Senior Account Manager (Seattle)

Location: Seattle, WA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

We are looking to add an experienced Sr Account Manager to our roster of brand engagement superstars. Someone who is a project management wizard, strategic, can hold their own with client executives, manage multiple projects and groom and mentor people. Your main role will be to oversee development and execution of exceptional non-traditional consumer marketing campaigns for local, regional, and national clients and act as the main program architect and client manager.

Who is Amp Seattle? Recognized as one of the best places to work in Washington, we are a rapidly growing thirteen-year-old non-traditional marketing agency based in Seattle. Our client roster is peppered with the biggest of international brands and many regional brands (Southwest Airlines, PUMA, Toyota, Expedia, Amazon and Rainier Beer to name a few), for which we assemble creative, comprehensive campaigns.

Key responsibilities and required skills include:

  • Program & Project Management: Create and manage projects plans, including project objectives, details and logistics from start to finish. This requires excellent planning, organization and prioritization skills, including the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and apply resources effectively in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Marketing strategy and tactics: Develop compelling consumer experience solutions that exceed client expectations. This requires a knowledge of, and passion for consumer marketing, including trends, new marketing channels, and campaign analysis. Also, this requires developing a knowledge of Amp’s centers of excellence including experiential, partnership marketing, branding, digital media, paid media, social media and PR.  You must be able to effectively and consistently devise strategic and tactical recommendations.
  • Communication: Work closely with both clients and cross agency on a strategic and day-to-day basis. Provide clear and actionable information related to projects, and consistently guide strategic and tactical decisions. This requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to present ideas effectively and communicate with clients, vendors, and others on the phone, via email and in person. Responsible for overall client satisfaction.
  • Team Management: Maintain solid relationships with internal departments and team members. This requires the ability to effectively lead a team of up to a dozen people on a given project. This also requires the ability to effectively manage junior team account team members and delegate responsibilities accordingly.
  • Accountability and initiative: This role requires a great work ethic and being a self-starter. Our ideal candidate is ambitious and willing to provide assistance whenever and wherever needed, including possible nationwide travel on short notice.

EXPERIENCE: We’re looking for someone with both experiential & broad-based consumer marketing expertise, including disciplines such as social media, branding, events, PR and advertising. Four or more years of related experience, in a full-service advertising agency is ideal.

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