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VP, Account Lead

at Wunderman Thompson
Austin, Texas, United States

Who we are:

Wunderman Thompson is a creative, data and technology agency. We are built to inspire growth for our clients with breakthrough creativity that helps our clients succeed. We are in a unique position to deliver growth based on three fundamental principles: we see the world differently and reject conventional thinking; we have an unbounded definition of creativity that can rethink business, culture, and brand experiences; we act decisively and accountably, owning delivery end-to-end. 

We are a steadily growing agency of 100+ amazing and smart people, based in Austin TX. We consider ourselves incredibly lucky to be grounded as a local and agile team in one of the greatest cities in the US, while also being part of a larger network that aspires nothing less than to be the best agency in the world. Our Wunderman Thompson Austin office is on a mission to inspire growth for our people and our clients, in a culture that celebrates brilliant work and a spirit of togetherness.

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for a VP, Account Lead with strong business management skills and experience working on global accounts. In this role, you will maintain stable client relationships, and help achieve growth on both existing and new accounts. You will uphold strategic top-level relationships, helping to guide our clients with knowledge and solutions appropriate for their business, industries and trends, while maintaining overall client satisfaction and collaborating with key team members across disciplines to deliver the highest quality work. 

This role will be a member of the Executive Leadership Team for the Austin office, and also work within our Global Client Leadership team to support a key global client.

What you'll do:

  • Foster relationships with key clients/decision-makers to ensure we are aligning our efforts to their key needs and driving impact for their business.
  • Build appropriate strategies to support client business needs, and identify/implement products and services to help achieve client goals.
  • Partner with North America and global agency network leads to bring in discipline and subject matter expertise as needed to best support new local client requirements and opportunities.
  • Work with the regional agency leads for our global client, ensuring team readiness, integration and alignment to deliver on global client plans.
  • Work with the MD to help manage staffing and discipline implications of both expanding/evolving client needs and our own agency office and team growth.
  • Manage financial performance for key accounts, working with both finance and client account leads.
  • Develop a broad industry expertise, understanding the clients’ business and generates new ideas to enhance client performance.
  • Drive, develop and lead new business opportunities for WT Austin, working with an integrated team across the agency.

What you'll need:

  • 10+ years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Demonstrated track record of client relationship development and service
  • Proven experience in managing teams working cross-functionally within an organization
  • Strong knowledge and experience in large/global client management and business operations
  • Integrated marketing background, with experience working with media and production partners, and on MarTech platforms and services
  • Passion for technology
  • Great collaboration and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills including both verbal and written
  • An entrepreneurial mindset

Wunderman Thompson is proud to be a WPP agency. Headquartered in New York, we have a truly global reach with over 20,000 people in 90 markets. For more information, please visit our website and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.  

Wunderman Thompson is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting and retaining the most qualified employees regardless of race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, age or disability. We rely on legitimate interest as a legal basis for processing personal information under the GDPR for purposes of recruitment and applications for employment. 
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Established in 2019, Wunderman Thompson has a combined history of 150 years, setting the standard for marketing, communications and business innovation. We bring together over 20,000 creatives, analysts, strategists, customer experience designers and business consultants across 90 markets.

We’re always looking for the best talent to add to our diverse and talented mix that is Wunderman Thompson.

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