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We’re hiring a full-time Account Executive

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Red Shoes Inc. is currently hiring for the position of an account executive. Qualified and interested candidates should send their resume to [email protected].

 

Overview

Red Shoes Inc. is currently seeking a full-time account manager. Qualified candidates will have at least six years of experience in the communication field and a proven track record of strategic communication experience including, but not limited to: marketing, marketing planning, social media, event planning, media relations, crisis communication, advertising and internal communication.

 

Red Shoes is a strategic communication agency that offers traditional public relations, social media, marketing, design and digital services. We are a fast-paced company that meets a variety of clients’ needs on a daily basis. Successful team members possess a love of learning, an ability to think and adapt quickly, a commitment to teamwork and a dedication to meeting deadlines.

 

Our values are: accountability, communication, excellence, creativity, dependability and respect, and the account manager must live them out every day with clients and colleagues alike.

 

Critical success factors

  • The account manager must have proven success at managing client accounts and have a strong foundation of communication solutions
  • Demonstrate consistent track record of critical-thinking skills
  • Be detail-oriented and able to meet deadlines and anticipate needs
  • As a strategic communication firm, the account manager’s writing must be impeccable in every instance; from emails to news releases to plans, writing must be error-free
  • This position requires juggling multiple projects and deadlines. The account manager must be able to stay calm and work with team members effectively when faced with competing deadlines
  • Red Shoes is a well-known brand in the community and employees must be properly representing the agency at all public-facing opportunities, from social media usage to attendance at community events
  • Company culture is extremely important and all employees must recognize their own contributions to agency culture. The account manager accepts responsibility for his/her actions and their subsequent impact on culture and strives to “be your best you” each and every day
  • The account manager is a leadership position at Red Shoes and as such, the account manager must be able to manage team members in a positive and constructive manner that leads to positive results, happy colleagues and thrilled clients

 

Specific job duties are as follows, but not limited to:

  • Maintain visibility with key decision makers
  • Know the clients’ businesses/industries well enough to anticipate problems or issues that could develop; bring to resolution
  • Attain confidence in clients’ business, best practices and personal communication knowledge to guide clients to best solutions, even if encountering pushback from client
  • Develop marketing programs which strategically align with clients’ initiatives
  • Plan media outreach that obtains key media results and coverage
  • Understand social media communication channels and strategically integrate social media into a client’s overall marketing plan
  • Have sound working knowledge of all advertising opportunities available to clients
  • Develop, direct and present strategy to clients
  • Lead client meetings
  • Generate and submit ideas that solve clients’ problems
  • Develop account budgets and establish profitability goals for client
  • Monitor account activities to keep them in line with expectations established by you and the client

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 6 years of experience in the communication field
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Demonstrated writing expertise
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Solid editing and proofing skills, including knowledge of AP Style
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects successfully

 

Benefits:

  • Employer-subsidized health insurance
  • Group dental & vision insurance
  • 401(k) with company contribution
  • Employer-paid life insurance, long-term and short-term disability insurance
  • Paid time off program
  • Flexible work environment

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