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Account Executive


At a glance:


This is an integral role at our advertising agency that supports the Client Services team with developing and maintaining marketing campaigns for our clients. Your previous experience in account management and project management, combined with first-hand experience with the day-to-day workflow across internal agency teams including media, analytics, creative, production, make you a great addition to our team.


What does an Account Executive do at Rain the Growth Agency?


  • Act as an integral member of our Client Service team leveraging our Transactional Brand Building process to develop integrated campaigns for clients
  • Know your clients' business and campaigns, including having an awareness of competitive impacts
  • Facilitate and manage all tasks aimed at achieving client goals, including partnering with Project Management to ensure clients' needs are met
  • Contribute to our campaign management process, IMAP, completing tasks as assigned by Project Management
  • Support Client Service leads on accounts with a customer-centric focus to maintain the overall health and status of the account
  • Work directly with our Media and Analytics teams to meet clients' KPIs and produce reports supporting campaign performance
  • Manage client and campaign workflow, including:
    • Preparation for client meetings and reviews, including scheduling meeting times with client, preparing agendas, and managing meeting materials
    • Document meeting notes to capture key actions, decisions, and next steps, as needed based on the nature and focus of the meeting (e.g. media, planning, research, reporting, status)
    • Request project codes for media- and retainer-based projects
    • Initiate assignment briefs and creative estimate request forms (CERFs), partnering with Project Management for completion
    • Create and manage Media Authorization Forms (MAFs)
    • Manage media budgets in internal tracking platform
    • For broadcast or OTT projects, manage estimates for video distribution based on approved media plan
    • Manage all media and retainer client invoice requests, invoice tracking, and budget maintenance. Work with Project Management to manage tracking of project-related invoices. Understand the client-related finances and partner with finance team and account lead on invoice process and account reconciliation.
    • Participate in QA of all creative assets prior to launch
    • Anticipate and plan course of action in the event of changes in client campaigns
    • Review creative and media outputs against the criteria outlined in the client briefs for accuracy and ladder-up to the objectives of the client
    • Understand the entire campaign development and execution process and be able to convey that across account leads
    • Document and communicate to internal teams in the following areas: client feedback, changes in scope, and updates on clients' business, ensuring alignment with all parties
    • Own substantiation materials and client-specific records/documentation; manage appropriate reviews and compliance approvals
    • Maintain client-specific reports and assets with a high degree of accuracy
    • Research and resolve program issues in conjunction with account leads


    Do your team and the agency proud

    • Build positive, collaborative relationships within the Client Service team and across the agency
    • Build relationship with the client at the appropriate level
    • Ensure accountability by following through on commitments and acting with a clear sense of ownership


    What makes a great Account Executive at our agency?

    • Relevant Bachelor's degree and 3-5 years' experience in an agency setting or professional setting, preferably with marketing/advertising and B2B experience
    • Experience with media campaigns (digital, broadcast, integrated)
    • Critical thinking and strong problem-solving skills
    • High level of caring about action outcomes
    • Curious nature and a willingness to learn
    • Keen attention-to-detail and collaborative working style
    • Willingness to go above and beyond for your clients' needs including some extended workdays
    • Strong business acumen and interest in embracing our Transactional Brand Building approach
    • Appreciation of our agency Core Values


    Why work at Rain the Growth Agency:

    • We are a national leader in DTC marketing, and an award-winning fully integrated creative and media agency specializing in both linear and digital channels.
    • We represent many successful companies such as: Headspace, Shopify, Athletic Greens, Mercari, Adore Me, Humana and Consumer Cellular.
    • We believe in Transactional Brand Building. Meaning, we deliver on our clients' brand and sales objectives at the same time, often with the same work and the same media plan. This proprietary Rain the Growth Agency philosophy has helped build many iconic brands such as Peloton, Wayfair, Humana and Chewy.
    • There are about 260 of us all over the U.S. so we're big enough to have all the bells and whistles, but small enough to have a warm welcoming culture where everyone's voice is heard.
    • We are collaborative. We care about, appreciate, and respect each other, value diversity, and treat our staff very well.
    • We proudly invest in our employees, technology, and tools to ensure the best possible work environment.
    • We like to have fun! There is always an opportunity to join in group activities, book clubs, contests, parties, and events.
    • Transparency is valued. Everyone in the company knows how we are doing and where we are going. We encourage open communication and reward success with performance-based bonuses.
    • We are built for stability. We've been in business for more than 20 years and invest in keeping and enhancing key talent. Our average tenure is nearly 3x that of most of our competitors.
    • We are selective with our clients though we have a large and diverse roster; we only take on organizations that we believe can scale because our motivation is our clients winning, not just revenue.
    • All of the above because we are privately-held. We make big decisions quickly and answer only to our clients and to each other.

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