VP of Accounts

  • Full-time

Company Description

Onion, Inc. is the parent company of some of the most respected and widely-read publications in digital media. Founded in 1988, the company established itself as a web pioneer in the mid-'90s when The Onion and its sister pop-culture publication, The A.V. Club, were some of the first well-known print products to start online incarnations. Today, Onion, Inc.'s websites reach more than 11 million unique visitors every month, an increase of almost 30 percent year-over-year.  

Job Description

The Onion is seeking a VP of Accounts to lead and manage client engagements and our internal Account Management team. The VP will be responsible for the overall client satisfaction, quality of service, and on-time, on-budget, and on-strategy completion of our client’s advertising and marketing campaigns.


  • Lead and manage day-to-day client relationship, including articulating our view on digital advertising philosophies
  • Take a large role in supporting new business initiatives
  • Have in-depth understanding of client’s industry and customer needs
  • Deliver strategic client presentations and recommendations
  • Take ownership of the financials for clients including forecasts, budgets and investments
  • Leverage marketing expertise across media, developing interactive strategy experience
  • Identify key customer insights that drive creative and marketing deliverables
  • Actively establishes, grows, and sustains senior-level client relationships


  • An excellent communicator with interpersonal and problem-solving skills; who has solid analytical and organizational skills, along with effective communication and presentation skills.
  • At least 10 years experience in Marketing / Advertising industry, preferably within an agency environment, minimum of 5 years experience in management/supervisory role.
  • Must have a proven track record for success leading and growing client relationships.
  • Prior experience with Fortune 500/multi-million dollar clients.
  • Proactive, results driven and a “Big Picture” visionary.
  • Solid analytical and organizational skills. 

Additional Information

 The Onion is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We offer compensation commensurate with experience, a lucrative bonus plan, and a competitive benefits package that includes comprehensive medical, dental, vision, group life insurance and 401K. The Onion is an Equal Opportunity Employer.