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Account Leader-Creative

Date: Apr 29, 2021

Location: Kansas City, MO, US, 64108

Company: Hallmark

Posting End Date: 05/07/2021
Number of Openings: 1
 

  

 

 

HALLMARK - WHEN YOU CARE ENOUGH YOU CAN CHANGE THE WORLD

 

Come join us. You’ll add value to one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and be part of our company with a life-affirming purpose to inspire meaningful connections. Our products, content and experiences aim to enrich all lives by making a genuine difference in every life, every day, and our business is focused on bringing the value and relevance of Diversity and Inclusion to every brand, product and person we touch.  Our overarching enterprise D&I Framework and plans demonstrate our belief and value in having a diverse and inclusive workforceHallmark’s D&I efforts will continue to represent ongoing progress and reinforce our commitment, as will our intentional focus on bringing more diverse talent into our business and onto our teams. Hallmark has been recognized as one of Forbes and Statista 2020 Best employers for Diversity, Women and New Graduates.

 

WHO WE ARE:
The Creative Marketing Studio within Hallmark Cards is an in-house agency respected by clients and organizations inside and outside of Hallmark’s headquarters. It is comprised of Hallmark brand experts who deliver strategic, award-winning work that directly influences the company’s bottom line. We’re looking for talented creative professionals who want to help create an experience that will make everyone fall in love with the Hallmark brand. We are responsible for brand building, creative leadership and consumer activation, including:

• Multi-tactical marketing campaigns (print, digital, direct, videos and content)
• Brand direction for Hallmark marketing (packaging, marketing, visual merchandising, digital)

 

WHO WE NEED:
The Creative Marketing Studio Account Leader serves as the project manager and liaison between the Creative Marketing Studio and all assigned partners. Working in conjunction with a Traffic Coordinator and creative team, the Account Leader facilitates project management on assigned accounts to produce marketing efforts that drive consumer loyalty and sales.  This Account Leader will work with multiple teams within the CMS and will need to facilitate work accordingly.  Account Leaders must:

  • Have strong technical/industry knowledge and relationship skills to deliver world class marketing in support of businesses with varying degrees of complexity while growing relationships with partners and studio personnel
  • Operate at both a strategic and tactical level to assist partners and studio personnel with concepting high level marketing strategies/campaigns as well as delivering individual tactics
  • Have strong negotiation, facilitation and communication skills to manage expectations and ensure internal and external contacts are clear on strategies and tactical execution that is delivered within budget and needed timelines
  • Be organized, inventive and thoughtful to lead a high volume of projects from concept to execution
  • Naming and tagline exploration for new products and services from Hallmark and its sub brands
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Requirements:
To be considered an applicant for this position you must show how you meet the basic qualifications of the job in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT. Individual file size attachment limit is 10 MB.

 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or 4 years of professional work experience
  • Previous experience in account management
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Strong interpersonal skills--able to work effectively with diverse internal and external partners
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills—able to effectively communicate face to face with key business partners and capture meeting notes/project plans for internal and external teams
  • Facilitation skills—able to effectively lead meetings and presentations
  • Thrives in a consistently busy and changing environment
  • Knowledge of print and digital marketing including supporting websites and e-commerce
  • Experience working with creative teams

 

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and checks.

 

 

 

BENEFITS AND PERKS:
At Hallmark, we help people feel connected to what matters. That’s true of our employees, just as it is our consumers. Providing benefits that support the lives and wellbeing of Hallmarkers is among the most important investments the company makes.

Hallmark benefits are designed to give you choices. Wherever you are in life, we want you to find the benefits that are right for you and your loved ones. Explore the Hallmark Benefits Guide to learn more.

Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.

 


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