Account Executive, New York

Ross Bennett


Do you dream of working at the intersection of social enterprise and creative boutique? Do you have a head for detail and a passion for purpose? We want to hear from you.

Futerra is a change agency – a hybrid strategy consultancy and creative agency. Our mission is to make sustainability so desirable it becomes normal. We believe sustainability and purpose is a billion-dollar opportunity and we work with the world’s leading brands to find and unlock that opportunity through smart strategy and world-changing creative.

Our Soho, New York-based US business is young and fast-growing. We’re looking for an Account Executive with a passion to make a positive impact. You will have an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for sustainability, creativity and communications. You will support the account team in managing key client projects, taking on pitches, campaigns, long-term projects and quick-turnaround deliverables. You’ll be changing the world.

More about you and the role

The account team is the bridge between the client and the agency – and their role is to create the right environment and context for the agency to thrive and for great work to happen. The Account Executive role is a junior position within this team.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Managing the day-to-day administration of client accounts, including building timing plans, estimates and client contact notes.
  • Organizing a variety of meetings, including room bookings, technology, transport and personnel required.
  • Attending client briefings and gathering relevant data to support the development of creative briefs in response.
  • Preparing materials for presenting and selling creative work.
  • Supporting the development of creative work by documenting client feedback and attending creative review meetings.
  • Monitoring project deadlines and budgets, identifying and communicating potential changes that may be required.
  • Maintaining accurate records of meetings, decisions and next actions.
  • Building strong working relationships with client and agency contacts.

You will bring:

  • 2-3 years creative agency or sustainability strategy firm experience with experience managing client accounts
  • Energy, confidence, a positive attitude and the ability to handle pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • A spirit of entrepreneurialism, joy and inspiration to bolster our own
  • The ability/desire to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Some knowledge of sustainability or social purpose as a definite plus
  • Readiness to help change the world

To apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, tell us in no more than 250 words which brand you believe can get us to a smarter, safer, healthier, fairer, happier world; along with how you would persuade them to do it.

Please send your resume and cover letter to penny@wearefuterra.com by Jan 31st.


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