location / Princeton, New Jersey
date posted / 02/12/2017
job description / Assistant Account Executive, MRM//McCann

Core Duties/Responsibilities

Job Title: Assistant Account Executive

 

About this role: As an Assistant Account Executive you will have the opportunity to work on a globally recognized brand, supporting the day-to-day execution of projects with internal, external and cross-agency teams.  This role provides the challenge to grow your account management skills while helping our client grow their presence with communication activities across digital, social, mobile and offline.

 

You Have:

  • Strong leadership skills and ability to be confident in all you do
  • The ability to learn and understand multiple disciplines required to effectively create and execute across the digital and social ecosystem
  • Ability to establish priorities and objectives and make realistic commitments
  • Ability to balance the needs of the client with the agency
  • Ability to head off potential conflicts and problems before they materialize, and have strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and willingness to take assignments readily
  • The confidence to offer unsolicited suggestions and ideas
  • Desire to maintain and continually improve personal knowledge base
  • Ability to change course of action when appropriate or necessary
  • Ability to handle pressure and stress without sacrificing quality
  • Ability to maintain constructive project goal direction in the face of unanticipated time constraints
  • Great listening skills

 

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Computer literate; proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Be a team player
  • Superior organization skills and be detail oriented
  • Professional attitude
  • Ability to juggle multiple assignments
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall daily support to the Account Team
  • Update status reports
  • Handle assigned work requests timely and efficiently
  • Maintain communication with appropriate agency and client individuals
  • Coordinate and manage individual projects across multi media which may include digital, social, mobile experiential

 

Required Skills/Knowledge/Experience

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least one-year Agency experience (preferred)
  • Agency internship experience (preferred)