Fifth Estate Communications — Account Manager

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Fifth Estate Communications Published: October 24, 2016
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Fifth Estate Communications, a small, Washington, DC-based, full-service, solutions-oriented firm with a mix of government, nonprofit and small business clients, is looking for a talented Account Manager to join our growing team. We specialize in what we call “why” communications — the relentless pursuit of integrated communications strategies and tactics that drive our clients toward achieving measurable, meaningful goals. Our clients include: NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), the American Institute of Architects, and the Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition.

Fifth Estate Communications offers a unique opportunity to combine your outstanding communications skills with your passion for sustainability and social equity. We’re looking for an Account Manager who can develop and implement creative public relations strategies for our clients.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing and leading implementation of communications strategies for a range of nonprofit, government and small business clients.
  • Creating print and online content, including concept development, writing and editing, layout and design, and production.
  • Launching and sustaining earned and social media campaigns.
  • Day-to-day client relations, project tracking and account management.


The ideal candidate will have:


  • Four to six years of experience in communications and public relations.
  • Exceptional writing, presentation and strategic thinking skills.
  • Stellar project management abilities.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign and Illustrator.
  • Experience working directly with clients covering a range of topics and issues.
  • Interest in business development and client acquisition.
  • Strong desire to significantly advance your career in a supportive, challenging, hands-on environment.



To apply: Please send a resume, writing samples, collateral samples, and a cover letter outlining how working at Fifth Estate would align with your personal and career goals to, subject line: Fifth Estate – Account Manager. No phone calls please.


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