Account Manager

Los Angeles, California | Permanent | Job ID #57646 |
Posted Earlier this month

Our client, a design agency, is looking for an Account Manager to join their team.

You will report to the Account Director and be responsible for:

  • Maintaining client relations and ensuring that projects run smoothly and efficiently in coordination with the Account Director
  • Coordinating all resources and stakeholders, setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities, and monitoring, summarizing and communicating the progress of the project
  • Develop proposals and scope of work documents for design print and packaging projects
  • Review proposals with Account Director, and creative and production leads to align on design process, timelines and hours allocation
  • Plan projects to meet goals within constraints of time, cost and material specifications
  • Create detailed timelines and milestones for all stakeholders and resources
  • Run and monitor projects on a day-to-day basis in support of an Account Director
  • Collect necessary assets from client
  • Develop competitive decks for internal teams to get up-to-speed on category
  • Participate in the creation of presentations with the creative lead
  • Attend meetings with client as appropriate
  • Document meeting feedback if present and gain alignment from internal team and client prior to moving forward with next steps
  • Juggle multiple projects while maintaining sharp attention to detail
  • Manage invoicing and provide weekly job financials including job profitability, and new project pipeline
  • Maintain organized project files, work folders and client records


  • 2-3 years experience in a fast-paced design agency environment strong in print and packaging
  • Enthusiastic, energetic, imaginative, approachable, diplomatic and proactive problem-solver
  • Keen attention to detail with the ability to multitask
  • A clear communicator, in person, over video and writing
  • Mac proficient working on Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite is a big plus
  • Comfortable working as part of a team in a communal atmosphere, incredibly collaborative and supportive
  • Interested in current brands and commercial trends as they relate to design and packaging development

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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