Account Executive

Overview of Position


The Account Executive is responsible for day-to-day client satisfaction and project management. In this position, primary responsibilities include:

  • Serving as a liaison between marketing, vendors, and internal staff
  • Routing of projects between internal and external stakeholders
  • Serving as the client advocate
  • Demonstrates initiative and ownership for all client projects
  • Becomes the trusted expert for the clients’ business


Core Value & Culture Fit


·         Work Hard, Play Hard – We seek passionate people. We take our work seriously and we take the enjoyment of our lives seriously.

·         Positive, Can DO Attitude – We are optimistic, we set challenging goals and we find a way to accomplish them. We approach challenges with the intention of finding solutions.

·         Compete & Win As A TEAM – We put TEAM first. Our team is what makes our company great. We are a competitive group that likes to win. We keep score.

·         Innovate & Seek Continuous Improvement – We believe it can always be better. We want better products and processes. We want to be better individuals. We want to be a better organization.

·         We Are Respectful – We respect fellow team members, our partners, ourselves, and our company. We are known to be “the good guys”.




  • Proactively balances internal goals and challenges with needs and expectations of client
  • Contributes during client interactions and internal meetings to add value and solutions to challenges and opportunities
  • Successfully manages and supports client and vendor relationships
  • Serving as the primary contact for project and day-to-day management of projects
  • Setting clear expectations with clients, internal team, and vendors regarding quotes, details of projects, timelines, and quality control
  • Organizing, documenting, and managing all phases of project from start to finish utilizing formalized agency process
  • Preparing and sending all project timelines to client
  • Receiving and organizing client proof feedback/calls and resolving any questions or differences into a clear, concise action plan for team members
  • Notifying and assembling appropriate team members for consultation and client calls/meetings when necessary; providing necessary information in advance of meetings and calls
  • Working with team members to coordinate and ensure projects are delivered to client on time
  • Escalating conflicts and/or excessive demands to Marketing Manager as appropriate to ensure smooth relations, and project success


Qualification Requirements/Skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising or related field
  • Two-to-five years agency experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience with content marketing vehicles including a variety of digital and social media interfaces
  • Prior experience in building products industry a plus


Reporting Structure:


Marketing Manager




Fortress Building Products is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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