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Account Director

Chicago, IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


SOCIALDEVIANT is looking for an Account Director to join our ambitious, infinitely kind, and limitlessly composed team of DEVIANTs in our West Loop Chicago Office.

At SOCIALDEVIANT, we are a modern agency for modern brands, combining quality, speed, and efficiency. It requires collaboration among insights and data, strategy, and creative. That’s why we look for talent who love to both think AND do.

We are looking for DEVIANTs to help us build this incredible company and work with some of the world’s most fascinating brands. We offer incredible benefits, a fantastic work location and space, forward-thinking work philosophies, and a chance to make a huge difference.

SOCIALDEVIANT is a proud equal opportunity employer. A team of diverse DEVIANTs empowers us to better meet our mission and values while serving our clients, our community, and our coworkers. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans, and persons with disabilities are all encouraged to apply. Other check the box; we think, work and live outside it.

Are you a DEVIANT? Let’s find out.


SOCIALDEVIANT is looking for a Senior Marketing and Advertising professional to fill the role of Account Director. This role is critical as the business continues to enjoy incredibly fast growth and will help to scale our ambitious, infinitely kind, and limitlessly composed team of DEVIANTs.

This role is responsible for leading and managing the work of a client team or teams with regard to overall business and brand strategy. This role acts as the main overall contact with the client(s) and strives to ensure all final deliverables are on brand, on strategy, on time, on budget, and exceed client expectations. This role also contributes to thought leadership, especially with regard to client and industry knowledge and developments. This role works closely with Leads across the business to ensure results are delivered and aligned with client goals and company vision. If you like to move quickly and make an impact every day, this role just might be for you.


  • Drive the brand strategy and business performance for multiple clients
  • Develop and own key project timelines that will ensure we’re pushing our brands forward
  • Develop strong strategy recommendations and presentations
  • Manage internal teams and resources to deliver on needs across clients, ranging from strategy projects to full creative productions and beyond
  • Develop scopes of work and actively build and nurture client relationships, driving incremental projects and scopes
  • Manage the overall health of the relationship and identify ways to grow the books of business
  • Participate and help lead key new business pitches


  • 7+ years of experience driving business in advertising or marketing fields
  • Ability to think and do: Push big brand strategy and write the decks and insights that bring it all to life
  • Navigate senior client relationships (SVP and C-level)
  • Have strong collaboration skills, working with and across a variety of disciplines
  • Ability to manage a P&L, ensuring projects and work are delivered profitably
  • A proven understanding of progressive content concepts and domains across
    multiple media
  • Strong presentation skills and the ability to own the room with multiple clients and partners
  • A limitless curiosity for all things content and marketing
  • An ability to link insights and opportunities to efficient and effective action
  • An eagerness to continue to learn and grow, pushing new ideas and opportunities
  • Above all, kindness, composure, and a relentless curiosity

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