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Associate Account Executive - Pacific Communications

Irvine, California Req ID 2206089 Category Marketing Division AbbVie

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: % of Time or Importance

 

1. Managing the day-to-day details of Clients' projects, from initiation to completion on time

and within budget.

 

a. Keeps Supervisor advised of up-to-date details of projects.

b. Understands the intricacies of all jobs in order to communicate effectively with all

Agency personnel to ensure assigned projects are correctly executed on time and

within budget.

c. Assures that all Agency paperwork, estimates, billing, and timelines are correctly

completed and filed.

d. Manages delegated projects from start to finish with minimal Account Executive

supervision.

e. Prepares projects for submission to Client and Medical/Regulatory with regard to

references and other supporting documentation. Coordinates with Client and

Medical/Regulatory regarding cycling and approval of projects. Reviews Client and

Medical/Regulatory changes with Account Executive to determine action.

f. Interfaces with Client regarding deliveries, scheduling, project estimates and other

miscellaneous issues.

g. Assists Account Group in providing input for Creative Team and participates in creative

development sessions.

50%

 

2. Handles projects and monitors expenditures for assigned Clients’ products.

 

a. Develops timely and accurate project estimates with input from Traffic, Creative and

Production Departments.

b. Supplies Clients with accurate, timely reports (Tactical Calendars) of budgeted versus

actual expenditures.

c. Provides budget guidelines to Creative and Production Teams on assigned projects.

 

20%

 

3. Assists the Account Group in the development of annual communications and media plans

which support approved marketing strategies.

 

a. Actively participates in sessions with Clients, with questions and suggestions.

b. On behalf of the Account Executives and Account Supervisors, investigates innovative

media and sales promotional opportunities, including meeting with media

representatives and other vendors, as appropriate.

c. Conducts secondary research to support planning efforts.

 

10%

 

4. Responsible for the initiation and maintenance of all documentation required for effective

account management:

 

a. Gathers all pertinent information and develops complete and accurate project

requisitions.

b. Creates, updates and distributes Client Status Reports on a regular basis in

accordance with Client needs.

d. Writes and distributes detailed conference reports for Client meetings on a timely basis.

e. Creates other documents in accordance with Client needs

Qualifications:

Education and Experience

 

·Bachelors degree with an emphasis in advertising, journalism and/or business administration preferred.

 

· Knowledge of advertising agency system, print production and creative procedures is required – equivalent to 2-4 years experience in advertising or related fields.

 

· Knowledge of both marketing and advertising is required.

 

Essential Skills and Abilities

 

· Excellent management, analytical and communication skills, both oral and written.

 

· Strong systems organizational abilities.

Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel: No
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time
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