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Account Executive - Medicare

Location: WOODLAND HILLS, CA

Department: Client Services

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

MUST HAVE

A sense of ownership for everything you do. Creating things that are truly great require you to have an entrepreneurial spirit, a lot of autonomy, and an ability to check your ego at the door.
Someone who can face an enormous business challenge and think, “how do we get started?"

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Keys to the Position

  1. Responsible for developing marketing communications solutions to promote the company’s Medicare products and services.
  2. Ability to manage high volume of direct response projects in a fully competent, autonomous manner from initiation through completion.
  3. Responsible for delivering assigned projects accurately, on time, and on budget.
  4. Requires managing client Medicare projects from kick-off to completion, working with all departments to clarify program direction and detail and working with extended account team to deliver requirements in the most efficient and effective manner.
  5. Requires close working relationship with all areas in the agency including creative and production. 
  6. Create versions of highly regulated Medicare selling (enrollment) kits for our Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplemental products; and overseeing printing and shipping of over 1 million kits annually.  The position also oversees the website at which agents and brokers order selling materials.  
  7. Have strong understanding of Medicare clients’ business, contacts, creative and style guidelines, and legal requirements

COMPETENCIES

  1. Our account management team is responsible for maintaining the relationship between the agency and our clients. Members of this team are the liaisons between the Client, Media, and Creative teams to ensure the client’s needs and goals are being met—all while keeping the agency's best interests in mind. 
  2. Participate in workflow status meetings providing updated information and provide daily status updates; Lead internal client status meetings with account team and other relevant departments
  3. Seek, share, deliver information effectively to all required team members and anticipate/avoid obstacles while seeking efficiency and work with supervisor to make recommendations for process modifications

FULL PROJECT EXECUTION

  1. Position will play an essential role within the department, supporting the execution and production of creative ideas in all mediums for Medicare clients. In short, you help make our creative ideas become real.
  2. Work with the team members and other agency departments to facilitate briefing meetings, prepare presentation materials for launch meetings, assign job numbers, create and traffic project folders, track progress, set up creative reviews, secure approvals and QC deliverables
  3. Delegate trafficking, Advantage estimates, schedule updates, and other tasks to downstream staff as needed in order to quickly and effectively move jobs through the agency

KERN provides a platform for a significant career growth opportunity to a qualified candidate.  If you possess a sense of ownership for everything you do. Love to create things that are truly great, require you to have an entrepreneurial spirit, a lot of autonomy, and an ability to check your ego at the door.

Do all of this while keeping your sense of humor and at the same time having clients rave about your abilities and cringe at the thought of losing you.  

You belong at KERN, and we need to talk.  

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