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Account Manager

Michael Patrick Partners San Francisco, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

We need an account manager to join our team. Michael Patrick Partners is a San Francisco creative agency best known for developing the E*TRADE identity. Our expertise includes brand development, brand communications strategy, design, and marketing campaigns.

As an account manager, your purpose is to have clients believe our participation is essential to their success. This requires you to motivate creative teams to produce work that exceeds client expectations. And to anticipate prepare for potential project challenges.

Job Description

+ Manages mid- to high-level revenue accounts.

+ Keeps clients happy and confident we’re looking out for their best interest.

+ Stays one step ahead of clients—anticipates the required next move.

+ Directs all non-creative activities of his/her respective accounts.

+ Creates projects briefs, project schedules, and status reports.

+ Manages project schedules with internal resources (ensuring creative staff is aware of client deadlines and proper workflow processes are followed) for his/her account.

+ Approves project materials prior to being presented to clients (e.g., creative presentations, planning, strategy, writing, etc.) and follows up with clients on outstanding items (e.g., feedback, approval).

+ Communicates with creative teams to ensure they understand client business goals and objectives.

+ Participates in, and evaluates, creative and brand communications strategies.

Project Accounting

+ Prepares client invoices and SOWA.

+ Approves third-party expenses (purchase orders and invoices).

+ Manages agency creative team labor budgets.

New Business Development

+ Directs preparation of estimates/proposals.

+ Recommends new projects to clients to promote agency organic growth.

+ Suggests new companies to pitch.

+ Becomes fluent in his/her ability to pitch new business prospects.

Required Experience

This position requires a minimum of five to seven years of account management experience at a design or advertising agency. Maintain integrity, passion, accountability, excellent communication, and a positive attitude. Must know brand communications strategy, brand development, design, and marketing campaign processes. And, be incredibly organized.

Replies will be sent to qualified candidates who follow directions. Send introduction and resume to Dan O’Brien at Bay Area residents only. No recruiters. No dopes.

Michael Patrick Partners

Why Work Here?

Michael Patrick Partners is a San Francisco creative agency best known for developing the E*TRADE identity.

We’re a San Francisco-based creative agency with a long history of developing attention-grabbing, award-winning work. Our expertise includes brand development, brand strategy, design, and marketing campaigns. And if you manage a brand. Need to be more relevant. Want to get acquired. Or just grow. We can help. You see, we’re hired to pump new life into stalled brands. Strengthen a market presence in preparation for a merger, acquisition, or IPO. Build startup brands to look like the Fortune 1000. And develop and maintain marketing campaigns. Review a body of work that spans annual reports to apparel, banking to beer, computer games to construction, education to energy, financial services to food, healthcare to hotels, literature to logos, and technology to transportation.


530 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
San Francisco, CA
94105 USA