Account Director

27 Sep, 2021

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Account Director

720 Strategies
Washington, DC

720 Strategies, an award-winning public relations and public affairs firm located in downtown Washington, DC, seeks a full-time Senior Account Director to manage some of its most prestigious client relationships. We work with many Fortune 500 companies and trade associations, as well as non-profit organizations.

 

If selected, you will join a creative, fun and highly professional team committed to client excellence. This is a full-time position with competitive benefits.

 

Account Director Position

  • Serving as the primary point of contact for 720 accounts assigned to you;
  • Directing the design, development and delivery of client deliverables, such as websites, brochures, videos, PPT presentations, online and offline advertising campaigns, social media content and strategy and other materials;
  • Developing and managing production schedules for client deliverables;
  • Interacting with and managing artists, writers, web designers and developers and video production staff to achieve client goals;
  • Overseeing project budgets and ensuring that projects are completed on-budget and on-time;
  • Developing advocacy communications strategies based upon an understanding of client goals;
  • Analyzing client results, including website traffic, online recruitment, direct mail response rates and other results and recommending strategic adjustments to achieve client goals;
  • Negotiating and placing online advertising;
  • Leading online marketing campaigns, including conducting A/B testing to strengthen email response rates;
  • Managing client websites using the content management system and advocacy tools;
  • Managing client social media platforms;
  • Writing professional advocacy alerts, strategic memos, email newsletters, website content and other client deliverables;
  • Providing quality assurance and testing of websites;
  • Reviewing and editing material for posting online;
  • Troubleshooting production issues and client special needs; and
  • Leading regular meetings, conference calls and webinars with clients and providing proactive account leadership.

 

Additional requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum two years of direct experience leading client relationships
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, namely Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and be able to prioritize appropriately
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines
  • Interest in politics and current affairs with a drive to understand how the Internet plays a role in politics and advocacy
  • Interest in working with a multitude of clients ranging from large corporations to trade associations to smaller non- profits
  • Must be a motivated self-starter with a “can do” attitude
  • Must enjoy working as part of a diverse team that likes to have fun but is driven to meet client deadlines and exceed expectations

To apply, please email your resume to jobs@720strategies.com

Job posted: 2021-09-27