Agency Job Descriptions

The 4A’s maintains a large collection of standardized agency job descriptions, representing roles common within our industry.

To better find the right talent to fill key agency positions, the 4A’s makes available to its members detailed agency job descriptions, organized by department/discipline. These descriptions have been compiled from actual member employment offerings, and have been modified to remove specific organizational references.

We also have additional job descriptions beyond those posted here. For additional information or requests for sample job descriptions, please contact the 4A’s Management Services division at mgtservices@4As.org.

Vice President, Account Director |

Management Services

VICE PRESIDENT, ACCOUNT DIRECTOR Job Description As a Vice President, Account Director, you are a seasoned professional whose level of experience and expertise are necessary to guide the agency’s media decisions on behalf of a given client(s). You are both looking for original media opportunities and a voice of reason. To be most successful at […]

Vice President, Account Services |

Management Services

VICE PRESIDENT, ACCOUNT SERVICES Job Description OVERVIEW The Vice President is responsible for the management, service and profitability of an assigned department or major account, typically in excess of $2,500,000 in annual gross revenue. S/he will lead, manage and plan the clients’ short and long-term marketing strategies, as well as take responsibility for “bottom-line” accountability. […]

Vice President, Client Services |

Management Services

VICE PRESIDENT, CLIENT SERVICES Job Description OBJECTIVE Forceful leadership and management of the Client Services Department; resulting in a smooth running, effective operation with a reputation for excellence. STATUS Reports to the President. Works closely with Agency and department management. Administers, evaluates and takes responsibility for the creation and handling of Marketing Communications programs and […]

Vice President, Director of Public Relations |

Management Services

VICE PRESIDENT, DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONS Job Description POSITION OBJECTIVES: To strengthen division capability by effective leadership and direction of personnel. To help the agency achieve recognition as an exemplary force for marketing communication; that is, for advertising, sales promotion and public relations. To represent the agency and to present the capabilities of the Public […]

Vice President, Finance (Variation A) |

Management Services

VICE PRESIDENT, FINANCE Job Descriptions Responsibilities: Reporting to the Executive Committee member responsible for overall fiscal operations, direct the effective operations of internal financial programs and procedures, and maintain useful relationships with outside institutions. Provide sound guidance and assistance to management in the financial control of the corporation. Prepare, present to management, and review continuously […]

Vice President, Finance (Variation B) |

Management Services

VICE PRESIDENT, FINANCE Job Description REPORTS TO: President SUMMARY: Responsible for the monthly financial cycle including the preparation of the financial statements, both actual and forecast. Provides leadership and direction to the daily operational functions performed within the finance team. Provides leadership and supervision to the business managers. Provides financial leadership to the Teams. ESSENTIAL […]

Vice President, Group Account Director/Broadcast |

Management Services

VICE PRESIDENT, GROUP ACCOUNT DIRECTOR/BROADCAST Job Description As a Vice President, Group Account Director, you are responsible for overseeing the broadcast buying at [AGENCY]. You are also expected to work with other VP, Group Account Directors and Account Directors to establish agency buying standards. To be most successful, you must surround yourself with professionals whom […]

Vice President, Group Account Director/Planning |

Management Services

VICE PRESIDENT, GROUP ACCOUNT DIRECTOR/PLANNING Job Description As a Vice President, Group Account Director, you are responsible for overseeing the Media Planning process on your accounts at [AGENCY]. You are also expected to work with other VP, Group Account Directors and Account Directors to establish agency Planning standards. To be most successful, you must surround […]

Vice President, Human Resources |

Management Services

VICE PRESIDENT, HUMAN RESOURCES Job Description Reports To: President Position Summary: The Vice President, Human Resources functions as the primary resource executive liaison with all staff. Position Requirements/Responsibilities: Works with all departments to secure hires (i.e., interviewing, screenings and reference checks). Interviews and hires quarterly interns and maintains the agency intern program. Provides orientation and […]

Vice President/Treasurer |

Management Services

VICE PRESIDENT/TREASURER Job Description Function: The Vice President/Treasurer supervises all corporate financial matters and is responsible for the establishment of billing and income forecasts, expense budgets, programs for capital investments and administration of the company’s Profit-Sharing Plan. The Vice President/Treasurer reports to the Chairman of the Board and/or the President. Responsibilities: Supervision of the Accounting […]

Web Architect |

Management Services

WEB ARCHITECT Job Description FLSA: Exempt REPORTS TO: Online Strategy Manager SUMMARY: Responsible for HTML programming for internal and client web-based applications. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs internal and client web site construction, application development and system integration. Performs HTML and other web based programming in support of clients’ online advertising or other requirements. Assists […]

Web Designer |

Management Services

WEB DESIGNER Job Description Summary: The Web Designer works hand in hand with the agency to develop creative work for web site projects. This position is specifically responsible for art concepts and design of assigned clients. The Web Designer combines exceptional responsibilities in one function and possesses superior visual conceptual skills and knowledge of the […]