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Last Updated: 1/28/23

Job Description

The Account Supervisor at Signal Theory is responsible for knowing the client’s business, including sales/profit goals, KPIs, financials and business strategies – and educating the team on what makes the client successful. This person is also responsible for managing client profitability and contributing to team profitability. The Account Supervisor reports to the Account Director and works with all disciplines throughout the agency to deliver remarkable work and guide the professional development of the team. Working collaboratively with leadership, this individual will understand and set expectations for best practices and experience for the client, encouraging team growth and development through goal-setting strategies.

The Account Supervisor will:


  • Engage with the most senior-level clients to develop relationships based on knowledge, trust and communication style.
  • Build, maintain and grow positive relationships with clients that lead to business retention and organic growth.
  • Lead the client through setting clear expectations in collaboration with the team.
  • Mitigate difficult client and internal conversations as necessary while keeping relationships intact.
  • Possess superior knowledge and understanding of the client’s industry, products, business and communication objectives, and competitive landscape, and distill knowledge to others on the team to facilitate action.
  • Be the team leader in knowledge and action. Seek and share knowledge to empower others. Act as a leader when with the client and with the agency team. Participate openly and confidently in client meetings. Be confident and smart.
  • Possess a superior knowledge of the agency’s business and capabilities in order to bring clients proactive ideas, initiatives and solutions and to exceed client expectations.
  • Understand, utilize and engage all established processes and disciplines and ensure the team is mastering the same.
  • Develop or review project/creative briefs in collaboration with agency strategy and clients.
  • Review work based on project brief adherence, proper product mentions, mandatories, production specs, legal requirements, etc., with heightened attention to detail.
  • Manage team profitability, and identify and lead opportunities to increase client support and agency revenue.


  • Proactively engage Account Director and agency leadership to ensure appropriate awareness of client and team business priorities.
  • Participate openly and confidently in client and internal meetings.
  • Respect deadlines and process while being open and flexible to new approaches.
  • Exhibit exceptional presentation and communication skills and be able to teach others to be remarkable verbal and written communicators.
  • Lead team and individual goal-setting and ensure accountability to those goals.
  • Possess advanced knowledge of digital campaigns and projects.
  • Be a successful, connected manager who motivates members of his/her team to deliver their best and guide professional growth plans for all direct reports.

The requirements and experience of the Account Supervisor are:

  • Five to eight years of relevant or agency experience, preferably with agriculture clients.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; marketing or communications emphasis preferred.
  • Demonstrates Signal Theory’s 5 Signals of Culture.
  • Experience leading teams and managing people is required.
Exceptional benefits include:
  • Access to online learning platforms to continue honing your craft.
  • Up to $500 a year to put toward qualified wellness expenses, like your gym membership.
  • After one year, we’ll reimburse up to 50% of tuition costs for approved continuing education.
  • After eight years, enjoy a 4-week paid sabbatical plus a $750 reimbursement for international travel.

Of course, we also:

  • Provide health, dental and vision insurance.
  • Offer salaries commensurate with experience.
  • Offer both traditional and Roth 401k plans with employer matching.
  • Are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Signal Theory. We firmly believe in the importance of a diverse workforce to create work that resonates and represents both our clients and the markets they serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

With offices in Kansas City, MO and Wichita, KS, employees at Signal Theory are comfortable working virtually with colleagues in another city. While nothing can completely replace in-person communication, for this position, we are open to employees working in Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, Wisconsin or Georgia.

Company Details

Wichita, Kansas, United States
Signal Theory is a brand development, marketing and design firm with offices in Kansas City and Wichita. Our job is to help people and brands connect in ways that mean something, which is more complicated than it sounds. But it starts with something very small – the act of signaling. Something every living organism, no matter the size or complexity – does each and every day, a million...