Account Manager

McKay Advertising Culture:

Innovative, Client-Centric, Results-Driven, Process-Oriented

Role Overview

The Account Manager at McKay Advertising serves as the pivotal link between our clients and our media department. This role demands a high level of understanding of the digital marketing landscape, combined with proven expertise in growing accounts and driving new business. You must be organized, timely, proactive, and have a keen interest in organization and process implementation.


Client Management – 80%

  • Facilitate meetings with clients to nurture relationships and understand their objectives and advertising budgets.
  • Ensure smooth execution of projects by coordinating with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Actively manage multiple accounts, keeping clients updated on campaign progress and data-driven insights.
  • Lead the client onboarding process and identify areas for increased account responsibilities.
  • Work in tandem with internal teams to respond to RFPs and develop winning proposals.
  • Recognize any changes in scope and coordinate with the Account Director for appropriate action.

Business Development – 20%

  • Maintain an in-depth understanding of McKay’s services, the competitive landscape, and emerging industry trends.
  • Own the end-to-end sales process, from lead prospecting to account activation.
  • Develop and implement personal sales strategies to exceed sales goals.
  • Leverage tools like Salesforce and Pardot for lead nurturing and drip campaigns.
  • Utilize research tools like Seamless.ai for client prospecting and making outbound calls.

Who You Are

  • Passionate about organization, communication, and project management.
  • An articulate writer and communicator.
  • Possess a strong ethical compass and make sound decisions.
  • A proactive individual who is detail-oriented, timely, and committed to the team and our mission.
  • Keeps pace with emerging trends in paid social advertising.
  • Excellent at cross-functional project management.

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • 5-7 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising, Data Analytics, or Communications.
  • Understanding of the customer journey and marketing funnels.
  • Experience with CRM systems and lead nurturing.
  • Ability to craft marketing messaging for targeted audiences.
  • Prior experience in managing client relationships is a plus.

What We Offer

  • Preferred local with hybrid options
  • Unlimited vacation and sick days.
  • A collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Opportunities to learn from industry leaders.
  • Travel opportunities for industry-related events.
  • Competitive salary: $70,000 per annum, with performance bonuses up to $25,000 – $45,000.