The Manager will be responsible for day-to-day client and account management, internal financial reporting as well as team development and oversight. This role is responsible for creating and implementing Out-of-Home media recommendations. Heavy emphasis on account and client services, with opportunities to incorporate unique creative executions, production and non-traditional media.

Ideal candidates are proactive strategic thinkers, detail-oriented and creative minds! Excellent communications skills (both written and oral) are a must.

Position reports to Director.

What we’d like to see:

  • Ensure team is adhering to planning process, policies and procedures for assigned accounts
  • Ensure all Media Authorization forms are signed and filed
  • Disseminate internal rates to use for leverage and efficiencies
  • Ensure team is adhering to buying process, policies and procedures for assigned accounts
  • Manage and implement approved media plan ensuring all deadlines are met
  • Ensure vendor discrepancies are resolved, escalate as needed
  • Conduct in-depth negotiations and manage/participate as necessary in rate negotiation process for direct reports
  • Review case studies & prepare campaign profile questionnaire
  • Develop and maintain effective day-to-day relationships with assigned agencies, clients, Kinetic and Kinetic SBUs
  • Thorough understanding of clients' business and important facets of clients' industries and sectors
  • Identify and track client issues and resolve/escalate as needed
  • Review all client documents and ensure accuracy
  • Thorough understanding of client business issues, industry trends, consumer trends, promotional resources, and competitive landscape
  • Engage Kinetic & SBUs to ensure growth/profitability within these sectors
  • Assist with business development activities
  • Prepare monthly billings (compare to client budgets as needed), changes in client estimates, and forecasts

Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a concentration in advertising, marketing, business administration or communication
  • 4+  years’ experience with an advertising organization
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, maturity, credibility, confidence and integrity.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Collaborative, with strong focus on teamwork.

Kinetic offers excellent benefits that include: generous vacation policy, medical, dental and vision health insurance, 401(k) Plan participation, flexible spending accounts, and other competitive employee benefits.

Please send your resume and a cover letter clearly indicating why you would like to be a part of Kinetic to:

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About Kinetic

About Kinetic

Kinetic is the leading agency in connecting brands with audiences on the move. As the world’s largest and most innovative Out-of-Home (OOH) planning agency, we use dynamic data and technology to transform consumer movement into an Active Journey. Kinetic understands and leverages insights, derived by consumer behavior and movement, to create contextually relevant experiences that drive action. Kinetic persistently pioneers new ways to make OOH interactive, social, and measurable.

A global agency network within WPP’s tenthavenue, Kinetic has offices in 34 countries and an operating network of affiliates worldwide serving hundreds of agencies and brands. For more information, please visit our website or follow us @KineticUSA.

2016 global recognitions include Cannes Lions, Effies, Clios, IAB MIXX, The Drum Awards, MediaPost Awards, Global Cristal Festival, ADWEEK Media Plan of The Year, OAAA Plan of The Year and more. Kinetic is a WPP agency within tenthavenue.

Kinetic has offices in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles.