Catalyst Media Design is a strategic media research, planning, and buying firm founded in 2009 in Scottsdale, AZ. We serve as a catalyst of connectivity, helping our clients achieve their brands' potential by defining, finding, and connecting them with the people who will become their most valuable customers.
We plan and buy all forms of media including Television, Radio, Print, Out of Home, Digital, and Non-Traditional. Our client roster includes representation from great brands across a diverse mix of industries including retail, specialized medical services, nonprofit, B2B, entertainment, homebuilder, senior living, restaurant, media, and more.
We offer competitive compensation and benefits, and have been named a Best Place to Work by the Phoenix Business Journal for six years!
The Account Manager is primarily responsible for the day to day management of multiple agency accounts. This individual will work to continuously improve their media knowledge as well as their understanding of each clients' business and their respective categories to provide further insights and optimal results.
Accountable for building and maintaining strong, professional relationships with all assigned clients, including overall client satisfaction and the management of expectations
Ensure that all client work is completed on strategy, on time and within budget
Serve as an agency catalyst for implementing and achieving the client’s tactical marketing plan by working with internal team members and external client personnel to determine campaign tactics
Maintain and support an efficient working environment for all assigned accounts
Research background data to aid in the development of upcoming projects
Review campaign reporting and provide strategic insights and recommendations
Prepare meeting related materials
Attend all appropriate meetings
Review and approve billing for all assigned clients
Assist with business development efforts
Coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
Must be flexible and willing to perform clerical and other work, which may include but is not limited to the trafficking of advertising materials, proof of performance and added value reporting, competitive analysis, filing, copying, faxing, and mailing
Required Skills & Knowledge:
The ideal candidate will have a related college degree and 5+ years of experience with direct client management in an advertising/marketing environment. Candidate must have proficient time and project management skills and be able to communicate effectively and work well autonomously in a team driven environment. The candidate must be highly motivated and a self-starter with high standards of performance and expectations for themselves and their team. Must have the ability to work in a deadline driven environment, be extremely well organized, analytical, and possess a strong ability to multi-task. Good written and verbal communication skills required. Some software experience is required; further expertise with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook are preferred.
To perform this job successfully, this individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This Job Description in no way constitutes or implies a contract of employment and is subject to change with or without notice, as the Company deems necessary.