Account Director

Happy Medium is a full-service interactive marketing firm built on honesty and transparency. In 2015 alone, the company was awarded the titles of fastest growing company in the state of Iowa by the Inc. 5000 list, Best Workplace for Young Professionals by the Greater Des Moines Partnership and Business with a Bright Future by the Business Record. Company culture is a priority to the agency which is demonstrated in its unique benefits and competitive pay. Happy Medium has national reach but is proud to be headquartered in Downtown Des Moines, recently named the #2 Best City for Jobs by Forbes and Gallup’s #1 Metro with the Most Community Pride.

Job Description

Happy Medium is seeking an account director to create and sustain client relationships.

Position Summary

As an account director at Happy Medium, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Have and be prepared to grow community and business relationships
  • Be the main point of contact for a list of clients, be accessible to them for all agency needs and resolve day-to-day issues
  • Coordinate client projects internally with various Happy Medium departments
  • Generate new business based on a yearly sales goal
  • Maintain a high level of understanding of all services Happy Medium offers
  • Attend meetings and write proposals for prospective clients
  • Promote the expansion of business with existing clients
  • Ensure timeline development and execution of plans, campaigns and projects

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or 5 years relevant work experience preferred
  • Excellent verbal communication and professional writing skills
  • High attention to detail and ability to manage multiple deadlines
  • Self motivated – able to solve problems and make decisions in a timely manner
  • Able to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong existing business relationships, community involvement and a desire to regularly attend networking events
  • Ability to partner successfully and collaboratively in a highly creative and passionate environment and maintain positive work relationships


Minimal (client location dependent).


Please send a cover letter, a resume and references to Katie Patterson at [email protected]. For more company information please browse and visit