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We are looking for creative and strategic changemakers who love food, wine, and everything agriculture. Does mission-driven work sound appealing? Ready to work for a WOB with a clear vision and intentional culture? If yes to the above we would love to hear from you! We are currently looking for team members based in the Sacramento, Turlock, Los Angeles, and Columbus, Ohio communities.

  • Competitive Comp package including vision, dental, and medical & 401K match
  • Work From Home stipends and perks
  • Quarterly Wellness PTO
  • Birthdays are off, of course!

Job Description:
As an Account Executive for AC&C, your core responsibilities are being the internal manager of all client work, driving the day-to-day business and providing support to contract and agency leadership. This individual will serve as an executional lead on a select number of accounts and will be in charge of ensuring a high quality of work, all deliverables are executed on time and interfacing with internal teams. Account Executives are highly organized, understand how to apply landscape learnings and analytics to the work and relationship-driven.

The ideal team member will exemplify the following:

PASSIONATE – believe fervently in the agency vision and values, your team and clients’ goals. Be open and honest in your communications and know how to instill this in others.
COLLABORATIVE – essential to being an excellent partner is being able to work with others as well as connect with them on a personal level.
FORWARD-THINKING – always more than one step ahead, this role requires seeing not just the trees; but the forest as well – for our clients, the category and the agency.
LEADERSHIP – stand behind and up for the team with support, praise and guidance.


This position reports to a Group Account Director/Account Director.

Job Location:
This position will ideally be within the Sacramento, CA; Turlock, CA (headquarters); Los Angeles,. CA or Columbus, OH locations.

Job Responsibilities
Manage the execution of client deliverables for 3-5 agency clients
Managing client objectives, expectations and timelines and communicating changes/directions to internal team members
Working integrally with all internal team members to facilitate the process of developing effective strategies and briefs that lead to great work on brief
Developing and maintaining high levels of team effectiveness (trust, communication, collaboration, productivity, diversity, engagement)
Understanding & respecting every department’s role in delivering great work and building relationships
Develop creative, executional, media, etc. briefs with contract lead oversight
Contribute to the development of marketing and executional strategy
Collaborate with project manager on project plan development and route projects from ideation to execution while maintaining strong attention to detail and consistently high standards
Produce and maintain project workbooks, meeting recaps, production schedule status and detailed communication with clients
Lead client statuses and tactical meetings
Present and showcase AC&C creative work internally and externally to clients
Assist with website creation, social media management, video production and newsletter technology as required by client deliverables
Copywrite newsletter content, articles and social as required by client deliverables
Undertake daily administrative tasks to ensure the functionality and coordination of the department’s activities
Serve as onboarding ambassador for new hires and interns


Skills & Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in marketing and/or equivalent experience in related-field
Curious and active listener who knows which questions to ask, and of whom
Ability to multitask and handle a wide volume of deliverables
Excellent interpersonal skills – experience in client management is a necessity
Strong organizational skills to effectively manage numerous programs and resources simultaneously
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Must have professional appearance and persona with a strong work ethic and a positive, can-do attitude
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Google (slides, sheets) proficiency required

To apply please send a cover letter and resume why you would be awesome for this role. Please email howdy@alicox.com.

AC&C is on a mission to transform how agriculture, food, and wine are perceived and marketed. We will change the way consumers view and value food and conversely, how farmers view consumers. Our unrivaled access to food sources is a primary differentiator. Our fast-growing boutique agency is looking for a stellar human to join our team as department head. Somewhat of a “jack or jill of media and content,” the ideal candidate is a great team player with a knack for weaving and promoting stories and campaigns through paid media, content development, and social media.

This position requires strategic chops, burgeoning business acumen, and a tenacious appetite to drive digital projects to completion while fostering and mentoring a team of professionals. The Media & Content Director will provide oversight of all client and agency brand work while partnering with the Project Management, Client Services, and Digital Media teams.

Our Values:
The ideal team member will exemplify our agency Values of being “All In.” All in on audacity, never settling, putting people first, and doing the right thing, in all aspects of their job. Here’s our take on the Values:

Putting People First: We believe that people are at the center of everything we do. We approach our colleagues, clients, and vendor partners as humans first and professionals second.
Audacity: We approach everything with fire in our bellies—ready to not only tackle our company vision and mission, but also audaciously explore the unknowns.
Never Settle: We always find our way to yes and simply refuse to call it “good enough.”
Do the Right Thing: While circumstances may change, our desire to do things for the right reasons will not.


Job Location:
This is a 100% remote position, but not virtual. For team collaboration and bonding reasons, the candidate will ideally be located in one of the following cities: Sacramento, CA; Turlock, CA (headquarters); Los Angeles, CA; or Columbus, OH.


Job Responsibilities:
Paid Media:

Ideation, strategy, and execution across paid media strategies including both digital and traditional outlets (print, outdoor, radio), digital (search, display, native, video), and social media (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn)The Director will be responsible for the oversight of planning, executing, and reporting of all media for existing clients in addition to research, development, and presentation of media. The Director will manage and mentor a media planner to navigate the following tasks:
Execute and maintain a thorough understanding of living media in managed platforms including Google Ads (SEM, Display, Video), Facebook Manager, LinkedIn, Google Analytics, and other managed platforms as appropriate.
Pull, compile and analyze performance on existing campaigns on a regular cadence (typically monthly or quarterly). Presenting thoughtful insights and data-driven optimization recommendations.
Research, develop and plan media for specified clients while working closely with client services teammates. Provide thought leadership to both clients and internal teammates for ongoing education of media process, strategy, channel expertise.
Meets with media representatives and analyzes proposals and packages, staying current on the always-evolving digital landscape.
Develop best practices for testing campaign creative, and provide expertise on campaign creative – working collaboratively with design and client service.
Maintain relationships with agriculture and food industry media outlets, establishing and demonstrating best practices
Generate media authorization forms in compliance with IAB and partner with the finance team on the actualization of budgets. Place advertisements in accordance with the media authorization form.
Continue to refine and implement media best practice processes across departments, collaborating with other department leads.
Deliver measurable results to the client and provide post-event reporting and ROI analysis.
Partner and communicate with the finance department on contract terms, projects, and pacing.
Direct reports likely include paid media planners and/or current agency partner media specialists.


Content & Social Media Oversight:

Responsible for executing and overseeing content strategy with creative vision, collaboration, and precise plan
Provide strategic and executional leadership across the following social channels: LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, TikTok, amongst other platforms
Develop best digital practices for the execution of owned content campaigns, in support of the content team for owned marketing activity provided by social media manager, content development manager, etc.
Responsible for oversight of email marketing strategies and execution
Expertise working with a range of different formats and written lengths including website content and copywriting
Ability to manage agency partners as needed, including copywriters
Develop metrics to meet KPI’s for content delivered
Direct reports include social media manager and content manager

General:

A strong point of view for the future of our content and digital strategy and how it maps to our digital campaigns
Oversight of all work across the paid media, content, and social media specialists
Work cohesively with creative, client services, and project management teams
Participate in any agency growth opportunities including new business pitches
Participate and lead team and culture building opportunities
Tasked with building out the digital department as demand arises, which includes partnering with the human resources department for recruiting priorities
Experience with website interconnections and e-commerce is a plus


Skills & Qualifications:

8+ years of digital marketing, with hands-on experience managing paid media and/or digital content teams. Agency experience working on multiple client projects at once is required.
Bachelor’s degree in marketing and/or equivalent experience in related fields a plus
Motivational leadership style, inspiring team to deliver top performance against assigned business objectives
Proven track record of delivering projects on time and within budget
Proven experience and ability to effectively present marketing campaign concepts and ideas to an audience
Strong planning and organizational skills to effectively manage numerous programs and resources simultaneously
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Must have a professional appearance and persona with strong interpersonal skills, work ethic, and a positive, can-do attitude
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Google (slides, sheets) proficiency required
Experience managing a project budget, department budgets, and/or P&Ls is a plus
Food, beverage, and/or agriculture industry knowledge and experience a plus
Experience managing and mentoring direct reports
AC&C is a woman-owned business with an intentional mission, vision, and culture. We offer competitive industry salaries and benefits.

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to howdy@alicox.com

Thank you for your interest!

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