Account Manager

Suckerpunch has a career opportunity for a creative and client-centric Account Manager to join our growing team of integrated communications professionals.

In this role you will be primarily responsible for ensuring a second-to-none client experience, prospecting opportunities and growing existing client partnerships.

You will fully understand the expectations of clients, participate in developing and delivering integrated marketing communications plans, and help coordinate the internal and external resources needed to execute projects on time and on budget.

Our success lies in developing strong partnerships and seamless integration with our clients’ teams to drive growth in their organizations. We also believe in professional development and invest in our people and their education.

We are looking for a creative, enthusiastic and positive person to fill this important position on our team. If you enjoy cultivating relationships, looking for opportunities at every turn and think doing awesome work and having fun are the same thing – then you’ll love working with us.

These are some of the things you’ll get to do with us:

  • Contribute to the success of a dynamic and passionate team that produces engaging, effective work.
  • Lead client meetings to gain an understanding of project goals and contribute ideas in creative strategy sessions.
  • Anticipate client needs and identify opportunities to add value to our clients' business.
  • Collaborate with team members to successfully and profitably complete projects.
  • Work on a variety of creative solutions on any given day including brand identity, integrated marketing campaigns, branded content, media production and design.
  • Provide constructive input and creative thinking.
  • Write reports, proposals and quotes.
  • Create project plans/schedules, managing scope and budgets.
  • Ensure creative solutions are successfully delivered on time, on budget, and on brief.
  • Utilize internal systems to manage projects and people.

These are the skills and qualifications you have:

  • Degree/Diploma in marketing, communications or business administration.
  • Three to five years of relevant experience in project coordination and/or account management.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, centered around clarity.
  • Strategic, big picture thinking, execution to the smallest detail.
  • Experience managing multiple brand accounts.
  • Flexibility to quickly embrace change and work with little direction.
  • Ability to build relationships and manage personalities.
  • Maintains composure, accepts responsibility and acts to find solutions.
  • French is an asset but not a requirement.

These are the intangibles you have that are important:

  • You have a love for people and building strong, trusted relationships.
  • You want to work with a high-performing team that dares to go the extra mile for their clients and one another.
  • You have the ability to juggle priorities and adapt in a busy changing office environment, managing multiple projects at once, and adhering to strict deadlines.
  • You have excellent people management skills, are able to assess challenges and swiftly address them to ensure client satisfaction.
  • You have strong interpersonal skills, integrity and professionalism.
  • You have excellent listening and communication skills.
  • You are detail-oriented and organized, with emphasis on reliability and responsiveness.
  • You take your craft seriously, but not yourself.
  • Agriculture industry experience considered a bonus.

About us, salary and benefits

Suckerpunch is a full-service Integrated Communications Agency with a local and international clientele. We primarily work in the agriculture and food sectors and have built our firm on a solid reputation that always puts the success of our clients first.

We’re a boutique agency with a growing team, which means you will have a lot of responsibility. You’ll be challenged daily, and you’ll work side-by-side with the senior leadership as you learn and grow within our company. We are a company who cares about your career development with a team that wants to win together.

Our firm recently moved into a new office we have designed from the ground up on Corydon Avenue, close to Kenaston. We’re growing and we hope you’d like to grow your career with us. This career opportunity with Suckerpunch offers:

  • Full-time, permanent position in Winnipeg.
  • Meaningful work contributing to projects with purpose.
  • Continual professional development.
  • Competitive compensation.
  • Health and dental benefits.
  • Flexible hours and the opportunity to work remotely.
  • Flexible, team-based structure that matches people to projects.
  • Passionate, fun, like-minded professionals to work with.
  • Casual office attire and vibe.

Applications for this position are now closed.

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