Account Management

14785 members
...
bowl userbowl userbowl userbowl userbowl user
bowl user ...
For the suits
Sign up to access more conversations in this bowl 🔑

Throughout my career, I have worked at both “traditional” and “digital” shops. My current agency would fall under traditional but also offers digital services. Our process, roles and skillsets seem wa… more

like

Anyone here do small and medium sized business? What's your company's cut on ad spend? We just increased it to 49% and I can't imagine that's anywhere near average. Our typical clien… more

like

How is the SCJ team at Ogilvy? Saw they’re hiring a bunch of account roles?

like

When I first got in the industry, my Account Supervisors were the strategic leaders, present on productions and developed the junior team members. My Account Directors were more focused on how to expa… more

like

I accepted a promotion this year without a raise, essentially to get a leg up, it didn’t really bother me when I accepted that id be making the same amount. In 6 months I’ll be eligible for the raise … more

like

Why aren’t clients evaluated on their EQ? We work in COMMUNICATIONS. Be better.

like

SOS! Need to set up a lunch with a higher profile client who doesn’t drink alcohol in NYC (so food needs to be on point, and a view is preferable!). Group of 10-20 people total combined client and age… more

like

My agency decided to resign the business for one of my favorite pieces of work. How do I go about the final thank you to this client in a way that is professional & representative of my company bu… more

like

I’m underpaid and overworked, but I have a very close relationship with my boss. I have the urge to jump and think I’ll have new opportunities coming soon but I’m scared to quit as my team is already … more

like

CMD is hiring an Account Supervisor for a major gaming client running video projects. Remote or Seattle. Take a look at LinkedIn under their jobs page for the listing (Remote doesn’t apply to CA or N… more

like

Starting a new job as an AM and my boss is asking me to create templates for: a Project Mgmt/Status update to share with the client, a Feedback Mgmt template and a Meeting Notes template... I'm su… more

like

Advice needed: how do I tell my boss my team sucks? I switched jobs about 4 months ago and while I like my new clients and my manager, our team is the most unprofessional, unreliable, & incapable … more

like

Advice needed. Former client was recently hired by my agency (surprise to me) for a senior agency role. She was a dreadful client. How would you handle her arrival and potentially sharing this feedbac… more

like

Controversial question: anyone ever tried working at 2 agencies at once? Yes, unethical: but student loans ya know?

like

What are types of questions that AE should be asking vs an Account Supervisor?

like

Any advice on what to answer during an interview to “why are you looking for a switch?”? How much of the truth is acceptable to be said when you’re really not happy with how things are handled and the… more

like

Doing a great job and key to my team, but in a toxic environment and without any recognition. I used to love my job but can’t stand it anymore, and feel like I’m being 100% taken advantage of. Is it r… more

like

How can you tell if working there would be a total nightmare when interviewing? Like if the hours are insane and the management sucks? Best questions to ask during an interview to get a real gauge on … more

like

How should I approach switching accounts to my AD + GAD? I’m very interested in moving to another one of my GADs accounts, but I’m nervous to voice it since current account is in a rough state and the… more

like

Any advice for how best to transition from full-time to freelance account director? Any tips, wise words would be welcome.

like

Brand Planning/Tactical Planning is a tough time of the year to be a mid-level Account person (Account Exec, Account Man, Account Sup). That’s because we’re encouraged to participate—and we want to (i… more

like

Taking a position as an AD. Any advice that I should keep in mind on taking the new position?

like

What would you say is the cap earning potential in Account Management/Client Services in NYC. 400K? Does it go any higher in pharma? Is there more earning potential in going client side after reaching… more

like

Why do ppl advise against including a job on your resume if you were only there 6mos or less? That would mean you’d have to lie about how long you were at the place before that or lie about what you’v… more

like

Advice for first day/week as an Account Manager at a large agency? Tomorrow’s my first day at my new agency. I’ve been at a small, independent agency for the past 3 years and don’t have any agency ex… more

like

How do you all deal with a boss (Account Director) taking credit for your work with higher ups or at the very least, not giving credit where it’s due? I’ve had bosses in the past that went out of thei… more

like

At what level in account management do you start getting bonuses or commission on how much your book of business grows? Is this something I should be negotiating in offer letters?

like

For those who have moved latterly in the last 3-6 months, have you noticed a change in salary range given the rising cost of living?

like

I honestly love my current manager, but this is my first agency job and he has been almost too hands off - I appreciate the freedom & trust but have trouble getting in touch with him when I have q… more

like

The mean trick of account management - they tell you to bring in more business in order to get promoted, and then when you do they a) don’t promote you b) make you do double the work with the same siz… more

like

Handing in my notice to a toxic boss tomorrow. That's it, that's the post. 🥳🥳🥳

likeuplifting

How do I get a client to stop calling my personal phone every time they want to chat through feedback without making it awkward or him feeling offended?😞 He hasn’t been inappropriate (yet) but it’s c… more

like

Hello All. Does anyone know of any good/decent resources regarding Account Management best practices? Could be blogs/medium/videos/books? Any example AM handbooks? Looking to develop a set for an… more

like
Share this 🔥 post

Going rate for a freelance account director?

like

I'm a Senior Account Executive, but my tasks lately make me feel like I've taken on a smaller role. At any of your agencies what are your SAEs responsible for? I want to make sure I'm pro… more

like

It’s self-evaluation time. Something I’ve struggled with at work and outside of work. Any tips?

like

Advice for putting in notice when you’ve been at your agency less than a year? I’m anxious about blindsiding my team and want to be as considerate as possible.

like
Download Fishbowl to see what others are saying
That was just a preview…
Sign Up to see all discussions
  • Discover what it’s like to work at companies from real professionals
  • Get candid advice from people in your field in a safe space
  • Chat and network with other professionals in your field
Sign up in seconds to unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.

Already a user?
Login here

Share

Embed this post

Copy and paste embed code on your site

Preview

Download the Fishbowl app

Get realtime notifications and see
what's happening in your industry
from the palm of your hand.