Account Manager

Phinney Bischoff is a boutique branding and design firm with a 35-year track record, noteworthy clients and an enviable reputation. That's rare in this industry. How do we do it? By hiring great people who are passionate about great work--and we're looking to grow our team.

If you are an experienced account manager with the ability to multi-task between the details and strategic problem solving, Phinney Bischoff wants to talk with you.

Why you'll love us: You'll enjoy an energetic small agency atmosphere where everyone's a grown up, passionate about essence-driven brands and where collaboration is part of the firm's DNA. You will have the opportunity to make a lasting impact with growing businesses and be valued by savvy clients.

Why we'll love you: At your core, you care. You care about your work, your clients, and your teammates. You have the ability to think strategically and conceptually but are also detail-oriented. You love the excitement of working with a new client and turning a project into a lasting partnership. You are someone who enjoys being challenged and challenging others.

How you’ll help: 

  • You serve as the main point of contact for a complex portfolio of clients
  • You manage tactical functions such as scheduling, budgeting and deadlines
  • You have an active role in new business proposals and presentations
  • You lead client meetings and proactively contribute a point-of-view
  • Our creative and strategy teams collaborate with you to craft innovative solutions
  • You’re a skilled and active listener and can translate a client’s needs to our creative team effectively
  • You play an active role in growing recurring revenue and building long-term relationships with clients
  • You have responsibility for client budget management and profit margin 
  • You are a team player with a dedicated work ethic

What you’ll bring: 

Here's what we think it will take to do this job, but we're open to other suggestions!

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years previous agency or brand firm experience
  • Previous experience as main point of contact on highly integrated projects and accounts
  • Experience managing digital projects and a strong desire to continue learning
  • Experience with scoping projects, drafting briefs and managing budgets
  • Basic understanding of brand strategy and creative processes
  • Exceptionally strong communication skills: written and verbal
  • Proficient computer skills and interest in exploring new tools and technologies
  • Demonstrated relationship-building skills, both internally and with clients
  • Sense of humor

One more thing:

We believe culture and fit are critical to your long-term fulfillment and success. If working in a turn-of-the century house on Capitol Hill sounds good to you, and so does strong coffee, quarterly community volunteer work, and two furry teammates named Scout and Walter, you’ll feel right at home. If the fit sounds right, send an email and your resume to with the subject line "Account Manager". We look forward to hearing from you!