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Attn // cross-platform media
 
Los Angeles, CA | New York City    Posted: Monday, October 24, 2022
 
   
 
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Who We Are:

ATTN: has recently launched a full-service creative agency born out of our purpose-driven mission to bring attention to the things that matter. We exist to help brands find their lane in culture & connect with audiences to drive action & meaningful change through advertising, entertainment & experiences. We are a diverse group of entrepreneurial spirits, creative minds & makers. Were lucky enough to work with some of the worlds most innovative brands

The Role:

ATTN: is looking for an EVP, Managing Director to play a leadership role in building & managing the agency along with its various key departments. The ideal candidate will be a leader with a proven track record of successfully building, growing, & managing a small to mid-sized independent creative agency. They will be responsible for day-to-day operations, managing the agencys P&L, & establishing & maintaining a positive culture to inspire the strongest work for our partners & team.

What Youll Do:

Operations/P&Ls

  • Manage the overall operation of the agency by overseeing administrative, financial, & personnel matters
  • Responsible for agency P&L & departmental goals, mentoring departmental leaders & monitoring progress throughout the year to ensure success  
  • Develop a scalable reporting process that provides visibility into the health of the business highlighting the quality of the work, client satisfaction, financial margins & teams performance

Business Development

  • Hold senior level (C-Suite) relationships across the industry & tap into your personal network to proactively bring new business opportunities to the company
  • Coach new business team in large pitches & take a visible role from RFP through pitch meetings & scope negotiations
  • Act as the final elevated point of contact for the agency, establishing long-term relationships & trust with priority clients to ensure client satisfaction, renewals & referrals  
  • Be omnipresent in the market & play a leadership role in building the agencys industry profile through thought leadership

Managing People

  • Build trust with departmental leaders & staff by demonstrating your foundational knowledge across client relationships, marketing, creative, strategy, project management & production
  • Create a culture of accountability & autonomy that rewards self-starters, high performers & retains top talent  
  • Lead by example, stepping in to support & elevate the teams output across departments when needed
  • Work closely with the People & Talent team to mentor full-time talent, provide channels for training & development & build a roster of outside resources for shorter term projects

Culture/Defining Agency

  • Guide & shape the agency, working with Executive leadership & departmental leads to set the tone for the agency internally & externally
  • Create a Purpose-driven, customer-obsessed culture that breeds innovation & creativity

Qualifications:

  • Proven track record of successfully building an agencys practice as an industry leader & managing a zero to 50M+ or 50 to 100-million-dollar business or division expansion
  • 15+ years of advertising, social, marketing or related experience at a senior level inside a small-to-midsize, independent agency
  • 10+ years of team management experience & P&L management
  • Deep understanding of a creative & social agency with experience spanning across creative, strategy, client service, project management & production
  • Senior advisor sought out by clients to provide counsel about advertising, content, social, or digital marketing
  • A creative problem solver who is able to see & offer big picture perspective
  • A sense of urgency, willing to roll up your sleeves & dig into the work to drive impact when needed

Our Commitment to Inclusion & Diversity:

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, ATTN: is committed to building & fostering a workplace of diversity & employee inclusion. ATTN: does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity & expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status & other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics

 
 
 
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