Advertising Account Manager

Lee Enterprises Inc   Richmond, VA   Full-time     Advertising / Marketing / Public Relations
Posted on June 28, 2024
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Position Title: Advertising Account Manager

Job Description:

Are you passionate about the dynamic world of advertising and marketing? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment where creativity meets strategy? Do you like to be the quarterback on a winning team that includes sales, operations and the client? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you as an Advertising Account Manager!

As an Advertising Account Manager, you will play a pivotal role in our sales team, acting as the primary coordinator for advertising campaigns between the Sales teams, Operations teams and the client, ensuring seamless execution and delivery of advertising solutions, upselling clients on relevant products and services to drive results for their business, and keeping a close eye on advertising campaign performance. Your responsibilities will include:

Key Responsibilities:
  1. Campaign Coordination: Manage the end-to-end process of advertising campaigns, interfacing with internal Account Executives and external clients to make sure campaigns are launched timely and accurately, making changes as needed to drive maximum results.
  2. Revenue Analysis: Investigate invoice questions and discrepancies, ensuring accuracy and transparency in financial transactions related to advertising initiatives, campaigns, and billing, and responding back to clients.
  3. Data Management: Pull advertising information proactively and on request, such as historical data on client advertising spend, former contract levels, and tactics used to support sales efforts and client meetings effectively, and use data to inform, upsell and create new sales opportunities for Account Executives.
  4. Customer Interaction: Serve as a primary point of contact for clients, providing exceptional customer service and support throughout the campaign lifecycle. Client facing experience and ability to upsell, and consult is a must for this role.
  5. Reporting: Pull campaign reporting monthly,summarize reports and share with reps and/or clients.
  6. Digital Advertising Proficiency: Possess advanced understanding of digital advertising platforms including Google, Meta (formerly Facebook), and Programmatic campaigns. Stay updated on industry trends and best practices. Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, process and data-driven environment with multiple layers from tactic to execution, to billing, all while keeping peers and clients on task with timely and relevant data and solutions.

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, Business Administration, or related field.
  • 3+ years of experience in advertising Account Management or a similar role.
  • Extremely Strong organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Advertising and billing systems, CRM software and an aptitude to learn new systems quickly.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Salary and Benefits:

This full-time position offers a competitive salary ranging from $60,000 to $70,000 per year, commensurate with experience. In addition, we provide a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement plans, and opportunities for professional development and advancement.

This position is based in Richmond, Va., offering a collaborative and supportive work environment where you can thrive and grow in your career.

Join our dynamic team and be a part of shaping the future of advertising solutions! If you're ready to make an impact and take your career to the next level, apply now!


Why Join Us?

Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents.

Lee Enterprises is a major subscription and advertising platform and a leading provider of local news and information, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 350 weekly and specialty publications serving 73 markets in 26 states. Year to date, Lee's newspapers have an average daily circulation of 1.0 million, and our legacy websites, including acquisitions, reach more than 33 million digital unique visitors.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting and retaining a workforce whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. Lee embraces change, and we recognize that we must create and maintain a culture of fervent inclusion. For more information about Lee, check us out at

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply.