Brand Manager [JRP-12222]

Richards/Carlberg is looking for an experienced and confident account manager for an exciting and challenging opportunity on our Brand Management team. What’s your role as Brand Manager? Well, to be the manager of the brand (in fact, multiple brands), the ideal candidate will be able to take the lead on some accounts while working as part of a team on others.

What we’re looking for is someone who has frequently worked with clients directly. Not just “that one time.” You’ve regularly maintained relationships with clients and have taken personal responsibility to keep their brand thriving. Our brand managers are experienced advertising account executives who help drive creative and strategic projects through the agency. The ideal candidate will have previously managed both offline and online projects along with experience overseeing website development. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits in a casual and vibrant work environment. (Ping Pong skills are not required but reliable transportation is.)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Support key accounts, working directly with the client and internal teams to plan, execute, and measure branding and communications programs

Ensure the delivery of ongoing marketing and advertising assets and provide timely updates

Use client service skills to build strong relationships and deliver all program elements with excellence

Demonstrate a thorough understanding of and passion for the client’s business

Participate in brand strategy discussions and work with creative and media teams to be sure that strategic objectives are met

Manage day-to-day logistics of client programs, including timelines and budgets

Maintain reports (i.e. creative briefs, media briefs, client agendas, conference reports, etc.)

Bring strategic thinking to each client’s business so as to provide added-value and help stimulate growth opportunities

REQUIREMENTS:

Three (3) to seven (7) years of advertising agency experience

Experience managing projects from inception to production: TV, radio, print, and digital; bonus points for experience in supervising website projects

Proven leadership experience

Strategic thinker – big and small picture

Outstanding presentation, communication, and writing skills

Able to work under pressure with strict guidelines and within a fast-paced environment

Professional and adept, with a fun spirit and a can-do/will-do attitude

Able to work efficiently and closely with team members across all departments as well as with clients

Love for creativity that is both award-winning and is successful for the client

Experience on helping with new business efforts is a plus

Bachelor’s degree in advertising, strategic communications, or marketing-related field is preferred

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may submit their resume via email to: jenna_mysak@richardscarlberg.com.