Website Adfero

We are a communications agency with an entrepreneurial mindset.

Adfero seeks a Senior Account Supervisor (SAS) to lead account teams, advise clients, develop and execute strategic communications campaigns and serve as a partner to the practice lead. You’ll lead and collaborate with other account team members—including creative and interactive teams—to support trade association and corporate energy and agriculture clients with brand reputation, policy messaging and advocacy campaigns. We’re looking for a self-motivated and proactive communications professional to provide superb client service, creative strategic-thinking and team leadership.

In this role you will:

  • Be the day-to-day leader on accounts across our Energy & Sustainability Practice, acting as a strategic partner and tactical leader to help accomplish the client’s goals.
  • Use your communications expertise to provide strategic counsel and oversee day-to-day work on behalf of Energy & Sustainability clients.
  • Transform complex energy and agriculture issues into persuasive integrated messaging for various audiences, reaching them on appropriate channels.
  • Educate staff and stay up to date on client dynamics, positions and messaging, as well as relevant conditions in the external environment.
  • Manage large and complex projects including establishing and maintaining timelines, budgets, resource allocation and ensuring quality assurance of all client deliverables.
  • Participate in business development opportunities as needed and identify opportunities to grow existing accounts.
  • Blend your communications experience to execute on tactics including: Growing an active network of key local, state and national energy and agriculture reporters; Pitching and placing stories in target media; Developing and executing paid media plans and targeting strategies; Outlining key messages, talking points and campaign content; Creating strategic memos and presentations with compelling narratives to demonstrate integrated campaign plans.
  • Attend networking events before, during and after business hours as needed.


There are many skills we consider when reviewing applications, but some things we look for include:

  • 10+ years of experience in strategic communications or public affairs
  • Previous agency and account management experience a plus
  • Expertise in industry policy, key issues, stakeholders and trends a plus
  • Fluency in digital media trends, strategies and best practices
  • Project management and organizational skills, with proven ability to manage deadlines
  • Strong leadership skills and a desire to continually improve
  • Excellent presentation, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • A passion for and alignment with our core values

Additional Information

  • We are a hybrid company, working in-person in our downtown-DC office three days a week and remotely twice a week.
  • A sampling of our benefits includes health insurance, a 401k match, wellness and professional development stipends, bonus plans and more.
  • Adfero is an equal opportunity employer.

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