Cause Communications is growing! We are seeking a full-time Account Manager to support our social impact client work.
Cause Communications is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to helping purpose-driven organizations use communications to create positive social change. We strengthen the impact of foundations, nonprofits, socially conscious businesses, and the public sector – having provided consulting, tools, and training to more than 20,000 organizations in more than 25 countries.
The Account Manager is a key implementer at Cause Communications. This individual works as part of a humming account services team, providing day-to-day account support and developing the award-winning strategic communications materials that Cause Communications has come to be known for over the past 40 years. This position reports to the Group Account Director and works closely with all members of the account team.
Provide strategic ideas and input for the development of marketing and communications projects, campaigns, and plans for clients
Develop and practice integrated communications skills on behalf of clients including public relations, branding, advertising, media buys, web/online and interactive development, event planning, collateral development, and more
Present new opportunities/strategies to senior staff to further develop the work of clients and/or potential new business opportunities
Manage the implementation of research work, development of media lists, etc.
Write positioning papers/memos for clients, proposals, and copy for collateral materials
Create and pitch media stories
Outreach to potential community and business partners for strategic alliances with clients
Work on multiple account teams, seeking opportunities to exceed client expectations and strengthen client relationships Interact with clients in presentations, meetings, and as backup support to account leads
Work in partnership with the Project Manager to ensure assigned projects are on deadline
Prepare monthly qualitative client progress reports
Assist in the preparation and implementation of new business proposals and pitches
Attend new business meetings when appropriate
Maintain solid client relationships for the purpose of generating new business opportunities
Participate in networking opportunities including trainings, speaking engagements, and development of white papers, etc.
Create newsletter, web, and other promotional content to present Cause Communications’ capabilities and showcase our award-winning offerings for current and prospective clients
Create and implement social media strategy to promote the agency to external audiences
Draft award submissions and seek out/fulfill other opportunities to recognize our client work
Draft conference submissions to highlight our work among our peers and develop our leadership role in the communications space locally and nationally
Five or more years of experience in marketing communications, public relations, advertising, or related field
Degree in marketing, communications, public relations, or related field preferred
Agency experience strongly preferred
Impeccable communications skills, verbal and written
Strong reading and writing skills, able to proofread and edit highly visible documents
Solid knowledge of marketing communications, media relations, and creative services
Comfortable speaking over the phone and in person, able to interact comfortably with a range of clients
Strong organizational skills
Proficient with MS Word and Excel.
Must be able to work on a Mac platform
Knowledge of Wordpress and Keynote a plus
The Account Manager is a full-time exempt position. Cause Communications offers a competitive benefits package for eligible employees, including Company-sponsored health, dental, vision, long-term disability, life, and AD&D insurances, as well as paid holidays, vacation time, sick days, wellness reimbursements, and access to a 401K plan. Women, people of color and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Cause Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Find instructions for application and a more detailed job description on our website (https://causecommunications.org/account-director/).