Account Management

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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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Has anyone felt more pressure to be "perfect" at work during this pandemic? My supervisor is acting like I'm not doing enough with this one project and we even have vendors helping with … more

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Ever gotten into it with a creative teammate that had a toxic attitude?

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Just quit my agency life and going to a start up. It feels free. The leadership was horrible, but the clients were amazing! I want to write an email to the executive account director letting him k ow … more

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An agency I know in Portland Or is looking for an Account supervisor - 5+ years experience - what’s a reasonable salary for that level of experience? Mostly email marketing embedded with client. Thoug… more

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Any advice on switching from account mgmt to strategy at a senior level?

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What are some key skills that you’d expect an Account Executive to master before progressing to an Account Supervisor role?

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Interviewing at Grey (Health). What’s the vibe? Good people? Should I run to it or avoid?

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How do you manage when your copy team, in particular, is not getting there But your are against the wall with time?

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I have an interview for an AE position and I need help. I work on the planning side and I want to try and highlight how transferable my skills are. Thanks so much!

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I've always been on the media planning side and now in client relations for the past year. I'm feeling constantly feeling anxiety and unease. I can't relax and feel stressed out and ...

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Happy Monday Everyone! Just wanted to ask if anyone has any tips for someone looking to transition into account management. I’ve been in the industry for about 2 years on the buying side. Thanks!

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Any agencies hiring right now for account executives??👀👀

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LA agency hiring an Account Director. Perfect for someone on the more “junior” AD side, or perhaps an experienced Management Supervisor who’s ready to make the jump to AD. Pls send LinkedIn profile!

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When a project is taking longer because of client delays, what have you done to motivate them back on track so the agency isn’t burning hrs/money waiting on decisions? Looking for contract details, co… more

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Title is PM but playing both roles... I’m very straightforward and to the point so I just answer questions (yes, no, I’ll confirm,etc.) instead of giving the background/reassurance to clients and cowo… more

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Here’s some unsolicited advice for junior account folks: turning on your camera with your team and ESPECIALLY upper level management is a good thing, and still counts as “face time”. We’ve noticed tha… more

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Have you had a manager that added no value but to micromanage? For example, I had a manager that req’d me to share all emails before sending. Instead of mentoring me by sharing ways I could improve or… more

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What are the buzzwords you hate that people throw out to try to look smart but really just accomplish convoluting meetings/meaning with?

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New CMO taking over account. Looking for advise on how to present media execution. We do not have any tangible metrics to tie back to show performance. All we have is plan & execution

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Vent session: what do you think the most difficult part of being Account in lockdown is? Hey

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Has account management relinquished the role of brand custodian to planners, and is planning now the most highly valued and trusted client partnership? I’m my opinion (one guy with 35 years experienc… more

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We all know creative have digital portfolios and I’ve even seen a few sites from strategists, but has anyone had much success in creating a personal site showcasing their account service career (other… more

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Thoughts on Microsoft teams? Favorite feature about it?

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Coronavirus upheaval in the industry has me reconsidering my long term career plans. My favorite part of the job is production. I’m considering what a new role would be like in production at an agency… more

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