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Account Executive

Join Our Dynamic Team at Tipping Point Communications: Where Creativity Meets Strategy.

Tipping Point Communications (TPX) is a vibrant and forward-thinking agency that thrives on creativity and strategic excellence. As we continue to grow, we are seeking passionate individuals who are ready to push boundaries and redefine the world of marketing. At our core, we value innovation, collaboration, and the relentless pursuit of extraordinary results. Our team is a blend of seasoned experts and fresh talent, creating a dynamic environment where mentorship and growth go hand in hand. We empower our employees to take ownership of their ideas and see them through to execution, offering a space where creativity isn’t just welcomed, it’s essential. We specialize in crafting marketing solutions for a diverse range of clients, ensuring that every day is a new adventure. Our projects span from traditional marketing campaigns to cutting-edge digital strategies, offering a playground for those who love to challenge the status quo. Tipping Point offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, and a flexible, inclusive workplace. Our commitment to continuous learning and development ensures that your career with us is an evolving journey of professional and personal growth. If you’re driven, creative, and ready to make a significant impact in the marketing world, Tipping Point is the place for you. Join us, and let’s create the extraordinary together!

Position Summary:

The Account Executive is responsible for daily contact between the Agency and the Client and interfaces with various agency departments to move projects through on behalf of the client(s) to which the AE has been assigned. This includes meeting with the Creative Department regarding creative briefs, project direction and budgets. The AE will work directly with the Media team regarding media planning, the Public Relations team for all PR efforts, the Digital Team concerning interactive projects, the Production Manager for scheduling and timing and the Finance department for budgeting and billing. The AE is responsible for resolving issues that may arise and also knowing when to involve their supervisor concerning issues.

Account Executives must be driven and exemplify strong leadership qualities, as well as fit into the agency’s established culture. The account executive has major input in developing strategic marketing plans for their clients. After plans are developed and presented to clients, the account executive is responsible for carrying out the plan on a daily basis and ensuring accurate and timely billing. The primary area of responsibility for this position is to interface with clients and internal departments, however this individual may also oversee other account executive/coordinator work as appropriate. This position requires an individual with the capacity to maintain a high level of awareness and organization with client activities, detail-oriented management, and professional communication with key client contacts as needed. Account Executives must also demonstrate the desire to keep current on client/industry trends.

Key Responsibilities:

· Handles day-to-day activities for assigned clients.

· Initiates and manages internal teams for client jobs.

· Effectively presents and sells all agency work/proposals to clients; supports other client service team members in these functions.

· Keeps apprised of clients’ brands/products/services/marketing developments.

· Assists in preparing client invoices, proposals, timelines, marketing communications and strategic marketing plans, media and public relations plans.

· Regularly checks for and responds promptly to all client communications, including calls, emails and text messages.

· Oversees execution of approved programs.

· Checks and approves creative/production materials, copy, layouts, and production art, and coordinates client approval of same.

· Develops and manages all scopes of work and client budgets.

· Reviews billing prior to release to clients; ensures prompt collection of accounts receivable.

· Handles all client billing projections and detailed monthly analysis for actual billing versus projections.

· Informs account supervisor regularly of account progress for all assigned clients; involves account supervisor immediately in event of potential problems, i.e.,client/agency relations, budget overruns, etc.

· Coordinates project timing and budgets with all relevant agency personnel.

· Actively seeks additional projects/new business from client contacts.

· Represents agency at industry and community functions.

Education and Training:

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in advertising/marketing or relevant field. Successful candidate will need to be able to manage a wide variety of tasks at one time with a strong emphasis on detail. Specific Account Executive and/or digital experience at an ad agency or marketing firm preferred.

The Successful Candidate Will:

· Have previous experience in a project management for a marketing/communications role

· Have strong verbal and written communication skills

· Be well organized and detail oriented

· Have excellent people skills and the ability to work with a wide variety of personalities

· Be well versed in Microsoft Excel and budget management

· Maintain a professional appearance and persona

· Perform while working long hours, especially under tight deadlines

· Be able to handle pressure well

· Fit into the established agency culture

Reports to: Senior Account Supervisor

Salary Range: $50-60,000

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