Account Supervisor

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 Supervisor
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

At FCB Chicago, the Account Supervisor is the liaison between the agency and the client ,the bridge between the brand and creative strategy, the communicator between all the internal teams, the mentor for junior members of the team, the champion and challenger of good ideas, the team rallier when needed and the leader when opportunities arise. We are looking for someone who knows what it takes to build relationships—not just with the clients but internally as well. This person understands a client’s business—what levers drive the machine—and finds the best place for the agency in that model.

the position:

  • Develops and executes relevant marketing strategies with account team 
  • Demonstrates effective day-to-day leadership of the marketing team in terms of direction, opportunity identification and guidance 
  • Immerses self in client’s business and not only champions stellar, business-building ideas but knows how to effectively collaborate in order to bring those ideas to life 
  • Prioritizes all account activities to achieve optimum efficiency and profitability 
  • Establishes effective balance of advisory and advocacy skills with clients and team 
  • Identifies opportunities to help grow direct reports and advance them to the next level

the personality:

  • Has charisma, a positive attitude, adaptability and the ability to multi-task 
  • Is subjective, resourceful and quick-thinking 
  • Demonstrates effective communication and creative problem-solving skills 
  • Has excellent oral, written, interpersonal and analytical skills 
  • Possesses an integrated background 
  • Enthusiastic about businesses beyond traditional marketing aspects 
  • Sees the big picture and has the vision to drive big ideas 
  • Has earned a bachelor’s degree 
  • Has 5-8 years of relevant industry experience

It is the policy of FCB and any of its affiliates to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. EOE/AA/M/D/V/F.

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