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Are you an experienced Account Manager who loves all things Arkansas? Join our team! We’re looking for someone to provide project management, strategic planning and client relations on advertising and marketing campaigns for our agency’s tourism-related accounts. Interested? Learn more below and apply today!

The CJRW Account Manager provides project management, administration and strategic support for major advertising and marketing clients and campaigns. The Account Manager carries responsibilities involving strategic planning, project development and management, and client relations. This position will have the primary responsibility of working on the agency’s tourism-related accounts.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with other agency departments on behalf of the client
  • Provide proactive strategic leadership and client project management
  • Attend client meetings and take action on requested deliverables
  • Anticipate client communication challenges and develop recommendations
  • Work with agency team to develop and implement marketing and public relations plans
  • Work with agency team to prepare presentations, marketing plans, news releases, reports, etc.
  • Execute tasks associated with marketing plans
  • Plan and manage key events, including logistics, set up and execution
  • Manage community and civic engagement programs and outreach on behalf of clients
  • Manage collaboration for implementation of social and digital media strategies
  • Manage content direction and agency collaboration for client social media accounts
  • Research marketing trends and provide competitive analysis
  • Manage agency and client collaboration for development of client creative campaigns
  • Prepare documents for presentation to client
  • Monitor and manage budgets
  • Review and approve client invoices and billing statements

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, advertising or marketing is preferred
  • Minimum of five years of relevant marketing/public relations/advertising agency experience or related experience
  • Ability to work as an authoritative figure on a busy team
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and activities
  • Ability to effectively organize work as well as establish and maintain schedules
  • Full awareness of creative processes and techniques – including digital platforms
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Significant experience in professional client relationship management
  • The ability to plan and strategize at a senior level
  • A persuasive and confident approach to creative projects
  • Keen attention to detail and budgetary restraints
  • RFP development and presentation skills preferred
  • Willingness to note relevant trends and develop ideas
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Documents

  Employment Type

  • Full-Time
  • Little Rock office
  • Option for remote day on Friday

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Potential for annual profit-sharing bonus
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Flexible spending account for health and dependent care
  • Generous insurance plans available (health, dental, life, AD&D, short-term, and long-term disability)
  • Paid time off
  • Company-paid holidays
  • Paid parking
  • Explore Arkansas (annual expense reimbursement for qualifying in-state vacations)
  • CJRW Cares (employee-guided, non-profit giving program)

About CJRW

CJRW is an advertising agency that generates ideas to build brands, solve problems, change perceptions, and generate success. We are driven by smart, passionate people who are committed not only to the prosperity of our clients - but also to the positive growth of the communities we serve.

At CJRW, you own stock in the company you work for! All employees are owners through the agency’s Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). The ESOP is a long-term, tax-deferred investment plan designed to reward all employee-owners for the financial success achieved by the company - when CJRW does well, we all benefit.

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