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The Intersection of Calling & Career

Account Executive (creative agency)

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The Intersection of Calling & Career

World Vision is now hiring for Account Executive (creative agency).

01At a Glance

Role: Account Executive (internal creative agency)

Level: Mid-Level (individual contributor, requires at least 5 years of experience)

Required Experience: A Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in advertising, marketing, or a related field or 8 years of equivalent work experience. 5-8 years of broad experience in client-side marketing and/or general marketing. External creative or advertising agency experience preferred. Possesses working knowledge of creative development process for projects ranging from broadcast and print, to digital and events. Has budget management experience for projects, from estimates to reconciliation. See section “03 You Bring” for more information.  

Preferred Experience: Experience creating, planning and/or launching the following: digital marketing and integrated campaigns for clients, paid and organic social media campaigns for clients, landing pages and web sites for clients. A developing understanding of digital best practice across social media, web, and email. 

Salary Range: $64,117.30 - $ 98,616.96. Applies to locations with a market similar to our U.S. HQ in the Greater Seattle area. A different range may apply based on your work location. The typical hiring range is $70,000 - $79,000. Job offers within the range are based on relevant job qualifications and pay equity. Job offers within the range are based on relevant job qualifications and pay equity. See “05 Salary Range & Benefits” section below for more details on our compensation and benefits.

Benefits: Yes. Click here to learn more.      

Location: United States. The role can be based in over 40 states

Company Size/Type: 1000+. Non-profit charitable organization. Together, we empower the most vulnerable children to overcome poverty and experience the fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.  

02 The Job Are you seeking a role where your superior relational and account management skills can impact the world? Join the internal agency at World Vision, and a team responsible for producing award-winning creative. You’ll liaise with internal product and channel clients, helping translate marketing needs into creative strategy. Manage the development of engaging video, print, and digital experiences, from ideation to delivery, working alongside our talented creative and content teams. Help carry out our Christian organization’s mission, vision, and strategies. Personify the ministry of World Vision by witnessing to Christ and ministering to others through life, deed, word, and sign.  

Responsibilities Include: 

1 | Keep Christ central in individual and corporate life. Actively participate in and contribute to the spiritual disciplines of the organization (Christian conduct, devotions, chapel, prayer, worship); incorporate World Vision Core Values into decisions within the scope of the role.

2 | Client Relationship Management: 

  • Collaborate on creative briefs to ensure that design direction is clear, insightful, and inspiring for creatives. 

  • Determine project needs up-front and schedule and lead client meetings accordingly. 

  • Evaluate and approve creative content recommendations prior to release to the client, ensuring consistency with World Vision's culture and appropriate representation of business client needs. 

  • Ensure that all of the integrated elements/disciplines of the internal agency are brought together on time and are consistent with clients' objectives. 

  • Discuss strategy with clients, build strong relationships and proactively learn about products and programs. 

  • Anticipate problems/opportunities of client marketing plans and revenue and help to determine strategic and creative solutions. 

  • Create collaborative and productive alliances with clients' other partners. 

3 | Project Management: 

  • Manage project flow through the entire process, working closely with internal traffic, design teams, and outside consultants. 

  • Proactively identify new ways to build business and reduce organizational costs. 

  • Enhance effectiveness and efficiency of account services function with a goal of exceeding clients' needs and expectations. 

  • Follow through on contractual agreements, ensuring that the interests of the assigned program, project, division, and World Vision US as a whole are met. 

4 | Effectively analyze and interpret research and evaluate testing results. 

5 | Manage agency/client budgets and billing processes accurately and timely. 

6 | Work collaboratively with team members when assigned to work as a member of a team.

7 | Maintain awareness of corporate goals, objectives, organizational announcements, and activities. Reference and follow organizational policies and procedures, seeking clarity as needed.

8 | Perform other duties as assigned.

03 You Bring 

A background in, and working knowledge of advertising or marketing, with 5-8 years of agency account management experience. Must have knowledge of the creative development process for print, video, and digital deliverables. An ability to pay keen attention to detail while keeping sight of strategic goals. Works well under pressure and is comfortable with ambiguity.  

04 What success looks like 

  • Your ability to be personable and professional will help you build relationships and trust quickly 

  • Through insight-driven thinking, you will interpret marketing strategies to provide inspiring and clear creative briefs, and successfully present creative solutions to meet business needs. 

  • Your first-class organizational skills will bring order and balance to high-volume requests, ensuring quality work is delivered efficiently, on brief, and on-budget 

  • You will demonstrate an ability to quickly learn and leverage platforms and processes.  

05 Salary Range & Benefits Your compensation and benefits are important to you so they’re important to us. The full salary range for this role is $64,117.30 - $ 98,616.96. The typical hiring range is $70,000 - $79,000. Job offers within the range are based on relevant job qualifications and pay equity. World Vision employees see our Salary Administration Guidelines and My Life My Benefits pages on our organization intranet known as The Vine. 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 (this position is a grade 223). Additionally, merit, auto allowance, and relocation are available to eligible employees based on existing plans.   

06 Where this job could take your career World Vision U.S. is a part of the larger World Vision International partnership. Globally, we have 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries. About 1000 of us call World Vision U.S. 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.

07 About World Vision U.S. We are a global community of change agents, living and serving in close to 100 countries. For nearly 75 years, through God's provision, we've been equipping vulnerable children and their communities to lift themselves out of poverty for good. And we've worked hard to become one of the most trusted charities with our communities and external partners. We are the leading nongovernmental provider of clean water in the developing world and also the largest distribution partner of the World Food Programme. 

08 Let your work be your faith in action This is the place where your creative know-how and strategic account skills can help transform lives. Where your calling and gifting merge. Where you can serve some of the most vulnerable children in the world through your talents and time. Every line of copy, every child’s story, every experiential touchpoint can move hearts and hands toward helping end extreme poverty. The impact we get to be a part of is real. Join us and see for yourself.

09 To Apply Press the appropriate button on this page. 

10 What happens next? Glad you asked. We owe you that and strive to not leave you wondering. We review applications nearly every day assessing the 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 a 360-degree 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 are fully staffed to move this important work forward.  

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