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Senior Associate, New Business

Overview

Senior Associate – New Business

Become an Associate at DigitasLBi, a highly caffeinated playground where brilliant minds come together to make bold, award-winning advertising. We use data-driven insights to guide our work, but we also believe in a healthy dose of spirited storytelling as we strive to transform the marketing landscape. We’re looking for a Senior Associate of New Business who will assist in the research, development, and execution of new business responses and proposals..  It’s not a small or easy task, but it’s a fun and rewarding one. If you think you’re up for it, read on.

Tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Develops a basic knowledge of Digitas’ overall departments and capabilities, as well as the past pitches and cases, and the assets that correspond to them
  • Prepares weekly status reports detailing both active and approaching opportunities in the pipeline
  • Supports upper level pitch team in all strategic endeavors
  • Works closely with pitch lead and executive sponsor to ensure that all documents presented to potential client contain the newest and most relevant material
  • Attends and participates in meetings leading up to pitch
  • Manages the satisfactory preparation and timely delivery of all pitch materials
  • Distributes all key documents to internal team
  • Creates and maintains teamsites and job codes for pitches as needed
  • Liaison for Finance, IT, Legal, and Proofing & Presentations
  • Maintains various archiving databases for case studies, boilerplate language, assets, and content from past pitches, including all submitted written response documents and presentation materials
  • Secure most relevant and up-to-date agency content on an ongoing basis
  • Participates as a collaborative team player within the capability, at Digitas and with internal clients and peers
  • Represents Digitas appropriately with clients, community, personal network

To qualify, you’ll need:

  • Four year degree
  • 2-4 years' account management experience, preferably in an agency setting
  • Outstanding organizational, communication/presentation skills
  • Proactive and eager, ability to work on a semi-autonomous basis
  • Strong analytical skills with proven ability to demonstrate interpretation capabilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to prepare clear and concise strategic documents
  • Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrates empathy and commitment to the pitch team, proven ability to manage expectations
  • Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel; knowledge of Apple Keynote is a plus
  • Experience with LexisNexis, Forrester, and/or other research resources is a plus
  • Candidate must be open to travel as needed

Got what it takes?
DigitasLBi is an equal opportunity employer.

About DigitasLBi

We’ve got 40 offices in 25 countries, each one helping to redefine the landscape of strategy, creativity, media and technology. We’re excited about the awards we’ve won– such as Marketing’s Digital Agency of the Year, Markies, Tangrams and CRM agency of the year to name a few – but what excites us most is the people we work with, the clients we work for and the never-ending challenge that confronts us: Producing amazing effective work for our clients, day after day.

On top of great values, great people and great clients, we’ve also got tons of perks that we’re proud to offer – things like extra parent leave days, CSR volunteering opportunities, gym membership discounts and training and development schemes. And while we celebrate the people who’ve stuck by us and shaped us into the strong force that we are today, we’re always looking for great new talent help us grow even stronger. If that’s you, well, come join us.

DigitasLBi is an equal opportunity employer.

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