Senior Director, Account Management

Agency Annalect
ID 2021-1821
Location
US-IL-Chicago
Category
Product
Type
Full Time

Overview

As every CMO knows, employing technology, data and analytics to business challenges is the cost of entry, not a nice to have. Unlocking the value of consumer data can deliver growth, revenue and ROI, and create differentiation to stay on top. Real-time action is instrumental in driving results within a highly fragmented marketplace.

 

Annalect is the data and analytics division of Omnicom that provides a variety of services to our clients and media agency partners. As a company, we serve as the foundational data and technology layer in which analytics and insights can be accessed through a single lens. Our main goal is to advance our clients’ advertising and marketing strategies through the use of smart data and technology application that unlock insights and drive business results. Annalect’s unique approach to data and technology – one that relies on transparency, neutrality, and interoperability – allows us to deliver purpose-built and scalable solutions that make data actionable. We have teams of analysts, data and marketing scientists, consultants, and technical experts to help us meet the business goals of our clients. 

 

Join our dynamic and diverse team at Annalect – data solutions for marketers, by marketers.

Qualifications

  • 10+ years of relevant experience in media and agency environments
  • Understanding of our industry and how technology & data will benefit our clients
  • Ability to prioritize effectively in an agile manner in a rapidly changing requirements environment with many competing demands
  • Proven track record of aggressively driving innovation
  • Strong client management skills
  • Global and/or cross-functional team management skills
  • Scoping/budgeting/staffing experience for large engagements
  • Operational and process-driven mindset to find/enhance efficiencies and effectiveness of practices iteratively and consistently
  • Demonstrated ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
  • Analytical mind with problem solving capabilities and aptitude
  • Deep understanding of marketing/ad technology data and relationship to marketing processes
  • Excellent communications skills, with experience communicating across groups with varying degrees of technical background
  • Analytical, evaluative, and likes to solve problems

Responsibilities

The Account Operations team provides connectivity for our various Annalect areas of expertise, as well as agency partners throughout Omnicom, to facilitate and operationalize work across many focus areas and practices to ensure that Annalect is delivering high-quality work across all engagements. As a Senior Director, you will be working closely with the Annalect cross-departmental leadership to provide connectivity and oversight across Annalect’s service offerings, spanning the Annalect teams/disciplines, potentially including: Marketing Science, Data Operations, Ad Operations, MMM/MTA, Data Science, Personalized Creative, AdTech management and DMP/Identity Management. In this position, you will provide leadership and guidance over the strategic direction of multiple disciplines and set priorities on projects to deliver successful engagements for high-profile clients, with a focus in data-driven planning, buying, and measurement.

  • Provide industry-leading technology, data and operations expertise and functional leadership to enhance marketing performance for clients through data, technology, process and efficient operations
  • Serve as client and agency partner for direct insight, collaboration, feedback, escalation and requests
  • Navigate and facilitate delivery of client requests across multiple disciplines and priorities, providing clear plans and recommendations to achieve objectives, weighing opportunity value, level of effort, scope and availability of resources
  • Oversee the implementation of recommendations/solutions, and the work quality for mutual success (Client & Agency)
  • Define and improve upon the Annalect practices for our clients’ business, ensuring a successful engagement with clients, and identifying/managing innovation and growth opportunities
  • Solidifying and broadening client relationships through proactively meeting with business stakeholders and other Annalect or partner-agency teams to drive and socialize concepts of data-driven planning and measurement.
  • Act as partner and leader across account leadership groups to create effective communication, collaboration and feedback channels across disciplines and organizations to facilitate successful adoption and maintenance of cross-discipline processes, requirements and goals
  • As a manager: inspire, train and guide direct and indirect reports

Perks of working at Annalect

  • Culture! We have an incredibly fun, collaborative, and friendly environment, and often host social and learning activities such as game night, speaker series, and so much more!
  • Generous vacation policy. Paid time off (PTO) includes vacation days, personal days, and a Summer Friday program.
  • Extended time off around the holiday season. Our office is closed between Xmas and New Year to encourage our hardworking employees time to rest, recharge and celebrate the season with family and friends.
  • As part of Omnicom, we have the backing and resources of a global billion-dollar company, but also have the flexibility and pace of a “startup” - we move fast, break things, and innovate.

 

Annalect is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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