M Booth is hiring an

Account Director, Corporate

New York, United States

At M Booth, we are a culture-first communications agency that attracts the best people and the best brands to a workplace that’s alive with courage, ideas, respect, and humanity. We are relentlessly passionate about our clients and their business, whether that means staying at the forefront of the digital and social evolution, sharpening our earned storytelling skills, or unleashing game-changing insights that result in campaigns that win in the marketplace.

 

We are a hybrid workforce and believe that inspiration, relevance, and leadership are about how you do it, not where you do it from. We encourage all our employees to “Be IRL” – which stands for being Inspired Relevant Leaders. Now, more than ever, our interactions and our relationships are mission critical to our community and our success. They build a culture that enables all of us to do great things and grow together. We invite you into our world of creativity, ideation, and communication. Come Be Inspired…come work with us at M Booth.

 

We are a collaborative mid-sized agency with an immediate opportunity for an Account Director to join our growing Corporate team! 

 

​​This Account Director team lead will run a critical piece of business on our Corporate team, managing account team members and serving as a day-to-day client counselor. You’ll oversee the success of all client programming, manage complex projects, and lead and inspire team members.

 

The Corporate team is made up of brand storytellers, and is where creativity thrives. We pride ourselves on challenging and delighting our clients and ourselves every day. You are someone who loves to keep learning and will bring energy, passion, and an insatiable intellectual curiosity to the position. 

 

Location: NYC/East CoastHybrid (Located in the NYC HUB with Be IRL 2 Days/Week)

 

What You’ll Do:

  • Serve as a strategic voice and account lead for the client
  • Assist in crafting media materials (media strategies, press releases, pitches, etc.) and review team's miscellaneous account needs (e.g. client notes)
  • Drive media relations programs, from strategic oversight to helping the team to brainstorm new angles and conducting press outreach 
  • Set performance standards for account teams
  • Responsible for team deliverables and all client communication (emails, Slacks, etc.) 
  • Lead client calls and internal meetings
  • Have a solid grasp on account profitability
  • Create, review, and track program budgets
  • Skilled at written and verbal communications
  • Be a problem solver for the team
  • Maintain strong media connections or be willing to build new ones as needed
  • From time to time as needed, help participate in new business activities
  • Be a voracious consumer of media and culture with the ability to bring fresh thinking to client work

 

What You’ll Bring

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 7+ years of experience working in-house or at an agency 
  • Experience managing a team of direct reports and/or mentoring junior talent
  • Media expertise and campaign development experience
  • Media savviness including corporate storytelling and consumer trends and culture 
  • A solution-oriented and collaborative approach to all work, alongside an entrepreneurial and self- starter mindset 
  • Excellent client relationship management

 

What We’ll Bring?

  • A workplace that’s alive with courage, ideas, respect and humanity
  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career
  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family
  • A 401(k) Savings Plan and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid holidays, Unlimited Paid Time Off (Personal, Sick, Vacation), and Summer Fridays
  • Additional Perks: Family Leave, Well-Being Programs, and Commuter Benefits
  • Salary: $101,000 - $135,000

 

M Booth & Associates is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local la

Our Flexible Work Policy: 

We believe that our best work happens in a hybrid working environment. If you are in the NYC (or commutable surrounding distance) hub we want to see you in person 2 days a week. That could mean in our office, in our client's office, on the road with them or attending an industry event. 

 

For those outside the NYC hub, you will be asked to be in person too. Examples of this may include client meetings, events or team meetings. There will also be in person opportunities for you to connect with others who live in your hub to collaborate and work together.

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