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We’re looking for an Account Director to serve as a principal collaborator and agency lead for key clients. You’ll be responsible for the delivery of key programs while taking point of the relationship between client stakeholders and our agency team. Our ideal candidate has an entrepreneurial spirit who seizes on new opportunities, is a skilled staff and calendar orchestrator, understands how to balance market-leading quality with work/life balance of the team, and truly loves what they do. *Applicants must be legally able to work in the USA. We work with trendsetter brands to launch products that informed consumers want. Brands like Johnnie Walker, Nike, Shiner Beer and Kellogg turn to Bakery to achieve their business goals by using data to inform great storytelling, product innovation, and exciting experiences. Bakery is a 2022 Small Agency of the Year and in 2020, Bakery was named #2 Best Place To Work by AdAge.Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead the creative process from briefing to execution across multiple client deliverables.
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients and our team leads.
  • Assist clients on project brief development and communicating needs correctly to our strategy, creative, and production teams.
  • Effectively set and manage client expectations, ensure delivery of the highest quality product and service, as well as solicit and act on client feedback.
  • Develop and manage project scope, budget and schedules. Attention to detail and ability to project manage across work streams and teams.
  • Ability to motivate, support and understand your teams. You must be able to work with people across data, strategy, design, creative and technology.
  • Identify resource requirements, necessary skill sets and team allocation to each project.
  • Deliver timely project reports and organize necessary meetings.
  • Direct and maintain strict project documentation.
  • Improve and implement best practice techniques for managing risks, issues and conflict resolution.
  • Track and report project efficiency, finances and general performance on a weekly basis.

Requirements

  • 7+ years of client services experience in leading agencies.
  • Track record of successfully developing and executing integrated marketing campaigns for Automotive brands, Spirits brands and/ or Apparel brands, with a focus on driving business results.
  • Experience in building profitable, mutually beneficial, long-term client relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to execute large-scale programs, with experience communicating effectively with skilled strategy, data, creative, design, and production professionals.
  • Mastery writing creative/ campaign briefs and give strong direction to creative teams.
  • Expert knowledge of production cycles for video, audio, photography, on-premise.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and rigorous attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage a project from start to finish as well as oversee general production of multiple projects at one time. Strong project management is a must.
  • Proven ability to collaborate, promote communication, and inspire teamwork between a group of multidisciplinary people.
  • Excellent knowledge of budgeting, resource scheduling, and time management in relation to a project.
  • Working experience with Microsoft Office, Slack, Trello and Smartsheet.
  • An intense drive to “get things done”, making innovative ideas come to life without having the perfect guidebook on how to do it.
  • Impeccable communication and presentation skills with the ability to present to clients and internal stakeholders.
  • Extra consideration given to candidates that submit a portfolio of past work.

Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Unlimited Vacation Time
  • 2 weeks Work From Anywhere (WFA)
  • Annual Retreats
  • Pet-Friendly Office
  • Yearly Creative Stipend
  • Summer Movies @ Alamo Drafthouse
  • Snacks, Meals and Drinks
  • No Time Tracking!

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