Award winning Branding and Marketing firm with national reputation and a track record of growth seeks candidate for Account Director (AD) with focus on B2B Professional Services.
Our innovative and research-driven team will help you develop your professional profile and personal brand while working with high profile clients in the US and beyond. This position can be remote or local to Reston, Virginia. Very limited travel.
Candidate will head a practice area, leading strategy with C-level, senior executives and business owners. AD will nurture and develop high-level relationships, including new business, with prospects and existing clients. Does not include cold calling as leads are primarily inbound. In addition, AD will mentor and provide strategic guidance to our internal team.
Ideal candidate must have excellent people skills and will have demonstrated an ability to maintain senior executive level relationships. This person will understand the challenges of growing a B2B professional services firm and will be a strong advocate for the client while being an integral part of the internal delivery team.
Required Skills/ Experience/ Qualifications:
- B2B Professional Services experience
- Experience in Accounting & Financial Services and/or Legal vertical a plus (not banking)
- Experience and confidence presenting to and communicating with business owners and C-suite executives
- Prior agency experience
- Prior marketing strategy experience
- Training and experience in branding and marketing or related discipline
- Interest in developing new business and maintaining client relationships
- Experience communicating with, inspiring and leading a team of specialists
- Ability to thrive in a changing, dynamic environment
We offer a friendly and casual environment with significant opportunity for career growth with a full measure of laughter thrown in.
Candidates are requested to submit resume and cover letter describing why you believe your experience and skills are a good fit with this opportunity. Please include specific information on experience with professional services in Accounting, Financial Services and/ or Legal. This is a must have.