Account Executive

C. Blohm & Associates, Inc. (CB&A)

C. Blohm & Associates, Inc. (CB&A) is the most experienced marketing communications agency specializing in the U.S. education market. We’re a bold bunch of marketers–always challenging the status quo for our clients, for ourselves and for our workplace. CB&A embraces meaningful work that changes the lives of students and educators.

Position Details

Account Executive
Southwest Wisconsin
Madison (Monona), WI

C. Blohm & Associates, Inc. (CB&A) is seeking a highly organized, results driven and collaborative Account Executive to join our growing team. We have a passion for marketing communications specializing in the U.S. education market. With unlimited PTO, a community giving program and an always learning culture, CB&A offers a flexible and purpose-driven environment in Madison, WI. We will consider a remote opportunity for self-starters with a location near the Madison area (WI, MN, IA, or IL residents) to allow for occasional travel to the office for agency meetings and activities.

We’re an Equal Opportunity Employer and our employees are people with different strengths, backgrounds and experience who have a passion for education. All of our employee’s viewpoints are a key to our success, and inclusion is everyone’s responsibility.

  • Account Management: Serve as the liaison between the agency and its clients while overseeing marketing communications campaigns that strategically manage client resources while achieving client goals. 
  • Strategic Consultation: Provide strategic counsel to client liaisons regarding marketing communications opportunities. 
  • Marketing: Manage the creation and execution of marketing communications campaigns including media relations, thought leadership, content marketing, paid media, email marketing, social media advertising and marketing automation. 
  • Communication: Supervise development of marketing communications materials to ensure quality control of all work that is submitted to clients. 
  • Client Retention: Achieve client goals, nurture relationships and secure contract renewals to retain clients. 
  • Revenue Generation: Achieve individual revenue generation goals, manage client budgets and upsell clients. 
  • Relationship Building: Develop and maintain good working relationships with clients, prospects, agency partners, media contacts and education industry VIPs. 
  • Event Coordination: Coordinate client activities at industry trade shows and special events. Occasional overnight travel may be required.

To be successful in this opportunity, an Account Executive will need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, Communications or equivalent work experience 
  • At least 3 years relevant work experience in an account service role responsible for client and/or marketing communications 
  • The ability to foster teamwork, mentor junior staff and thrive in a collaborative environment 
  • Previous work experience with managing project budgets and time tracking
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, portraying a high degree of professionalism 
  • High level of attention to detail and strong customer service skills with demonstrated relationship building skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and to provide strategic insight and analysis to solve problems 
  • Ability to use discretion and judgment in dealing with sensitive and confidential information 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications 
  • Proficient with Mac OS
  • Ability to work a hybrid schedule including in-person and remote

In exchange, CB&A offers competitive pay and benefits including:

  • Unlimited PTO
  • Paid Holidays
  • Health Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401k Savings Plan with company match
  • Company paid Life, STD, & LTD Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Volunteer Time
  • Pet Insurance
  • Legal & Financial Protection Insurance

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