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Account Supervisor

Account Supervisor

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The Account Supervisor exhibits the necessary skills of the account discipline. This person is responsible for the overall service and profitability of their account(s). This person helps represent the Agency's senior management on a day-to-day basis.

They also demonstrate the ability to use key tenets of project management: project definition, scope management, risk management, hand-off management, and team management.


  • Lead interface with clients, creative teams, production, and consulting teams
  • Autonomous project management of multiple large projects
  • Accountability for quality assurance across all deliverables
  • Actively serves as a mentor to team members and establishes career objectives for junior team members
  • Helps integrate junior team members and educates them on their client, their target and their products
  • Develops in-depth business reporting and comprehensive competitive advertising/marketing analyses
  • Lead identification of new potential business opportunities
  • Possesses and demonstrates a thorough knowledge of the dynamics and workings of the client’s business
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the overall competitive landscape
  • Demonstrates a pervasive knowledge of client and Agency operations and working knowledge of Agency matrix
  • Advocates for the business internally, and keeps the agency team informed, focused, and enthused about the work and the business
  • Understands and knows how to navigate client’s political structure
  • Develops, manages and communicates changes to plans
  • Actively applies risk management tools and techniques
  • Responsible for regular recalibration of budget, as needed
  • Challenges direction, or the status quo, and seeks alternate perspectives and approaches in developing effective advertising strategies
  • Creates, writes, and presents agency POVs to client
  • Participates in focus groups, strategy development, and competitive assessment
  • Works integrally with other Agency departments to develop effective strategies, briefings and creative and strategic work
  • Collaborates with other depts. (analytics, marketing strategy, digital strategy, etc) to create marketing communications plans.
  • Participates in the presentation and selling through of creative and media plans
  • Evaluates the input and ideas of creative, media and strategic planning relative to strategy and client preferences


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred
  • 3-6 years agency experience required, in one or more disciplines
  • Very experienced in presenting information both orally and in writing
  • Proficiency in MS Project, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Demonstrated capability and experience in managing subordinates