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Account Director

Company: Keadjian
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Account Director Keadjian Associates, a leading strategic communications and management consulting firm in the San Francisco Bay Area, is seeking a full-time account director to begin work immediately. The candidate should possess at least five to seven years of experience in public relations, public affairs or management consulting. Experience in a corporate communications or management consulting role is required. The candidate must be an exceptional writer.Keadjian is one of the fastest-growing, midsized agencies in the country. The agency also celebrates one of the lowest co-worker turnover rates in the industry, with teammates joining and staying for many years to build their careers. This is a terrific opportunity for agency leaders who enjoy mentoring and cultivating talent.As an independently owned firm, Keadjian Associates is able to reward our stellar teammates by offering competitive salaries, an unmatched discretionary bonus program for performance and excellent benefits.Our team is based out of the Walnut Creek headquarters. We offer the flexibility to work primarily from home, contingent on business and client needs. One to two days a month, we meet in-person to work with our teams at our Walnut Creek office. If business needs warrant, we forecast our team may potentially convene one day a week for team building, training, mentoring and more. Additionally, from time to time, travel may be required to participate in client meetings or events, and to attend team building, training and mentoring events.Responsibilities:

  • Direct a team developing high-quality, client-ready messaging and materials (e.g., talking points, fact sheets, posters, timelines and production trackers)
  • Drive the development of planning presentations, reports, trackers and other management consulting deliverables
  • Edit and shape materials to improve the language and tone; ensure messaging optimizes the clients voice and engages key audiences
  • Edit and factcheck materials and give team members constructive, specific feedback
  • Work with in-house graphic design team to brainstorm visual treatments to enhance materials
  • Lead client planning calls and team coordination meetings
  • Anticipate issues and proactively offer solutions to ensure flawless planning and execution
  • Manage and mentor one or more direct reportsQualifications:
    • 5-7 years of experience in corporate communications or management consulting
    • Experience in a corporate communications role or at a public relations agency, public affairs agency, or management consulting firm is required
    • Exceptional writing and editing skills
    • Superb project management and team management skills
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment switching seamlessly between multiple projects, turning things around in record time
    • Pay close attention to the crucial details (i.e., data accuracy, grammar, spelling, consistency of message, etc.)
    • Demonstrated interpersonal skills that are well-suited to client and community interactions
    • Highly motivated self-starter who can also work collaboratively
    • Skilled in Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Bachelors degree requiredExpected Salary: In addition to industry leading benefits including end of year profit sharing and performance bonus program for eligible employees, the annual base salary range for this position is $100,000 to $140,000. Starting salary will be based on a number of factors, including years of experience, type of relevant experience, education and more.Additional Benefits and Compensation: Keadjian Associates has a discretionary bonus program for eligible employees. Bonuses are awarded based on performance and contributions, in the Companys sole discretion. In addition, the Company has a 401(k) Program that, when eligible, will contribute a percentage of the employees annual total compensation to their plan. Lastly, the Company has group health, dental and vision insurance coverage for its eligible employees, and the Company pays one hundred percent (100%) of its employees premiums for the offered medical benefit plans. The Company reserves the right to modify, amend or eliminate any of its employee benefits at any time, consistent with applicable law.

Keywords: Keadjian, Walnut Creek , Account Director, Executive , Walnut Creek, California

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