The ACCOUNT SUPERVISOR ensures that client needs are met by monitoring and guiding account managers’ activities, and by maintaining an effective level of direct contact with clients. The account supervisor bears final responsibility for the account’s growth and profitability, and the development of the account manager.
This person needs a solid background in mid- to senior-level marketing positions and/or demonstrated superior performance as an account manager. Advanced verbal and written communications skills, analytical thinking, personal organization and interpersonal dynamics are pluses. The account supervisor must be a capable personnel manager, with team-building skills and mentoring abilities. A clear understanding of today’s marketing and advertising business and a keen sense of entrepreneurship are essential.