The Lede Company’s Social Impact Division provides strategic advisory and consulting services to talent, philanthropists, brands and NGOs to help them implement and accelerate their advocacy, policy, philanthropy and impact efforts toward a more sustainable and equitable world. Serving as a trusted partner, Lede’s Social Impact team co-develops and designs innovative campaigns and initiatives that are purpose- and insight-driven and focused on advancing a cause, program, partner or issue on a global scale.

The Social Impact Division currently seeks a passionate, experienced and impactful social impact Account Manager to join its growing team. The Account Manager will play a pivotal role in driving positive change for the clients and partners we serve.

Our ideal candidate is:

  • Passionate about social impact and has a clear sense of the social impact landscape

  • An experienced account manager or consultant with several years experience leading multiple clients and/or teams

  • Someone that thrives in an multifaceted and fast-paced client-service environment

  • A creative-thinking, collaborative professional who can co-create & implement social impact initiatives & communications plans that deliver impact in ways that can be measured and felt

  • Professional work experience in social impact, CSR, or ESG with a focus on social impact causes, international development, economics, public affairs, sustainability, and/or philanthropy

  • An expert communicator, experienced researcher & proven strategist committed to delivering excellent work

  • A personable, client-facing professional with expertise in stewarding relationships

  • A detail-oriented and capable generalist who is skilled in adapting to program and clients needs


  • Lead account teams and manage social impact projects from start to finish; keep client programs on schedule and ensure all deadlines are met.

  • Conceptualize, develop and execute thoughtful and comprehensive social impact strategies

  • Conduct regular and thorough research on topics relevant to social impact

  • Serve as a day-to-day client contact — flagging, triaging, and directly managing issues as they arise

  • Work with senior management to respond to client requests and ensure requests are handled in a timely and efficient manner

  • Participate in new business meetings, creating proposals as needed

  • Stay updated on global news and relevant social impact trends, causes, and best practices to contribute informed recommendations for clients

  • Create, edit and proofread materials including press releases, decks &, pitches, fact sheets, FAQs, briefing notes, and client correspondence

  • Develop impactful and trusting relationships with clients

  • Manage and grow media relationships, as well as author and support content and thought leadership strategy for social impact clients

  • Collaborate with communications teams to develop compelling narratives and campaigns for existing and prospective clients

  • Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as the division expands its capabilities and offerings


  • 5+ years experience working on global CSR or ESG efforts or complex social impact initiatives or on issues related to sustainability, SDGs, DE&I or philanthropy

  • Professional work experience. at an agency/strategic consulting firm or similar setting

  • Several years experience. building & supporting cross-sector partnerships, programs or campaigns with diverse stakeholders (talent, government champions, private sector partners, philanthropists and/or NGOs)

  • Experience working on or designing social impact initiatives, issue or policy campaigns or cause partnerships preferred

  •  Excellent written & verbal communication skills

  • Exceptional research capacity, strategy development & critical thinking capacity

  • Solid decision-making abilities & accountability

  • Exceptional judgment when working with clients & internal teams

  • An entrepreneurial spirit; you enjoy over-delivering rather than meeting expectations and take genuine pride in being part of something good

  • Organized, detail oriented, and able to excel at managing multiple projects simultaneously

  • Willingness and ability to work select evenings/weekends and travel

  • Bilingual (not required but a plus)

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