’s brilliance and celebrate every win as a team.

Together, we bring ideas from the page into the world, ideas that are so audacious, so original,so meaningful that they couldn’t come from you or me - only we.


Position Details

Account Executive
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

Job Overview:

TMA is looking for an experienced Account Executive with expertise in integrated brand marketing to join our agency in Chicago. The Account Executive will be the critical link between both the creative, strategy, account teams and client.

The Account Executive is the glue that holds the account team together – juggling multiple projects at once while ensuring deliverables are met and budgets maintained. Part creative, part project manager, this account role is ultimately a problem solver at heart that keeps everything running smoothly.

About You:

You are a brand steward. You live to give brands voice and relevance and bring them to life through integrated marketing disciplines. You’re detail-oriented and spin plates like a pro while keeping an eye on the big picture. You communicate a vision and guide the players who bring it to life. You generate ideas and excel at identifying problems and offering solutions.


  • Act as day-to-day contact for key client team members, internal teams, and agency partners 
  • Participate in client planning and help develop strategies that bring client objectives to life through mobilizing and motivating internal and external teams while ensuring collaboration, communication, trust, efficiency and quality of the work 
  • Interpret critical insights and research that will drive agency creative efforts 
  • Help craft the creative briefs and reporting that communicate client objectives and directions to internal team members 
  • Driving agency efforts to communicate creative messaging, timelines, etc., working alongside the media agency, media partners, clients and internal teams 
  • Interact with key internal/external players to develop and maintain timelines and budgets 
  • Taking the lead in developing client presentations, participating in brainstorms and helping to craft client POVs 
  • Manage client budgets 
  • Identifying potential project risks and developing contingency plans 
  • Measurement and insights


  • Integrated brand marketing experience, with digital and social marketing experience 
  • 2-4 years of client-facing account management experience in an agency environment, ideally within the business-to-consumer service industry space 
  • An understanding of external partnership management and the ability to develop excellent working relationship with all internal and external agency partners 
  • Exceptional management, communication and diplomacy skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple assignments and to deliver projects on schedule, on brand, and on budget 
  • A dedicated work ethic and thorough attention to detail 
  • Ability to work proactively and autonomously in critical situations 
  • Computer proficiency including Microsoft suite of products 

* The job duties of this role require candidates to be fully vaccinated.

TMA Perks & Benefits:

Continuous training, educational programs, speaker series and workshops

Culture events throughout the year (just virtually now!)

Communities to connect with:

  • TMACares (Volunteering)
  • DiscoverTMA (Furthering diversity and inclusion)
  • TMA Women’s Initiative (Fostering the growth and achievements of women)
  • Wellness Group (Helping to improve the mental, physical and emotional wellbeing of employees)

Competitive vacation plan, sick days and personal days to prioritize your mental health

Summer Flex Fridays

Robust holiday schedule

Parental leave

Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision plans

401K Retirement Savings Plan

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

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