• Sparks
  • $150,470.00 -150,470.00/year*
  • Philadelphia , PA
  • Executive Management
  • Full-Time
  • 1103 Market St

Position Overview:

The Account Director (AD) fosters client relationships and revenues through the delivery of integrated experiential marketing programs. The Account Director is responsible for managing and growing an existing client base of healthcare brands, supervising project teams and delivering successful client programs. The focus of the Account Director will be on long-term innovative strategies to improve client programs.


? Develop thorough understanding of Sparks (infrastructure, capabilities and staff roles) and devise communication strategies to present our complete portfolio of offerings to clients in order to grow client revenue

? Build and maintain strong relationships with clients at all levels and across all industries, understanding their business and marketing initiatives in order to provide effective solutions. Build trust and loyalty to ensure client needs are listened to, understood and responded to in a timely way.

? Provide financial forecasts to senior leadership as requested; own and manage all client MSAs project SOWS, budgets and schedules with team leads

? Complete strategic briefs as needed for project kick-off meetings both internally and externally

? Communicate clearly to the client regarding roles and responsibilities, scope, budget, schedules and project status.

? Collaborate closely with Sparks internal teams, especially project leads regularly in order to gain understanding of the appropriate roles required to execute each program. Remain involved with team from project inception through execution in order to guarantee client objectives are met.

Types of Programs:

? Exhibits/Tradeshow Programs

? Sponsorship Activations

? Small Ancillary Meeting and Events


? Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience

? 10+ years successful exhibit and event/experiential industry experience

? Strong client management, organizational and both verbal and written communication skills.

? Demonstrated account management competencies: accountability for results, client focus, team effectiveness, developing others, sales drive, organizational sophistication and influencing others.

? Ability to anticipate problems, proactively determine solutions and take action within a fast-paced environment

? Ability to work flexible hours under extreme pressure and deadlines

? Travel as requested

Preferred Skills:

? Motivated, resourceful and self-driven

? Positive attitude and enthusiastic team player

? Healthcare Industry Experience

Company Overview

WHO - A highly experienced team of idea-churnin', brand-buildin' coffee-chuggin' strategists, marketers, producers, techies, and creative geniuses so charismatic you'll want to introduce us to your mom.

WHAT- Whether you're a start-up or a household name, we create big ideas that deliver value across a multitude of live brand interactions through insight, innovation and lots and lots of imagination

HOW ? Big enough to deliver, small enough to adapt. It's our agility that consistently enables us to accomplish great things while providing our clients with killer creativity, flexibility, and value.

Think you've got what it takes to hang with us?

We've built our reputation on creating awesome experiences for our clients, but equally important is the experience we create for our people. Yes, we work hard. But we also make it a point to have fun. And we find our people work that much harder when work doesn't feel so much like, well, work. If you share our mindset, we should chat.

We've always got our eyes peeled for smart, hungry people who think that what we do isn't so much a job as it is a way of life. And while any company can supply stuff like benefits (and, of course we do too!) our greatest benefit comes from the amazing people you'll interact with daily, who will challenge and push you to think harder, be more creative and love what you do.

Sparks provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Associated topics: ad, demand, facebook, market, newspaper, policy, presale, public, relationship, social media

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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