Sr. Account Executive

Nelson Schmidt Inc.


We Deliver Customers.® Nelson Schmidt Inc. is an independent full-service marketing agency with offices in downtown Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin. As one of the Top 200 Marketing Agencies of 2020 according to Chief Marketer, Nelson Schmidt serves U.S. and international clients within select considered purchase industries. Nelson Schmidt is a member of MAGNET, the Marketing & Advertising Global Network, ANA and PRSA. For more information visit

Position Details

Sr. Account Executive
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Are you looking for a role in account planning & management at a fast growing, full-service agency? Nelson Schmidt’s Milwaukee office has a great opportunity for an experienced Sr. Account Executive!

We are currently seeking a Sr. Account Executive for our Milwaukee office to lead day-to-day client relationships, manage annual programs, and successfully implement effective campaigns. This high-energy candidate must be results-oriented, a creative problem solver, and skilled to deliver integrated marketing communications across digital and traditional platforms.

Key Requirements Include:

  • A four-year degree in marketing, communications, advertising or related field.
  • 5-7 years of agency experience with a track record of success and business results are necessary.
  • Experience managing comprehensive, integrated campaigns, including robust digital and interactive elements.
  • Must be able to demonstrate strategic plan development and implementation skills through previously completed work.
  • Ability to collaborate with peers and clients for growth of the business.
  • A passion for creative excellence, strategic accuracy, and measured results are necessary for success in this role.
  • Ability to work within complex client organizations.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Assume responsibility for day-to-day execution of client plans and programs.
  • Compile and evaluate marketing data and information to make informed and strategic recommendations.
  • Effectively communicate to internal and external teams to ensure projects meet deadlines, budgets and client expectations.
  • Build strong and rewarding client relationships.
  • Play a key contributing role in plan development for annual programs.
  • Manage client programs to profitable outcomes for the agency, delivering against an established forecast.

Excellent salary and benefits including health, dental, life, and disability insurance, 401K plans, and paid vacation including Christmas to New Year’s off.

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