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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/11/2016

FCB Chicago, IL

Company
FCB
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
1600028A
AJE Ref #
576178574
Location
Chicago, IL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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THE SECOND IN COMMAND. THE INFO GATHERER. THE DETAIL HOUND.
ASSISTANT ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

At FCB Chicago, the Assistant Account Executive is the relief pitcher. A person who can be called upon to help with any and every part of the account teams day-to-day activitiesfrom planning to completion. We want someone who thinks an accomplishment isnt an accomplishment unless it is done on time and accurately. We want a person who can support senior account personnel by acting as an additional connection between the agency and the client without being just a second fiddle. We want idea people. Were looking to meet the folks who challenge the status quo.

THE POSITION:
Contributes ideasdaily
Leads projects. Initiates projects. Thrives on making things happen
Analyzes, prepares and organizes all account materials including presentations, research, schedules, estimates, creative and billing
Ensures all scheduling is adhered to and that deliverables are met
Monitors project results, timelines and budgets. Always asks how can we make this better?
Builds meaningful relationships with team members and clients
Works with creatives to understand the why behind the work and provides feedback
Remains up to date on industry and consumer trends
Learns, observes and asks questionsand takes a ton of notes
THE PERSONALITY: Ambitious and not afraid to take the wheel when asked
Client service-oriented
Enjoys the pressure of problem solving in a fast-paced environment
Effective oral/written communication, mathematical and organizational skills