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Agency Account Executive

Alexandria, VA 22314

Employment Type: Permanent Specialty : Agency, Marketing Job Number: 1381

TorchLight seeks an Account Executive for an agency based in Northern Virginia. The Account Executive will serve as client lead and project manager for a range of digital and traditional marketing and communication activities. He or she will work with clients to understand their goals and ensure that the internal team produces innovative, results-driven campaigns and creative that meet objectives.

Responsibilities
  • Lead strategic marketing and communication campaigns and projects from start to finish
  • Proactively work with clients to define project goals, requirements, timelines, budgets, and channels, as well as respond to any ongoing needs throughout project
  • Collaborate with internal teams on project scoping, research, and planning for various channels including digital design and advertising, social media, print, PR, and branding
  • Produce content for marketing and PR materials including infographics, emails, catalogs, brochures, and other pieces as needed
  • Manage all project details and schedules including internal team and client meetings
  • Provide regular project updates on timing, budget, resource requirements, issues, and client feedback
  • Create and lead presentations to clients and internal teams
  • Support business development needs including growth of existing client spends
  • Develop and oversee direct reports

Required Experience
  • 5+ years of experience in marketing and communications campaign planning from inception to launch; 3+ years of experience in account or project management
  • Proven success in development and launch of marketing and communication campaigns across print and digital platforms
  • Highly adept at planning and implementation of web design, digital advertising and social media, print production, and public relations execution
  • Experience with projects requirement planning, discovery, and research
  • Expert project management skills
  • Superior writing, research, and oral presentation abilities
  • Deep experience working with creative, interactive, and communications teams including contractors and vendors
  • Strong attention to detail, budget, and deadlines
  • Bachelor’ s degree in marketing, communications, or related field
TorchLight Hire is the Washington, D.C. region’s premier search and staffing firm placing marketing, communications, digital and creative professionals in contract, contract-to-hire, and permanent roles across a variety of industries in the DC metro area. At TorchLight, we know the recruitment and hiring process—and the DC metro area job market inside and out. More importantly, we know marketing and communications, with team members who have deep subject matter expertise prior to their tenure at TorchLight. In 2016 and 2017, Inc. Magazine’s Inc 5000 ranked TorchLight No. 621 and 2386 respectively as one of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in America. In 2017, TorchLight was recognized in 2017 as one of the DC area's Best Places to Work by the Washington Business Journal.. Learn more at http://jobs.torchlighthire.com/.

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