Account Manager/ Senior Account Manager, Strategic Marketing and Communications

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Job Title

Account Manager/ Senior Account Manager, Strategic Marketing and Communications

Reporting to

Chief Communications Officer

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Job Summary

Acting as a client service point person within the Strategic Marketing and Communications department, the Account Manager ensures efficient and effective planning, development, management, and execution of projects for multiple portfolios with specific internal (and possibly external) stakeholders (including fellow professionals at Federation CJA and its constituent agencies).


• Handle multiple projects by analyzing, planning and assigning client project requests to department colleagues
• Adapt, coordinate and monitor associated project workload efficiently, effectively and productively
• Provide a model for proactive, thorough and accurate project leadership
• Display constant solid knowledge of marketing principles, ensuring they are always adaptable to a wide range of projects and in-line with clients’ core focus (key issues, competitive situation, industry trends, etc)
• Enforce a standard of excellence and quality in all forms of communication - from concept development to writing to proofreading, including presentation support materials
• Act as a trusted advisor, bringing value to clients’ project, through strong commitment to success, consistent performance and the ability to develop a wide range of ideas and solutions
• Lead annual development and planning for key clients
• Demonstrate confidence as the day-to-day voice of the department and in decision-making processes
• Make decisions that reflect “layers” of thought – balancing enthusiasm, insight, caution, discretion

Education, Knowledge and Skills

• Bachelor's degree in Communications, Commerce/Management, or related area
• 3-5 years’ experience in marketing, preferably within an advertising agency setting (client services)
• Outstanding communication, writing and presentation skills, in both English and French
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish, develop and maintain key relationships with multiple stakeholders
• Excellent leadership skills, ability to motivate people and get results through others
• Strong project management skills, including organization, attention to detail and an ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
• Critical thinker and keen problem solver
• Computer skills: Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite.
• Knowledge digital software/platforms a plus
• Familiarity with not-for-profit organizations, as well as knowledge of Montreal Jewish community an asset.

Application Procedure

Interested candidates may submit their resume to the Human Resources department, by email, to, before October 9, 2015.