Account Executive (MUSIC)

About You:

You delight clients with your problem solving, industry knowledge, connections, and can-do, positive attitude. You're a motivated, highly organized, creative, people person who can jump right in and lead marketing initiatives for large-scale entertainment clients including artists, industry organizations, booking agencies, management firms, music venues, conferences, fairs, and festivals. 

You are detail-oriented with a proven track record of successfully managing entertainment client relationships and implementing communications campaigns. 

About Us:

Grayscale Marketing is an award-winning fully integrated marketing firm located in Nashville, TN. We are one of the fastest-growing marketing agencies in music city. We pride ourselves on our innovation, IMPACT, and our family-like culture. We are seeking senior-level professionals who have big ideas, excellent relationships, meticulous attention to detail and follow-through, and are good people. 

We represent a multitude of clients from diverse industries and love it. Our clients include non-profits, corporations, food & beverage brands, small businesses, events, conferences, textile companies, artists, bands, and some of today's largest music festivals and music venues.

 

About the Position:

Entertainment Account Executives at Grayscale Marketing are on the front lines effectively managing the day-to-day of our client's full project including digital and traditional marketing, PR, and media campaigns. The main responsibilities of the position will be to lead and manage the entire life of your accounts, including serving as the main point of contact for a wide range of clients across the corporate landscape including financial services, healthcare, textile, machinery, consumer products, and services.

 

Job Description:​​

  • You will help your clients define their goals, milestones, and KPIs. Build a plan with the internal team to help them accomplish those goals, build out the scope of work, and keep those clients informed that we are on track or exceeding expectations.

  • We’ll look to you to help execute campaigns that integrate seamlessly with the client’s broader marketing strategy, which will require knowledge of the sector and/or marketing in general

  • Lead weekly client calls

  • Build weekly team and client agendas to ensure clarity and flawless execution. 

  • You will help plan, launch, and evaluate campaigns across their entire lifecycle for our clients and own their outcomes. 

  • You will be a relentless problem solver and will constantly be assessing and resolving both simple and complex challenges for both clients and your team

  • You will manage day-to-day communications between the client and the extended internal team (and a whole host of other people in between.)

  • You will work with (and at times, manage) other internal resources to execute against clients’ social media strategies, campaigns, and goals

  • We expect all of our team members to contribute to the creation and contextualization of program metrics and platform data

  • Add value to social advertising, earned media support based upon client goals and objectives

  • We live and breathe the social & digital space (and love nothing more than learning about something new) so we expect all of our Account Executives to have an innate curiosity of music and tech

  • Often you will have to take complex issues or technologies and reframe them for internal and external audiences in a swift and concise fashion

  • Assist and help liaise with creative, paid, and operations teams on project and client needs

  • Compile client SOWs, vendor agreements, change orders, and other contract documents with the Project Manager

  • Own SOW approvals & revisions

Require Skills:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and 4-6 years of interactive/digital entertainment agency, record label, or management firm experience working on digital/social strategies + campaigns as an account manager or executive

  • Highly organized with excellent project management skills; ability to work in an environment with tight deadlines and shifting priorities

  • You ensure the team is producing error-free copy, assets, media, and client-ready documents daily and right out of the gate

  • Have extensive entertainment client-facing experience

  • Collaborate developing RFP, ideation, strategy, and results for our clients across internal teams and third-party vendors/stakeholders

  • Participate in proposal building, pitching, closing of business when needed

  • Be a relentless problem solver

  • Be a great listener that makes our clients feel confident they have chosen the best marketing partner

  • Be a solution based AE that offers strategy and feedback, celebrates wins, and expands new business services with the client

  • The ability to effectively collaborate with multidisciplinary project teams to enable all participants to feel equally invested in strategies and executions and keep everyone in the know and in a position to succeed

  • Have proven experience working hand and had with copywriters, social media management, and the creative teams as a force of one 

  • Must be an excellent quarterback to each of the accounts you manage. ​​

  • A sparkling personality that will mesh well with the existing Grayscale family (we love smart people with a dash of quirkiness and humor)

  • An insatiable curiosity and knowledge about all things social, web, and mobile

  • The ability to write concisely and with a strong voice, without typo or delay

  • An interest and comfort level in standing in front of a client or a room full of peers and giving their opinion or a presentation

  • Have music industry experience and relationships

  • The uncanny ability to see opportunities and solutions in the face of a challenge

  • Flexibility

  • Patience

  • A sense of humor

 

Soft Skills:

  • Empathy

  • Leadership

  • Drive

  • Clear communication

  • Strategic mindset

  • Vision

  • See opportunity and execute on capturing it

  • Problem-solving

  • Relationship building and maintenance

 

Work Environment:

  • Nashville Agency Office - fast-paced, high volume of activity and a deadline-driven environment based around brands and entertainment!

 

Compensation + Benefits:

  • Salaried position with pay depending upon experience

  • Health coverage

  • Life insurance policy

  • Short-term & long-term disability insurance

  • Vision

  • Dental

  • Personal Time Off: Year one: 15 PTO Days​

  • Paid holidays (17) ​

  • Retirement

  • Mental Health Care 100% covered​

  • And more...

 

Job Type: Full-time

Date Posted: 02/24/2021

Valid Through: 04/15/2021

 

Pay: Dependent upon your experience. 

 

Job Location:

1530 Riverside Dr, 

Nashville, TN 37206

 

If you are interested in applying for this position please send a copy of your resume and a cover letter explaining why you think you would be the best fit for the company to jobs@grayscalemarketing.com