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.

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://careers.ogilvy.com/openings/?u=5580

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

The Lacek Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer