World Vision is now hiring for Account Executive - Internal Creative Agency
01 At a Glance
Role: Account Executive - Internal Creative Agency
Level: Mid-Level (minimum of 5 years’ experience required).
Required Experience: Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in advertising, business, communication, marketing or a related field or 8 years of equivalent work experience. Additionally, this role requires a minimum of 5 years of broad experience in client-side marketing and/or general marketing. Agency experience preferred (internal/external). Requires current authorization to work in the United States.
Location: United States. Role can be based in 39 states.
Benefits: Yes. Click here to learn more.
Company Size/Type: 900+ (World Vision USA) / 34,000+ worldwide (World Vision International). Together, we empower the most vulnerable children to overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.
02 The Job At World Vision USA we invite people to positively impact the lives of the world's most vulnerable children through charitable giving. Our recipe includes love of all people, thriftiness, and targeting the root causes of poverty to bring about human transformation and fullness of life. With us every 60 seconds a family gets water, a hungry child is fed, and a family gets the tools to overcome poverty. As Account Executive working within our internal creative agency your expertise will be brought to bear on work that is close to the heart of God (in the spirit of Matthew 25:34-40). Report to the Manager of Client Services and serve alongside a team of 7 who function as the day-to-day contact with internal clients, managing the successful delivery of digital, print, video, and experiential creative projects that help carry out our Christian organization’s mission, vision, and strategies. See yourself managing creative projects specifically for the following clients and major organizational projects that involve our channels experience, church, partnerships, Team World Vision, and more. Responsibilities include:
Client Relationship Management:
- Determine project needs up-front and establish project schedule to meet deadlines.
- Develop strategy, planning, implementing, and managing proposed recommendations and projects.
- Set agendas for client meetings, lead client meetings, recap and align on next steps.
- Evaluate creative recommendations prior to release to the client, ensuring appropriate representation of business client needs.
- Work with agency creative teams (designers, writers, editors, producers) to ensure a resulting creative product that delivers on client’s objectives.
- Anticipate problems/opportunities of internal client marketing needs, and working with agency leadership, proactively offer creative solutions.
- Manage project flow through the entire process, working closely with internal traffic, design teams, and outside consultants.
- Enhance effectiveness and efficiency of account services function with a goal of exceeding clients' needs and expectations.
- Build strong relationships with all clients and proactively learn about products and programs.
- Follow through on contractual agreements, ensuring that the interests of assigned program, project, division and WVUS as a whole are met.
- Effectively analyze and interpret research and translate research learnings to insights that can help shape the creative.
- Manage agency/client budgets and billing process accurately and timely.
- Daily use of internal project management software.
You’ll be joining the team that flipped the script on child sponsorship with the introduction of Chosen®, recognized by AdWeek, MediaPost, Upworthy, Christianity Today and winner of two 2020 ANA REGGIE Awards. And fundamental to your life: you’re inspired by your faith in Jesus to love God and love your neighbors. Does this sound like you? Want to be a part of creating the future of this incredible organization? We’d love to hear from you.
03 Where this job could take your career World Vision USA is a part of the larger World Vision International partnership. Globally, we have over 34,00 staff working in nearly 100 countries. More than 900 of us call World Vision USA home. You'll have opportunities to advance within our robust and talented group of professionals as you continue to stretch and grow your career for the future.
04 About World Vision USA When you work at World Vision, your passions and talents come together to meet the greatest needs in the world today. We go to ends of the earth and into the margins. Where few go and the road is less traveled. Because Jesus is alive in the hardest places to be a child. We are dangerously soft-hearted. But just the right kind of dangerous. That's because we're a global Christian humanitarian organization. We partner with children, families, and their communities to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. We empower people out of poverty. For real. For good. For the last 70 years. Jesus' love at the center. Always. We're Christian and follow Jesus' example to show unconditional love to the poor and oppressed. Serving every child we can regardless of faith. Are you feeling called to explore joining us? We hope so.
05 You Bring A Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in advertising, business, communication, marketing or a related field or 8 years of equivalent work experience. Additionally, this role requires a minimum of 5 years of broad experience in client-side marketing and/or general marketing. Agency experience preferred (internal/external). Requires current authorization to work in the United States.
06 Let your work be your faith in action Every day, nearly 15,000 children under the age of 5 die from preventable causes. Our call to action is urgent. That’s why we’re looking for someone who is ready to place their expertise behind helping the world’s most vulnerable children. Every project, every shoot, every edit can help influence whether someone chooses to help today or not. If not you, then who?
07 Salary Range & Benefits Your salary is important to you so it’s important to us. Please indicate the range you're targeting when asked during the application process. In addition, we have a robust and comprehensive benefits package to round out our total compensation package. Click here to learn more.
08 To Apply Press the appropriate button on this page.
09 What happens next? Glad you asked. We owe you that and strive to not leave you wondering. We review applications nearly every day assessing strength of fit for the role. Sometimes questions arise on our end, so we message you to learn more. Short-listed candidates are contacted for an initial conversation with our recruiting staff. Moving deeper into our selection process you can expect to interview 1:1 with a hiring manager. Finalists normally participate in a panel interview where the opportunity to meet additional members of our staff lends itself to more of a 360-view of the role. Our most valuable resource is our talented staff. Our goal is to fill this vacancy with the right person in the shortest amount of time, so we have all hands-on deck to move this important work forward.