January 2015 — Present
-Manage marketing promotions from conception to completion for your assigned business unit.
-Collaborate with client to assemble all necessary promotion specifications; communicate requirements to respective supplier teams.
-Effectively bid out work to suppliers.
-Create and manage production timeline; Communicate timeline expectations to relevant client contacts, suppliers and internal personnel.
-Collaborate with client and suppliers to ensure that program requirements meet legal and policy guidelines/requirements.
-Manage promotion scope changes as needed while ensuring an on-time and on-budget execution.
In conjunction with supplier partners, provide client with recommendations for cost and/or time efficiencies.
-Communicate with relevant suppliers to ensure that promotions are executed to completion and adequate proof of performance is provided.
-Manage creation of all purchase orders and corresponding invoices.
-Capture and track cost savings.
-Maintain strong metrics. You are responsible for on-time file closure, on-time & on-budget and audit scores.
Build brand relationships through face-to-face meetings.
-Conduct regular status meetings with clients, vendors and internal resources to ensure a flawless execution for each promotion.
-Build a relationship with your AC. You should be mentoring and coaching them as they work towards the AE role.
-Build your Knowledge & Expertise:
-Assist in the establishment and development of processes/procedures.
-Seek out additional training in your promotion area. Strive to become an expert in the promotion type you execute most often for the client.