Account Director

We are looking to hire an Account Director (AD) to actively contribute to and oversee the daily operation of the account team. The AD is responsible for consistently maintaining all client relationships while overseeing all team members to ensure that all campaign activities are executed with precision and in a timely fashion. 


  • Serve as the lead in yearly client program development, working with the MD and the team to strategize campaign elements and ideate initiatives
  • Oversee all duties of a team and their account workflow, consisting of a SAE, AE, and AC; this includes the team’s productivity, efficiency, trouble shooting capabilities and overall success
  • Provide senior level pitching across all accounts, focused on priority national print, broadcast and select online targets; work on long-term pitches setting personal goals for individual clients that support identified areas of focus/goals; assist with local/regional pitching if/when necessary; Schedule weekly meetings with editors and invite junior team members along to foster relationship building
  • Continually ideate marketing and digital campaigns for clients, leading the team in developing holistic integrated plans
  • Initiate new business meetings when appropriate through networking channels
  • Work directly on all new business proposals as assigned, crafting strategies and providing creative ideas for programming while maintaining presentation organization
  • Provide final approval on the development of press releases, status reports, and media lists and write press materials, if necessary
  • Conduct regular brainstorm and pitch meetings with team; track pitches, manage appropriate follow-up and audit pitch activities
  • Check in with social media teams to be sure project work is being completed
  • Work with the MD and internal Human Resources (HR) department to develop processes for administrative systems for best efficiencies and aid in the interview process, as needed
  • Keep abreast of changes in media, new media and all other formats in order to remain a source of information for the agency and clients
  • Be mindful of team work load and step in when needed
  • Mentor and foster growth across core competencies with junior team members
  • Attend appropriate industry and networking events
  • Conduct annual reviews for all team members along with HR
  • Identify larger marketing, branding and media opportunities for all clients
  • Attend events as a company representative regardless of client participation
  • Seek career enriching opportunities; classes and seminars on PR, social media, etc.
  • Communicate agency strategy and plan in a clear and concise manner


  • A BA degree or the equivalent in communications or a related field
  • 4+ years related experience
  • Excellent verbal, written and editing skills required
  • Strategic and creative thinker
  • Proven relationships with media of all genres and a proven ability to pitch the media with appropriate results
  • Proven ability to manage and mentor a team of three (3) or more
  • Proven ability to provide effective client service 
  • Must be detail oriented, with strong organizational skills in order to manage a continuous workflow in a high volume, multi-tasking environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment with a dynamic range of people
  • Ability to self-motivate and self-monitor
  • Enthusiasm for the industry, the media and the company.
  • Must have a working knowledge of social media platforms and marketing


Please email and provide a cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements.