Account Manager

Chevron Houston, TX
Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy.

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Information Design & Communications Account Manager,located inHouston, Texas through May 30, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

Requisition ID# 315602

Overview:

Information Design & Communications (IDC) is Chevron's in-house creative agency, dedicated to providing strategic communications solutions for Chevron. Our multi-disciplinary agency manages a variety of communications projects, both online and in print. Our team members draw from extensive technical and creative expertise to provide communication materials that align with Chevron's core values and branding standards.

The IDC Account Manager is responsible and fully accountable for executing the account management process through opportunity and client relationship management.

The Account Manager is the link between client and creative, and they need to speak both languages. The Account Manager will develop effective working relationships with clients, spending time to understand their communication plans and challenges. The Account Manager will also be familiar with the key functions that go into developing creative communications, marrying the wide knowledge of both the client's business and creative solutions.

The successful candidate will be able to anticipate obstacles and work with a sense of urgency and under pressure, while maintaining a cool outlook and professional demeanor. It is also essential that the successful candidate work well with a cross-functional team, but also independently with a minimum of coaching or supervision.

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

* Account management

* Manages programs and complete project lifecycles of complex and high-impact projects.

* Provides expert and proactive facilitation of meetings and all client interactions.

* Embodies a passion for client satisfaction and project success.

* Demonstrates excellent organizational and time management skills.

* Assesses program business trends and evaluates new opportunities.

* Strong sales process execution

* Executes client service activities for both new and existing clients.

* Responsible for execution of account plan actions to achieve client and IDC goals and retain business.

* Provides market intelligence to aid in business decisions.

* Identifies areas of business growth and future opportunities and actively markets IDC's products and services to create value for the corporation.

* Client relationship management

* Possesses a pro-active approach to managing creative projects and problem solving.

* Builds relationships with client partners and other functions through active collaboration.

* Expresses a personable and professional demeanor that allows increased rapport with both clients and creatives.

Required Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in marketing or a related field

* Creative industry experience

* Account management or related experience within a creative marketing or related experience

* Excellent verbal and written communications

* Demonstrated teamwork and management skills

* Excellent organizational and time management skills

* Demonstrated pro-active approach to managing clients, creative projects and problem solving

* A personable and professional demeanor that builds rapport with both clients and creatives

Preferred Qualifications:

* Demonstrated high level of financial and business acumen

* Business development experience

* Highly computer literate (MS Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Relocation Options:

Relocationwill notbe considered.

International Considerations:

Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this positon.

Regulatory Disclosure for US Positions:

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.

Chevron participates in E-Verify in certain locations as required by law.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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