Account Management

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Looking for an account mentor as I am in a bit of a situation that I am trying to resolve :)

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I noticed that my team doesn’t openly acknowledge my work, and don’t think I get along with them. Even at internal meetings whenever I speak or provide updates to my projects, I am met with cold silen… more

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Any advice for finding / landing a job these days? Been interviewing since May and it’s been tough. Got hired for a role that fell through before start date and since then been put into a handful of p… more

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Hey Account Friends! Any key tips you’ve learned & willing to share on how to best approach Brand Planning?

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My agency has several affinity groups that would be relevant to me. But I’ve never been a part of one before. What are the benefits of joining? What purpose do they serve in the agency?

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I just interviewed someone a few levels above me. What person did at an AE level is extremely impressive. This has really motivated me to step it up. Can anyone recommend any books, workshops, tools, … more

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Anyone have any scoop on HLK? They are St Louis based but looks like they are hiring quite a few remote roles.

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Any good online certificates recommendations that are worthwhile?

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Thoughts on 72andsunny LA? How are they doing during during this time? Thinking of reaching out to their recruiter but I also want to be mindful if they’re going through some tough times.

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Do you have a portfolio? And if so, what do you show in it to highlight your AM skills?

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I’m looking to cut down on my monthly reporting time for 32+ clients. What reporting software do you use across SEO/Google Ads/Facebook/Analytics? I’m currently bouncing between programs and it’s taki… more

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Do you have/want an MBA? Why or why not, and does it make sense for this career path?

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Career advice that I give to the people I manage- do one more thing everyday that you weren’t going to do or didn’t feel like doing- for your team or for your client. Could be notes, a follow up, a re… more

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Recently left my agency because our account director was HORRIBLE and the Creative Director all she did was cuss out everyone internally (HORRIBLE culture). Anyways, I love that the client is still re… more

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Anyone else struggle with the strategic/bigger picture element of account management? I like working with clients, but I struggle with these aspects. I’m the only Account lead on 3 accounts (aside fro… more

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I’m interested in streamlining my client onboarding process. My agency currently does new website build, SEO, paid ads, and content strategy, so we need to connect to lots of client accounts (Google A… more

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What other career trajectories are there for account folks? Looking at the job description for my next career step - an Account Director - does not excite me or feel like it aligns with what I like ab… more

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What is an appropriate freelance rate for a GAS in NYC area?

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What are the best resume formats for account/brand marketing roles?

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Does anyone know of any agencies hiring mid/senior level account people right now?

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Question for my senior level colleagues. I want to use this time I have to really work on my craft and grow. Any advice? Daily writing excesses, books to check out, online courses that you’ve found w… more

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Fresh graduate that just joined a small agency as an account executive. Have been here for less than a month but am feeling overwhelmed and extremely stressed due to responsibilities that stretch acro… more

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How do you say no to people who are being lazy and trying to take advantage of you when you’re starting at a new job? I’m trying to be a team player, but there’s a fine line... Any advice?

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Any account peeps make the move in house? Did you need an MBA or did your relevant agency experience translate?

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Hello Account Friends - Our small agency is getting our feet wet with influencer outreach & I’d love n’ appreciate any input how to best handle influencers specifically with: 1) Influencer Replie… more

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Looking to leave my AAE role (2 YOE) to go into either brand side or consulting. Anyone here tried to make the leap? Any tips?

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Account peeps, what kind of resume format do you use/recommend? Chronological (traditional, most recent job first) Functional (highlights strengths and accomplishments first then experience) or a Comb… more

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Hey, Fellow Account Folks - It’s my first rodeo to lead brand planning & I’m digging into what makes a buttoned up, strong & unique planning brief. Does anyone have some sources and/or comment… more

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Advice on how to negotiate salary for sup? Found out other sups on the team who came from other agencies are making $85k (I’m at $70k, Chi). I feel like I’m at a point where I have to leave to make mo… more

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Hello! I’m transitioning into an Account Director role soon. I feel ready, but any tips or words of advice? Looking to gain as much advice as possible before I move to this role. Thank you!

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Anyone feel like their role is also just a resource and information organizer? It’s like other teams seem to not know how to talk to each other, so you have to schedule a meeting for them to talk. Or … more

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Anyone looking for an account management role at a marketing agency in NYC? I am looking for an AM/SAM and possibly an AS. If so, please dm me!

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What’s the biggest challenge you’re dealing with working with a remote team/client?

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What’s your favorite online tool maker? i.e. smartsheet

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Apologies for all the questions but I need advice. I’ve been in media buying for 2 years and I’m hoping to transition to accounts. I interviewed with an agency who told me I would have to come in as a… more

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If you could change one thing about your client (the person, not the brand), what would it be?

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Hi there! Has anyone done business with email marketers at Bliss Media? They are based in Miami. Thanks for any insight you can share!

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I was just laid off. Any agencies hiring currently for account management roles?

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