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  3. All postings will be posted on the AAF DC site within three (3) business days.
  4. Jobs will be posted for 60 days, unless otherwise noted and directed.

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The Brand Guild
8/15/19

Job Title:
Marketing Coordinator
Position Location: Washington, DC
Position Type: Full Time
Position Reports to: Marketing Director
Position Description:

The Brand Guild is seeking a Marketing Coordinator with 2-4 years of experience to join our growing team.

Why join our team?
We are a creative and passionate group of experts across Public Relations, Marketing, Events and Creative that builds strategies, creates experiences and influences audiences to win for our clients. This is your chance to work with the most innovative, cutting-edge brands in the country–companies who are truly revolutionizing how we work, play, and live. We are an entrepreneurial team and are looking for someone who embodies that spirit. The ideal candidate is a creative self-starter who has marketing and advertising experience in a fast-paced agency setting. A detail-oriented individual and a proactive problem solver with a strategic mind and strong research skills who can collaborate with teams in other disciplines (public relations, events, social media, creative).


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Perform research and audience development (including developing lists of influencers, performing influencer outreach and building fact sheets)

- Assist with creation of roadmaps and annual plans
- Assist with the development of results-driven integrated marketing campaigns
- Produce and manage timelines, project challenges and ensure deadline and budget adherence
- Exhibit knowledge of and interest in current events, industry news and trends
- Support senior marketing staff on multiple projects simultaneously
- Proactively manage individual tasks/timelines as part of an overall project
- Assist in coordination of marketing events, and attend and provide support for events
- Assist in managing marketing internship program

Qualifications (Skills, experience, education):
- B.S/B.A in Marketing, Communications or related field
- 2-4 years of experience in a marketing or communications role, influencer relations experience a plus
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work across departments
- Knowledge of current events, industry news and trends to effectively conceptualize thoughtful campaigns/ideas
- Proficiency across all social media platforms
- Highly resourceful, proactive and creative problem solver with ability to work in multi-faceted, fast paced environment
- Strong initiative with ability to self-manage and organize daily tasks and long-term planning

How to Apply:
Please apply via our website here: https://thebrandguild.com/career/marketing-coordinator-wdc/


idfive
8/7/19

Job Title: Media Strategist
Position Location:
Baltimore, MD
Position Description:

Strategize, Plan, Execute, Measure. 
Be a driving force. Lead our media accounts. idfive is seeking an experienced strategist for its media practice. idfive’s working environment is flexible, exciting and always interesting. We mean business, but we also know how to have fun.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Like everyone else at idfive, we are looking for a jack-of-all-trades. However, the candidate must have core competencies in media research, planning and buying. The best candidate will also be able to juggle many different parts of the project, including the development of digital and traditional marketing strategies, creative development, information design, client relationships, internal resource management, timeline and budget requirements, administration and billing, copy creation/editing and quality control.

  • The candidate will be asked to collaborate on and/or take ownership for estimates and proposals, consulting documents and presentations, media plans, vendor management, and the development of creative and strategy briefs.

Requirements

  • Everyone on the media team at idfive is given a high level of freedom and flexibility, so it's essential that the candidate be comfortable with accountability and have high standards for themselves and their work and be able to demonstrate this ability through past experience. We regard innovation and new ideas as essential to our work. We also value integrity, mutual respect, and a strong work ethic. While our working environment is flexible and easygoing, we expect everyone at idfive to work hard and meet deadlines.

  • The ideal candidate will be proactive, detail-oriented, organized, personable, comfortable with a fast-paced, deadline-oriented atmosphere and well versed in marketing, advertising, and web development. Excellent communication, writing, and problem-solving skills are mandatory. Multitasking and “people skills” are also expected.

  • Applicants must have experience and comfort with managing multi-million dollar accounts and with long term resource planning and allocation. This position requires 5+ years of experience in advertising, media strategy and/or marketing. Our ideal candidate should also have experience with developing and executing successful SEM and SEO campaigns, experience in business consulting and public relations.

  • Applicants must have a bachelors’ degree in marketing, communications, design, philosophy, math, psychology, anthropology, sociology or English. A master’s degree in any of the fields above is preferable.

  • Meanies, bullies, crybabies, ego-maniacs, and prima-donnas need not apply. If for some reason they make it past the interview process and are hired, they will be canned at the first sign of these traits. No joke.

Salary/Benefits

This is a full-time salary position complete with all standard health, vision, dental and vacation benefits.

In the past year idfive was selected as a best place to work by Baltimore Magazine, nominated by the Baltimore Business Journal as a Best Place to Work, awarded for its company culture by SmartCEO  and was added to the 2016 Inc 5,000 List of America’s Fastest Growing Companies. If this is the type of team you would be proud to be a part of then please apply. We’d love to meet you.

Apply Now

Submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements at https://idfive.com/ideas/careers/media-strategy/. Only the candidates who submit all three items will be considered for employment.


Sparkloft Media
7/26/19

Job Title: Social Media Strategist
Position Location: Washington, DC
Position Type: Full-time
Position Reports to: Senior Account Executive

About Sparkloft: 
We are a Creative Agency that is passionate about delivering innovative and engaging Social Media campaigns! We are excited to be growing the Washington DC office by adding a Social Media Strategist. For this role we are looking for someone, who in addition to doing the strategic work, is also skilled at, and willing to do, top notch copywriting and killer content management. We love experience, but we are also open to candidates who feel this role would be the next step in their career. 

Here are the details:
Primary Job Description: The Social Media Strategist is responsible for maintaining the day-to-day relationship with assigned accounts to ensure social media being used effectively to support client’s business objectives.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Independently manage client relationships with assigned accounts and support client relationships with larger accounts to maintain and grow client business by exceeding client’s expectations.
  • Develop and implement social media strategies that help client achieve brand, marketing, communications and sales objectives using inputs from clients, social media monitoring tools, competitive analysis, and secondary research.
  • Present social media concepts and ideas to clients and relevant team members.
  • Develop creative concepts and assets.
  • Copywriting for social media posts and Community.
  • Management Content.
  • Management Identify and work with relevant influencers for client programs.
  • Manage paid media programs on social channels for clients.
  • Use analytics tools and interpret data to present meaningful insights to clients and use insights to continually improve strategy and creative.
  • Identify and report on relevant trends (clients industries, social, digital, pop culture).
  • Understand key legal aspects of social media management and content creation (e.g. copyright, privacy, user data storage, contest rules, COPA etc.) and ensure compliance.
  • Maintain client profitability by tracking time & cost and ensuring projects stay on budget and within scope

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary, full benefits package including medical, dental, vision and 401k matching.
  • An open, collaborative work environment, with an intense focus on teamwork.
  • Access to innovative, creative projects with clients around the world.
  • Paid holidays and PTOA team of people that work smart and play hard.

Experience and other Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in a related field of study or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3+ years of professional level social media experience preferably working with established brands or for an agency.
  • Well versed in all leading social media platforms with a passion for social media and social media trends.
  • Understanding how social media can be part of owned, earned and paid communications strategies.
  • Strong analytical and math skills with proven ability to demonstrate data interpretation capabilities as it relates to real time marketing.
  • Excellent grammar and spelling. Copywriting experience preferred. Understanding how social media initiatives produce a positive ROIs.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to write professionally for varied audiences and in different voices.
  • Comfortable presenting in front of clients and colleagues.
  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced, ever changing environment and meet absolute deadlines while exceeding client and team expectations.

Requirements for all Sparkloft Media positions:

  • Care more: exceptional customer service skills.
  • Curiosity: a high level of interest in constantly learning new things.
  • Problem solving: ability to identify and understand problems and willingness to solve them.
  • Sensitivity: a high level of awareness for the needs of colleagues, clients and the Sparkloft Media business.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit: a mindset that embraces critical questioning, innovation and continuous improvement.
  • A global perspective and understanding of different cultures (ideally obtained through lots of travel).

Other:
The absolute willingness to occasionally work nights, weekends or holidays (social media never sleeps).

How to Apply:
https://sparkloftmedia.theresumator.com/apply/PvnRqtWMuW/Social-Media-Strategist-Washington-DC


Targeted Victory 
7/24/19

Job Title: Graphic Designer
Position Location: Arlington, VA
Number of Openings: 1
Position Description:

About Us:
Built by digital marketers, Targeted Victory is a full-service strategy and marketing agency providing optimized outcomes in the digital age. Our clients, including national, political and international decision makers, count on our team of top strategists to provide comprehensive solutions and counsel on public affairs, advertising, media planning, fundraising and reputation management.

Targeted Victory was proud to be named a 2015 Washington Post Best Place to Work and a 2017 DC Red Hot Company by DCA Live.

Job Summary:
Targeted Victory is hiring a senior designer to provide high-level design services for conceptual advertising work, internal development projects, proposals, pitches and sales related projects. Within this position the individual will operate in a fast-paced atmosphere, working directly with senior staff and the CEO on mission-critical projects.

This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated self-starter who is capable of both working individually and leveraging the talents of design specialists to serve as the core of a new team.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Produce best-in-class creative that pushes boundaries
  • Collaborate with senior staff and design specialists to develop and implement advertising concepts
  • Lead the creative side of crafting pitches and business development
  • Participate in business development activities
  • Foster design thinking among senior staff
  • Provide overall branding support for Targeted Victory

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years of practical experience in design (mobile and still)
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to work quickly and collaboratively
  • Strong knowledge of design processes
  • Organization and ability to manage multiple projects
  • Great communication skills
  • Online portfolio available for viewing

Resumes can be sent to [email protected]


Brainstorm Creative Resources
7/22/19

Job Title: Senior Designer .:. creative agency
Position Location: Washington, DC
Position Type: Temporary on-site; full-time hours
Position Reports to: Creative Director
Position Description:

A Washington, DC-based strategic creative agency is looking to engage a Senior Designer in a full-time, on-site, temporary role starting immediately and continuing through at least the end of September. We are posting this announcement in mid-July with the hope of identifying someone terrific who can start as soon as possible. 

There is a possibility this temporary role could turn into a full-time position. The designer selected will be replacing a full-time designer who is moving out of the region. The hiring organization will definitely re-fill the full-time position. However, they have not yet decided whether the full-time role will be at the Senior Designer level or higher or lower. Decisions regarding the full-time position will not impact this temporary role. However, we will aim to update this job posting regarding the full-time position as new information becomes available.

OVERVIEW: 
We are ideally seeking candidates who can demonstrate through online portfolio examples, that they have at least baseline interactive design and production skills. Deep interactive design experience (i.e. concepting original interface designs, developing user experience flows, etc.) will be useful, but are not a requirement. Interactive development skills are not necessary. The range of potential design projects is broad. There's a good chance you might work on any/all of the following: social media graphics, landing pages, graphic e-mails, website designs, brochures, print-oriented collateral and/or presentations. The agency's clients reflect a typical DC mix, including everything from international, consumer-facing corporations to B2B service provides with household names; to non-profits of all sizes and even some political campaigns.

Brainstorm has supported the client organization on dozens of projects and hires since 2010. We have helped them hire and engage with some terrific designers! We can provide plenty of additional information regarding our experience with the client, to the most well qualified applicants.

We have qualified this role as good fit for a senior-level professional, but we would be glad to hear from talented mid-career individuals who clearly communicate in cover letters, why they are interested in the assignment.

TECHNICAL SKILL REQUIREMENTS: 
A High level of proficiency in the use of Adobe CC tools that are relevant to the work outlined above.

HOURS / LOCATION / WORK ENVIRONMENT: 
We are only interested in receiving applications and inquiries from individuals who can work:

(1) 40 dayside hours/week,
(2) on-site at the employer workplace four to five days/week;
(3) in the K Street corridor of NW, Washington, DC;
(4) starting no later than late July;
(5) through at least September 2019.

PAY RATE & SALARY:
Based on conversations we have had with our client, Brainstorm Creative Resources has determined a temporary engagement pay rate range of $40/hour to $75/hour for an expected 40 hours of work per week. It's worth noting that the annualized equivalent salaries that correspond to these pay rate ranges are $80K to $150K.

The actual rate and/or salary offered will be commensurate with experience and market norms. It will also be based on some or all of the following factors: credentials as detailed in your resume, your portfolio, interview experiences with Brainstorm Creative Resources and our client, and quality of reference providers and references provided.

Brainstorm Creative Resources pays competitively and actively encourages our employer clients to do the same. However, it is unlikely (but not impossible) that we will be able to pay less experienced applicants at the top of the stated salary range. More experienced applicants can expect that we will make a strong, evidentiary case to our client, to pay you at the top of the range.

APPLICATION: 
Brainstorm Creative Resources is a recruiting and staffing firm that has been focused on placing creative and editorial professionals into freelance and full-time positions with Washington, DC-area employers since 2003. We are recruiting for this position at the request of our client, the hiring organization.

If you are reading this job description at our Application Portal please follow the instructions included below. If you are reading this job description elsewhere please visit us at http://www.brainstormresources.com. Within our website you can click anywhere you see "Find Work" buttons or text to view all currently open positions. Please follow these steps when you apply:

1) Closely read the complete job description to ensure that you are a terrific fit for the opportunity.
2) If you are a returning applicant please enter your e-mail address and password, and then add the opportunity to your "My Jobs" list.
3) If you have not applied with Brainstorm previously, click the "Apply For This Position" button.
4) During the application process please make sure to:
     -> Provide all details requested as you are completing your personal profile (including links to sample work online),
     -> Upload a resume and cover letter.

We expect all interested parties to support their application and salary request with a cover letter that clearly indicates their fitness for the position. Only candidates currently residing within a commutable distance of Washington, DC should apply. Applicants not currently living in Washington, DC, Maryland or Virginia, or who inquire without a cover letter, resume and/or work samples should not expect to receive a response. Brainstorm Creative Resources and the hiring organization are EEO employers.


MDB Communications
6/28/19

Job Title: Account Director/Supervisor/Leader
Position Location: Washington, DC
Position Type: Full-time
Position Description:

We’re expanding our account management leadership team!

You’re smart, “get” the ad business and are addicted to emerging advertising and media trends. You dream about strategy, launching new campaigns, and being accountable for leading major brands and producing results. Your experience includes TV, radio and digital campaign production. Details and spreadsheets are your friends. And you want to advance your career at an agency known for integrated campaigns including traditional (broadcast, print, OOH) and digital media (display, rich media, video, native, social, SEM and so much more). Seven to 10+ years of related experience in progressive account leadership positons is preferred.  Experience in managing account teams and collaborating with creative and in-house media teams to elevate consumer-facing client brands. Experience with Digital Media/Analytics, website development and social media is desirable.

The ideal candidate is an over-achiever who thrives on building relationships with clients, loves campaign management and wants to mentor junior staff members.

We’re independent in the best sense of the word, with impressive regional and national clients. Media agnostic (we do it all, from TV to digital to PR). And we’re passionate about advertising. How about you?

Located in DC on two Metro lines. (Farragut Square)

How to Apply
If you think you have what it takes to be part of our team, we want to hear from you. We’re looking for solid candidates looking for a growth opportunity. And if you’ve worked in Advantage software systems, all the better. Send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to [email protected] with “Account Director/Supervisor” in the subject line. All inquiries will be held in confidence. No phone calls please. EOE. www.mdbcomm.com


MDB Communications
6/28/19

Job Title: Account Executive; Account Coordinator
Position Location: Washington DC
Position Type: Full-time
Position Reports to: VP - Client Service
Position Description:

MDB Communications (www.mdbcomm.com) seeks agency-savvy account people to work on integrated marketing accounts spanning all media, from traditional to online advertising, and everything in between; broadcast, print, OOH and digital media (display, rich media, video, native, social, SEM and so much more).

The ideal candidate is an over-achiever who thrives on building relationships with clients and loves project management for brand leaders.

Must have excellent time management skills, experience managing the creative development process, be extremely well-organized and very detail-oriented. We’re independent in the best sense of the word, with impressive regional and national clients. And we’re passionate about the ever-changing world of advertising. How about you?

Located in DC on two Metro lines (on Farragut Square).

How to apply:
If you think you have what it takes to be part of our team, we want to hear from you. We’re looking for solid candidates looking for a growth opportunity. And if you’ve worked in Advantage software systems, all the better. Send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to [email protected] with “Account Executive/Account Coordinator” in the subject line. All inquiries will be held in confidence. No phone calls please. EOE. www.mdbcomm.com