Account Director

  • Job Reference: 00002966-1
  • Date Posted: 19 November 2022
  • Company: Feld Advertising
  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Advert / Media / Entertainment
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Overview & Responsibilities

Feld Advertising is looking for an seasoned Account Director to run some of our foundational relationships, operating as an inspirational quarterback of our client services team. 

The right candidate will be relentless in understanding our clients' business. They will be obsessed with details, with a constant handle on all elements in motion. Driven by an entrepreneurial attitude they will be autonomous and will have a natural aptitude in communication up, down and across the organization. 


Responsibilities

  • Maintain balance of entrepreneurialism and financial responsibility to create growth opportunities on our clients' and our business

  • Architect new opportunities by repeatedly proving out our competencies in the client's eyes

  • Manages resources, and forecasts future team needs in partnership with CFO, CCO and CEO 

  • Provide inputs on strategy, absorb research results, business goals, and create a roadmaps for how the the produced creative outputs address these goals

  • Owns relationships with all internal specialists e.g. media, analytics, creative, production, etc.

  • Maintain frequent communication, up and down, to ensure clarity and integration

  • Coach and encourage account team to deliver best in their class creative work that works

  • Create an environment where everyone feels supported and empowered to succeed

  • Maintain focus on elevating our strategic and creative outputs, commiting to delivering work that exceeds client expectations


Qualifications

  • 6 to 8+ years of experience in an integrated advertising agency

  • Experience in the financial sector, specifically home lending is a plus

  • Some management experience with a track record of developing staff and direct reports 

  • Omnichannel experience with a strong background in TV/Video is preferred

  • Strong business writing and verbal communication skills

  • Very organized, exceptional attention to detail, and follow-through

  • Excellent time management skills, problem-solving and communication

  • Extreme personal organization and attention to detail

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets (i.e. basic formulas, filtering)


Compensation

Feld is an established yet growing advertising agency and we're looking for someone who finds that exciting. We will offer a competitive total compensation package to the right candidate, with an annual salary commensurate with skills and experience, starting at $150,000. This role is based in San Francisco, CA. West coast candidates working remotely will be considered. 


Benefits

Feld offers full medical benefits (Blue Shield of California PPO plans) including dental and vision coverage. Other benefits include 401K with company matching, flexible paid time off, cell phone reimbursement, commuter benefits for local employees and gym/wellness reimbursement.

About Feld 

Feld Advertising is an advertising agency driven by accountability. We specialize in harnessing the power of TV and video on any screen to sell our clients' products and services. Our goal in servicing our clients is simple: acquire profitable customers today while simultaneously building the brand over time.  

Feld's production arm, Graphite Films, has produced 3,500+ TV commercials as well as digital video, social content, and corporate how-to videos which have contributed to the creation of new market opportunities across streaming, OTT, and linear broadcast for our clients.

With over 20 years of advertising experience in different verticals, with clients from Fortune 500 companies including Bank of America, Abbott, AT&T, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, match.com, and NewDay USA, as well as over 35 startups from Zulily, Madison-Reed, RV Share, and more.

Feld has a staff of 30+ advertising professionals, with backgrounds from many renowned agencies, and is headquartered in downtown San Francisco.

www.feldadvertising.com