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Account Executive

The Ogilvy Group
United States, New York, New York
September 26, 2023

Account Executive

About Ogilvy

Ogilvy was founded in 1948 by David Ogilvy. David created a culture that deeply respects and cares about its people and clients. Our mission is to inspire people and brands to make an impact and we are committed to attracting, growing, and retaining the best talent in the industry.

About the Role

Account Executives partner with all members of the account team and act as a liaison between clients, internal departments, and team members. You build client trust and effectively manage junior to mid-level relationships. You are a strong communicator and can proactively manage a range of tasks with increasing independence and sound judgement. You are an expert in the client's business, with strong knowledge of the competitive landscape and an understanding of data/business results and their impact. You are a champion of the creative work that we do and have an unshakable "can do" attitude.

What You'll Do

  • Establish and build relationships internally and with junior & mid-level clients

  • Work with all internal team members to facilitate the process of developing great work

  • Have a basic understanding of staffing and scoping requirements and the ability to recognize scope

    changes and elevate to senior team members as needed

  • Manage multiple small projects and support senior team members on larger projects

  • Assist with project management/workflow system data entry and reporting

  • Complete basic analyses and presentation of business results and competitive landscapes

  • Contribute to the development and presentation of new business pitches/projects as needed

    What You'll Need

  • 2-4 years of industry experience managing "the making" or delivery of great work, working on a spirits account is a plus!

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Developed skills in research and analysis

  • Willingness to take on new challenges and operate autonomously

  • Critical attention to detail and organizational excellence

  • Natural and effective collaborator

  • Good listener

  • Calm and focused under pressure

    How We'll Support You

    Ogilvy celebrates its people. Fully. Enthusiastically. Unhesitatingly. We'll empower you with the tools you'll need to succeed. We'll give you the autonomy to seek out new paths and better ways of doing things. We'll support you with colleagues who are experts in their disciplines, drawn from across the Ogilvy network. And we'll provide opportunities for you to do work of which you'll be proud, with people you'll be proud to call your teammates.

At Ogilvy, our people are at the heart of what we do: a creative agency that sparks game-changing ideas across culture and business through collaboration, integrity, and a celebration of self-expression.

We believe in building powerful teamswithpurpose. This means hiring and nurturing talent across all races, ethnicities, religions, abilities, sexual orientation, and gender identities - and we relentlessly curate transformative initiatives that make our commitment to fairness, and equity a reality.

Our ultimate mission is to leave a positive impact on the world, creating a better future for all, while supporting and uplifting the global communities we serve. This is central to our mantra of Borderless Creativity.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.