Account Director - New York, NY

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.

We currently have a great opportunity for an experienced Account Director to manage the day-to-day business of a major client in the hospitality industry. In this role you’ll be leading a cross-functional team of discipline experts working to develop and ensure the effective implementation of integrated marketing campaigns for our client. This position will be located in New York, NY.

Key Responsibilities:
•     Builds and grows senior-level client relationships by being their trusted advisor, providing marketing and execution strategy
•     Builds and grows relationships with the agency leadership team
•     Contributes to the professional growth and development of their direct reports by modeling best practices, and providing support with development planning and training
•     Understands the client/agency financial model and manages profitability on the work they lead
•     Supports the Account Supervisor in the delivery of business reviews to Senior Leadership
•     Partners with other functional areas to create new opportunities that drive revenue growth with both established and prospective clients

Qualifications:
•     Bachelor degree in related field such as marketing
•     Minimum 10 years multi-channel marketing experience, agency environment preferred
•     Previous supervisory experience
•     Demonstrated ability developing high-performers within Account Services
•     Demonstrated ability to motivate cross-functional teams throughout all project phases
•     Excellent negotiation skills, including the ability to manage multiple and conflicting needs to a mutually agreeable solution
•     Takes a positive approach to change and can quickly adapt when new business challenges are present
•     Shows confidence leading client presentations and cross-functional team meetings
•     Is able and willing to flex up or down on job responsibilities if account needs
•     Up to 20% travel as needed

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/3014/account-director---new-york%2c-ny/job

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

The Lacek Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer