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The Phelps Group seeks Team Leader


Team Leader

We're looking for someone to lead a talented team of interactive marketing communication specialists for a fast-moving Fortune 500 client in our client-centric integrated marketing communication environment.  Candidate must have at least 10 years advertising agency experience and strong online direct response background.


  • Works with client-based team and client with all strategic endeavors from both a thinking and execution perspective.
  • Works closely with the team and client to manage day-to-day responsibilities/tasks
  • Leads the satisfactory preparation and timely delivery of all client materials
  • Proactively identifies and solves program execution issues
  • Prepares analysis of program results
  • Maintains all files for projects, including all communications, schedules, budgets, work plans, strategies, etc.
  • Budget projections/budget management and is responsible for approving/managing/tracking billing against projects


  • Bachelors degree
  • 10+ years agency experience
  • 5+ years working with online direct response vehicles, including paid search and paid online media, as well as microsites and/or landing pages.
  • At least 3 years account leadership experience
  • Outstanding organizational, communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to prepare clear and concise client-ready documents
  • Strong analytical skills with proven ability to demonstrate interpretation capabilities
  • Strong client relationship and interpersonal skills; demonstrates empathy and commitment to the client and the agency team; proven ability to manage expectations
  • Expert-level fluency with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel
  • Proficiency with a web analytics solution, such as HBX, WebTrends or Site Catalyst

    About Us
    The Phelps Group is an Integrated Marketing and Communications firm offering clients a consistent message through advertising, branding, sales promotion, media relations and customer relationship management services. Founded in 1981, The Phelps Group has been servicing national and regional clients in such industries as music & entertainment, healthcare, travel, technology, retail and packaged goods. Located in beautiful Santa Monica, the agency was named "one of the best places to work in Los Angeles" by LABJ in 2007.

    How to Apply

    Email cover letter, resume and confidential salary history to gpiano [@] thephelpsgroup [.] com