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This is stirring the pot but I truly have only met a few Account Managers that are good at managing clients. I’ve been in the industry for many years at this point I can only name maybe 5 Account Managers who truly knew what they were doing. Learn to push back on unreasonable requests, provide solutions, and advocate for your client AND the agency (not JUST the client). The amount of weekends I’ve had to work because of incompetent AMs who believe their job function is to say yes to everything😭

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It comes from senior account leads setting the tone and their underlings following.

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This is so accurate.

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trigger alert

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Many think they are clients and have no responsibility to the agency - that’s the root of the issue

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Almost 20 years in advertising and I’ve only worked with ONE account person that I really liked. She is not National CEO of a highly awarded agency.

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*now the

You can name 5? ThAts a lot!

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Switch agencies then. I’ve worked with lots of good AMs.

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