DEFINITION of Account Supervisor

An account supervisor oversees the handling of corporate client accounts and generally supervises a number of account executives. It is a middle-management position that requires a number of years of relevant work experience. This job title is common in the advertising and media relations businesses.

BREAKING DOWN Account Supervisor

The primary responsibilities of an account supervisor are to ensure that high-quality service is being provided to client accounts through the account executives and to enhance client relationships. Account executives are responsible for meeting client expectations that fall under the client's strategic service plan. Project management, strategic vision and industry knowledge are necessary attributes for this position.