Account Strategy Manager (REMOTE)

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About Unified

Unified is a leading provider of digital advertising services powered by the industry’s leading media experts, and backed by data and technology. Unified has a rich history in managed services partnerships with some of the world’s largest and smallest brands, and is an organization with a steadfast focus on digital advertising services and technology. Unified’s proprietary technology empowers our internal team, and customers, with a strategic view of their digital investments in real-time, with a vision to expand to include iHeartMedia's owned and operated assets. Beginning in paid social more than 11 years ago, Unified is one of only a handful of partners to have direct API access to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, Pinterest, YouTube, LinkedIn, TikTok, and Reddit. In partnership with iHeartMedia, Unified diversified its digital offering by forming API partnerships with Xandr, GroundTruth and Amazon to execute programmatic digital, and OTT campaigns.

For the last four years, Unified has been recognized by AdAge and Crain’s as one of the “Best Places To Work”. For more information, visit www.Unified.com or follow @Unified on Twitter. Unified is an equal opportunity employer.

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Job Description

The Account Strategy Manager position, within the Account Management team, is responsible for managing and growing our top clients' business while also taking on additional team-level responsibilities. As an Account Strategy Manager, you will work closely with our top clients on strategic growth and campaign management, as well as developing your leadership and project management skills.

Responsibilities

Account Management:

  • Takes lead on client RFP responses in conjunction with Sales and Strategy teams - from managing external and internal communication to producing highly strategic and well thought out client deliverables
  • Manages high profile or complex campaign executions - e.g. campaigns with very large budgets or complex publisher product alpha/betas
  • Oversees client execution team and manages workload between supporting AMs
  • Helps clients measure their advertising campaign success and ROI by preparing reporting, delivering strategic insights and recommendations that help make them smarter marketers
  • Builds positive business relationships with your clients through proactive support, on-site visits, and client education/training
  • Maintains an expert level understanding of publisher products, Unified products, and their use by Unified’s clients

Leadership:

  • Lives Unified's cultural values, acts as a role model representing the high standards of performance within the Operations Group
  • Serves as the first line of escalation for all assigned clients’ issues; troubleshoots issues raised by assigned Account Managers and Campaign Managers
  • Builds strong relationships with Sales counterparts to align operational expertise with overall account success; acts as the bridge between Sales and Operations for the Advertising business line.
  • Demonstrates superior client management skills – e.g. can explain complex subjects, guide new alpha/beta product execution, and manage multiple deadlines and partners at once
  • Monitors and maintains awareness of client’s business objectives and needs ensures entire account team is delivering to meet those objectives and needs within properly set expectations and SLAs
  • Works across multiple client verticals and manages Unified’s largest clients with minimal oversight and service issues
  • Proactively identifies areas of our internal workflow that require process clarification, and/or new process, then assists in developing and roll-out to the AM, CM, or Revenue teams
  • Prioritizes and delegates tasks or projects within a larger account team or to AMs, Account Coordinators, or offshore resources.
  • Acts as a trusted advisor to AMs and clients by providing training opportunities, sharing knowledge and advice based on extensive client experiences
  • Assists, as needed, with training new AMs/ACs on the team

Other Skills

  • 3+ years account management experience in the digital advertising industry
  • 4-year undergraduate degree
  • Proven track record of flawless campaign execution – minimal non-tech related make goods on AMs accounts
  • A positive attitude when it comes to internal relationships and clients – and stays positive in the face of adversity
  • Naturally curious and always strives for improvement – mistakes are met with the desire to improve themselves, the client, and the company
  • Experience with process enforcement, creation, and implementation
  • Demonstrated team level leadership by facilitating team meetings or leading team training
  • Strong leadership qualities, presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills with a focus on quality assurance, flawless execution, and scalable process improvement
  • Ability to switch between different tasks efficiently – from analytics work to client presentations
  • Works well and stays calm under pressure – especially being able to organize and prioritize multiple responsibilities and client requests
  • Strong MSFT office skills with expert level Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

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Unified helps marketers make informed and impactful decisions with the industry’s only business intelligence platform purposely designed for social advertising. With experience collecting and enriching over $3 billion dollars of social investment data, Unified is passionate about providing Fortune 2000 brands and agencies greater transparency into their many teams, tools and strategies. The Unified Platform and service teams are specifically built to ensure data quality, optimize investments and answer critical business questions. Unified has offices in Austin, Atlanta, New York City, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.

For the last four years, Unified has been recognized by AdAge and Crain’s as one of the “Best Places To Work”. For more information, visit www.Unified.com or follow @Unified on Twitter. Unified is an equal opportunity employer.


More Information on Unified
Unified operates in the Database industry. The company is located in New York, NY. Unified was founded in 2011. It has 294 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 26 open jobs at Unified, click here.
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