Account Director

The Lacek Group (TLG), a specialty agency of Ogilvy & Mather, is a fast-growing customer engagement agency. We work at the intersection of brands, data, and creativity to help industry-leading companies build and strengthen relationships with their best customers.

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

We currently have a great opportunity for an experienced Account Director to manage the day-to-day business of a major client in the agriculture industry. In this role you’ll be part of a cross-functional team of discipline experts working to develop and ensure the effective implementation of integrated marketing campaigns for our client. This position could be located in either Minneapolis, MN or Des Moines, IA.

Key Responsibilities:
•     Building, growing and maintaining strong client relationships, working toward mutually beneficial and productive partnerships
•     Driving business success for clients, by providing sound strategic direction and leading the agency team to deliver outstanding marketing communications solutions
•     Developing, collaboratively with the team, strategic concepts and plans that bring big ideas to life through a mix of paid, owned and earned media channels
•     Lead and manage agency resources to provide best-in-class service to our client
•     Provide leadership and motivation to the team about the work and the account
•     Drive strong category understanding to the agriculture industry, ensuring marketing solutions are grounded in strategic customer insights and industry-specific knowledge

Qualifications:
•     10+ years related agency experience
•     Experience in the agriculture industry
•     Outstanding and persuasive client-facing and relationship management skills
•     Solid experience developing and implementing marketing strategy using multi-channel (includes digital, direct, print and radio) and emerging media
•     Upbeat and flexible with great relationship building skills
•     Dynamic leadership, collaboration, project management and team building skills
•     Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills
•     Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or related field

You’ll love working at The Lacek Group – smart people, great environment, engaging culture, comprehensive benefits and fantastic growth opportunities. Your confidential inquiry is encouraged.

Please apply online at: https://lacekcareers-ogilvy.icims.com/jobs/1224/account-director/job

The Lacek Group
900 2nd Avenue South, Suite 1800
Minneapolis, MN 55402

The Lacek Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer