Sullivan is a full-service brand development agency built on 5 core values that drive us to deliver end-to-end, multi-platform solutions for the regional, national and global brands we call our clients.
Bravery – thoughtful not reckless, rooted in insights, solutions beyond expectations
Candor – clear and objective, no personal agenda, honest dialogue, integrity without false empathy
Curiosity – ask questions, collaborate, value counsel, explore, continuously improve
Inclusion – celebrate diversity, prioritize equity, consider all points of view, include the excluded
Kindness – treat others like you want to be treated, assume positive intent, recognize others’ challenges, connect
We’re looking for an account manager (AM) that is responsible for the relationship between the agency and clients. The AM will generally look after client needs through direct contact, liaison, and the marshaling of agency resources. The AM will be the key, day-to-day agency representative to the client and will maintain a highly responsive service orientation in all transactions. They are expected to become knowledgeable in both the client’s business and the agency business. The AM supervises Account Coordinator and Account Executive (as appropriate) performance with accounts, and reviews all strategic decisions formulated by the various departments before they are delivered to the client.
The AM reviews all creative concepts to confirm that they meet strategic goals before delivery to the client for approval and keeps regular contact with agency accounts at the highest possible level. This person should hold a business or marketing degree, together with successful advertising agency experience. The AM needs strong verbal and written communications skills; a capability for analytical thinking; a sense of entrepreneurship; dynamic presentation skills; personal organization; and interpersonal skills.
Maintains direct, day-to-day client contact.
Directs the activities of Account Coordinators and Account Executives, as appropriate, to ensure proper agency service to clients.
Works in a proactive manner to provide client marketing plans with the greatest amount of
added value through communications.
Analyzes client input, together with background knowledge, research, field feedback, etc.,
to produce full communications plans.
Briefs creative and digital staff in support of account activities.
Provides creative, production, media, public relations and digital department personnel and partners with well-documented input, support data, and production materials as required; ensures that advertising strategies are clearly defined, approved by clients, and understood by departments.
Effectively collaborates with team members to pitch communications plans, concepts, media and digital marketing plans to clients.
Keeps apprised of all relevant client, industry, and market developments.
Assists in the preparation of client estimates and invoices. Ensures prompt, accurate billing.
Checks and approves copy, design, and production art, and coordinates client approval of same.
Ensures that overall account revenues meet agency goals.
Coordinates project timing and budgets with clients and relevant agency personnel.
Prepares quarter-end overviews of client’s current activities, revenue forecasts, and plans for future development of accounts.
Seeks out new business opportunities with new and existing clients and plays a supportive role
in their development.
Must carry out duties and responsibilities with limited supervision. Make decisions and establishes work priorities to meet deadlines and accomplish tasks.
Accounts for all time, on a daily basis, related to client projects.
Minimum of 7 years of experience in account management in an agency or other relevant
environment is preferred.
Proven ability to manage multi-platform advertising campaigns and brand development projects.
BA/BS degree or equivalent.
Sullivan strives to foster an atmosphere of collaboration and growth. You’ll work with a close-knit, multi-disciplinary team and have opportunities to jump in on projects across the agency — learning aspects of communications strategy, design and content marketing.
Health insurance benefits
401k & FSA
Flexible work schedule
Opportunities for growth
Read about our commitment to building an inclusive company.
Our office is located in Memphis but, like most businesses right now, we’re working fully remote for the foreseeable future. For local candidates, yoSullivan Branding LLCu’ll work from home to start and slowly transition back to the office in the future (but still with the ability to work remotely when needed). Sullivan also currently supports full-time remote workers and is open to candidates across the country, with minimal travel expected.