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Multicultural Account Director, Hispanic Marketing 

Category Multicultural  
Location Cultur8/Dallas, TX  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Req Number 13-0000202  
Description

Account Director with Hispanic Marketing Expertise

Cultur8 is a multicultural next-gen promotional marketing agency that specializes in experiential, social, digital, mobile, sports, shopper, entertainment and cause marketing.  As a joint venture between Dieste and The Marketing Arm it is preparing its official agency launch in 2013.  We have an immediate need for an Account Director to join our telecommunications provider account service team!!!

This Account Director will lead a dynamic team of Activation Managers and Account Coordinators that are dedicated to a large telecommunications client.

In this role you’ll lead the team to develop big, bold promotions, experiential and event ideas that are relevant and authentic to Hispanic consumers.  The client has already developed a strong presence in the Hispanic consumer marketplace.  Your role is to solidify this position and grow the business with Hispanic consumers.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead annual strategic planning process for telecom client
  • Lead team in creative ideations to develop bold ideas for the client
  • Lead the development of strategic solutions (retail promotions, event mktg, sponsorship activation and appropriate media support) to build brand equity and deliver ROI for the client
  • Develop and present activation plans and budgets to client

Skills:

  • Outstanding organizational, leadership and project management skills
  • Strong communication skills - able to communicate at senior levels within client organization – up to Vice President level
  • Candidate should be able to anticipate and solve problems, and provide positive conflict resolution
  • Candidate must be a creative and strategic thinker with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meet stringent deadlines with a “do what it takes” attitude
  • Ability to identify measurable objectives and analyze individual program elements
  • Ability to manage, motivate and lead teams, vendors and agency partners
  • Ability to successfully delegate while retaining accountability for results
  • Strong presentation skills – ability to develop compelling PowerPoint presentations and present them with confidence
 
Position Requirements
  • MUST have experience managing promotions including sweepstakes and contests
  • MUST have minimum 5 years account management related experience with Hispanic market (client, agency or property side)
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish)
  • Experience managing up to 6 direct reports and team of 20+ event staff
  • Experience managing large-scale events (local and national) including permits & legal requirements
  • Client service and/or Hospitality experience – able to easily host VIPs, Client executives, etc.
  • Willingness to travel (up to 30%)
 
About the Organization WHO WE ARE
We live in a world of inspired ideas and jaw-dropping execution. Emotion is our brand; storytelling our craft. We operate in a collaborative environment, where ideas can truly come from anyone. We are go-to. We've won enough Lions, Effies, Pros, Reggies, ADDYs and Agency-of-the-Year metal to make our reception area look like the Iron Throne. We are happy, scrappy, entrepreneurial and looking to improve.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
The Marketing Arm is a next-generation consumer engagement agency that integrates, collaborates and delivers across four primary areas: Promotion and shopper marketing; sponsorship and activation; digital; and experiential marketing.
With a focus on sophisticated planning across all promotional channels, we develop comprehensive integrated marketing programs for more than 100 blue-chip brands. Among our 25 capabilities are mobile marketing, shopper marketing, content creation, sports sponsorship consulting, consumer and corporate events, celebrity talent buying and digital word of mouth.

Named the 2012 "Agency of the Year" by Chief Marketer magazine, we've earned over the last three years more than 100 major industry awards and honors, including two Cannes Lions, a 4A's Jay Chiat Award for Strategic Excellence, the Promotion Marketing Association's Gold Reggie, and a Gold Effie. In the last two years, The Marketing Arm was honored by the Sports Business Journal as the "Best in Corporate Consulting" (2012) and the "Best in Sports Event & Experiential Marketing" (2011).

Named by Workplace Dynamics as one of the top places to work every year since 2010, The Marketing Arm has a strong culture that touches a 500-person corporate staff in its offices in Dallas, NYC, Chicago, LA and London. The agency is part of Omnicom's Diversified Agency Services. Follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook, and visit our blog.  

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