THE MARKETING ARM Account Director Salary in the United States

How much does an Account Director make at companies like THE MARKETING ARM in the United States? The average salary for Account Director at companies like THE MARKETING ARM in the United States is $134,041 as of August 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $103,876 and $164,205. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities


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We are what we believe.

We believe in the power of creativity.  Creativity that makes people think, feel and then act.

Creativity brimming with bravery and vision, heart and humor, imagination and truth.

We believe that brands should stand for more than what they’re selling.  With culture as our playground and imagination as our craft, we help our clients change minds, win hearts and create memories.

We believe that good people are the key to creating great work.  Our halls are filled with passionate thinkers and makers, seasoned experts and rising stars, who unleash each other's brilliance and celebrate each other’s wins as a team.

Together we bring ideas from the page into the world, ideas that are so audacious, so meaningful, so original, that they couldn’t come from you are me…. only we.

We are TMA.  Creativity that matters. 

Job Overview:

TMA is looking for an experienced Account Director with expertise in integrated brand marketing to join our agency in Chicago, IL. The Account Director must be a creative and strategic leader with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

The Account Director will drive the brand relationship, thinking and deliverables. They’ll meet stringent deadlines with a do-what-it-takes attitude, anticipate and solve problems, successfully delegate project responsibilities while retaining accountability for results, and manage, motivate and lead internal teams and agency partners. Experience with overseeing client services, strategy, operations, retention and growth for consumer service industry brand required.

About You:

You are a brand steward and the best partner a Client can have. You live to give brands voice and relevance, and bring them to life through integrated marketing disciplines. You’re a leader, a collaborator and mentor. You are big picture while managing minutiae. You generate ideas and excel at problem-solving.


  • Act as senior Client account liaison to drive Client relationship, scope of work, planning and multi-discipline deliverables
  • Team and partner development, management, mentoring and growth, and cultural representative
  • Provide big picture oversight on brand positioning, objectives, strategy and legal considerations
  • Drive integrated marketing that grows Client’s brand perception and exceeds Client’s brand objectives (ROI and KPAs) while remaining within budget
  • Direct and oversee all account planning, strategy, testing/insights, creative development, Client presentation, campaign and project execution, measurement, and reporting
  • Manage, motivate, and mentor account team, providing direction, input and approvals on all work, including strategy documents, briefs, POVs, estimates, timelines, presentations, creative, and reporting
  • Lead Client planning and presentations
  • Full P&L responsibility
  • Develop and maintain account management succession planning
  • Report status, needs, results, and successes to agency management
  • Proactively grow account and develop new business opportunities


  • Bachelor’s degree. MBA or Master’s a plus
  • Senior level professional with 8-10 years account management experience in an agency environment, ideally within the B2C service industry space
  • Minimum 5 years in supervisory role
  • Expertise in brand marketing with comprehensive experience in integrated marketing, including traditional and digital marketing
  • Excellent client partner and brand advocate
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills, and attention to detail
  • Able to manage multiple assignments and to deliver projects on schedule, on brand, and on budget
  • Ability to work proactively and autonomously in critical situations
  • Travel as required
  • Computer proficiency including Microsoft suite of products
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