William Joseph Communications

Account Manager

Team: Accounts Team Location: Calgary Reports to: Accounts Director

As Account Manager, the focus of the role is to develop, manage, maintain, collaborate, and develop relationships with William Joseph’s clients. The primary goal is to ensure the smooth, effective running of the marketing services requested and the maximization of revenue through product and program development. The Account Manager serves as the clients’ primary point of contact.

An Account Manager is responsible for being the client's representative at William Joseph, as well as William Joseph’s representative at the client's organization. The Account Manager must ensure that a client receives the best possible product and service by establishing and maintaining the William Joseph experience on each account.

Internally, Account Managers must function as team facilitators and communicate the client's needs clearly to the entire team. Account Managers must also develop and maintain a good working knowledge of the client's business, and all aspects of the services William Joseph provides to ensure that the client receive the best possible products to meet their needs. Account Managers must develop good working relationships with all clients to ensure repeat business, as well as referrals. This position is considered a management position and is overtime exempt.

We all have a voice at William Joseph, and we are all expected to use it. We don’t let our egos get in the way of innovation. At William Joseph, everyone’s opinion matters, and idea generation is the most important product of our collaboration as a team.


    • Collaborates on the development of a sales and marketing plan for assigned market
    • Helps develops budgets for new business development
    • Identifies targets and hit lists
    • Ensures that appropriate trades shows, events and other sales opportunities are attended
    • Evaluates new business development outcomes
    • Collaborates with senior management in developing new and innovative approaches to increase sales and market share, improve return on advertising / marketing dollars
    • Participates in all direct marketing efforts
    • Plans, executes and evaluates each accounts business
    • Prepares and provides a project brief to the client to ensure all aspects of a project are clearly documented and confirmed
    • Manages the expectations of the client by keeping projects on track (on time and on budget).
    • Ensures clients understand the project schedule and that delays affect timelines and final deliverables
    • Oversees projects to stay on time and on budget and are completed within the assigned timeframe allocated for the project
    • Finds innovative ways to serve clients who are non-responsive to traditional project steps and processes
    • Ensures clients understand and sign off on all contracts and amendments before beginning or continuing on a project
    • Faithfully observes the William Joseph client service process without exception
    • Monitors projects for scope and amends contracts with client written approval
    • Supplies client agreements with first client contract
    • Reviews and oversees all proofs that leave the shop and are the last set of eyes from a quality control perspective on a project before it is finalized by the client or a printer
    • Executes each account’s business
    • Listens to client, responds to all calls and emails in a timely manner
    • Ensures all required materials are acquired from the client for project development
    • Ensures that creative briefs are approved by the client for all projects
    • Provides clients up to date information on their projects
    • Updates all docket contracts, pertinent changes and revisions and any other information relevant to the job
    • Ensures Intervals information remains current for client account projects
    • Ensures all alterations and proofs follow WJ process requirements and that dockets are updated to reflect this
    • Provides clear and concise direction and support to members of the project team
    • Assists in the creation of creative briefs for all projects to ensure all aspects of a project are clearly documented and confirmed
    • Arranges, facilitates and documents meetings between departments to complete client projects
    • Ensures the Director of Accounts is aware of the status of all projects and deadlines
    • Communicates objectives, concerns and any changes to a project status to the Account Director
    • Provide departments with client feedback at end of projects
    • Expertly manages customer expectations
    • Exemplifies William Joseph experience through day to day actions
    • Acts as company advocate and embodies William Joseph values
    • Formats all documents according to William Joseph brand standards
    • Demonstrates incredible attention to detail, leaving no stone unturned to ensure that the client receives excellence in service, remaining within the pre-determined scope and timelines set for a particular project
    • Manages multiple projects and maintains tight timelines, often working around strict, and sometimes sudden deadlines
    • Demonstrates creative, dynamic, flexible approaches to problems and resolves issues in timely and professional manner
    • Supports other team members in a fast-paced, controlled chaotic environment, often working long hours and occasionally evenings or weekends to meet deadlines
    • Logs all hours on daily time sheet
    • Observe and respect all William Joseph processes in place
    • Strives to meet William Joseph’s Core Competencies
    • Other duties as required



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Thursday, September 20th, 2018 at 8:24am
Next week, Ryan is taking Grande Prairie by storm! Hosting Ryan's Roundup on Wednesday, as well as giving "The Art and Science of Marketing" at 3 times on Thursday, September 27th - 9 am, 11:30 am and 2 pm. No charge to attend, but space is limited! #YQU

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Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 at 1:50pm
Next Wednesday, Ryan's Roundup is hitting Grande Prairie!

Come join WJ Grande Prairie for a night of networking - meet new connections and catch up with old friends! Click the link below to register your spot. #YQU #YQUEvents #Networking

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Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 at 10:11am
Just when you think you've gotten a grasp on how to market to Millennials, a new generation has reared its head - Generation Z! This week's blog gives a prelim run-down as to how you can tailor your marketing efforts to appeal to tech-savvy Gen-Z's. #YYC
Thursday, September 13th, 2018 at 1:48pm
Guess what? We are hiring, again! Team WJ is growing, and fast, and we are looking for an experienced Account Manager to join the squad and keep the great things coming. Want to learn more or apply? #YYC #Hiring #YYCJobs

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William Joseph Communications

We are the difference between momentary achievement and enduring success.Your success requires an agency that offers a fully integrated solution. One that has the vision to see beyond your current borders and the troops to guide you there. With us as your allies, be confident that you can achieve your boldest ambitions. At William Joseph we offer complete marketing solutions composed of strategies, tactics, and designs that effectively tell your story and address your unique marketing goals. Everything from advertising campaigns to experiential design, our team takes your corporate identity and translates it through a wide array of mediums to successfully champion your company.
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William Joseph CommunicationsSaturday, September 22nd, 2018 at 10:38pm
GRANDE PRAIRIE. People partner with people they like and trust. That’s why it’s so important for us to spend time with folks educating them about our firm and industry and networking with them in a casual setting. If you want to come to one of our sessions, attend our networking event or have a one on one session with our CEO, reach out. Here are the links to register for all the events this week.

Wed Sept 26 - Join us at Earls to hang out with our team. Always great to see our friends and make new connections.


Thurs Sept 27 - Art and Science of Marketing. If you want to learn the basics of how to put together a marketing plan that drives results this session is perfect for you.

9 am: https://lnkd.in/gKsQCwt

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2 pm: https://lnkd.in/g8p3M2B
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Thank you for everyone for coming out to Ryan’s Roundup at Louis’. It was an honour to be a part of the centennial celebrations!
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William Joseph CommunicationsFriday, September 21st, 2018 at 1:09pm
Apparently we have a new employee! Seems pretty loyal!!!
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William Joseph CommunicationsThursday, September 20th, 2018 at 4:54pm
Our client – Excir Works – is being featured tonight on the season premier of Dragons’ Den! Their innovative process helps companies monetize their electronic waste by quickly, safely and selectively extracting gold from their e-waste, essentially helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing recycling today.

The premier starts at 8pm sharp on CBC. Trust us, you won’t want to miss this.



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