Freelance Senior Account Director

Fully Remote Position

The Freelance Senior Account Director will work with an impressive list of B2B and B2C brands, provide leadership to junior team members, drive account growth and development and set communications strategies for our clients.

Responsibilities/Essential Duties:

For our clients, you will:

  • Be a strategic partner, helping them achieve their business goals with creative and effective solutions.
  • Have a willingness to think beyond traditional MarCom programs to make a true impact on businesses.
  • Lead strategy sessions, develop plans and help oversee the day-to-day account activities for multiple accounts.
  • Proactively identify and address client business needs.
  • Work with teams to measure the success of programs and adjust strategy.
  • Assist teams with day-to-day client activities as needed.

For our team, you will:

  • Serve as information leader, demonstrating industry, cultural or media-driven issues or trends that directly and indirectly affect the client, including articles of interest to account teams and client as needed.
  • Oversee annual client budgets, monthly billings and account forecasting and recaps to meet or exceed target revenue goals.
  • Optimize team performance and utilization while leading, managing and motivating team members.

Professional Requirements:

  • At least 12 years of marketing, advertising or project management experience, preferably five of which were spent in an integrated agency.
  • An expert-level understanding of PR and media relations strategies.
  • A bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing, communications, or related discipline.
  • A working knowledge of an integrated approach to PR, marcomm, channel marketing, event marketing, social media, branding and messaging strategies.
  • Excellent critical thinking skills, presentation skills and written and verbal communication skills with a strong attention to detail.
  • Adherence to the Akhia mission, vision and core values in all business interactions.

Physical Requirements:

  • Consistently requires sitting for a majority of the day to complete essential job duties on the computer and telephone
  • Consistently requires auditory abilities to efficiently listen and effectively communicate with clients, vendors and staff to carry out essential job duties
  • Occasionally requires standing to scan, print and copy job related documents to carry out job duties

Why Akhia?

There is no place like it. We are highly motivated, talented, experienced and fun—and we thrive when we are helping our clients and each other succeed. You will learn, grow and enjoy working alongside some of the best in the business.

Akhia is the recipient of seven Top Workplace awards, and has received Weatherhead 100 awards, the Smart Culture award, and the Best Employers in Ohio award.

Akhia is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other form of discrimination determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes.


How to apply:

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