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Account Executive (East Coast)

About You:

You’re an experienced direct response marketing professional with 5 – 10 years’ experience in the non-profit sector and you want to use your skills not just to further your career and earn a living, but also to make the world a healthier, happier, safer place for ourselves, for people around the world, and for the next generation.

About Us:

The Lukens Company (TLC) is an award-winning full-service direct response agency that is seeking an Account Executive to join its Nonprofit division in our Arlington, VA location. The Nonprofit division partners with a variety of museums, animal welfare organizations, social welfare organizations, aquariums, zoos, faith-based missions, and other clients staffed by awesome people looking to make a difference in the world. We offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, free parking, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a collaborative work environment alongside a dedicated team of professionals excited about producing great work and delivering great results for our clients.


The Account Executive plays a key support role within a client services team, helping to keep marketing campaigns on track, brainstorm new ideas, stay up to date with clients’ missions, messages, and goals, and analyze results.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Developing a deep understanding of your client’s organization and structure, knowing the client’s product/services and staying aware of client news and changes.
  • Establishing productive and professional relationships with personnel in assigned customer accounts.
  • Consulting with clients about specific campaign requirements and objectives while working with the Senior Account Director to execute strategies in pursuit of program goals.
  • Keeping clients up-to-date on campaign progress and results.
  • Teaming up with various internal departments (creative, production, data analytics, etc.) to execute campaigns.
  • Managing campaign schedules and project deadlines to ensure on time campaign execution.
  • Delivering proposals and final products to clients for review.
  • Reviewing and analyzing weekly results to guide client recommendations.
  • Communicating and monitoring proper billing procedures.

What we’d like to see:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • You have five to ten years of experience in Marketing/Advertising, Fundraising or Project Management.
  • Your experience working with nonprofit organizations is a strong bonus.
  • You can write and edit industry-related documents (strategy proposals, results analyses, etc.).
  • You’ve demonstrated strong customer services skills and the ability to establish and maintain goodwill with clients.
  • You’re a multi-tasker who can adjust on the fly.
  • You can work independently.
  • You’ve got a results-oriented “team first” attitude.
  • You understand the importance of details.
  • You’re adept at solving problems and resolving conflicts.
  • You have crazy good communication skills – both written and oral – giving you the ability to present information, respond and follow-up on questions and inquiries from clients and/or other managers with clarity.
  • You can plan, organize, and audit.
  • You understand the basics in computer software and office equipment.

Ready to Apply?

If interested, please email resume, and salary requirements to and include “Account Executive” in the subject line.

The Lukens Company is an award-winning full-service direct response marketing agency serving conservative political clients, non-profit organizations, and cultural institutions. We offer competitive salaries and a full-benefits package that includes health, vision and dental insurance, a 401(k), and more.

The Lukens Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.