• Account Executive

    Department
    Account Management
    FLSA Status
    Exempt
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview/Job Summary

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    Merkley+Partners is an agency without boundaries. We have a long standing history with our clients, employees, and business partners in the industry and value our stellar reputation. We are a unique and fun group of passionate and committed individuals whose talent is world-class.

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary

    The Regional Field Account Executive acts as a conduit between Merkley + Partners (NYC), the Mercedes-Benz Central Region (Carol Stream, IL) and the dealer groups. This position is crucial in communicating creative strategies and programs, as well as planning and presenting media plans. This role will work out of the client office in Carol Stream, IL alongside an Account Director.

    Responsibilities

    •         Act as a primary agency contact for Mercedes-Benz dealer groups and the regional client, alongside Account Director
    •         Effectively communicate advertising plans and activities as part of an overall plan and strategy
    •         AE works with Region to plan and execute successful Local Communication Plan meetings (in- person meetings, conference calls and daily requests)
    •         Responsible for the development of creative communications on a monthly basis
    •         Responsible for organizing creative selections for Broadcast and Digital media monthly
    •         Provide individualized marketing support to Dealers in the Region
    •         Knowledge of the automobile business and an understanding of the retail process is a plus

     

    Requirements

    •      Ability to represent Merkley + Partners daily in the Regional office as subject matter expert and trusted partner
    •       Basic understanding of the media planning process and creative development process/production timelines
    •       2-5 years Automotive advertising experience preferred
    •      Ability to travel and work from Regional office (Carol Stream, IL) daily

     

    Working Conditions

    • Professional office work environment
    • Sit at desk/computer for long periods of time
    • Must be able to work overtime, as required
    • Must be able to lift weights up to 15 pounds.


    Note: Nothing in this job description restricts the right of the company to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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