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Account Director (Nonprofits)


Jul 02, 2018

Arlington, VA

Temp To Perm

Agent: Lauren P.

Job #: 134952

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Provide strategic leadership for client accounts and directly-managed employees. 
  • Work with clients to uncover business needs and objectives, craft appropriate strategies, and identify/implement campaigns to help achieve client goals. 
  • Understand clients’ businesses and generate new ideas to enhance client performance. 
  • Create and interpret effective analysis to support campaign recommendations. 
  • Build trusting, collaborative relationships with clients of all levels. 
  • Develop broad industry expertise. 
  • Develop and manage project schedules and client budgets. 
  • Ensure client schedules, campaigns, and programs are executed accurately and on time for each client. 
  • Ensure collaboration among all agency departments and foster great team works. 
  • Provide team leadership that rewards creativity. 
  • Recruit and seek out new clients and opportunities that fit in with the company’s mission. 
  • Promote new products offering to clients within their scope of needs. 
  • Effectively hire when needed and manage staff while helping to maintain a healthy work/life balance for direct reports.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing or Communications 
  • 7+ years of related industry experience, preferably in direct response fundraising/marketing in agency setting 
  • Demonstrated track record of client relationship development and service 
  • Proven experience managing teams working cross-functionality within an organization 
  • Solid experience in formulating and driving long-term strategic account plans and strategies 
  • Advanced negotiation, communication, writing, and organization skills with outstanding attention to detail 
  • Strategic thinking—both in efficient execution of work as well as account management 
  • Proficient in computer software and office equipment 
  • Able to manage and direct 1 to 2 employees 

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