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ASSISTANT ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE - PROJECT MANAGEMENT - MARTIN ADVERTISING

Location
Birmingham, AL
Description

About Us:

Martin Advertising has over 40 years’ experience working with leading national brands driving sales at the local level.  We are one of the nation’s largest retail agencies that specializes in servicing local coop, group and regional marketing needs in the automotive, hardware, financial and other industries.  We pride ourselves on providing the best marketing solutions for our clients across the country.

 

Summary:

Assisting in the daily management of projects, financial systems, fulfillment and providing broad support across all facets of the business.

Responsibilities:

  • Support for all project fulfillment, flow and execution
  • Interact with Production Vendors and Agency departments to execute all aspects of a project
  • Open jobs, estimates and organize project information
  • Manage and updated various project and budget tracker files
  • Proofing of creative and projects before trafficking
  • Building traffic documentation
  • Pull reporting data
  • Learn as much as you can about our client’s business

Requirements:

  • Minimum 4-year degree
  • Agency, marketing or related business experience. A previous related internship and/or temp assignment will be helpful. Media and/or traffic exposure with broadcast and/or digital creative a plus.
  • Working knowledge of project management

Skills:                               

  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written
  • Organized and detail-oriented; ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Problem solver.  Creative and analytical ability to think through processes
  • Confidence, passion, initiative
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • PC skills including MS office (Excel proficient) and QuickBooks knowledge preferred

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter, including your salary requirements

Thank you for your interest in Martin Advertising!

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CLIENT BUSINESS MANAGER

Location
Birmingham, AL
Description

We have an excellent opportunity for a mid-level individual to join our team in the position of Client Business Manager. Working with our Account Services team, this person will work closely with the internal departments, vendors, and our clients to manage the money.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare monthly client spending reports/recaps as required by client
  • Process monthly billing to client
  • Prepare monthly ACB billing file for Local Marketing Association production activity
  • Monitor client invoice approval
  • Manage Account Receivable issues
  • Issue Purchase Orders on all non-Broadcast activity
  • Monitor Estimate vs. Actual activity by job
  • Provide financial approval on the initiation of all jobs
  • Schedule and review client billing
  • Provide weekly status reports to Account team for Estimate reviews
  • Adjust job information to ensure accurate billing
  • Assist with audits as needed
  • Initiate new clients as needed

 

Education:

Degree in related field or 5+ years’ experience in lieu of degree

 

Experience:

Three to five years of relevant experience

 

Required Skills: 

  • Highly proficient research skills and demonstrated analytical ability
  • Detail-oriented with excellent time management and follow-up skills
  • Possesses strong initiative and is proactive in working with others
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Ability to remain calm and pleasant under stressful situations
  • Not afraid to ask questions
  • Superior math and problem-solving skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Office products, primarily Excel including Pivot Tables
  • Experience with Media Ocean, Brand Vault, and/or Service Now a plus; SAP knowledge a plus, but not required
  • Account Service knowledge a plus but not required

 

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter, with your salary requirements. 

 

Thank you for your interest in Martin Retail Group!

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ASSISTANT ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (IN-HOUSE)

Location
Birmingham, AL
Description

We are currently seeking an Assistant Account Executive (AAE) to join our Account Services group.   The individual will work closely with our Field Integration and Regional Field teams to coordinate all elements of broadcast, print and digital advertising for our clients as well as assist with communication efforts and various internal business management functions.  Additionally, the AAE will be called on to provide region-specific information to meet national reporting requests. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as liaison between the regional field team and all departments of the Birmingham service center office, e.g., broadcast, print, and accounting departments
  • Coordinate regional communications and dealer database management
  • Facilitate print projects and scheduling
  • Open and assign a large volume of project numbers to open new production needs
  • Generate cost estimates for various projects and assist with working them through the online approval system
  • Respond to national information requests, such as calculating budget amount used, amount remaining, etc.

 

Education: Bachelors in degree in marketing, advertising, management or related field.

 

Experience:  An internship and/or up to 1 year of experience in an advertising environment is ideal, but not required.  

 

Skills Required: 

  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Working knowledge of MS Office products (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and database management
  • General proficiency in math is preferred

 

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter, with your salary requirements. 

 

Thank you for your interest in Martin Retail Group!

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ACCOUNT SUPERVISOR

Location
Irving, TX
Description

Supervise Local Buick and GMC Marketing Association advertising activity in key markets within the Region. Primary client contact with Dealers, Dealer Advisory Boards and individual General Motors Zone Manager(s). Partner with national brand teams in the stewardship of the brand throughout all communications. Should become expert in each local market and its challenges/opportunities. Market responsibilities may include Memphis, New Orleans, and other LMAs (Local Marketing Associations).

 

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise day-to-day implementation of Regional and Local Market advertising on television, on-line, and radio; coordinate with centers of expertise regarding implementation of other marketing communications
  • Manage and supervise Assistant Account Executive or Account Executive in assisting you in all aspects of your job (single-line, direct report); provide performance feedback, career development and training as needed to employee
  • Present and communicate regional/local marketing needs and opportunities to brand team members and centers of expertise; coordinate with each department to see that client objectives are achieved    
  • Work closely with agency retail advertising group (planner and media team) to develop strategy and media plans/budgets
  • Orchestrate integration of all marketing and communication disciplines
  • Represent client with vendors and at marketing events, etc.; relay information back to agency team

 

Clients:

Clients include local marketing associations dealers, General Motors Zone Managers, and General Motors Field Marketing Managers.

 

Travel:

Moderate travel, possibly 5-8 days per month within the Region (30-40%). Travel will likely include both day and overnight trips.

 

Education:

Minimum 4-year degree

 

Required Experience:

  • 3-5+ years agency account management experience at the Account Supervisor level AND on automotive business
  • Brand building savvy
  • Excellent public speaking abilities; this position requires presenting to clients on a monthly basis
  • Experience with excel, power point and building presentations

 

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with the demands of automotive/retail and an understanding of the regional market in question
  • An understanding of retail advertising

 

Skills:                   

  • Ability to take initiative and work with minimum supervision
  • Proven relationship-building and communication skills
  • Must be able to communicate well remotely
  • Entrepreneurial attitude and fortitude
  • Appreciation for and desire to work with dealer groups on a daily basis
  • Good project manager as well as strategic big-picture thinker
  • Creativity, confidence, and passion

 

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter, with your salary requirements.  

 

Thank you for your interest in Martin Retail Group!

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MEDIA PLANNER

Location
Birmingham, AL
Description
  • Develop integrated media plans for our Tier 2 automotive clients
  • Facilitate the presentation and execution of media plans and manage revisions
  • Ensure media plan aligns with national/regional agency
  • Analyze media alternatives and make recommendations based on current strategic direction
  • Provide agency point of view on new media opportunities
  • Work closely with planning supervisor and account manager

 

Qualifications:

  • Five years of relevant experience
  • Experience with media math basics, concepts and planning software
  • Outstanding written/verbal communication and organizational skills
  • Experience using syndicated research tools such as Scarborough, Nielsen, SQAD, as well as Reach/Frequency
  • Skilled in the use of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to make presentations or interested in learning and honing these skills

 

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter, with your salary requirements. 

 

Thank you for your interest in Martin Retail Group!

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SENIOR MEDIA PLANNER

Location
Birmingham, AL
Description
  • Develop integrated media plans for our Tier 2 automotive clients
  • Facilitate the presentation and execution of media plans and manage revisions
  • Ensure media plan aligns with national/regional agency
  • Analyze media alternatives and make recommendations based on current strategic direction
  • Provide agency point of view on new media opportunities
  • Work closely with planning supervisor and account manager
  • Assist in training/mentoring of assistants and planners
  • Assist planning supervisor on department wide projects

 

Qualifications:

  • Seven years of relevant experience
  • Experience with media math basics, concepts and planning software
  • Outstanding written/verbal communication and organizational skills
  • Experience using syndicated research tools such as Scarborough, Nielsen, SQAD, as well as Reach/Frequency
  • Skilled in the use of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to make presentations or interested in learning and honing these skills

 

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter, with your salary requirements. 

 

Thank you for your interest in Martin Retail Group!

Interested?

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Martin Retail Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.