Bayard Advertising

Account Manager
Position Location: 
Rockville, MD
Position Type: 
Position Description: 

Bayard Advertising is a niche-advertising agency and consultancy committed to best practices in recruitment advertising and communications. Since opening our doors in New York City in 1923, we have grown to a dozen offices from Tampa to Los Angeles including our office here in the DC area. As the largest privately owned recruitment ad agency in the U.S., we are seeking a motivated individual for the following position in our Washington DC area location:

As a member of the Bayard client services department, you will develop day-to-day client relationships and be committed to driving their business forward through innovative work that inspires and motivates talent acquisition.  You will also help generate profit for Bayard and deliver projects that achieve excellent results for the client and the agency. Account Manager’s must also begin to develop an exceptional understanding of the digital arena and how new and emerging developments can be exploited to add value to a clients business. Contributing to Bayard’s values, you will thrive when faced with new challenges and will constantly strive to improve the way things are done for our clients.

  • ($1-2M) revenue responsibility across one or a group of clients.
  • Focuses on growing revenue on the assigned account and exceeding 25% client operating margin.
  • Understands all upcoming client initiatives over the next 12 months.
  • Works with Sales to develop and execute business strategy that meets or transforms our client’s sourcing needs.
  • In conjunction with Project Management, participates in the approach, planning and estimation of all full-service projects.
  • In conjunction with Engagement leadership, focuses on solving our client’s biggest challenges.
  • In conjunction with client finance, ensures all client activity is processed/invoiced in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Participates in project reviews and develops case studies for the work.
  • Manages clients and projects efficiently and professionally.
  • Leverages client relationships for introductions to additional business units and brands and provides meaningful contribution to new business.
  • Participant in periodic account planning to plan and forecast for client growth.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Capable of building client relationships and managing revenue with clients.
  • 1 - 3 years experience within an integrated or digital agency.
  • Bachelor’s degree ideally in Marketing/Media, Advertising or Business related discipline.

 Practitioner skills:

  • Stakeholder management - The ability to successfully manage multiple suppliers, partners and customers to ensure the best outcome for both customer and Bayard.
  • Presentation skills - ability to conceive, prepare, author and give presentations to clients.
  • Knowledge of clients' business - ability to understand the clients business, whatever market sector and be able to discuss knowledgeably with the client.
  • Business development - identification, pursuit and conversion of additional opportunities for the Company. Leveraging of client relationships for introductions to additional business units and brands.

Leadership attributes:

  • Thinks strategically - makes sound business decisions that balance competing priorities.
  • Inspires creativity and innovation - transfers ideas and successes across departments.
  • Drives results - achieves high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Exhibits professional excellence - strives for self-improvement.
  • Builds relationships - resolves conflict effectively.
  • Communicates effectively - tailors messages appropriately to audience.
  • Champions change - supports new initiatives.  Actively and openly expresses support for new ideas.
How To Apply: 

If you meet our qualifications, please forward your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Robin Kokolis, Client Service & Operations Manager, [email protected]. We will be in contact with candidates who fit our qualifications.  Bayard Advertising is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We strongly support diversity in the workforce.

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