Account Executive
Carling Communications - San Diego, CA

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Position Summary: Carling Communications, Inc. is a San Diegobased, fullservice professional services firm that specializes in marketing, advertising, and physician communications within the pharmaceutical and specialty biotechnology industries. The Account Executive is the tactical and strategic lead in day to day client business. While primarily tactical, the Account Executive has a strong understanding of client brand strategy and ensures every project meets client standards and budget.

Basic Responsibilities: * Plays the primary role in ensuring the seamless execution of client deliverables * Understands brand strategy and the tactics required to meet client goals and objectives * Uses creative skills to make project recommendations * Manages traffic to ensure projects are completed on time * Tracks and manages project budgets to ensure projects complete within budget * Independently simultaneously handles multiple projects under pressure and tight deadlines * Acts as a client ambassador to ensure a high level of service and overall satisfaction for the client and the agency * Uses judgment to anticipate problems before they arise and proactively work to resolve them * Works with multiple departments to ensure overall quality control of projects and maintain profitability within the company * Constantly communicates with all departments, providing necessary project updates * Provides meaningful input as to the performance of other employees, including Account Executives * Performs administrative tasks necessary to meet client deliverables * Attends meetings with clients and other agency staff * Performs other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications: * Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Advertising or equivalent discipline required * 25 years account executive experience within a high volume advertising agency required * Must be selfmotivated, professional, detail oriented, and possess excellent oral and written communication skills * Comfortable working under pressure within tight deadlines * Advanced PC experience with all MS Office Suite