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Are you an energetic, hard-working individual who is passionate about making a difference through branding, strategy, and communications? Do you want to be valued for your unique talents and experience? Do you want to work in an environment where you can grow and thrive, and where “Make it Fun” is one of our core values? If so, please consider joining the Walsh|Sheppard team. We’re always looking for new members, so check out our latest career opportunities.

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Walsh|Sheppard


Job Description: Account Strategist
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Anchorage, Alaska

The successful candidate must possess strong writing, planning, and presentation skills and the ability to execute complex and fast-paced projects. A Bachelor’s degree and at least four years of professional experience in marketing or public relations are required. A strong knowledge base and experience working in Alaska are preferred. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, and a fun, high-energy working environment.

Responsibilities

  • Directs the activities of account executives and coordinators to ensure proper agency service to clients.
  • Maintains direct, day-to-day client contact and nurtures the client relationship.
  • Works in a proactive manner to provide client marketing plans with the greatest amount of added value through communications.
  • Analyzes client input, together with background knowledge, research, field feedback, etc. to produce full communications plans.
  • Devises communications, marketing, and advertising strategy.
  • Provides creative, production, media, public relations and interactive department personnel with well-documented input, support data and production materials as required; ensures that advertising strategies are clearly defined, approved by clients, and understood by the creative and media groups.
  • Independently presents and effectively sells communications plans, concepts, media and interactive marketing plans to clients; where creative and media personnel are present, supports them in selling concepts and plans.
  • Keeps apprised of all relevant client, industry and market developments.
  • Coordinates project timing and budgets with all relevant agency personnel.
  • Liaises with research personnel and other non-creative freelance resources.
  • Writes Client Contact Reports; reviews important developments with relevant account executives and vice president of client services.
  • Seeks out new business opportunities with new and existing clients and plays a lead role in their development.
  • Represents the agency at industry functions—promotes the agency at every opportunity. Is fully familiar with agency credentials and specialties.
  • Continuously works to upgrade knowledge and skills through available reading, courses and seminars.

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