Senior Marketing Account Manager

Blackiron agency has an immediate opening for a permanent, full-time Senior Account Manager with the following skill set:

If you’re someone who gets excited about building meaningful relationships with clients and sharing their objectives, launching a new product or campaign, is great with the details of budget and schedule management, and wants to take an active role in marketing initiatives for a wide variety of clients, then we want to hear from you!

Working with the agency directors or independently, the Sr. Account Manager is responsible for any or all aspects of the development and delivery of a project including the planning, estimating, scoping, scheduling, and ongoing management of projects. This Sr. Account Manager will interact directly with clients, suppliers, and agency team members on a daily basis.

The ideal candidate has:

  • A minimum of 5 years advertising agency experience and a track record of managing projects in a fast-paced, multiple-deadline driven environment
  • The candidate is a team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and professional presentation
  • Initiative and an ability to anticipate client needs and identify potential problems is a definite asset
  • Expert attention to detail skills and be able to manage the demands of this deadline-oriented industry
  • Experience managing budgets accurately and efficiently
  • Experience in client and project management and scheduling daily tasks
  • Experience in building relationships with clients is necessary
  • Experience with media planning and implementation is a definite asset
  • The candidate must also have a working knowledge of the creative and production processes for print and broadcast advertising and communication
  • Experience in SEO, SEM, and Digital and Social Media campaigns is an asset
  • Experience and knowledge in leading website projects (with the development team)

Candidate Qualifications Overview:

  • University and/or College Education in related field
  • Minimum 5 years advertising agency experience
  • Proven organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Bilingual (French/English) is an asset
  • Website project management is an asset
  • Tourism, Real Estate, and Casino marketing experience is an asset
  • Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Sales experience is an asset
  • Strong computer skills (Word, Excel) for Mac
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle is required
  • Located in the Ottawa area or be willing to relocate

Why Blackiron:

  • Competitive salary and compensation package, including commission add-ons
  • Flexible hours
  • Paid time off
  • Mac laptop and company cell phone provided
  • Available health and wellness benefits plan
  • This is an in-person position and therefore the candidate must be based in the Ottawa area or be willing to relocate

Annual Salary Range: Commensurate with experience.

Apply at: with your resume and why you think you’d be the right fit for our team. Please note “Sr. Account Manager” in the email subject line.