Advertising Account Strategist

  • Lessing-Flynn
  • Des Moines, IA, 50309
  • Full Time

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Job Description:

Lessing-Flynn is looking for an experienced, professional and energetic Account Strategist to add to our ever-growing team. The right person will work directly with clients to establish and meet various marketing objectives.


  • Degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications or related field
  • 5+ years of experience serving as day-to-day agency representative to clients providing a high level of responsive service
  • Desire to continuously enhance knowledge and skills by researching industry news and marketing trends
  • A positive, hustle-based attitude


  • Clear, honest and tactful communication with internal team members and clients
  • Budgeting and billing
  • Proposal writing and pitching
  • Product/brand positioning and management
  • Mentoring and developing people
  • Analyzing data to drive decisions and results

Daily responsibilities:

  • Establish a strong, deep, trusting relationship with clients
  • Act as the direct, day-to-day senior level client contact
  • Initiate and facilitate strategy meetings with clients and internal teams
  • Educate self and team members on client goals and strategies
  • Provide key marketing and industry insights to clients
  • Provide regular client updates with results and successes of marketing initiatives
  • Provide cross-functional department personnel (media, digital, creative and video) with well-documented input, support data and production materials to set them up for project success
  • Effectively integrate and promote cross-functional team members in client meetings, projects and engagements
  • Ensure marketing strategies are clearly defined, approved by clients, and understood by the appropriate internal team members
  • Manage and review client budgets and authorize all estimates for client approval
  • Work closely with project managers to ensure a high-quality, error-free project is completed on time, on message and on budget
  • Proactively pitch new ideas to clients and actively seek additional projects/new business from client contacts
  • Represent the agency at industry functions and promote the agency at every opportunity

How to apply:

Submit the following so we can learn your story and see if you’re destined to become a part of ours.
1. Resume
2. Cover letter or a video telling us why you would be a great fit for the position. The video should be approximately one minute in length and can be recorded from your smartphone or the webcam on a computer. Submit a link to your video via email to

Company Description:

Stability, passion, room to grow and (above all else) fun. From the day you join our team, we’re fully invested in helping you be successful. We are 100% committed to giving you the ongoing training, mentoring, tools, freedom and opportunity to be great – not just in your career, but at home. We believe family comes first and that every team member (no matter their job title or tenure) deserves the opportunity to become an absolute superstar in their career. Need more proof? Lessing-Flynn has been named as an Iowa Top Workplace by the Des Moines Register each of the last four years!

Work environment:

  • Creative, collaborative workspace with custom-designed workstations, natural light
  • Access to GlassBox social/event space for informal meetings, games (pool and foosball), escape space, hosting events, breaks
  • 100% Mac-based
  • Evolving, trendy East Village area with access all parts of Des Moines
  • Free access to fitness center with locker rooms
  • Free garage parking
  • Free daily snacks and beverages
  • Private mother’s room