Assistant Account Executive – Plano, TX

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Welcome to Callahan, a community of thinkers and makers that has boldly stood for independence for more than 36 years. Our values of curiosity, courage, trust, generosity, respect, passion, quality and fun serve our clients. They also serve the collaboration of our 50+ employees, by letting their individuality shine. We believe that if there’s a problem worth solving, then it’s worth using creativity to solve. Because a big idea, from any source, in any media, can change everything. And the feeling you get when that happens is why you love what you do as much as we do.

We’re currently looking for a talented account executive to join our growing team in Plano, Texas. Get in touch if you have the basics covered:

  • Understanding client needs, providing strategic perspective to both clients and internal teams
  • Ability to offer alternative viewpoints with solid rationale
  • Set realistic expectations, timelines and budgets, while empowering teammates to efficiently collaborate on projects
  • Proactively communicate and respond promptly to client-initiated and internal-team interaction
  • Ensure project deadlines are met within estimate
  • Develop creative brief or job order on all projects
  • Make recommendations for improving quality, timeliness and productivity, including developing solutions
  • Handle difficult situations with poise and integrity, maintaining positive agency image at all times
  • Budget planning, timeline development and performance measurement experience
  • Global brand experience and global campaign execution a plus
  • 1-2 years of advertising agency or equivalent marketing experience

The ambitious and outstanding candidate would also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business communications, public relations, business administration or equivalent
  • Superior written and verbal communication/presentation skills
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to meet deadlines and demonstrate tact, diplomacy and professionalism
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrate a respect for others
  • Ability to delegate, as well as assume responsibilities as assigned


March 19, 2018