Senior Account Executive

Job Overview

We’re looking for a strategic, detail-oriented mid-level pro with a firm grasp of digital and traditional marketing project management. You’ll need to know every step in the process from IA through Q&A. And how to deal with clients, designers, UXers, CDs, writers, devs. Also, you should be able to manage multiple projects at once and work quickly and accurately. Communication skills are important as you need to efficiently and clearly let each team member know the who, what, when and where on projects ranging from integrated traditional campaigns to website and app builds. You should be comfortable guiding projects in a variety of media. And you need to be a self-starter who would rather “figure it out” than sit around waiting to be told what comes next. More than anything, you must be passionate about great work and confident and skilled enough to contribute to its creation.

Job Description:

Here's what the gig entails:

  • Schedule and track projects
  • Express technical concepts clearly
  • Process, interpret and logically organize information
  • Multi-task and manage multiple projects at one time
  • Have stellar organizational skills
  • Constantly know the state of your projects and who’s working on what, what the client thinks and next steps
  • Establish and monitor scope
  • Maintain open and ongoing communication with account team for all related projects
  • Inspire, support and respect clients and ZG teammates
  • Contribute to thoughtful creative brief generation
  • Write and manage status reports, schedules, presentations, estimates, conference reports and other documents relating to the agency and its clients
  • Manage workflow through the agency to guarantee projects are completed on time and on budget
  • Participate in discovery effort
  • Participate in concept development sessions
  • Offer strategic and creative input
  • Be able to converse efficiently and professionally with clients
  • Know how to code a wee bit
  • Have a few creative chops
  • Have a working knowledge of Sketch and other similar tools


  • 3 to 7 years ad agency experience
  • Ability to lead the development of marketing and communication strategy
  • Ability to understand, explain and critique IA
  • Experience managing both digital and traditional projects
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments under tight deadlines
  • Detail-oriented and accurate
  • Familiarity with content management systems (especially Wordpress)
  • Exceptional communication skills (verbal, written and presentation)
  • Conceptual recognition and appreciation
  • Knowledgeable about current marketing trends and technology
  • Bachelor's degree in related field of study
  • Aversion to pleated pants and tasseled loafers

Compensation & Benefits

Compensation commensurate with experience. ZG offers competitive pay packages, medical benefits, 401K, parking reimbursement and more.

How to Apply

Please apply online or e-mail resume to, subject line "Senior Account Executive" No phone calls, please.