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Account Manager

We’re hiring an account manager who can help us drive meaningful results for our clients in the social impact space.

Account manager

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We’re hiring an account manager who can help us drive meaningful results for our clients in the social impact space. We’re searching for an individual who can jump right in and manage agency teams and client engagements, interface and build trust with clients, and co-create strategies and actionable plans that advance project goals.

Location: New York City or Chicago (work is often remote, but we have team members in both cities and shared office space)

Responsibilities:

This will vary account to account, but will include some combination of following.

  • Manage internal teams and ensure we are always providing top-notch service for our clients.  

  • Develop strategic communications plans and oversee implementation of these efforts, including messaging and positioning, media relations, speaking opportunities, social media, partnerships, influencer outreach and more. (In some cases, this may mean managing some of these tasks yourself; in others, it will involve overseeing others’ work.)

  • Review and provide feedback on team’s work, including media pitches, target lists, speaking submissions and social media posts.   

  • Lead client calls. 

  • Assist with new business pitches.

You have:

  • At least six years of experience working in communications, with a preference for fast-paced agency experience

  • Effective team and project management skills and the ability to adapt to changing needs and numerous assignments

  • Savvy interpersonal skills and ability to manage a diverse set of client and external stakeholder relationships

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills; strong attention to detail

  • Strong writing chops and critical thinking skills

  • Ability to present information in a digestible way

  • A deep curiosity and diligent following of current news events and media platforms/programs

  • Experience and ability to work effectively with a remote team

  • Passion for social impact, movement building, creating meaningful and progressive change

  • A strong work ethic and a commitment to providing quality work to McPherson Strategies teams and clients

  • Ability to work independently and without supervision  

  • BONUS: Strong relationships in the social impact space

Sound like you? Please send your resume to info@mcpstrategies.com along with a brief note about why you think you’re right for the gig.

McPherson Strategies is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.