• Account Supervisor

    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/6/2018 5:21 PM)
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    Our Account Supervisors bring value to our clients by passionately and professionally representing the agency on a day-to-day basis.   They are the trusted partner and point of contact for mid-level clients.  Our Supervisors know how to develop effective approaches and capabilities to meet client objectives. They hold productive agency and client meetings and are strong communicators who present persuasive POV’s and champion great creative work. They add value by interrogating every client brief and assignment, and striving to solve our client’s larger business problems, not just the immediate request at hand. They act courageously and with conviction and collaborate well across all of Ogilvy. 


    • Immersing yourself in the essential dynamics, strategies, and drivers of your client’s business
    • Putting your clients first, interfacing regularly with those in mid-level positions and constantly hunting for integrated solutions that are innovative and relevant
    • Interfacing regularly with all crafts, including delivery, creative, and strategy teams, and keeping them all informed, focused, and enthused about the work and the business 
    • Communicating changes to plans and working closely with the delivery team to ensure budget and project recalibration
    • Identify and help pursue business opportunities for Ogilvy
    • Contributing to the development of business reporting and offering a lens into the client’s competitive environment through competitive analysis and presentations
    • Staying current on industry trends and campaigns and bringing “outside” thinking to your clients
    • Demonstrating a thorough knowledge of the dynamics of your client’s business and helping the agency navigate their political structure
    • “Planning the meeting,” ensuring preparation for every meeting so the work is enthusiastically accepted
    • Initiating thought leadership projects that enhance our reputation and add value to our client’s business
    • Demonstrating strong collaboration skills with internal teams building strong links with them
    • Acting as an open and willing resource to team members in assessing ideas and directions
    • Participating in the presentation and selling through of work 
    • Consistently helping to deliver flawless creative execution



    • 5–7 years of related experience, ideally with at least 2 different client experiences in two of the key territories (B2B, technology, employee engagement, sales enablement, marketing activation, demand generation).
    • Demonstrable knowledge of client and Agency operations and working knowledge of Ogilvy’s capabilities
    • Digitally fluent, with an understanding of the complex, fragmented media landscape and how to build solutions to drive results for the client
    • An appreciation for how great work gets done and a commitment to ensuring creative excellence/output
    • Curious, a lifelong learner
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Understanding of project financials and how the agency makes money
    • Strong negotiation skills and aptitude for strategic selling
    • Understanding of data and ability to help apply insights to optimize work
    • A good listener, someone who reads people and those in a room well (and adapts their style and response accordingly)
    • Authentically passionate about the work, your team and our business
    • A builder of teams and a savvy diplomat
    • An accountable and confident team leader


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