At g[squared], we passionately align ourselves with people who do good in the world, from socially responsible brands to nonprofits. Since 1996, g[squared] has partnered with hundreds of clients, becoming one of Alberta’s most accomplished business strategy, communications and marketing firms. Whether we’re working with nonprofits or businesses, we make a meaningful and measurable impact.

Why work with us?

Life experience has shown us that people matter more than anything else. Many of our clients have been with us since the beginning, receiving more than 24 years of service, stability and success. Our team is made up of the most accomplished, bright and caring folks in the business, with some contributing to g[squared] for a decade or more. As authentic leaders, only a culture of respect, community and collaboration will do for our amazing clients and staff.

The role: Agency Account Manager

Are you an enthusiastic, organized and self-proclaimed “attention-to-detail” fanatic looking for a great place to grow your career? Do you enjoy managing a number of tasks for a variety of causes and industries? If so, we’d love to chat with you. We’re recruiting an Account Manager to join our client services team.

At g[squared], you’ll have the opportunity to work on nonprofit and for-profit clients and campaigns, alongside a team of seasoned professionals. Bringing together your organizational and interpersonal skills, you’ll help our clients’ organizations grow and reach their audiences in a number of ways.

Duties & responsibilities:

  • Act as a direct client contact for projects.
  • Learn and understand our clients’ businesses.
  • Assist with the development of clients’ marketing strategies.
  • Responsible for project execution, according to g[squared]’s standards, within established budgets and timeframes.
  • End-to-end project management of campaign requirements, from strategy to delivery, including forecasting and maintaining budgets.
  • Ensure g[squared]’s procedures are followed.
  • Schedule and prioritize projects with a high level of detail, to ensure timely completion, which involves assigning, meeting and tracking deadlines.
  • Accurately and consistently enter time in our time management system.
  • Prepare and maintain client updates on a regular basis and send to clients.
  • Conduct regular meetings with clients.
  • Facilitate effective communication between our team and the client.
  • Provide suggestions, recommendations and advice to clients with regards to all marketing plans and activities, including media buying, promotions and event planning.
  • Develop relationships with various media reps and suppliers and provide feedback/recommendations on proposals, as required.
  • Review and provide feedback/recommendations on all proposals submitted by media reps.
  • Handle all printing and production coordination for clients.
  • Request and review quotes from suppliers and ensure we’re getting the best price for our client.
  • Ensure the end product meets the expectations of the client and g[squared].
  • Coordinate events; Handle all the details of events for clients by working in partnership with suppliers, caterers, rental companies, entertainment etc.

Requirements:

  • You have a minimum of three to five years’ related experience, ideally gained in an agency environment.
  • You’re proactive and resourceful—a proven “self-starter.”
  • You’re highly organized with outstanding attention to detail.
  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment and are comfortable managing multiple deadlines at once.
  • You’re an effective and confident communicator who is able to work with clients and staff at all levels.
  • You have experience working on Mac computers.

If you think you’re “the one,” please send your resume and cover letter to Gennelle Rottare-Van Pala at gennelle@g-squared.ca. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for interviews.