Spitball is a creative agency that has been developing Ideas That Stick® for over 15 years. We take pride in thinking differently and working harder for a wide range of clients in a variety of industries. At Spitball your ideas are heard, your efforts are appreciated, and you are given opportunity to have meaningful impact on your teammates and clients. We are a band of people who care deeply about the wonderful things we create as well as each other.
We are looking for an energetic account executive to join our expanding team. As an advertising agency that prides ourselves on exceptional customer care, thoughtful strategy and brilliant creative, we need our account executives to not just represent Spitball in a professional manner but also contribute within our dynamic team. As the key liaison between the client and the agency teams, a successful account executive needs to be an expert communicator and possess the keenest attention to detail. Our account executives work collaboratively with multiple clients and internal departments. The account executive will go beyond managing projects and become an expert in their clients' business and marketing activity. This is not a sales role.
You will be asked to oversee multiple accounts and perform the following tasks for each brand / client:
drive the business of the account and seek out growth opportunities
active point of contact for clients
draft project briefs
manage internal and external / vendor teams
coordinate and enforce deadlines and schedules
estimate and invoice projects
facilitate brainstorming sessions
create presentations independently
document meeting notes and follow-ups
support internal teams with insights to better exceed at their jobs i.e. quarterly reports, competitive reviews, client verbatims, etc.
In addition, the role of account executive will tap into the following skill sets:
pay attention to the minutia details
handle personalities and minimize internal/external friction
maintain a professional appearance and persona
manage multiple projects
The account executive will work closely with the Account Director but maintain ownership of their projects and clients. The account executive is expected to work independently and seek guidance when necessary.
experience managing multiple clients and vendors in a advertising/marketing agency
capacity to work well independently but also within team setting
proficiency in maintaining status documents and schedules
problem solver and multi-tasker
strong written and communication skills
Our office in Red Bank, NJ is lined with 100 year old brick and filled with intelligently creative people that conjure up the amazing work we do for clients. Our fulltime staff have partially-funded medical, dental and vision plan as well as access to a 401k plan. A variety of creative projects and a focus on individual growth are balanced with fun-filled events to create an atmosphere that is both rewarding and enjoyable.
We are currently in a WFH environment but this is a hybrid position out of our Red Bank office so you must be willing to commute to the office.
When applying, please provide your cover letter and resume. Due to volume of resumes we receive, only qualified candidates will be contacted.
Ideas that make you go wow, by people that make you go wow. Spitball is a rebellious, creative force of well-rounded but highly specialized individuals who make the work enjoyable. We delight in looking under the rocks that others step around for ideas that surprise, illuminate, and lodge themselves deep in your subconscious.