The account director plays a pivotal role within Right Source Marketing. We are looking for a people-oriented, seasoned marketer who possesses the right skillset to provide exceptional services and value to our clients.
As an account director, your primary responsibility is to become a trusted advisor to your clients, managing marketing strategy and tactical execution. You will be leading a team of marketing professionals to achieve client marketing goals and objectives.
Your secondary responsibility is to protect and grow company revenue by consistently and proactively demonstrating value to clients.
A successful account director will master the following six responsibility areas:
- Help lead client engagements, including management of the client relationship, the development of strategic marketing plans, and the execution of those plans.
- Serve as a team leader, responsible for managing, allocating, and motivating his/her team to ensure the delivery of remarkable work.
- Work cohesively with other areas of the company to create remarkable marketing and content deliverables for clients.
- Play the role of trusted advisor to each assigned client, making himself/herself an irreplaceable piece of the client’s business.
- Manage the financial side of each client engagement, ensuring that work is delivered in the most effective and efficient manner possible.
- Grow the client business by proactively identifying new business opportunities inside each client engagement.
This position will be based in our Reston, VA office.
Required Skills, Experience, and Characteristics:
- Minimum 7-10 years marketing experience, in areas such as:
- Marketing strategy
- Marketing and sales operations
- Content marketing
- Web design and development
- Search engine marketing
- Email marketing
- Social media marketing
- Experience in an agency or consultancy environment
- Ability to develop strong, trusted relationships with clients
- Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
- Ability to gather, document and prioritize client and company needs
- Experience managing marketing teams
- A clear understanding of what it means to be a modern marketer, and a thirst for staying up to date on the ever-changing marketing landscape
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
- Experience in or with B2B-focused companies
- Familiarity with popular marketing software applications, such as:
- Marketing automation platforms
- CRM systems
- Email service providers
- Web analytics
- Content management systems
- Experience interacting with C-level decision makers
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