Match MG is seeking an Account Director for our Boulder, CO office to work on large, nationally recognized accounts. This position is responsible for being the main client contact on the brands assigned, providing these clients with strategic integrated marketing solutions. Fostering a strong relationship with the client at a more senior level, the Account Director must understand the client s business challenges and define their strategic direction. The Account Director participates in a variety of projects, while remaining attune to business development opportunities with existing and new clients.
Reports to: EVP
Manage the retention and growth of key clients and marketing projects
Key member of the senior team responsible for driving overall agency revenue and growth across multiple existing and new business clients
Senior point of contact for clients, providing innovative short and long term strategic marketing guidance
Fully understand all aspects of the client s business and the competitive business environment
As a senior client contact, interacts with clients on major issues and ensure client relationships are positive and growing
Manage conflict, incite discussion, and make difficult decisions
Manage an account team (size varies), cultivating role as a respected mentor, providing leadership, fostering team building, overseeing career-pathing
Manage and coordinate with internal team, agency resources and workflow process, including approval of team timesheets, etc.
Assist in building and championing integration of the business by leading and facilitating cross-divisional discussion and planning
Direct and have a positive impact on projects, teams and clients by providing direction and a vision to follow
Ensure that you produce all client work with highest level of quality, on time and on budget
Ensure strategies are being met on multiple on-going campaigns
Provide input into staffing plans and budgets
Assist in new business initiatives including pitches, etc.
Provide strong and timely financial management of all client dockets.
Develop the professional capabilities of the account team, ensuring robust succession plans and annual reviews.
Leads strategic planning and brainstorming sessions to generate new ideas.
Deliver superior client presentations
Represent the agency externally, via conferences and thought leadership
Ensure familiarity with agency resources and tools such that recommendations, services, and incremental assignments can be sold in for other Match divisions
Deliver/manage several million in revenue/billings
Practice related project work which may include: Integrated marketing events, event production, promotions, social media campaignsAbility to travel to support teams, clients and projects as needed
Desired Skills and Experience
Post-secondary degree/diploma in a related Marketing discipline
Minimum 10+ years of experience in a client service role in an agency
Diverse client brand experience desired
Involvement in leading multiple integrated programs
Track record of building strong long term client relationships and building teams internally
Continually drive for results and highest quality standards
Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
Superior presentation skills
Demonstrated strong fiscal management skills, with P&L experience
Ability to keep composure in high stress situations
Superior organizational and time management skills with a strong attention to detail
Demonstrated strategic thinker with ability to help grow a business
Solid understanding of business and current marketplace
Ability to design and deliver a presentation with a creative flare
Respect the company s core values (integrity, excellence, entrepreneurial, mutual respect)
Respect the code of conduct and ethics of the company
Value teamwork and respect the contributions of all team members.
Must be able to effectively manage multiple clients / projects simultaneously
Ability to travel nationwide up to 50%
This Is Us
With over 500 employees working across Canada and the U.S., Match offers an integrated set of services ranging from insights & strategy to brand activation to retail and shopper. We equally value left brains and right brains. Insights and ideas. We create live, digital and retail experiences with a foundation on an analytics platform that ensures greater precision planning, increased agility while in market and a deeper intelligence from engagement through conversion. By harnessing the power of creativity and data, we create solutions for clients looking for answers, not agencies. With clients spanning automotive, consumer packaged goods, sports apparel, insurance, and luxury categories, we re ready for any challenge that comes our way unless of course it happens to be on a powder day, in which case we ll call you from the chair lift.
We offer a competitive salary, plus excellent benefits, retirement plan, vacation/personal time, a dynamic work environment, and much more. Check us out at .
Match MG provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.