Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions

  • Jr Account Executive

    Job Locations US-AR-Rogers
    Primary Posting Location : City
    Rogers
    Primary Posting Location : State/Province
    AR
    Postal Code
    72758
    Primary Posting Location : Country
    US
    Requisition ID
    2018-159188
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Category
    Marketing (Corporate): Integrated Marketing, Experiential Marketing
  • Marketing

    Jr Account Executive

     

    The Jr. Account Executive provides support of program and budget management throughout the promotional planning and execution process. A successful Jr. AE will be responsible to assist other agency team members with project management, and execution, budget management and post program analysis of promotional programs on behalf of the client. Results will be obtained through effective communication and superior follow-up with internal agency departments and/or client and other third party vendor contacts.

     

    Advantage Sales & Marketing, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Responsibilities

    Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC (ASM) is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. ASM services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

     

    Position Summary

     

    The Jr. Account Executive provides support of program and budget management throughout the promotional planning and execution process. A successful Jr. AE will be responsible to assist other agency team members with project management, and execution, budget management and post program analysis of promotional programs on behalf of the client. Results will be obtained through effective communication and superior follow-up with internal agency departments and/or client and other third party vendor contacts.

     

    Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Perform project management duties including: program tracking, timeline development and management, budget management and reconciliation, post-promotional analyses, and internal and external reporting        
    • Develop effective internal relationships to facilitate communication and execution with internal departments to ensure that client deliverables are successfully achieved
    • Communicate and interact effectively with agency team members in all departments and/or clients to deliver timely information and reports

    Supervisory Responsibilities

     

    Direct Reports

     

    This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

     

    Indirect Reports

     

    This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

     

    Travel and/or Driving Requirements

    • Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job 

    Minimum Qualifications

     

    The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job

     

    Education Level: (Required): Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

                                       

    Field of Study/Area of Experience:  Marketing

    • 0-2 years of experience in Project Management type role in Marketing, Advertising and/or Promotion Field

    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

    • Self-starter who is able to effectively handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
    • Strong organization and problem solving skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Team player with a positive attitude
    • Superior attention to detail
    • Flexible and adaptable to change
    • Proficient in MS Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint

    Environmental & Physical Requirements

     

    Office / Sedentary Requirements

     

     Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.  A detailed Environmental and Physical Requirements document is available in the Total Rewards department. 

     

    Additional Information Regarding ASM Job Duties and Job Descriptions

     

    Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. ASM reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law.

    Important Information

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

                                        

    Are you passionate about Service Excellence, Results, Integrity, Entrepreneurial Focus and Leadership: These are our values at Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC. Come learn why “Winning Together” is more than just words on a piece of paper. It is the vision by which we live our mission as an organization: "To create outstanding value for clients and customers through superior sales execution, operational excellence and innovative marketing services."

     

    Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, ASM shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

     

    Advantage Solutions will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinance.  All of our positions require the satisfactory completion of a background check. Please be aware that acknowledging or having criminal convictions does not constitute an automatic bar to employment.  Factors including, but not limited to age and time of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, and rehabilitation will be taken into account.

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