Senior Account Manager


C.O.nxt is a 100% employee-owned communications agency full of farm kids and foodies coming together to create fresh and unexpected solutions driven by deep insight and strategy. We serve purpose-driven brands who stand out in the ag and food industries—from the seed in the ground to the steak on the plate—because that’s what we’re passionate about. Full service. Full hearts. For the love of food.

Position Details

Senior Account Manager
Chicago Illinois
Remote, IL

The Senior Account Manager will work with our integrated teams to create impactful initiatives and brand ecosystems for our clients as well as C.O.nxt. The ideal Senior Account Manager will drive strategic planning, uncover market insights and identify untapped opportunities while demonstrating an ability for big thinking as well as everyday doing to drive client satisfaction.

As an impact player, you will help further define this role and areas of expertise, with your skill set helping determine core responsibilities and stretch goals. We see a big and exciting future for you!

  • Represent C.O.nxt in a visible and proactive way, including leading industry engagement and networking activities. 
  • Ensure timely development of plans, campaigns, and projects with an eye on both client and agency profitability. Seamless integration of both online and offline initiatives, with an eye on digital efforts for improving marketing-to-sales attribution Understanding of different digital, CRM and marketing automation platforms 
  • Help lead new business development efforts as well as spot opportunities for growth within existing clients in a collaborative, cross-functional team environment. 
  • Manage direct reports, leading and managing multiple accounts and client teams, providing guidance and direction, and ability to both develop strategies and implement tactics. 
  • Keep a pulse on industry landscape, competitors’ activities and new market trends, translating that insight into timely opportunity. 
  • Provide leadership and motivation, conveying the vision and values of the agency to staff. Committed to lifelong learning and challenging the status quo, with innovation being a core driver. 
  • 7-10 years of related experience in agency or corporate marketing setting, with a passion for and understanding of agriculture and the broader, integrated food system 
  • Experience working across all marketing and communications channels—digital, social media, paid media, mobile—but also understands the value and best use of offline/traditional channels 
  • Strong strategic vision with an understanding of business and financial objectives 
  • Industry involvement and experience within the food system 
  • Strong, charismatic presenter
  • You will be part of a mission-focused team-based agency that is a strategic marketing and communications consultant for leading brands spanning food and agriculture 
  • Culture of positive core values—Caring, Courageous and Committed—used to guide interaction with clients and each other 
  • Continuous learning environment valuing ideas, collaboration and results 
  • Casual, friendly work environment with flexible work options 
  • Dogs every day—employees can bring their dogs to work any day of the week
  • ESOP and 401K
  • Unlimited PTO

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