Serve as an account executive for Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP) overseeing marketing communications needs for a specific group of internal clients. Work with internal clients to develop strategic, integrated marketing communications plans to support the overall organizational strategy and program goals/initiatives. This individual is responsible for managing projects from concept through completion, creating timelines and for tracking and reporting results.
Develop strategic and comprehensive marketing communications initiatives and plans to support GCP's overall business goals, seeing them through from concept through completion
Act as a strategic partner to the internal clients thinking creatively about the right marketing vehicles, messaging, and timelines to attain their goals.
Make decisions and apply judgment to meet client needs and create member outcomes.
Uphold and maintain adherence to editorial and brand identity guidelines.
Work in collaboration with marketing and communication colleagues to proactively make recommendations to internal clients to position their programs with their intended target audiences.
Make connections between and among the various marketing and communications initiatives of GCP departments to create a more powerful workflow and aligned strategy.
Manage heavy work flow and tight deadlines, often interacting with external vendors.
Ensure that projects are completed within budget.
Track and report on results of marketing communications programs.
Assist in the management and organization of social media sites and accounts.
Contribute thoughts and suggestions based on current marketing trends.
Develop relationships with diverse marketing vendors for utilization on various projects.
Other job-related duties as assigned.
PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
Proven experience as an Account Executive, or in other sales/customer service role
Excellent communication/presentation skills and ability to build relationships
Organizational and time-management skills
A business acumen
Enthusiastic and passionate
BSc or BA in business administration, sales or marketing
Five to seven years related work experience
Long-term and short-term planning skills
Commitment to quality
Creative approach to problem solving and conflict/negotiation skills
Ability to manage multiple clients and multiple projects, prioritizing workload as needed
Ability to manage external resources
Strong technology skills including high proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs including: Word, Excel, and Outlook
Experience working with a customer relationship management system a plus