Account Executive

New York, United States Full-time

Barbarian is looking for a fearless, tech savvy Account Executive to join our Client Engagement team to work on an innovative audio account.

You’ll work closely with the client and internal team to coordinate the strategic development, creative development, and tactical execution for projects and campaigns. 

Our ideal candidate has a love/love relationship with web culture. They understand, and constantly stay up-to-the-nano-second on the latest trends. And they have strong opinions about music and pop culture. 


What You Do:

  • Be the Client’s Partner
    • Be the day to day contact and go-to for the clients on your accounts, under the supervision of the Senior Account Director.
    • Act as a liaison between client and Barbarian to coordinate all necessary meetings and reviews, including making sure meeting goals are communicated in advance and all meeting documents are finalized and distributed for each presentation.
    • Proactively identify client needs to always stay one step ahead.
    • Maintain organized status documents and notes.
    • Offer a consistently positive, enthusiastic, and professional attitude in order to build solid relationships with clients.
  • Manage and Participate in the Creative Process
    • Have a strong understanding of client objectives and business strategy and how to evaluate creative work against them. Use KPIs to measure and track success.
    • Effectively communicate with internal teams to ensure that clear actions are defined and client deliverables are met.
    • Understand the roles of each capability and how they work collaboratively within Barbarian and the account team.
    • Manage projects including website builds, integrated campaigns and video production from concept to execution.
    • Always know the status of any project, at any time.
  • Keeping the Account Profitable
    • Participate in the estimating and scoping process.
    • Partner with project managers and the finance team to track budgets and expenses for all projects.
    • Oversee the client billing process.
    • Provide any required administrative support for the account to ensure projects are running as efficiently and effectively as possible.

You Are:

  • A recipient of a bachelor’s degree 
  • 2+ years of experience in a related field. Agency experience a plus.
  • Passionate and interested in technology and pop culture, bonus if you have first hand experience.
  • Resourceful, thoughtful, ambitious, humble, and business minded
  • A confident communicator
  • Interested in being a part of best-in-class creative work, and understand the value of it in a world saturated with bad advertising.
  • Always asking questions, always pushing to do better, and never afraid to admit what you don’t know.

Barbarian is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We strongly support diversity in the workforce.