Intel Account Director: Retail, channel + Partner market in San Francisco, California

Job Description

The in-house creative & production group of Intel is approaching a new era. We are creating a world-class organization where we create and oversee the development of compelling consumer and B2B communications for video, broadcast, print, retail, and digital brand expressions across the globe. We are a brand that has been at the forefront of the most essential technology innovation and we are letting the world know what we are up to!

We are seeking an Account Director to join our growing team. This is a critical role in our organization. We need a seasoned individual to manage our clients and cultivate talent that will oversee all aspects of account management with both our internal agency as well as manage the relationships with our external agency partners.

The ability to partner across agency lines, business units and geographies is essential. If you have the passion to make great work, dig in and help create something amazing, we'd like to talk with you.In this role you will gain a comprehensive understanding of Intel's global business and apply your years of account service expertise to deliver amazing work. Success will not be measured just by awards won, but rather by the growth and success of the businesses we support.

You must have a broad skill set with experience in communications that spans both traditional offline and digital and social online communications. You should possess the ability to move quickly and comfortably between multiple projects, channels and project teams. You will need to understand how to leverage customer insights to develop effective communications and you have an intimate understanding of how to translate input from marketing into briefs that inspire creatives.

What you'll do:

We are looking for a high-energy, strategic and creatively driven individual. This role requires the ability to work across internal business units, and with our external agency partners and other Agency Inside teams. If you have a thorough understanding of the creative development process and a passion for how Intel technology is creating amazing experiences around the world, we'd like to talk with you.

The Account Director will partner with:

  • Marketing teams of Intel's Retail and NTG business units to align on strategic and program objectives and KPI's Strategy and messaging teams to prioritize and align on messaging

  • Creative teams to develop creative briefs

  • Agency partners and global partners engagement model varies


  • Oversight of all Retail, Channel and Partner and NTG marketing campaigns within Agency Inside.

  • Ensure the agency delivers world class communications, strategy and solutions to the business that are integrated with the overall business strategy, brand positioning and relevant globally.

  • Work with Account Planning to develop creative briefs and project mapping to ensure that proper strategic direction is developed and maintained throughout the creative process

  • Develop a deep understanding of Intel technologies and communication vehicles to help shape marketing/communication strategy

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal business units and business unit marketers across Intel GEOs

  • Work closely with creative leads to make sure creative is developed on strategy, time and on budget

  • Present creative in partnership with CD and external agencies

  • Manage approvals, feedback and input from multiple stakeholders

  • Ensure quality of creative execution by working closely with the creative team to provide direction and clarity



  • Prior agency experience running large Fortune 500 technology clients

  • Ability to lead teams. Must have strong leadership skills and proven ability to develop talent

  • Proven project and account management experience.

  • Must have the ability to oversee and manage multiple projects and be able to prioritize and manage expectations of all groups affected.

  • Ability to understand and translate marketing objectives and strategies in a clear and concise way to the creative teams.

  • Strong experience on large cross-channel and/or direct-marketing initiatives across media, both online and off, and a mastery of Web production and the capabilities within digital channels

  • Problem solver: Need to have managed through complicated production issues and have the ability to problem solve

  • Relationship building: Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships across teams and with external partners

  • Communication skills: Be a natural communicator with strong written and presentation skills

  • Early adopter of technology: The stuff we make is really cool. Using products with -Intel technology is key to understanding the product benefits

  • Sense of humor: We like to have fun while we work

What you'll bring to the table:

  • Bachelor Degree Required. MBA desired 10+ years of creative agency experience in an account role

  • Top tier agency experience a PLUS

  • Previous Retail, Channel and/or Partner experience a PLUS

Got what it takes? We'd love to hear from you.

Inside this Business Group

Global Marketing & Communications is responsible for Intel's brand management, end-user product marketing and go-to-market activation strategy for direct and indirect marketing programs worldwide

Other Locations

California, Santa Clara;

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Position of Trust. This role is a Position of Trust. Should you accept this position, you must consent to and pass an extended Background Investigation, which includes (subject to country law), extended education, SEC sanctions, and additional criminal and civil checks. For internals, this investigation may or may not be completed prior to starting the position. For additional questions, please contact your Talent Consultant.