Account Manager

Who you are.

Does finding solutions to complex problems get you fired up?  Are you known as the people open up to in your friend group? Do you have an appreciation for art, design & aesthetics?  If so, then look no further, as Makers and Allies is looking for someone to be that rockstar for our clients. 

You will have the chance to work with some of the most innovative and forward-thinking brands in the wine, craft, and spirits industry. You will be able to use your exceptional talent to help create unique and effective solutions that will help our clients stand out from the competition. You will also have the opportunity to work with a team of talented and passionate professionals in a collaborative environment where you can share your ideas and be part of the creative process.

Who we are.

Makers & Allies is an award-winning design and branding studio that specializes in producing innovative solutions exclusively for the wine, craft, and spirits industry. With a passion for storytelling and a commitment to collaboration, we are dedicated to delivering high-quality services that exceed expectations and make a real difference.

What you can do.

  • Develop, nurture and retain strong client relationships with an intimate understanding of the client & their business goals.
  • Identify upsell opportunities with established clients & facilitate estimates to meet sales goals
  • Ensure creative output consistently aligns with client vision and project goals
  • Lead quarterly meetings to review client/agency partnership & identify areas of opportunity
  • Manage client expectations while protecting the project scope and budget

Must haves.

  • 4+ years in client management experience
  • 3+ years managing & leading teams 
  • 3+ of sales experience 
  • Mastery of Google Suite, Keynote, and Zoom
  • Experience with Basecamp
  • Fluent in English and an excellent ability to communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Work in-person at Makers & Allies HQ in San Luis Obispo, California (may start remote, with move within first 3 months)

Nice to Haves.

  • Experience in the alcohol & beverage industry
  • Deep knowledge across multiple Makers & Allies service areas (branding, packaging, web design social medial, advertising)
  • A well-behaved office dog
  • Killer cocktail recipes


  • In person at Makers & Allies HQ in San Luis Obispo, California
  • 40 hours weekly: Monday through Friday, 9am to 6pm with occasional ability to extend hours to meet deadlines
  • A collaborative and engaging, yet occasionally loud, open office environment


At Makers & Allies, we value innovation, creativity, and collaboration. We offer a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive compensation, and opportunities for growth and development. If you’re ready to join our team and help us create unforgettable experiences for our clients, apply today!


Does this role sound like it was made for you, yet you don’t check every box? Feel free to apply anyways.

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