Account Manager

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill an exciting Account Manager role in Irvine, CA!  Apply now if you meet the qualifications listed below!


Shift: 8am – 5pm

Pay rate: $30+/HR

Duration: 6-month contract (with the possibility to become perm)


The Account Manager is responsible for defending revenue through advertising pre-sales planning, campaign implementation, and performance measurement. This individual partner with Sales on daily management of clients. He or she serves as the primary day-to-day external advocate within Autotrader or Kelley Blue Book brands to generate and execute solutions aligning to client objectives.



  • Manage, collaborate, and communicate with brand teams and cross-functional partners.
  • Consider options with sales partner in generating revenue through new or renewed advertising sales.
  • Collect, organize, and report on external data that impacts the client.
  • Provide consulting and remarketing expertise for assigned account(s).
  • Create, manage, and deliver optimization and reinvestment plans to sales partners and clients.
  • Own defending of revenue through advertising campaign optimization.
  • Collaborate and communicate with brand teams and cross-functional partners.
    • Assessment and Planning
      • Collaborate with sales partner to generate ideas and solutions addressing client needs.
      • Provide recommendations in producing client-focused presentations and site reviews for delivery in person or remotely in response to client RFPs or a proactive proposal submission.
      • Team with Ad Ops partners to determine available advertising capacity.
    • Cross-Functional Implementation and Fulfillment
      • Lead fulfillment of RFPs and insertion orders, in collaboration with sales partner.
      • Work with Ad Ops partners to secure inventory supporting the solutions.
      • Manage campaign process by ensuring campaign launches on time as contractually scheduled.
      • Lead weekly status calls with Ad Ops and Finance.
    • Measurement and Evaluation
      • Manage, monitor, and optimize the delivery of contracted advertising campaigns, including reporting campaign pacing to Sales partners on a weekly basis.
      • Provide valuable and insightful reporting recommendations to Sales partners and clients, including campaign summaries to identify upsell opportunities.
      • Reconcile billing in collaboration with Ad Ops and Finance partners.
  • Manage agency clients by proactively addressing their needs and utilizing internal resources/capabilities to further the relationships between clients and Autotrader or Kelley Blue Book.
  • Develop a recommendation as it relates to strategies and tactics to grow relationships at both the client and agency level.
  • Provide insightful recommendations in agency meetings, providing knowledge of the site, the clients’ campaigns, and the industry.
  • Engage in Client Services meetings to share best practices, provide recommendations, and develop skillset.
  • Manage internal relationships and systems.



  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ years of experience in strategic account management or ad operations with at least two years of online account management or media buying or planning at an ad agency.
  • Previous experience in media planning or buying at an ad agency, account management at an online publisher, and automotive industry experience are strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple accounts and has participated in cross-functional projects.
  • Background in sales or sales support with a customer focus.
  • Understanding of marketing, advertising, and advertising inventory capacity.
  • Advanced working knowledge and experience working with MS PowerPoint, MS Excel required; experience with Atlas, DoubleClick, and third-party reporting is strongly preferred; experience with Operative. One is a plus.
  • Proven experience and ability to coordinate and manage several high priority projects and/or campaigns in a deadline driven environment.
  • Proven experience working with customer groups to analyze data and problems and provide solutions to meet their needs.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.


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