What is it like working as an Account Manager?
Account Manager in Milwaukee:
Pros: Flexible hours, Faith in the product/service, Autonomy, focus on relationships (Business Development), company pays for memberships to multiple chamber groups, I get to work with people, yet still find time for myself. No micro-management.
Cons: Empty Authority to implement change, lack of management support, not enough paid time off,
Account Manager in New York:
"It's Been Great! Not Really Into Advertising Though."
Pros: The company - great music, great camaraderie, there's a beer cart. It's a great atmosphere.
Cons: I don't get proper guidance, I make a lot of mistakes, I'm not really into advertising but it pays the bills and there will always be a job.
Account Manager in Omaha:
Pros: I love the ability to work with clients on a varying degree of projects and tackling the hard jobs clients need the most help with.
Cons: I do a lot of budget/profitability/invoicing work that could be taken by a larger accounting department. As an account manager, we are often the scapegoat of anything negative and get blamed for many things that are not our fault.
Account Manager in Miami:
Pros: Interacting with people, traveling, diversity. Help develop other employees, supervise and improve quality of work.
Cons: The salary, working long hours, having to work on holiday and weekends.
Account Manager in Indianapolis:
Pros: Meeting new people and solving their problems.
Cons: Being unable to solve customer issues.