Full-Time

Associate Account Director

Posted on 5/28/2024

Giant Spoon

Giant Spoon

51-200 employees

Integrated advertising agency focusing on brand experiences


Senior

New York, NY, USA

Requirements
  • 6+ years of client-facing account and project management experience in advertising or related creative, fast-paced businesses
  • Strong analytic and strategic abilities
  • Effective written, verbal, and visual communicator
  • Ability to craft internal / external presentations and present in an engaging way
  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks and be resourceful, flexible and quick to adapt in a fast-paced environment
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Ability to collaborate creatively across departments and offices
  • Excellent interpersonal skills that encourage cross-coastal team collaboration, and foster trust with clients and teammates
  • Digitally connected, passionate about technology and innovation with an insatiable curiosity for how it applies to our industry
  • Familiarity with Google Suite, Slack and Microsoft Office.
  • Experience at a publisher or media agency a plus
Responsibilities
  • Serve as steward of the brand while always having an eye on pushing for the best creative work
  • Act as Client point of contact and representative of the agency, helping with presenting estimates, SOWs, project status, and deliverables.
  • Manage client expectations and anticipate client needs for short-term and long-term projects
  • Develop and manage staffing plan to ensure appropriate resource allocation and utilization as well as budget development and approval
  • Facilitate reviewing creative and strategic briefs with an eye toward Client’s business goals
  • Lead internal and client meetings
  • Manage and monitor project lifecycles by managing day to day workflow, timelines, and milestones; working with team to help drive scheduled deliverables, relay revision requests, record progress and help tackle obstacles as they arise
  • Establish clear integration checkpoints to facilitate collaboration between the internal departments involved in the creative development process
  • Advocate for internal, cross functional teams (strategy, creative, production) to maintain integrity of the work, while staying on schedule and on budget
  • Co-own management of all client billing alongside Giant Spoon billing team
  • Manage internal asset management, talent usage and asset trafficking, in partnership with the Production team
  • Maintain an ongoing knowledge of ongoing competitive advertising and category trends and keeping the larger team in the know

Giant Spoon is an outstanding workplace for those interested in refining the intersection between traditional advertising and modern consumer engagement. As an independent, integrated agency, it specializes in developing Brand Universes that involve consumers at every stage, ensuring meaningful interaction and a seamless blend of relevant advertising solutions. This approach positions the company as a leader in adapting to and shaping current consumer trends and preferences in the advertising industry.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

2013

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-18%

1 year growth

-26%

2 year growth

-10%