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Careers

Group Account Director

at Wunderman Thompson
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Who we are:

At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience.   

We are 20,000 strong in  90 markets around the world; our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical capabilities to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep expertise across the entire customer journey, including communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, and technology.

Who we are looking for:

Wunderman Thompson is seeking a Group Account Director to serve two key accounts in the Midwest market, sitting in either our Chicago or Minneapolis offices. The Group Account Director will oversee the agency’s scope across brand, content strategy, experience design and technical implementation work.

This proven leader will focus on building a robust account program -  will build partnerships with clients at multiple levels, sustaining organic growth and bolstering agency visibility and value among senior clients. They will put passion and expertise into their portfolio -  managing its vision, impact on the agency, trajectory/evolution, and team health, leveraging data and relationships to pursue positive change. This GAD will have strong business acumen, and act as their clients’ advisors, with an insatiable curiosity about the clients’ industries, business, to-market strategy, products and growth opportunities.

What you’ll do: 

  • Client | Develop long-term strategies to sustain, diversify and grow your portfolio of accounts across diverse industries and customer segments. Become a subject matter expert in your clients’ industry, company and competition. Develop trust-based relationships with senior clients and their teams. Deeply understand the client’s business, their organization’s ecosystem and brand and marketing challenges so you can act as a trusted business partner and marketing consultant. 
  • Work | Lead multi-partner platform builds, content strategy and content development initiatives to drive brand-building and commercial success. Build a cohesive team across agency partners, departments, disciplines, and offices in the service of your clients – to support operationally sound, effective delivery of the agency’s committed scope. Foster high client satisfaction in everything we deliver.
  • Team |  Actively develop relationships with department leads and peers to deepen the integrated approach to your accounts. Take an active role in guiding the careers of direct reports; coach them regularly to be stronger strategically, practically, and interpersonally. Assess and recommend strategies for building efficiencies, streamlining operations, and enhancing the value of agency to the client. 
  • Business | Drives organic growth within their account portfolio via intentional and strategic relationship expansion, diversification and innovation in work, and proactively pursuing new projects and partnerships. Effectively assesses new opportunities and focuses team effort to respond to new projects – or full-scale RFPs. Strong financial acumen and an understanding of how to manage the financials (forecasting, revenue, margin and other goals) for their portfolio of accounts. 

Who you are:

  • A Planner & Builder | Proven leader who can passionately advocate for ideas and win others over to help you build it.  You’ll set the tone for inter-departmental collaboration, thriving at the intersection of creativity, data and technology that makes us unique.
  • Determined and Undeterred | Unwavering in the pursuit of challenging work – ready to lead, but also act as a key part of the team - it’s a mentality that makes the whole agency successful.
  • Courageous and Collaborative | Fearless in the face of the unknown; a sound strategic partner who can’t wait to work alongside other team leads to source solutions and forge the path forward.

What you’ll need: 

  • 12+  years experience in a marketing/advertising agency environment, or other related industry.
  • Experience running a portfolio of $4M+, across Fortune 500-level multi-layered enterprise clients, or similar client relationship lead in agency, including financial management.
  • Multi-category experience across consumer (B2C), B2B is a plus.
  • Digital platform and connected experiences development is required: across website, content, CRM, marketing automation, analytics, digital innovation.
  • Proven versatility as a marketer in multi-channel, brand and integrated campaign work.
  • Strong leadership skills: ability to drive strategic vision: to organize and create consensus around ideas, concepts and approaches with internal teams
  • Excellent communication skills: ability to lead meetings and presentations with senior clients, shape and respond to concepts and questions quickly and effectively in verbal or written communications
  • Working with other agencies in and out of network to deliver excellence and drive growth and best practices

Wunderman Thompson is a WPP agency. For more information, please visit our website and follow Wunderman Thompson on our social channels: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

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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