Account Manager

Portland, OR
52 Limited is a digital staffing agency with industry-leading focus on the creative + technology space. We were the first locally-owned creative staffing firm in Portland, and we’re now placing tech and creative talent in direct hire, contract-to-hire and contract roles with clients in Portland, Seattle, and San Francisco. 

Simply put, our clients trust us for industry knowledge and cultural insights and to supply the most exciting and dependable talent nationwide. We prove our value as a staffing partner day in and day out by getting to know our talent individually and understanding the specific wants and needs of our clients and talent alike.

We’re looking for a passionate digital Account Manager interested in living and working in Portland to join us in continuing to build an ethical, strategic recruiting practice. We’re a high-touch boutique staffing firm with myriad creative and tech connections, and as an Account Manager, your role will be focused on activating new business while taking excellent care of existing clients in the digital space. Our clients are agencies and brands hiring for positions in interactive design, development, and more, and we have a seasoned, close-knit team ready to aid your efforts. 

At 52 Limited, we live and breathe our core values: we work hard, we respect each other, we show compassion and diplomacy, we are enthusiastic & committed, and we do the right thing always. We're a vibrant, hardworking, caring team who loves to work hard and play hard together. From volunteering to crafting to brewcycling together, we have an active, adventurous, and engaged culture. We value each other's differences and genuinely enjoy working together.


  • Prospect, identify, qualify, serve, and retain new client accounts. This is an opportunity to build a great book of business! 
  • Provide exceptional high touch client service, serving as a primary point-of-contact for client contacts (hiring managers and HR personnel). 
  • Help clients identify, qualify, and roadmap their needs; engage clients in big-picture thinking and forecasting. 
  • Collaborate closely with the recruiting team, developing a cohesive partnership to seamlessly deliver impactful client and talent experience. 
  • Record accurate documentation of all client and talent interactions and assignments. 
  • Educate clients about the recruiting process with 52 Limited and working with a staffing agency, as needed. 
  • Routinely seek out feedback from talent regarding their experience with 52 Limited and our clients. 

COMMUNITY OUTREACH (We're big on this. Hopefully you are too.) 

  • Proactively seek out and attend offsite networking events in order to nurture existing client relationships and source new clients. 
  • Represent 52 Limited at industry functions, company events and in the overall creative/digital community. 
  • Assist with registration and logistics for events presented or sponsored by 52 Limited. 


  • You possess the ability to build effective relationships with recruiting team, talent, and clients. 
  • Ideally, you have 2+ years working in recruiting and staffing environment, and a strong track record of successful sales/ account management experience. 
  • You're passionate about creative design, technology, and the transformative intersection of the two. 
  • You have a competitive edge. You have the hustle and tenacity to succeed. 
  • You vibe with 52 Limited’s Core Values. 
  • You're a collaborator. We’re a team, and that matters to you. 
  • You're a highly organized person with the ability to efficiently and accurately multi-task. 
  • Your reflex to work hard to please our customers is strong, and you're also willing to step into other roles as necessary to ensure client and talent needs are met. 
  • You have strong critical thinking skills, attention to detail and ability to anticipate needs. 
  • You can quickly read and analyze general information such as job descriptions, resumes, and portfolios. 
  • You have a passion for good work and building strong relationships. You care about the team, company, and doing the right thing. 
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. 

If this sounds like you, send us your resume! Our team will reach out with all the details if it sounds like a fit.

It is the policy of 52 Limited to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, 52 Limited will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.