NY, DC, SF, or LA

Permanent / Full Time

Digital Account Executive– Communications Agency
Fenton is the social change agency taking on the world’s toughest challenges in human rights, social and economic justice, environment, education and public health. Primed with deep issue expertise and powered by creativity and passion, we create strategies for clients to help build a more just, equitable and sustainable world. Our communications and digital experts combine creative skills with deep sector expertise to help changemakers maximize the impact of their work.
With offices in New York, Los Angeles, Washington D.C. and San Francisco, we develop and execute strategic public awareness campaigns. Fenton has a culture steeped in social change and activism, with a collaborative work environment, excellent benefits and a strong sense of purpose and community across the agency.
We are currently seeking a Digital Account Executive with a passion for making social change.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Core Responsibilities

  • Assist in managing integrated, data-driven digital campaigns, including social media, website development, email advocacy outreach and paid media (social, search, and display)
  • Provide project management support on design and digital projects, including internal and client-facing communications and timeline management
  • Prepare and/or review activity reports and status reports for clients

Digital Expertise

  • Assist with content strategy planning; draft visibility, content and conversation audits
  • Oversee social media production from creative ideation to launch, including day-to-day community engagement on client social platforms
  • Implement updates to client websites and/or applications for select accounts
  • Work closely with creative team to develop content that is engaging and meets brand guidelines
  • Execute beginner to intermediate creative products, including knowledge of Photoshop and InDesign; Adobe Premiere preferred
  • Create, launch and optimize ads for Google AdWords, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
  • Create data-driven campaign insights and analysis report   


  • Conduct digital research including landscape and digital media audits
  • Create website audits using analytics tools and develop wireframes
  • Conduct research to support new business pitches and contribute to creative brainstorms  

You are

  • Passionate and informed about social change and how digital channels can be leveraged to tell compelling stories and move audiences to act.
  • Naturally curious and eager to take on new challenges
  • Prepared to put clients first and have some customer service experience
  • Resourceful and adept at shifting gears in a fast-paced work environment
  • Eager to learn, teach others what you know, and participate in a team with a collaborative style
  • Looking to enjoy a fast-paced and creative work place with wonderful colleagues  

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or related experience as well as non-traditional educational paths
  • At least 2-3 years of experience serving in a full-time social media / digital strategy role, either in a public relations agency or the communications department of a company in a relevant industry
  • Working knowledge of the Google AdWords platforms and Facebook Business Manager
  • Working knowledge of the Adobe Suite, including Photoshop and InDesign; Adobe Premiere preferred
  • Demonstrated writing and editing skills
  • Ability to work on multiple projects
  • Attention to detail and organization
  • Demonstrated proficiency with and affinity for digital tools and platforms (including social media and advocacy platforms), and the digital landscape overall

Fenton Offers

  • A competitive salary against industry standards
  • Commitment to pay equity practices
  • Published salary bands across all levels
  • Salary band for Account Executive = 64,000 – 73,000
  • Year-end discretionary bonus
  • Comprehensive healthcare plans
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • 401K with employer match
  • Profit sharing plan
  • Unlimited PTO for exempt staff and generous accrual policy for non-exempt staff
  • 11 paid company holidays
  • Discretionary company closing between the Christmas and New Year’s holidays
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits via WageWorks
  • Mobile Phone Reimbursement
  • A stipend to support your work-from-home setup

Fenton is an anti-racist and intersectional organization that prioritizes the needs of those who have been historically marginalized or oppressed.  We do the work of creating positive social change as an act of repairing the harm done to those who have been and are currently disenfranchised across racial, gender, sexual orientation and preference, religious and other marginalized backgrounds.  We are committed to doing work that is rooted in justice and equity and continuing to learn how to do this work better.
Fenton is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to the affirmative hiring of people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and women. We strive to represent the diverse community reflected in our client work and are committed to building and nurturing a diverse and inclusive staff. We believe that our firm’s continued success is driven by hiring and retaining high caliber staff from all backgrounds, experiences, identities, and orientations. We are committed to supporting our staff in growing their careers.