Account Executive – Chicago - Kinetic
Account Executive – Chicago

The Account Executive will be responsible for developing and implementing the day-to-day account activities with guidance from management.  This role is responsible for creating and implementing Out-of-Home media recommendations. Heavy emphasis on account and client services, with opportunities to incorporate unique creative executions, production and non-traditional media.

Ideal candidates are proactive strategic thinkers, detail-oriented and creative minds! Excellent communications skills (both written and oral) are a must.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare and communicate all planning documentation in accordance with planning process, policies and procedures
  • Prepare and issue Media Authorizations
  • Input and communicate all buying documentation in accordance with the buying process, policies and procedures
  • Implement approved media plans
  • Conduct vendor negotiations
  • Resolve vendor discrepancies
  • Compile data for and prepare case studies
  • Maintain healthy peer-to-peer client relations
  • Assist with special projects as assigned
  • Identify and track client issues
  • Prepare all client documents
  • Provide weekly status and participate in status meetings

Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice.

Our Offering

Kinetic offers a dynamic and diverse workplace with excellent benefits that include: generous vacation policy, medical, dental and vision health insurance, 401(k) Plan participation, flexible spending accounts, and other competitive employee benefits.

We are a people-first team and invest in our employee’s rich career development with a defined talent structure, timelines for growth and corporate-supported educational programing, such as KEEP, our Kinetic Employee Enrichment Program, and unlimited access.

Our DNA: Agility – Integrity – Focus – Innovation – Passion

We never stand still—we’re always reaching higher, and we’re always exploring and shaping what’s next. We have youthful energy, finding possibilities and solutions where others see obstacles. We are realistic optimists—our head is in the clouds, but our feet are on the ground. We are insightful and strategic in our thinking, while always being approachable and accessible.

    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a concentration in advertising, marketing, business administration or communication
    • 1 -3 years’ experience with media planning in an advertising organization
    • Keen understanding of media integration and analytics
    • Fluency in Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Well-developed interpersonal skills, maturity, credibility, proactiveness, confidence and integrity.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Collaborative, with strong focus on teamwork.

If you’re interested in joining our vibrant team, please send your resume and a cover letter clearly indicating why you would like to be a part of Kinetic to:


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