Account Director

Atlanta, GA | Freelance | Job ID #45728 |
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Onward Search is hiring for an Engagement Lead/Account Director for an agency in Buckhead. This is a contract to hire role. Health benefits are included during the contract period.


The Engagement Lead/Account Director is a critical role in ensuring a trusted and long-term partnership with our clients. They are responsible for managing all client deliverables, account growth, setting the overall strategic direction and vision, and developing provocative ideas that inspire the team and client.  In this capacity, the Engagement Lead plays a highly-active role, working alongside our clients and project teams to ensure expectations and business needs are successfully being met.


  • Primary client contact, providing short and long term strategic counsel and overall fiscal responsibility for the account
  • Liaison between the client and agency to ensure expectations are properly managed on both sides
  • Manage multiple client contacts, internal resources, and workstreams
  • Fully immerse yourself in understanding the client’s business and respective industry • Establish a trusting, positive relationship with the primary client contacts
  • Assist with proposal responses and presentation development for new business opportunities
  • Ensure proper documentation for the project is developed and followed – e.g. status reports, statements of work, business requirements, sprint planning, etc.
  • Show initiative in creating new ideas, processes and techniques that add value to the account
  • Assist in developing and managing budgets, project plans, and resources to meet desired profitability margins and success criteria for each initiative


  • Must have a strong digital background
  • Familiarity with technology
  • Possess a consultative approach for problem solving

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  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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Onward Search helps connect digital, creative and marketing talent with choice jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent / executive search placement.

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