Senior Account Executive
Position Type: 
Position Reports To: 
Director of Account Services -Exempt status
Position Description: 

The Senior Account Executive will focus primarily on the management of government accounts. As a Senior Account Executive, you will fill essential roles.

Interpreter: translating client wishes into creative language;
Ambassador: serving as a liaison between the client and the agency;
Leader: keeping the team on track and guiding the creative process;
Organizer: keeping client contracts up to date and establishing organizational methods for the team.


  •  Manage strategic communications and marketing campaign projects to include communications planning, discovery and research, branding, website design, interactive and social media initiatives, print design, and public relations.
  • Write substantive content for products ranging from overviews, brochures, resource catalogs to infographics, newsletters, bulletins, and more.  
  • Set and adhere to deadlines and manage deadlines and due dates of and for clients.       
  • Maintain effective client relationships through proactive management.
  • Schedule, manage, and facilitate client and internal meetings.
  •  Report project status, including schedule, costs, risks, resources, and client satisfaction.
  • Perform quality control and assure overall quality of work products.
  •  Prepare and deliver client and internal presentations.
  •  Mentor and manage junior staff. 
  •  Develop new business and expand business within existing accounts.

Required Experience 

  • Five-plus years of experience in project management, program management, or account management in the strategic or marketing communications industry in both the public and private sectors.
  • Seven-plus years of experience in communications planning, discovery and research, branding, website design, interactive and social media initiatives, print design, and public relations production.
  • General consulting experience, including critical thinking, analysis, and planning.
  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects and accounts.
  • Superior writing, research, and oral presentation skills.
  • Experience with managing internal creative, digital, and strategic communications teams, as well as external vendors and freelance consultants.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in communications, marketing, or related field.

Preferred Skills

  • Multitasker, team player, personable, and goal-driven.
  • Detailed-oriented, deadline-driven, budget-conscious, and customer-focused.
  • Flexible and organized with a positive, can-do attitude.

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