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Brand Manager

Description

MESH is growing and looking for good people who are excited to grow brands and grow and excel in their career. We have a remote structure, 401k match and benefits, multiple locations throughout the southeast and service clients who are worldwide brands. We hire for values first and live by these values as a company- Serve, Be Authentic and Go Beyond. If this sounds like the kind of place you would like to work, please learn more about the position below.

The Brand Manager is responsible for providing daily leadership and consultation to multiple clients from meetings to overall management - serving as the liaison between the client and other agency staff to coordinate advertising campaigns and develop marketing and strategic plans to keep both the client and agency creative team on task.

Responsibilities

Client Relationship Management

  • Meet with clients to discuss their branding, marketing and advertising objectives.
  • Ensure communication flows effectively by acting as the link between the client and agency by maintaining regular written and verbal client contact.
  • Balance client expectations with agency expectations.
  • Acquire a deep understanding of each client’s business to advise them knowledgeably.
  • Assist the VP of Client Services with the development of an annual Client Growth Plan for each of his/her assigned accounts

Project Management

  • Provide overall project management (internal and external) to ensure completion of all projects on time and within budget.
  • Manage campaign/project costs by overseeing budgets and working with accounting on invoicing clients.
  • Assist in determining project hours based on budgets.
  • Write client status reports.
  • Demonstrate an ability to organize workload and workflow.
  • Effectively manage your time, establish clear objectives and day-to-day priorities in order to handle multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Demonstrate an ability to manage details—Be attentive, accurate, and thorough
  • Display characteristics of a “self-starter”—able to anticipate needs and act without direction when required
  • Provide effective and efficient use of agency resources and processes to ensure projects are delivered as promised in terms of content, time, and budget
  • Prepare thorough, accurate and consistent work that reflect the agency’s quality standards
  • Be able to adapt to workload and working conditions while maintaining a positive attitude and professional demeanor

Team Management

  • Ensure staff efficiency by reviewing internal project time reports and monitoring status of all budgets.
  • Recruit and oversee any intern staff, as needed.

Analytic & Planning Abilities

  • Research, concept and prepare extensive marketing strategies, budgets and timelines in order to present to clients.
  • Prepare detailed proposals needed for signature based on client’s marketing needs.
  • Work with agency staff to plan collateral and specify marketing objectives that meet the client’s needs and budget.
  • Work with media director to strategize media tactics.

Presentation Skills

  • Present creative work to clients.
  • Take part in “pitches,” along with other agency staff, to try to win new business for the agency.
  • Develop compelling summary and recommendation documents for presentation to client and agency decision-makers

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications or related field
  • 3-5 years experience in brand or product management
  • Strong project management skills
  • Exceptional verbal, written and presentation abilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build team and client relationships
  • Extensive experience using Powerpoint, Word and Excel
  • Has excellent problem-solving skills
  • Detail oriented and can adhere to deadlines
  • Quick learner

Preferred Qualifications

  • Agency experience

Requirements

Commitment

Full-Time

Location(s)

All Locations

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