• Sr. Account Manager

    Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1/21/2020 2:38 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The Senior account manager initiates, maintains and manages Client’s projects on an ongoing and project basis. This position directs and coordinates the day-to-day efforts on assigned accounts, and produces a variety of projects for the company. A background in photography, digital or broadcast production is preferred. Retail experience is preferred.


    • Develop workable budgets, work plans and realistic timetables.
    • Collaborate with the client on preparation of marketing recommendations, strategies and actions for the client.
    • Review, analyze and evaluate the following, relative to the client’s needs and objectives: all assigned creative projects, internal agency projects and assigned new business projects.
    • Defining project scope, estimate and writing scope of works and technical specifications, create project specifications and time plans.
    • Determine project risk on an ongoing basis, escalate issues as needed.
    • Evaluate best team makeup for assigned projects.
    • Monitor out of scope requests, initiate additional estimates and approvals.
    • Monitor all budget and production activity on assigned projects and communicate status of each project to appropriate Company and Client personnel in order to meet project deadlines.
    • Act as the team leader on all assigned projects.
    • Maintain communications with internal teams and appropriate client personnel to ensure positive workflow, escalating exceptions and issues to director level as required.
    • Keep project status reports up to date.
    • Monitor and enforce project constraints (schedule / scope / resources).
    • Champion internal systems for increased productivity.
    • Drive projects to final stages of completion by keeping the team both on track and highly motivated.
    • Manage assigned projects, be involved with client projects from start to finish, ensure successful project completion against deadlines.
    • Provide and maintain projects status – liaise with development teams, designers and commercial staff to provide accurate updates of project statuses.
    • Project quality assurance – test and review output, review outputted deliverables against scope.
    • Asset Management, source through final delivery.
    • Initiate and lead all appropriate project meetings.
    • Monitor all internal and external costs for assigned projects.
    • Create and maintain all project backup, status reports, POs, estimates, schedules, change orders, technical and production specs, preproduction books and any other associated backup.
    • Manage vendors and talent on assigned projects – create purchase orders, monitor actual vs. budgeted costs.
    • Manage the production of new business presentations and materials as assigned
    • Manage internal projects and assist in preparing materials for creative presentations and meetings.
    • Work to insure proper billing and invoicing is done at the end of each project.
    • Review WIPs and final billing reports.
    • Proper and innovative execution of work in all areas on schedule.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Photography, Marketing, Advertising, Digital or Broadcast production
    • Minimum of 5 years experience as a producer or account manager in a creative agency or production environment (photography, digital, production, broadcast, post), specifically in a client facing role
    • Interest in and aptitude for producing creative and marketing solutions
    • Knowledge of web application design and build
    • Knowledge of photography and broadcast production and post production
    • Experience in integrated marketing preferred
    • Well-versed in executing campaigns across multiple platforms
    • Exceptional project management abilities in a leadership role
    • Self-motivated and willing to expand knowledge
    • Experience working with clients to develop and negotiate project scopes and budgets
    • Ability to self-manage while managing assigned teams and projects under tight deadlines
    • Demonstrate strong business and personal ethics.


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