• Senior Associate, New Business

    Posted Date 3 months ago(1/29/2018 11:22 AM)
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    New York
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    Senior Associate – New Business


    Become an Associate at Digitas, a highly caffeinated playground where brilliant minds come together to make bold, award-winning advertising. We use data-driven insights to guide our work, but we also believe in a healthy dose of spirited storytelling as we strive to transform the marketing landscape. We’re looking for a Senior Associate of New Business who will assist in the research, development, and execution of new business responses and proposals..  It’s not a small or easy task, but it’s a fun and rewarding one. If you think you’re up for it, read on.

     Tasks and responsibilities include:

    • Develops a basic knowledge of Digitas’ overall departments and capabilities, as well as the past pitches and cases, and the assets that correspond to them
    • Prepares weekly status reports detailing both active and approaching opportunities in the pipeline
    • Supports upper level pitch team in all strategic endeavors
    • Works closely with pitch lead and executive sponsor to ensure that all documents presented to potential client contain the newest and most relevant material
    • Attends and participates in meetings leading up to pitch
    • Manages the satisfactory preparation and timely delivery of all pitch materials
    • Distributes all key documents to internal team
    • Creates and maintains teamsites and job codes for pitches as needed
    • Liaison for Finance, IT, Legal, and Proofing & Presentations
    • Maintains various archiving databases for case studies, boilerplate language, assets, and content from past pitches, including all submitted written response documents and presentation materials
    • Secure most relevant and up-to-date agency content on an ongoing basis
    • Participates as a collaborative team player within the capability, at Digitas and with internal clients and peers
    • Represents Digitas appropriately with clients, community, personal network

    To qualify, you’ll need:

    • Four year degree
    • 2-4 years' account management experience, preferably in an agency setting
    • Outstanding organizational, communication/presentation skills
    • Proactive and eager, ability to work on a semi-autonomous basis
    • Strong analytical skills with proven ability to demonstrate interpretation capabilities
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to prepare clear and concise strategic documents
    • Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrates empathy and commitment to the pitch team, proven ability to manage expectations
    • Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel; knowledge of Apple Keynote is a plus
    • Experience with LexisNexis, Forrester, and/or other research resources is a plus
    • Candidate must be open to travel as needed

    Got what it takes?
    Digitas is an equal opportunity employer.


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