ACCOUNT SUPERVISOR

At Forge, we are dedicated to creating work that MOVES. What does that mean? A lot of things – moving hearts, minds, results, actions – in short, making people feel something. And right now, we’re looking for a rockstar Account Supervisor with 5-7 years of advertising/marketing experience (agency or in-house agency preferred) that does the same thing to us.

What type of person will do that? Glad you asked.

 

Problem Solver

  • Knows that solving our clients’ business problems is the way to grow their business and our own.
  • Confident in ability to identify, propose, and implement solutions internally and externally.
  • Flexible and adaptable – someone who embraces wearing a lot of hats and stretching outside the bounds of their role when it’s required to get the job done.
  • A true multitasker, able to balance, prioritize, and adhere to strict deadlines – and when needed, propose ideas and work with the team to implement new approaches or solutions.
  • Comfortable using data and analytics to drive actionable insights and recommendations.
  • Resourceful, creative, even-keeled, and positive with an entrepreneurial spirit.

 

Team Player and Leader

  • Passionate about what we do here at Forge, and enables and encourages others to do their best work.
  • A cultural contributor who wants to help us grow our agency, whether it’s bringing new ideas to the table or helping to organize agency events.
  • Ready and willing to work as a part of a group or take initiative to work through a project on your own.
  • Resourceful, creative, even-keeled, and positive with an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • A natural collaborator and consensus-builder.
  • A leader and mentor to more junior members of the account team (including direct management of one report)
  • Able to work with direct report to develop career growth plan, monitor performance, and identify the actions needed to improve or correct performance as needed.

 

Relationship Lead & Growth Driver

  • Thrives on learning about our clients’ businesses – and adept at asking questions to understand project opportunities and goals.
  • A truly excptional communicator who can quickly build trust and credibility internally and with our clients.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills and exceptional presentation skills.
  • Serves as the primary relationship lead on 2-3 accounts; owns the relationship with Director-level clients.
  • True “eagle eye” – makes sure all T’s are crossed and I’s are dotted, in addition to making sure everything ties back to client and project goals

 

Project Manager

  • Ability to work with, coordinate with, and manage media vendors and contracters to ensure success of media plans, from initial planning, to trafficking and reporting
  • Adept at managing a project, negotiating with vendors, managing up – whatever it takes to get things done on time, on budget, and on strategy, from initial timeline development through final production and oversight of media trafficking across print, digital, social, and video.
  • Partner with strategy to lead creative brief development; oversees Action Needed creation by junior team members.
  • Understands and communicates client feedback to creative team to ensure that we are creating great work in service of our clients’ businesses.
  • Excellent organizer, including creative resource management, vendor management, and timeline management.
  • Ability to develop and execute strategic marketing plans, and ability to work with internal and external groups to ensure seamless implementation of the plans.

 

Category & Agency Specialist

  • Passionate about our industry and our clients’ business; up-to-date on latest trends, news, and technologies.
  • Prior experience in Higher Education, Healthcare, and/or Technology industries is highly preferable.
  • Strong experience with financial management, including budget monitoring and reconciliation, developing scope of work documents, managing to scope, collaborating on and aligning scoped work to resource allocation, and communicating with agency management and with clients on financial matters.

 

This is an equal opportunity job where you’ll be an integral part of a team that will empower you to manage and grow some of Forge’s largest clients – and you’ll be part of what we like to call “the best account service team in Boston”.

Forge is a bit different than most places you’ll have seen (did we mention all employees get custom sneakers?), but we do have our own spin on staples you may be interested in, like competitive pay and benefits, good coffee, respect for work/life balance, a focus on collaboration, a full bar, profit sharing, and a ton of good lunch options in our Back Bay neighborhood.

If all of that makes you feel something too, than we should definitely talk. Send a note along with your resume and any additional information you think is helpful to AccountJobs@forgeworldwide.com. And get ready to MOVE.