Account Manager

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

The Role: Account Manager

The Facts: The Johnson Group helps brands slay the giants that stand in the way of their success by blending fresh ideas with proprietary direct response tools to forge deeper brand connections and more profitable conversions. We provide full-funnel marketing and advertising from brand positioning, research, data science and full-stack development to video/photo content, strategy and creative.

The Gist: If you are looking for a team instead of a holding company and you dream about the perfect blend of collaboration and autonomy, keep reading. The Johnson Group is a place where every person is truly a part of building what the future of the agency looks like. Everyone is empowered to Dig for Big. This means we are looking for BIG skills, BIG outside-the-box thinking, and BIG passion.

The Summary: You will work with an experienced team of project managers, analysts, media planners, conversion specialists, and creatives. And if you’re looking for growth, expect a specific career path within the account management department as the agency grows. We need you to be able to think proactively, react strategically, and move efficiently while working with brand partners.

The Responsibilities:

  • Manages all client communications and relationships with brand partners
  • Works and collaborates with internal team of strategists
  • Keeps abreast of client’s related marketing and media plans
  • Uses tracking and analytics to look for opportunities to increase advertising performance
  • Executes projects to be high quality, on-time, and cost-effective/on budget
  • Understands the client’s business and industry; continuously studies the client’s industry for insights into consumer and online behavior
  • Develops unique strategies and builds on existing strategies
  • Effectively manages client expectations and proactively seeks out solutions to possible concerns
  • Occasional travel to client location(s)
  • Keep track of all open jobs and their status. Review with client at a cadence that makes the most sense for each account (i.e. weekly, b-weekly)
  • Coordination between media team, accounting team, and Client as needed for monthly billing purposes

The Requirements:

  • 2+ years of client-facing account management experience in an agency setting
  • Background in banking/regulation/finance is strongly preferred
  • Budget and billing management experience
  • Paid media experience
  • Highly organized and account detail-oriented; strong project management experience
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Ability to drive client goals by collaborating well with internal teams
  • Understanding of tracking, analytics, and reporting
  • Deadline and detail-oriented on constantly changing digital advertising as well as other large and complex projects such as websites and videos
  • Superior communication and presentation skills

The Benefits

  • Optional hybrid work environment for locals in our beautifully renovated downtown office (with paid parking) OR remote work environment for non-locals
  • 100% employer paid health, dental, and vision insurance for employee + 2 family members. (Oh yes, you read that right. 100%. Employer. Paid.)
  • 401k with company match
  • PTO, sick days, and paid holidays
  • Wellness stipend
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Company-wide social events like an annual lake day, team specific retreats, and more
  • Summer Fridays

The Awards: The Johnson Group has been nationally recognized by the major industry awards and publications including Adweek, Ad Age, Communication Arts, Archive, ONE SHOW, EFFIES, ADDYS, and OBIES.