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We're Hiring an Account Executive

rustmedia, an award-winning brand + strategy agency, is seeking a full time Account Executive. We are a small crew with big plans to make the world a more beautiful, connected place. We work hard to create the right mix of fun, family and commitment to our craft in a casual, but collaborative environment. Our values lead decision making, caring as much about the “why” as the “what.”

The Role

We are looking for someone with industry experience who is relationship-focused and detail-oriented. As the liaison between the client and the agency, the Account Executive is responsible for managing client expectations while nurturing and strengthening the client/agency relationship.

Most importantly, we’re looking for a strategic thinker who wants to make a difference. This is a great opportunity for someone to add to the growing client base of a talented team. 

Sound good so far?

What you can expect day-to-day:

  • Identifying potential business development opportunities in key markets and industries.
  • A focus on cultivating relationships with clients and identified prospects.
  • Development of new client pitches
  • Strategic meetings with clients to discuss strategy and report on progress
  • Working with project manager in development of deliverables and calendar

We're building a tight-knit team, here's what you'll need to be a good fit

  • 1-3 years experience in account management, business development or similar role.
  • Familiarity with creative process.
  • Basic understanding of design and ability to communicate technical and general information.
  • Can effectively present ideas (verbal and written) and find solutions.
  • Great organizations skills and proven master of task lists, timelines and reports.
  • Ability to estimate resources required for project.
  • Personable, reliable with a can-do attitude to best serve clients.
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft products and master of spreadsheets.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Positive attitude and strategic thinker who embraces team.

Compensation + Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Performance-based bonus opportunity
  • Medical, vision, dental, short-term disability, long-term disability and life insurance
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • 401K


  • Opportunity for growth within operation.
  • Fulfillment and purpose in work.
  • Collaborative team environment with co-workers committed to producing quality work for great clients nationwide.

To Apply

Please provide examples (either links or as part of a portfolio) of two projects you played a key role in creating/managing along with brief descriptions of your role in those projects. Applicants must also submit a resume with professional experience.

We’d love to hear from you.

All information should be submitted by email to jbarnwell@rustmedia.com. No phone calls, please. 
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