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ACCOUNT MANAGER ONLY ONE
Want to help redefine the rules for how critical conservation efforts are carried out? We might be the organization you’re looking for. Only One is seeking an experienced Account Manager to join our team leveraging media, communications, technology and storytelling to solve the most critical issue of our time: the climate crisis.
Overview & Responsibilities
January 1, 2020, began the Decade of the Ocean, a decade in which Only One redefines ocean conservation. Recognizing that it takes “only one” person to make a difference, our team aims to bring together millions around the world, working together as one to achieve a collective goal. We already have a strong foundation, with a combined direct social following of over eight million, indirect engagement across 100 million globally, and an engaged community that has taken over half a million individual advocacy actions in the past 18 months. Only One is positioned to act as a critical collaborator, and leader, within the global conservation space, bridging cultures and building community.
To accomplish our ambitious plans, we need to expand. Today we’re looking for an experienced Account Manager to join our dynamic and quickly growing team.
In this role, you will report to our Account Management Lead and collaborate closely across our storytelling, impact campaign and platform verticals. You will be responsible for being a key player in managing the development of programs and engagement opportunities. You will also be responsible for turning ideas and contracted deliverables into action and excellent work product. This is a full-time position based in Los Angeles or New York.
The right candidate will be the principal manager of accounts determined by the Account Management Lead. Maintain vigilance over the quickly evolving landscape and call changes, in coordination with the Account Lead, as evolutions require to ensure all work stays on strategy and the organization achieves its goals. This role coordinates the work of internal staff and external support to meet all the needs of the account(s).
Example responsibilities will include:
We believe the heart of an organization is the people and we care about you as much as we care about the ocean. We also maintain a strong policy of equal opportunity in our employment.
Education and Work Experience
This position requires an undergraduate degree or the equivalent in work experience. It is preferred that the candidate’s total work experience is equal to five years in relevant fields such as campaign work and/ or account management.
Physical and Other Requirements
Office Environment: Constant computer work requiring repetitive motion, prolonged sitting and sustained visual/mental demands. Occasional lifting, bending, pulling, collating, and filing, some of which may be heavy (>15 lbs.) and require use of carts.
Travel Environment: Occasional short, medium, and/or long-distance travel (up to 75% of time) which may require walking distances, lifting and carrying luggage and boxes (>25 lbs.) or prolonged periods of sitting in tight quarters.
Ability to occasionally work after hours and on weekends, and operate an automobile.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Only One maintains a strong policy of equal opportunity in employment. It is our objective to recruit, hire, and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Our equal employment philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, training, promotions, transfers, job benefits, and terminations. (This statement is applicable for US-based employees only.) To apply, please complete the corresponding position application form and submit your current resume and any required work samples outlined above (if none are listed in a subsection titled “Required Work Samples” above, none are required for this position).