Assistant Account Executive – Health + Wellness!

FCB Chicago


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

Assistant Account Executive – Health + Wellness!
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

At FCB Chicago, the Assistant Account Executive is the relief pitcher. A person who can be called upon to help with any and every part of the account team’s day-to-day activities—from planning to completion. We want someone who thinks an accomplishment isn’t an accomplishment unless it is done on time and accurately. We want a person who can support senior account personnel by acting as an additional connection between the agency and the client without being just a second fiddle. We want idea people. We’re looking to meet the folks who challenge the status quo.

the position:

  • Contributes ideas…daily
  • Leads projects. Initiates projects. Thrives on making things happen 
  • Analyzes, prepares and organizes all account materials including presentations, research, schedules, estimates, creative and billing 
  • Ensures all scheduling is adhered to and that deliverables are met 
  • Monitors project results, timelines and budgets. Always asks ‘how can we make this better?’ 
  • Builds meaningful relationships with team members and clients 
  • Works with creatives to understand the ‘why’ behind the work and provides feedback 
  • Remains up to date on industry and consumer trends 
  • Learns, observes and asks questions…and takes a ton of notes

the personality:

  • Ambitious and not afraid to take the wheel when asked 
  • Client service-oriented 
  • Enjoys the pressure of problem solving in a fast-paced environment 
  • Effective oral/written communication, mathematical and organizational skills

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