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Agency Account Executive

McLean, VA 22102

Employment Type: Contract Specialty : Agency Job Number: 1320

TorchLight seeks an Account Executive for a long-term contract position with a global organization’ s internal creative agency based in Northern Virginia. The Account Executive serves as the primary contact for select internal clients and is responsible for working with clients and agency team members to deliver successful creative and marketing projects that meet business objectives.

  • Work with clients to define strategic project direction and translate into clear and concise creative briefs
  • Collaborate with agency staff (creative, copy, production, etc.) on creative requirements and concepts
  • Ensure end-to-end development and completion of projects on-time, on-budget, and to spec
  • Provide complete client relationship management including project kick-off meetings, meeting recaps, status updates, daily check-ins, and other needs as required
  • Manage project resourcing, budgets, timelines, and billing
  • Serve as the internal expert for client business lines
  • Recommend additional creative projects to meet business objectives

  • At least 3 years of experience in account management and/or client service
  • Demonstrated success collaborating with clients and creative departments to deliver high-quality projects
  • Excellent communications, rapport building, and leadership skills
  • Ability to effectively to prioritize and manage multiple projects/deadlines
  • High attention to detail
  • 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

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