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Marketing Account Mgr (Strategy)

Date: Jul 12, 2019

Location: New York, NY, US, 10016

Company: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Job Requisition ID: 15578

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HMH® The Learning Company is seeking an enthusiastic Account Manager (Strategy) to join their dynamic internal agency.  


This role will report to the Senior Account Planner of brand initiatives and serve as a support in execution and strategy development.  This person in this role will need to be highly organized, have a solid background of digital strategy and creativity to launch and manage campaigns.


The Team

The Account Planning team pride themselves on being relentless in converting opportunities for our clients, our agency and our community. We are curious, strategic and creative with a never ending passion to do amazing work. 


What you will do...

  • Develop strong relationships with clients across various disciplines and business areas throughout the organization, as well as with your agency counterparts
  • Will be required to get up to speed quickly and develop solid knowledge of client policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Ability to anticipate customers’ needs, find effective solutions and solve customer problems
  • Determine and communicate internal and external action steps and responsibilities for all projects related to launch campaign development
  • Analyze campaign performance reports and develop ongoing reporting/presentations outlining program insights and recommendations



  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent business experience preferred
  • Accountability and calm, confident presence 
  • Must have minimum of 3+ years of Digital Production/Integrated Production/Project Management with an emphasis on digital channels
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Must be proficient in MS Office, and WorkFront experience a plus
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Team player attitude
  • Meticulous attention to detail with strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong critical thinker with analytical skills and the ability to see the bigger picture
  • Proactively discern potential issues and solutions


Physical Requirements

  • Might be in a stationary position for a considerable time (sitting and/or standing) for 4+ hours.
  • The person in this position needs to move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Must be able to collaborate with colleagues via face to face, conference calls, and online meetings.
  • Must be able to travel up to 10% of the time.



Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC) is a global learning company dedicated to changing people’s lives by fostering passionate, curious learners. As a leading provider of pre-K–12 education content, services, and cutting-edge technology solutions across a variety of media, HMH enables learning in a changing landscape. HMH is uniquely positioned to create engaging and effective educational content and experiences from early childhood to beyond the classroom.  HMH serves more than 50 million students in over 150 countries worldwide, while its award-winning children's books, novels, non-fiction, and reference titles are enjoyed by readers throughout the world.

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.

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