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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

FCB Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


At FCB the Account Executive is the omniscient leader. Were looking for someone to be the source of all information, from logistical project details to strategic insights to all things related to the clients business. The Account Executive understands the clients situation and challenges and leverages this knowledge to think strategically about the business. This person will generate big ideas that are not only creative but that move our clients products off the shelves. Were looking for a juggler who can have a million balls in the air but still has the capacity to stop and tell you the time.

* Collaborates with each department effectively toward a common goal of delivering ground-breaking, results-driven creative

* Leverages industry insights to educate the greater team and to bring creative ideas and solutions to life

* Keeps in-depth insights of the clients business, specific product/service and competition top of mind and makes adjustments accordingly during campaigns

* Acts as a day-to-day resource for clients to facilitate program management

* Reviews creative execution to ensure creative product remains on-strategy and adheres to client identity/corporate guidelines in order to move the business

* Helps sell the creative product

* Accountable for quality control on all assignments


* Experience with TV and digital production teams

* Displays humor, well-roundedness and is open to collaborative settings

* Thinks in an organized and strategic manner

* Thrives in fast-paced environments, is flexible and able to roll with changing scenarios

* Exhibits strong attention to detail

* Possesses an integrated background with a wide array of digital experience (web, mobile, social, search, etc.)

* Has earned a bachelors degree

* Has 1-3 years of relevant industry experience

* Is skilled at managing up and down

* Has genuine interest in marketing and the business relationship between the agency, its clients and their consumers

* Enthusiastic about business beyond traditional marketing aspects

* Sees the big picture and has the vision to drive big ideas and digital initiatives