Beehive Strategic Communication is looking for an account director to join our team. Beehive is an independent strategic communication firm headquartered in Minneapolis/St. Paul. We are a WBENC certified women-owned business, Certified B Corporation and Work from Anywhere company. Our purpose and values guide what we stand for – and who and what we stand up for – in our communities and in the world. We promise our employees a positive, conscious and inclusive culture where they are inspired to grow and do strategic work that has value, purpose and meaning.
The account director will lead a focused portfolio of clients in strategic service areas. The ideal candidate has at least six years of public relations and strategic communication experience, with proven client consulting experience and an agency background. They are a strong writer with a proven track record of success in these areas: media relations and external communication, social and digital media strategy, internal communication and account management.
Key Job Responsibilities
- Serve as go-to strategic business partner, day-to-day client contact and key relationship manager
- Drive, manage and measure meaningful business results for internal and external client programs with a clear connection to business objectives
- Develop differentiated, market-facing business strategies grounded in industry trends/movements, marketplace analysis and competitive insights
- Effectively manage projects, people, timelines and budgets; hold self and team accountable; effectively delegate work
- Earn client confidence through strategic counsel; inspire clients to see what’s possible through new ideas and fresh thinking; effectively navigate complex client organizations
- Proactively identify new opportunities to serve clients, build relationships and grow business organically; contribute to business development, as needed
Key Skills & Abilities
- Active listens and seeks to understand; works with appreciation, gratitude, respect and positivity
- Demonstrates strong communication, writing, presentation, consulting and strategic skill sets; proactively deepens current skills and develops new skills
- Energized by change and new possibilities; demonstrates a growth mindset
- Self-aware, honest and authentic
- Aligned to Beehive’s values, purpose and social impact commitment
Location/Region: Saint Paul, MN (55103)