Senior Account Manager (Remote is an option)

Wunderman Thompson

Department: Client Services

Location: Austin, TX, 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 Senior Account Manager to lead integrated campaigns for an iconic global technology client.   This is a fantastic growth opportunity for an ambitious, detail-oriented Sr AM to drive social, digital and print communications.  The ideal candidate thrives on building client relationships to deliver best in class work.  The Sr AM will be a trusted team member to ensure delivery of projects on time and forecasted/scoped within budget. Experience in creative advertising is a plus. The Sr. AM will be on the front lines to support the client and deliver on-time and on-budget campaigns. They are responsible for executing within agency process and ensuring client satisfaction through effective communication and collaboration with internal teams. The incumbent must presents themselves in a professional manner in all situations – e.g. on time, always prepared. 

This person should have a solid background in print and digital advertising, great communication skills, and possess a strong sense of initiative.  

Working remotely is an option with business conducted CST hours.

What you’ll do: 

  • Collaborate | Partner closely with strategy, creative and studio teams as well as other regional production teams to facilitate project milestones and lead client initiatives.
  • Execute | Primary point of contact for clients and accountable for successful implementation of campaigns – high quality, on time, on brief, and to budget
  • Build Relationships | Nurture Build healthy relationships with internal departments and clients
  • Stay Educated | Keep Stay apprised on industry trends and best practices
  • Budget | Reviews quarterly scopes to ensure accuracy of volumes and vehicles
  • Evaluate | Ensures high standard of quality across all project output by teams and effectively manages client feedback

Who you are:

  • Detail Oriented l Able to stay on top of deadlines and many moving pieces of projects in an organized way.
  • Growth-minded | Continually look for opportunities to grow the account and improve efficiencies
  • Excellent Communicator | Being able to communicate clearly and effectively when managing any project or team is essential.
  • Open and collaborative | Our team is close-knit and supportive and we’re working with a lot of unknowns – you must be a champion of team environments that are kind, honest, and transparent; especially working cross-discipline.

What you’ll need: 

  • 3+ years of prior agency experience
  • Experience managing integrated campaigns including print, digital, and social marcom.
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Outstanding ability to lead, convince and inspire in a client-service environment.
  • Flawless execution in management of client projects.
  • Excellent time management, able to prioritize competing deadlines.

At Wunderman Thompson, we are committed to actively building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcomed, valued and heard, and is treated with dignity and respect.  As leaders and creative partners across industries, it is our responsibility to cultivate an environment reflective of our greatest asset; our people. We believe that this commitment inspires growth and delivers equitable outcomes for everyone as well as the clients and communities we serve.

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

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