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Assistant Account Executive

Adfero in Washington, DC, USA

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type


Why Work Here?

“Our core purpose it to create opportunities for people to do what they do best.”

Adfero seeks a full-time Assistant Account Executive (AAE) to join our strategic communications team for a high-profile government client. This individual should be an excellent writer and copy editor who is passionate about creative problem solving. The AAE will support a variety of internal and external strategic communications efforts and work primarily on-site with the client as part of a larger strategic communications team.

You will collaborate with team members to develop communication strategies and project plans to promote international education policy and compliance initiatives. You’ll use your persuasive writing skills to produce articles, blog posts, social media content and creative resources for internal and external audiences. You’ll help develop and manage content for a large government website that reaches millions of people from across globe.

Exercising your critical thinking skills, you’ll contribute strategic ideas to the team’s editorial calendar and help reach our client’s annual goals. You’ll conduct media monitoring and analysis, as well as create briefing materials and outreach presentations for senior management. Your ability to understand complex issues will help you transform them into comprehensive messaging for various domestic and international audiences.


We’re looking for someone who has:

  • One to two years of communications experience, preferably in an agency setting with past work on government projects
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism or a related discipline
  • The ability to pass a security clearance
  • Excellent writing, research, analysis and editing skills, including in-depth knowledge of AP style and English grammar
  • Strong organizational skills and thorough attention to detail
  • Excellent presentation, interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities and issues
  • The ability to thrive in a collaborative environment while independently managing projects
  • Initiative with a commitment to continuous learning and improvement
  • A passion for our Core Values:
    • Harambee. We all pull together.
    • Learn from mistakes. Strive to improve.
    • Be responsible for results.
    • Respect the dignity of every person and the abilities of each individual.

Additional Information

Some of what we offer:

  • Great culture: From a mentorship program to various social events, we invest in our people.
  • Interesting client work with growth opportunities
  • Revenue-based bonus plan
  • Competitive benefits with a 401k match and 100% immediate vesting
  • Employee development-focused environment and an annual professional development budget for each employee
  • 12 vacation days in first year, 15 days in 2+ years, 5 sick days
  • Formal quarterly review sessions, weekly one-on-one meetings and daily stand-ups

About Adfero:

Adfero is a communications agency with an entrepreneurial mindset. We turn challenges into opportunities and relentlessly pursue success for our clients, creating remarkable work with lasting impact.

We invest in individual professional development to help employees build on their skills and make meaningful contributions to their work. Adfero is committed to having high-performing client teams, and our team members share common attributes: optimism, imagination, persistence, and results-oriented. Ultimately, we live by our core values and hold each other accountable to them.

We’re an extremely collaborative environment. That’s one of the things people love most about working here. Whether it’s working on projects together or participating in social events, we enjoy coming to work and learning from each other. We have a 100% open office so that we can more easily collaborate. Our employees enjoy the many areas in the office where teams can congregate, brainstorm and work together, or just put their feet up and get things done more comfortably.

Adfero is an equal opportunity employer.

Company website:

Company address: 1101 15th Street NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20005

Posted date: 3 days ago

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