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Account Manager

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Description:  Your job is to communicate the importance of personality in a wide variety of areas - everything from pet food to hybrids, from beer to politics.  Your work will be geared to multiple audiences: ad agencies, advertisers, and publishers.  You will be exposed to a variety of different tasks and have the opportunity to make an impact quickly. Projects will include:

  • Design and create production-quality customer presentations, including proposals, research modules and client presentation decks (PowerPoint)

  • Create media proposals in response to Request For Proposals

  • Work closely to support our remote sales team with training materials and tools

  • Support our existing (web) publisher partners with materials and training

  • Develop materials for new publisher clients

Qualifications:  The right person for this role is off the charts in the following personality traits:

If you lack these traits, this job probably isn't the right one for you.  However, if you match up well against these traits, then we're also looking for the following:

  • B.A. graduate

  • Strong writing skills

  • Solid understanding of how to communicate information visually

  • Proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel

  • Independent self-starter with the ability to learn rapidly and assimilate new information and techniques

  • Superb organizational and management skills, and an ability to work on multiple initiatives simultaneously

  • Previous account management experience in advertising a plus, but not necessary

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Practice Account Manager Interview

  1. To what extent have your previous roles been interdisciplinary?

  2. What is your current function at your most recent company?

  3. What was the advertising philosophy of the company?

  4. How comfortable are you with PowerPoint? Photoshop?

  5. How many presentations have you made in previous roles?

  6. Are you comfortable pitching to C-level executives?

  7. Have you reviewed the information on our proprietary software from our website?

  8. How would articulate the benefits of our product to a company like Toyota, for example?

  9. How comfortable are you working overtime most of the week, including weekends?

  10. How comfortable are you traveling 10-20% of the time?

  11. Can you handle being in sales for an extended period of time?

  12. How long is your commute to our midtown office?

  13. What is your availability for a second interview in the next few weeks?

  
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