Randstad Account Services Lead in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Account Services Lead


Minneapolis, MN

Date Posted:

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

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Randstad Technologies

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Prescreening Questions :

  1. Have you project managed multiple projects at once?

  2. How do you stay organized?

Business Overview:

Tell me about your department:

We provide customized advertising opportunities to brands who want to reach our highly valuable consumer audience through meaningful content to our customers.

Project Description:

We are looking for an Account Services Lead (or Project Manager) who is an organized self-starter, is experienced in project management and effective at overseeing campaign elements to deliver on a digital ad sales commitment. The ideal candidate would have a strong understanding of digital advertising, display ads, marketing campaign execution and digital reporting metrics. Strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to work direct with clients and extremely strong detail management as this role will be managing multiple different campaigns within a category.

Position Overview:

Responsibilities/Deliverables that the resource will be responsible for:

  • Manage the creation of deliverables to align to the committed plan (Insertion Order)

  • Ensure the flawless execution of digital campaigns, including collection of assets, kicking off creative, reviewing creative, routing creative, determining landing destination, liaising with Ad Ops, proofing and troubleshooting

  • Kickoff and oversee the creation of creative elements, ensuring the creative delivers on the campaign objective

  • Support month end billing efforts and investigate billing discrepancies

  • Work with analytics add insights to reports and deliver reporting to clients on a campaign basis.

  • Approach work with a client-focused mindset

  • Responsible for the on-time launch of campaigns, overseeing timelines

What would a normal day for this position look like

  • Reviewing new projects that have been transitioned from the Pre-Sale team to you

  • Prepping your kick-off emails to clients

  • Determining what information you need to move the campaign forward and proactively getting that information

  • Maintaining clear documentation of project status, open needs and next steps

  • Kicking off creative to the creative team

  • Reviewing Creative

  • Prepping campaigns for Publishing by delivering all the information needed for trafficking in one clean hand-off

Skills Overview:

What are the MUST have skills that you are looking for in a candidate?

  • Basic understanding of the creative process - kickoff, review, route, client approval, comparing creative against brief

  • Very strong project management

  • At least a basic understanding of digital ad units or digital marketing

  • Proactive follow-up with clients

What are the technologies and the depth of the technologies that a candidate must have in order to be successful in this role?

  • Excel - basic

  • Email - scheduling meetings, writing clear communication with next steps

What are the soft skills that you feel candidates must-have in order to be successful in this role?

  • Clear communication

  • Thoughtful and planful

  • Proactive ability to follow-up and move work forward

Please provide three industries that would produce fitting candidates:

  • Advertising Agencies

  • Marketing teams

  • Project Manager

Interview Process Overview (Ideally would like to interview ASAP):

  • 1 hour in-person interview

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