Starting Salary $56,000/annually
(Negotiable depending on experience & education)
4 Year Degree
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 280
PLEASE NOTE: IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST HAVE FRESH MEAT MARKETING EXPERIENCE OR KNOWLEDGE AND/OR EXPERIENCE IN ANIMAL, MEAT OR FOOD SCIENCE, AGRIBUSINESS, AG COMMUNICATIONS, AGRIMARKETING, OR AG ECONOMICS.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
The Junior Account Executive is primarily aligned with a single client/brand with the intent to grow in leadership within that account. This position may have sole responsibility for minor brands or initiatives within the client portfolio of work and their associated budgets or they may work under the guidance of the Senior Account Executive to support larger brands and initiatives and their associated budgets. The Junior Account Executive is client-facing and is responsible for the full execution of projects and provides significant background support for other account management team members. This position is also responsible for asking, “What if…?” to bring new ideas to client(s) and team members in order to grow client business and Midan relationship. Professional development in identified areas of opportunity is stressed.
Work with client and Senior Account Executive and account team to understand marketing needs and develop, execute, and evaluate effective marketing programs that deliver results against those needs, to the client’s satisfaction
Act as an agency contact for clients, and be a source of information and programming resources for internal teams
In conjunction with Project Management, develop and manage timelines and project plans for client-facing initiatives
Work with Account Coordinators in the development and execution of client marketing programs
When necessary, solicit assistance from other Agency team members (creative communications, market research, public relations, etc.) to provide support and information to satisfy client needs. Must coordinate all activities with other Agency team members to ensure desired resources are available when needed
Manage project budgets and provide regular management reports on all efforts for the client
Conduct the monthly billing worksheet reviews to provide Accounting with accurate billing worksheets for the client
Build, develop and grow any business relationships vital to the success of each project
Update Marketing Plans, budget documents, and Performance Assessment documents to track the scope and success of projects every month
WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE
In addition to a competitive salary, you will receive a great benefits package to include:
Medical, dental, life, vision, wellness program, disability, 401(k), profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, a lucrative paid time off program, and paid holidays
WHY CHOOSE MIDAN
At Midan, we believe that an organization is only as good as its people. Our team combines specialists from all corners of the meat industry — passionate problem solvers, extraordinary creatives, and determined research analysts — all working together in a Great Place to Work-Certified culture.
We are passionate about our team and culture. Midan has been designated a Great Place to Work for the second year in a row. Our core values of Integrity, Family, Community, Passion, Creativity, Accountability, and Commitment are not just words on a piece of paper. We strive each day to “walk-the-talk” and to be a place you’ll want to be long-term. Joining Midan will give you an opportunity to:
M – Meet awesome people that you can form long-lasting relationships with and who care about you as a human being.
E – Engage with some of the brightest and most talented professionals in the industry.
A – Achieve greatness and excel in your area of expertise.
T – Be a part of a great TEAM that believes that in union there is strength and that everyone has something to contribute to the success of our organization.
WHO ARE YOU?
You always strive to do a great job and can work independently and in a team environment. You care about quality at every level and have great attention to detail. You love to learn and grow and be recognized for your valuable contributions. You’re not intimidated by innovation or change. In fact, you welcome it. You also have:
Minimum of two years of experience in an ag marketing, ag communications or ag business role, and/or retail or agency account management experience.
Excellent organizational, communication, analytical, and writing skills; detail-oriented
Ability to manage multiple projects and assignments
Must be willing to travel up to 25%
Education, Training, and Network
Bachelor’s degree (advanced degree a plus) in marketing, animal science, meat science, agri-business or production
Fresh meat marketing experience; knowledge of livestock production and/or experience is required for this position.
Midan Marketing is the first agency of its kind — a strategic marketing, research and creative agency dedicated to ensuring a prosperous future for all stakeholders in the meat industry.
Our mission is to remind consumers why they love meat and ensure meat remains an important part of their meal choices. We are champions for the value of meat!
Like our principals, many of our team members grew up on family ranches and farms or have worked in the packer/processor, retail and foodservice sectors. Their personal perspectives provide unique insights into our partners and consumers that we share through the talents of our marketing, advertising, creative and consumer research teams.