Acosta USA (Florida)

  • Assistant Account Executive

    Work State US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    Work City
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Work Zip
    Starting average hours per week
    37.5 +
  • Overview

    The Assistant Account Executive works with agency Account Executives in directing and coordinating assigned projects. In this role, responsible for sound, proper and timely execution of all assigned work


    Planning, analyzing and evaluating information and agency output relevant to assigned client projects and needs which include:

        • Helping develop workable budgets and plans.

        • Collaborating with the Account Executive and Account Supervisor in

           preparation of recommendations, marketing strategies and actions for

           the client.

        • Reviewing, analyzing material relative to client needs -- media results,

           research data, etc.


    Coordinating and managing the activities necessary to meet the needs of assigned projects. This may include the following:

        • Handles assigned work requests in efficient, timely manner.

        • Assists in monitoring budget, research and similar items as assigned.

        • Maintains communications with appropriate agency and client

           personnel to ensure that assigned work is handled in a positive, timely

           and efficient manner.
    Account Project Status (for assigned work)

        • Maintains positive relationship between agency and client.

        • Helps meet goals set for client.

        • Helps insure that agency output meets agreed-upon strategies and


        • Helps optimize agency productivity.

        • Helps agency keep ahead of client needs.


    • Bachelor’s degree in advertising, marketing, or related field.
    • Minimum 2 to 3 years agency experience in retail or consumer packaged goods preferred.
    • Research/analysis experience a plus.
    • Ability to accurately identify the key elements of data or a problem.
    • Understand the implications and impact of data or action on subsequent events; to generate appropriate solutions.
    • Understands the components of marketing and advertising strategies and applies same in making decisions.
    • Recognizes client needs and relates same to work plans.
    • Helps identify and anticipate potential problems and identify alternative solutions.
    • Recognizes the opportunity to utilize appropriate agency resources.
    • Recognizes constraints placed on projects by both the agency and client.

    Acosta Sales & Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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