Assistant Account Executive

Boelter + Lincoln

Boelter + Lincoln is a full-service advertising agency located in Milwaukee's Third Ward. For over 43 years, B+L has helped clients build their brands with creative, results-oriented solutions. Unlike the typical client/agency relationship, many of these partnerships have turned into long-term friendships that get stronger each year. We immerse ourselves in our client’s business, listening, collaborating, and innovating; finding solutions for problems.

Selected as One Of The Best Places To Work by Milwaukee Business Journal, B+L’s staff tenure is almost twice the industry standard, which tells you a lot about some solid company culture. We believe strongly in a healthy work/life balance.

Position Details

Assistant Account Executive
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

The Assistant Account Executive (AAE) works with agency Account Executives and Account Supervisors in directing and coordinating assigned projects. In this role, the AAE is responsible for sound, proper and timely execution of all assigned work. Assures execution of assigned projects/programs in a manner which enables the agency to maintain strong, long-lasting relationships with client accounts for which s/he is responsible. The AAE is evaluated on the quality of the agency output/service for assigned projects, the degree of client satisfaction and on the level of skills demonstrated in performing the job.

Responsibilities include:

  • Planning, analyzing and evaluating information and agency output relevant to assigned client projects and needs 
  • Helping develop workable budgets, plans and timelines 
  • Collaborating with AE’s and AS in preparation of recommendations, marketing strategies and actions for clients 
  • Review/analyze materials relative to clients’ needs – media results, research data, etc. 
  • Coordinating and managing the activities necessary to meet the needs of assigned projects 
  • Handles assigned work requests in efficient, timely manner 
  • Assists in monitoring budget, research and similar items as assigned 
  • Maintains communications with appropriate agency and client personnel to ensure that assigned work is handled in a positive, timely and efficient manner 
  • Prepares status reports, budget recaps, media/production estimates, travel arrangements, and revisions as necessary 
  • Renders assistance on special projects, i.e. phone surveys, secondary research, market checks, etc. 
  • Establishes and maintains a cordial and business-like relationship with client personnel with whom there is personal contact
  • 2+ years of professional agency support experience 
  • Bachelor’s degree required 
  • Clear, concise and understandable communication and organizational skills required 
  • Ability to team with others 
  • Knowledge of agency business – demonstrate an in-depth understanding of how the agency operates 
  • Computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office

Boelter + Lincoln offers a competitive compensation package. Salary will be tailored to the candidate based upon their experience and demonstrated capabilities.

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