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Account Executive

Job Location US-MN-Minneapolis | US-DC-Washington | US-CA-Newport Beach | US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 8 months ago(10/6/2021 9:56 AM)
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US-DC-Washington | US-CA-Newport Beach | US-IL-Chicago

Job Description

Account Executive

Full-time; Remote


Zonda Marketing is the marketing services arm of Zonda, a leader in the residential construction industry. Known for our brand strategy and content marketing expertise, we deliver award-winning solutions for a range of clients. We combine analysis, data, design, technology, research, storytelling, and strategy to solve complex challenges every day.

We earn trust by being proactive and bringing a forward-thinking approach to our clients. Our people and the relationships we’ve built over 40+ years are at the core of who we are. And we believe every team member brings a unique skill set that helps us grow.

We’re hiring an Account Executive (AE) to help expand our client services team. You’ll be a key point of contact for the client and will work closely with your supervisor/account lead and internal creative team to ensure projects are executed according to the strategic brief.

In this remote-work position, you’ll help build a culture that’s collaborative, creative and respectful. You’ll join colleagues who work across departments and teams, sharing knowledge, capabilities and strategies to bring value to each project. When you join our team, you’ll learn about the housing industry, economics, and data. Our teams are innovative, diverse and multidisciplinary -- all committed to building the future of housing. We serve a range of clients -- from small businesses to the Fortune 500 -- predominantly in the residential construction industry. The AE position plays a critical role in our business as we work to deliver industry-leading results to our clients.


Position responsibilities:

  • Partners with account lead to maintain positive relationship with assigned clients
  • Serves as primary client contact on assigned projects
  • Fulfills work in a proactive manner that meets client objectives
  • Supports account lead on overall account management and implementation, including meeting agendas, summary reports and development of other client communications
  • Works closely with creative, project management, pricing, education team, and other internal departments to deliver for clients on-time and on-budget
  • Learn and grow as you become an expert in our clients’ businesses

Soft skills:

  • Problem solver: solutions-oriented contributor with the ability to work proactively and effectively
  • Keen attention to detail and quality
  • Must be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude and work well with others
  • Motivated: The ability to take action on assigned projects
  • Flexible: The ability to maintain constructive behavior in challenging situations and manage pressure in working through assigned tasks on a variety of projects
  • Above all, an excellent communicator


  • 1 or more years of experience in advertising/marketing/public relations/communications, preferably in an agency setting
  • Direct experience in a client-facing role
  • Experience managing multiple clients and types of projects
  • Strong listening and written/verbal communications skills with the ability to deliver concise and accurate messages to others
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent people skills and the ability to work with a wide range of personalities/roles/levels
  • Independent, composed and self-motivated with a “do-what-it-takes” attitude
  • Ability to foster relationships with internal resources, clients and vendors


  • Bachelor's degree in journalism/communications, business, marketing or related

About Us


Zonda provides data-driven housing market solutions to the homebuilding industry. From builders to building product manufacturers, mortgage clients, and multifamily executives, we work hand-in-hand with our customers to streamline access to housing data to empower smarter decisions. As a leading brand in residential construction, our mission is to advance the home building industry, because we believe better homes mean better lives and stronger communities.


Together, we’re building the future of housing.


Zonda (formerly Hanley Wood | Meyers Research) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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