Creative Account Executive


Discover. A brighter future.

With Discover, you’ll have the chance to make a difference at one of the world’s leading digital banking and payments companies. From Day 1, you’ll do meaningful work you’re passionate about, with the support and resources you need for success. We value what makes each employee unique and provide a collaborative, team-based culture that gives everyone an opportunity to shine. Be the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future, while building the future you want, here at Discover.

Position Details

Creative Account Executive
Northern Illinois
Riverwoods, IL

Responsible for leading tactical campaigns and initiatives, and managing day-to-day project needs within the internal creative agency. Manages the evaluation of new requested initiatives for the business lines they support. Defines project scope, develops timelines, and assesses internal agency prioritization. Guides the use of account management process and tools. Drives process optimization and improvements.


  • Leads the evaluation process of new project requests for the business lines they support. Determines project scope, develops timelines, assesses project needs, and prioritizes initiatives. Ensures assignments are clear to the appropriate resources are assigned. 
  • Manages business lines, campaigns, and projects from conception to implementation. Leads project kick-offs, reviews creative work, provides feedback, and manages reviews with the business. Ensures assets are managed and delivered on strategy, with accuracy and on-time delivery. 
  • Core point of contact for assigned business lines and link between the agency and the business. Responsible for managing relationships, understanding assigned business line goals, priorities, and strategies. 
  • Establishes and drives best practices, processes, and project management tools. Drives adherence within department and with all business partners. Identifies optimizations and improvements to processes, procedures, and tools. 
  • Evaluates and aligns initiatives with forecasted work, business priorities, and understands the demand and capacity of department resources. 
  • Manages business and agency prioritization for the lines of business they support. Tracks business allocations, understands current business priorities, and recommends action to management.

Minimum Qualifications:

At a minimum, here’s what we need from you:

  • Associate's Degree in Marketing, Communications, or related field 
  • 0 years of experience in Project Management 
  • In lieu of a degree, 2+ years of experience in Project Management

Preferred Qualifications:

If we had our say, we’d also look for:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Communications, or related field 
  • 1+ years of experience in Project Management

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