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Assistant Account Executive (Political Communications)
Location: Washington, DC

Description

Are you up for a meaningful challenge? Do you aspire to use your creativity to drive social change?

Then come join our team of sharp, passionate and (sometimes) quirky activists.  In our 30+ years, we’ve helped elect presidents; fought for stricter regulations on tobacco, drunk driving and carbon emissions; united foster children with their forever families; and helped bring health coverage to all Americans. Our mission:  to create real and lasting positive change in the world.  And between our D.C. home base and our Seattle and San Francisco offices you’ll find all the know-how and drive to create advocacy campaigns that deliver real results.

We are…political communications professionals, issue experts, comms and advertising gurus, designers, writers, social and digital strategists, media planners and multi-media producers

You are…an Assistant Account Executive who knows how to:

  • Assist project teams with day-to-day execution of client work, including but not limited to conducting research, writing and editing documents, compiling meeting notes, updating status reports and coordinating logistics and deliverables between account, creative, digital, media and/or productiondepartments
  • Track, analyze and report on political news, coverage, research and online conversation
  • Develop and maintain client and internal documents, including timelines/calendars, meeting notes and conference call reports
  • Facilitate client billing process in conjunction with account leads and accounting department
  • Provide general administrative support to senior management, including scheduling meetings, booking travel, creating expense reports, and assembling and formatting client materials and presentations; provide administrative support to multiple account team members

You have…

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Political Science, English Literature or other related field froma four-year college or university
  • At least one year of experience as an intern in the field of communications, politics or media
  • Demonstrated experience and/or passion for political communications and initiatives
  • Strong interest in and understanding of various communications platforms (including social media, traditional print, digital, and interactive user experience) and how they can be combined and leveraged for marketing and communications strategies
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite
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