Senior Account Director

Job Title: Senior Account Director
Reports to: Vice President, Client Services

Please send your resume to [email protected]

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.

Essential Functions:

  • Serve as the primary point of contact and strategic counselor for our accounts which are assigned to you – conduct regular meetings, conference calls and webinars with clients and provide proactive account leadership
  • Send weekly status updates and meeting recaps to client
  • Direct the strategic approach to communications and design, development and delivery of client deliverables, such as websites, brochures, videos, PPT presentations, annual reports, online and offline advertising campaigns and social media campaigns
  • Interact with and manage client projects with internal teams of creatives, web designers and developers and video production staff to achieve client goals
  • Develop and manage production schedules for client deliverables
  • Troubleshoot production issues and client special needs
  • Oversee client budgets and ensure that projects are completed on-budget and on-time
  • Develop advocacy communications and public affairs strategies based upon an understanding of client goals
  • Negotiating and placing online advertising;
  • Direct social media campaigns and strategies on behalf of client campaigns
  • Develop content for professional advocacy alerts, strategic memos, website and social media content, PPT presentations, email newsletters and other client deliverables
  • Analyze client results and metrics, such as website traffic, online recruitment, direct mail response rates, social media engagement and other results and recommend strategic adjustments to achieve client goals
  • Develop PAC/Corporate/Grassroots websites and communications content (event invitations, PowerPoint presentations, newsletters, thank you notes, solicitation letters/emails and other communications)

Additional requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum four years of direct experience leading client relationships in an agency setting
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, namely Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience managing websites using content management systems
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize appropriately and work with tight and shifting deadlines
  • Interest in politics, current affairs, political action committees and grassroots advocacy
  • Must be a motivated self-starter with a “can do” attitude

Please send your resume to [email protected]