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Brand Manager

Description

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.

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.

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.

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

Commitment

Full-Time

Location

Supervisor