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  • Content Fellowships

    Location: Washington D.C. / New York, NY / San Francisco, CA Position Type: Fellowship Duration: 9/1/2017 – 12/31/2017 Compensation: $2,000 per month Company Description: http://bullypulpit1.wpengine.com/about/ Bully Pulpit Interactive (BPI) is a communications, marketing and advertising agency. We tackle the biggest problems in both the private and public sectors – from electing Presidents and Prime Ministers to supporting FORTUNE 100 companies to advising complex philanthropic initiatives. In doing so, we combine the targeting and analytics of politics with the creative muscle of Madison Avenue. At BPI, we believe that everyone should be able to think big and get it done. And we never doubt that a small group of thoughtful individuals can change the world. Content Track: Are you a creative thinker? Do you keep up with political news hourly? Are you an avid user of Facebook, Snapchat, and Twitter? Do you want to learn the best way to communicate a message to an audience? The Content Track focuses on developing and executing integrated marketing campaigns. Qualifications: • Excellent capabilities with Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Excel and Word) • Strong written and verbal communication skills and an eye for detail • Have experience writing content for social media, blogs or email • Passion for technology, marketing and Democratic politics • Ability to work independently with minimal direction as well as part of a team • Understands deadlines and has strong time management and prioritization skills • Have experience media monitoring and curating press clippings • Knowledge of social media marketing on platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Instagram, Snapchat Preferred, but can be taught: • Working knowledge or graphic design and video file types (jpg, gif, pdf, mov,mp4) • Knowledge of AdWords, Bing Ads, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube advertising • Knowledge of content management or CRM software such as Hootsuite, WordPress, BSD Tools, etc. are a plus • Knowledge of media buying and/or planning is a plus • Knowledge of analytics and/or monitoring platforms such as Google Analytics, Omniture, Hootsuite • Working knowledge of Cision or Meltwater • Background/experience in advertising, marketing, social media, fundraising, email and/or politics How to Apply: https://bpi.formstack.com/forms/fellow_applicant Deadline for application is 6/30/17 Bully Pulpit Interactive provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants for employment regardless of gender identity, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, marital status, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship status, matriculation, personal appearance, genetic information or other protected group status.
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  • Analytics Fellowships

    Location: Washington D.C. / New York, NY / San Francisco, CA Position Type: Fellowship Duration: 9/1/2017 – 12/31/2017 Compensation: $2,000 per month Company Description: http://bullypulpit1.wpengine.com/about/ Bully Pulpit Interactive (BPI) is a communications, marketing and advertising agency. We tackle the biggest problems in both the private and public sectors – from electing Presidents and Prime Ministers to supporting FORTUNE 100 companies to advising complex philanthropic initiatives. In doing so, we combine the targeting and analytics of politics with the creative muscle of Madison Avenue. At BPI, we believe that everyone should be able to think big and get it done. And we never doubt that a small group of thoughtful individuals can change the world. Analytics Track: Do you have a strong passion to find out to why something works the way it does? Do you enjoy working with numbers and love to dive into reporting? The Analytics Track focuses on the ‘why and how’ aspect of advertising. Those who are self-starters and constantly have an itch to learn will excel in this track. Qualifications: • Excellent capabilities with Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Excel and Word) • Strong written and verbal communication and an eye for detail • Passion for technology, marketing and Democratic politics • Ability to work independently with minimal direction as well as part of a team • Understands deadlines and has strong time management and prioritization skills • Desire to organize data and work toward actionable outcomes • Knowledge of HTML/HTML 5, CSS, Javascript, SQL (at least one) Preferred, but can be taught: • Working knowledge or graphic design and video file types (jpg, gif, pdf, mov,mp4) • Knowledge of AdWords, Bing Ads, DoubleClick, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube advertising • Knowledge of media buying and/or planning is a plus • Knowledge of social media marketing on platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Instagram, Snapchat • Knowledge of analytics and/or monitoring platforms such as Google Analytics, Omniture, Hootsuite • Background/experience in advertising, marketing, social media, fundraising, email and/or politics How to Apply: https://bpi.formstack.com/forms/fellow_applicant Deadline for application is 6/30/17 Bully Pulpit Interactive provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants for employment regardless of gender identity, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, marital status, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship status, matriculation, personal appearance, genetic information or other protected group status.
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  • Senior Communications Talent (Washington, DC, New York, NY, Chicago, IL or San Francisco, CA)

    Bully Pulpit Interactive (BPI) is a digitally based marketing and communications agency that wins hearts and changes minds for companies and causes. We communicate without barriers and measure what matters. BPI specializes in public affairs, corporate reputation and social impact. A growing firm based in Washington DC, New York, Chicago and San Francisco, BPI is looking for a motivated, connected and collaborative senior communications professional to join the firm in any of our four offices. BPI works alongside our clients to bring integrated communications and advertising campaigns to companies and organizations. A successful candidate will bring significant communications experience to the table, preferably with some time spent on campaigns, in corporate communications, at a PR agency or in the government. They should understand the pace and flow of client expectations and how to meet and exceed them. The responsibilities for this role will include:Managing client accounts – Will serve as the lead representative on a wide-ranging advocacy project as well as other accounts where they may be in a lead or support role. This individual must be comfortable handling strategic planning and daily execution of services for the client, as well as communicating effectively with the lead client representatives, which often include senior management or executive level decision-makers. • Account responsibilities include managing internal team members assigned to work on a given account and ensuring meetings and products are delivered to the client on time and in line with the high expectations we set for our client relationships. A successful candidate will be just as comfortable with drafting a memo outlining high-level and long-term strategic planning suggestions as they are with picking up the phone and calling a national media correspondent as they are with working hand-in-hand with the client to execute a major announcement. • Developing new business – Will have a valuable role to play in BPI’s efforts to develop new business and create relationships with potential future clients. He or she should be capable of creating new relationships and building on the firm’s existing relationships with prospective clients, producing and delivering proposals for client pitches, participating in pitch meetings and generally helping to thinking creatively about industry areas BPI might want to move into. • Brand Support/Thought Leadership – Will be closely involved in internal efforts to manage the BPI brand through a variety of platforms. This may include helping to develop content for our blog and social media channels, representing BPI at events and conferences, participating in panels or delivering talks about communications strategy while representing the agency and other potential avenues or networking opportunities that might come up. Additional qualifications include: • 5-10 years of communications and media relation’s experience • Strong reporter relationships • Strong writing skills • Management capabilities • Ability to work in a fluid environment. Salary: commensurate with experience. BPI offers a competitive salary, annual bonus opportunity, 100% paid health care for employees, twelve weeks paid parental leave, generous personal leave, a 401k and other benefits. Please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@bpimedia.com. Bully Pulpit Interactive provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants for employment regardless of gender identity, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, marital status, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship status, matriculation, personal appearance, genetic information or other protected group status.
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  • Direct Marketing Specialist (New York, NY or Washington, DC)

    We at Bully Pulpit Interactive are seeking a full-time Associate to join our growing teams in New York and DC. You love a lot of moving pieces and can lead multiple projects at a time. You love checking things off your list and finding creative ways to get things done. You hold yourself and your teammates accountable to extraordinary work quality. You like being in an environment where things constantly change, you can adapt your plans well to it. You are intellectually curious and flourish with figuring out how things work. You pay attention to detail and thrive on numbers and analysis. You have a passion for all things digital and love working without constraints. You are always up to date on social media platforms – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn and more. Ideally you have 2 to 3+ years of experience in direct marketing and client management, with specialized experience running Search (Google/Bing), Social (Facebook/Twitter/LinkedIn) and/or performance based Display (Google Display Network) campaigns. You are a self-starter who can independently manage self-serve advertising platforms, actively spot problems/opportunities, independently implement campaign adjustments and report on campaign success. You are expected to have some experience training colleagues on digital marketing platforms. Responsibilities: • Develop direct marketing strategies based on client goals, target audiences, budgets and available creative – and explain your strategy to colleagues and clients • Lead the execution of digital advertising campaigns on “self-serve” Search, Social and Display platforms • Implement audience and creative segmentation on “self-serve” Search, Social and Display platforms • Independently mentor and train colleagues on direct marketing best practices and launch/optimization approaches • Create client-ready reports, presentations and memos • Manage several digital advertising campaigns – with varied objectives and budgets – at the same time without error • Analyze campaign performance to derive insights and adjust your strategy accordingly • Collaborate with designers, content strategists, media planners, and client managers to ensure successful campaigns for our clients • Draft agendas for meetings, communicate with clients in person, via email and via phone, and hold team members accountable to project deadlines Required Experience and Skills: • 2+ years of digital advertising experience with an agency, campaign or internal marketing team • A firm understanding of marketing objectives including but not limited to setting return on investment, cost per acquisition, and revenue goals • Knowledge of Google AdWords, Bing, DCM, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube advertising platforms. You are expected to have the skills to launch campaigns on at least one of these platforms on your first day. This is not an entry level role. • Understanding of how to manage self-serve advertising budgets and how to best spend advertising dollars with an eye toward efficiency and effectiveness •Strong analytical skills and ability to communicate results to senior-level audiences. • Ability to independently optimize campaigns to achieve peak performance, primarily to track CPA and return on investment goals. • Fluency in Microsoft Excel Preferred Qualifications: • Experience with CRM systems including BSD Tools, Salsa, Convio or SilverPop • Experience with Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager or Adobe Analytics • Working knowledge of A/B testing programs such as Optimizely • Basic experience with copywriting and creative development for digital advertising platforms such as Facebook and Search Submit resume at jobs@bpimedia.com. Bully Pulpit Interactive provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants for employment regardless of gender identity, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, marital status, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship status, matriculation, personal appearance, genetic information or other protected group status.
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  • Associate Director (Washington, DC)

    Bully Pulpit Interactive is seeking a full time Associate Director to join our growing team in Washington, DC. You love a lot of moving pieces and can manage multiple projects simultaneously. You love checking things off your list and finding creative ways to get things done. You are a problem solver. You have a clear point-of-view and are comfortable sharing it with others in meetings, on the phone and in writing. You hold yourself and teams accountable to superior work quality. You can independently manage and inspire a team of digital strategists while working alongside senior leaders to run client engagements. You have an enthusiasm for the mainstream news, politics, and social and economic news. When news breaks, you think about how organizations should respond or capitalize on it. You like being in an environment where things constantly change—and you can adapt your plans and your team well to it. You understand how to tell a story from start to finish. You read voraciously about current events and want to use your gift to be relevant. We’re looking for someone who understands the “big picture” but also knows how to get their hands dirty (and teach others) to pull reports, launch content programs—including email and social media marketing—and conduct on-site testing. Responsibilities: • Report into a Director/Senior Director • Independently manage client relationships and an internal team of digital and communications strategists, including day-to-day management of your team’s workload and long-term management of their growth • Develop integrated digital strategies for non-profits, political and corporate clients. Digital strategy includes both content development and amplification through paid or owned channels. • Independently manage social media campaigns, and help junior team members master platforms and tactics • Work together with designers, direct marketers, media planners, and client managers to provide impactful campaigns for our clients. • With support of senior leaders, develop proposals to address the needs of potential clients Required Experience and Skills: • 6+ years of experience working in an ad agency, communications agency, nonprofit or corporate communications • An understanding of how to allocate time and resources across a team of digital strategists to ensure clients’ needs are met • Experience managing and providing clear feedback to team members • Extremely strong writing skills with experience developing content strategy and managing social media campaigns • Strong analytical skills and ability to communicate results to senior-level audiences, including experience with independently producing documents and reports consumed by senior-level audiences • Copywriting skills for paid/organic digital communications • Knowledge of social media marketing on platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram • A firm understanding of marketing objectives, including but not limited to setting ROI goals and ultimately understanding how to measure the success of your campaigns Preferred Qualifications: • Knowledge of CRM platforms such as Salsa, Convio, Hubspot, Salesforce, MailChimp or similar platforms. • Knowledge of AdWords, Bing, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube advertising a plus • Knowledge of Google Analytics and/or Omnivore • Hands-on experience training team members • Experience with email marketing campaigns Location: Washington, DC Employee Status: Full-Time. Salary: Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Bully Pulpit Interactive is an equal opportunity employer. Benefits: BPI offers a competitive benefits package including health care and 401K benefits. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@bpimedia.com Bully Pulpit Interactive provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants for employment regardless of gender identity, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, marital status, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship status, matriculation, personal appearance, genetic information or other protected group status.
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  • Senior Associate – Content (New York, NY)

    Bully Pulpit Interactive is seeking a full time Senior Associate specialized in content creation to join our growing team in New York City. You love coming up with best-in-class content campaigns with many moving pieces and can manage multiple projects across different initiatives. You love working with designers and a team to execute on your client’s vision. You hold yourself and teams accountable to superior work quality and always find a way to get things done. You have an enthusiasm for the mainstream news, politics, and social and economic news. You like being in an environment where things constantly change—and you can adapt your plans and your team well to it. You understand how to tell a story from start to finish. You go deep to provide context and frame a moment. You read voraciously about current events and want to use your gift to be relevant. We’re looking for someone who understands the “big picture” but also knows how to get their hands dirty to develop presentations, launch content programs—including email and social media marketing—and put all the marketing puzzle pieces together through an integrated media lens. Responsibilities: • Working with a Senior leader, you will play a significant role with managing client relationships in addition to the internal team. • Develop and drive the ongoing digital strategy for content across our non-profit, political and corporate clients. Digital strategy includes both content development and amplification through paid media and owned channels. • The ability to manage email marketing programs and social media campaigns. • A firm understanding for marketing objectives, including but not limited to setting ROI goals and ultimately understanding how to measure the success of your campaigns. • Work together with designers, direct marketers, media planners and client managers to provide impactful campaigns for our clients. Required Experience and Skills: • 4+ years’ experience working in an ad agency, communications agency, nonprofit or corporate communications. • Experience with direct client management. • Experience managing other team members. • Extremely strong writing capabilities with experience developing content strategy and managing social media campaigns. • Strong presentation skills and ability to communicate results to senior leadership audiences. • Draft advertising copy (text + graphics) for new and existing campaigns. • Knowledge of best practices and social media marketing on platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram. Preferred Qualifications: • Knowledge of AdWords, AdCenter (Bing), Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube advertising a plus Location: New York Employee Status: Full-Time. Salary: Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Bully Pulpit Interactive is an equal opportunity employer. Benefits: BPI offers a competitive benefits package including health care and 401K benefits. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@bpimedia.com Bully Pulpit Interactive provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants for employment regardless of gender identity, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, marital status, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship status, matriculation, personal appearance, genetic information or other protected group status.
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  • Media Planner (Washington, DC or New York, NY)

    About BPI Bully Pulpit Interactive (BPI) is a digitally based marketing and communications agency that wins hearts and changes minds for companies and causes. We communicate without barriers and measure what matters. We specialize in public affairs, corporate reputation and social impact. We simplify the complex, shift public opinion, manage in a crisis, position brands and drive effective global campaigns for our clients. Since we started in 2009, we have applied the lessons of politics to brands and supported over 400 clients across multiple continents. Role Objective Media Planners will be responsible for planning, campaign management/optimization on accounts and will work closely with Media Managers or Associate Media Directors. Responsibilities • Develop plans which align with client/campaign objectives and work closely with Managers/AMD’s to ensure media plans deliver upon the agreed strategies and approach • Lead on campaign implementation/management in regards to: buying, negotiating, implementation, optimization, and analysis • Present plan recommendations to Managers or AMD’s and support them in reviewing with client • Establish specifications and timelines needed for campaign launch and work across teams to ensure a successful execution • Use internal data sources as well as past performance to develop insights and strategy for future efforts • Work on client/account team requests and work with Managers or AMD’s on prioritizing them: plan changes, budget changes, campaign flighting, and marketplace information • Work with internal analytical team to gauge media performance and KPI’s to determine the extent to which the original objectives and strategies were met • Work closely with Ad Operations to traffic, launch, and trouble shoot implementation issues • Be the day-to-day contact for media vendors and trouble shoot issues • Cross-reference and approve all media invoices to be processed Skills/Knowledge Needed • Experience with multiple forms of media including but not limited to: digital, print, TV, OOH, mobile, SEM, and paid social • Thrives in fast paced environment, is a self starter/demonstrates initiative • Ability to manage multiple projects • Thrives in a collaborative environment and is a problem solver • Working knowledge of planning tools (MRI, comScore, eMarketer) • Microsoft Office Software (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.) Additional Requirements • Minimum 1-2 years experience in media planning • Experience mentoring and training a plus. Please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@bpimedia.com Bully Pulpit Interactive provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants for employment regardless of gender identity, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, marital status, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship status, matriculation, personal appearance, genetic information or other protected group status.
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  • Senior Media Planner (Washington, DC or New York, NY)

    About BPI Bully Pulpit Interactive (BPI) is a digitally based marketing and communications agency that wins hearts and changes minds for companies and causes. We communicate without barriers and measure what matters. We specialize in public affairs, corporate reputation and social impact. We simplify the complex, shift public opinion, manage in a crisis, position brands and drive effective global campaigns for our clients. Since we started in 2009, we have applied the lessons of politics to brands and supported over 400 clients across multiple continents. Role Objective Senior Media Planners will be responsible for planning, campaign management/optimization on BPI’s larger accounts and will work closely with Media Managers or Associate Media Directors on overall strategy and execution. Responsibilities • Develop plans which align with client/campaign objectives and work closely with Managers/AMD’s to ensure media plans deliver upon the agreed strategies and approach • Lead on campaign implementation/management in regards to: buying, negotiating, implementation, optimization, and analysis • Present plan recommendations to clients with support from Managers or AMD’s • Establish specifications and timelines needed for campaign launch and work across teams to ensure a successful execution • Use internal data sources as well as past performance to develop insights and strategy for future efforts • Work on client/account team requests and prioritize with them on: plan changes, budget changes, campaign flighting, and marketplace information • Work with internal analytical team to gauge media performance and KPI’s to determine the extent to which the original objectives and strategies were met • Work closely with Ad Operations to traffic, launch, and trouble shoot implementation issues • Be the day-to-day contact for media vendors and trouble shoot any issues • Conduct media, industry or company research to allow the agency to develop accurate and strategic advertising and marketing plans • Cross-reference and approve all media invoices to be processed • Develop, mentor and train fellows (interns) and serve as a positive role model for them • Proactively keep abreast of industry trends and share knowledge with team Skills/Knowledge Needed • Experience with multiple forms of media including but not limited to: digital, print, TV, OOH, mobile, SEM, and paid social • Thrives in fast paced environment, is a self starter/demonstrates initiative • Ability to manage multiple projects • Thrives in a collaborative environment and is a problem solver • Working knowledge of planning tools (MRI, comScore, eMarketer) • Microsoft Office Software (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.) Additional Requirements • Minimum 4 years experience in media planning • Experience mentoring and training a plus. • Management experience a plus Please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@bpimedia.com Bully Pulpit Interactive provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants for employment regardless of gender identity, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, marital status, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship status, matriculation, personal appearance, genetic information or other protected group status.
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  • Account Executive (Washington, DC)

    Bully Pulpit Interactive is seeking a full-time Account Executive to join our growing team. The position we are looking for at this time is based in our Washington, DC office. We’re looking for someone that is a creative thinker, but also likes to get his or her hands dirty to launch email-marketing programs, deliver social media advertising campaigns and execute strategic communications campaigns. You thrive in fast-paced environments where things constantly change. You can juggle a lot of moving pieces and manage multiple projects across different initiatives. Most importantly, you are eager to learn and not afraid to ask questions. Is this you? Responsibilities you may have: • Execute content-driven digital and communications strategies for non- profit, advocacy, political and corporate clients that align an organization’s narrative across platforms. • Draft blogs, op-eds, and media pitches as well as content for ads, info- graphics, websites, and social copy for organizations that build a narrative and/or are action-oriented. • Compile client-specific press lists of national, regional, and local reporters • Research media markets and target reporters through earned media outreach. • Work closely with design and video teams to bring visual and written communications to life. • Measure ROI and direct marketing objectives and then report on the results in memo and presentation formats. Preferred Skills: • Knowledge of social media marketing on platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Tumblr, or Instagram. • Strong analytical abilities. • Experience with PowerPoint, Keynote or other presentation programs. • Experience with Meltwater or Cision Experience: • 0-2 Years of marketing, advertising, communications, or public relations experience preferred but not required, can be internship or full-time position Location: Washington, D.C. Number of Account Executive Positions Available: 2 Employee Status: Full-Time Salary: Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits: BPI offers a competitive benefits package including health care and 401k benefits Please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@bpimedia.com Bully Pulpit Interactive provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants for employment regardless of gender identity, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, marital status, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship status, matriculation, personal appearance, genetic information or other protected group status.
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  • Media Associate (Assistant Media Planner) – Washington, DC

    We are looking for a media associate for immediate hire who can assist in planning, launching, optimization and reporting of all media campaigns while adhering to BPI’s quality standards. We want applicants who are hungry to try new things, improve existing processes, and drive the marketing and communications strategy for our clients, both political and corporate. Responsibilities • In coordination with Senior Media Associate and Associate Media Director, manage vendor communications, Requests For Proposals (RFPs) or Information (RFIs), and negotiate rates, terms and conditions, added value, etc. • Work with the team to research and build media plans, book buys, create IOs, etc. • Create supporting documents (e.g. flowcharts, decks, pacing docs, etc.) per BPI’s campaign management process • Monitor campaign performance daily to optimize campaigns and ensure they achieve client goals and media KPIs • Create internal and external facing reporting throughout the campaign providing insights and initial analysis as well as a wrap-up deck once a campaign has ended • Media Associates will have the responsibility, once trained, to strategize, implement, optimize, and report on all stages of small advertising campaigns Preferred Skills: • Knowledge of at least one of the following: DCM (DoubleClick Campaign Manager), Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Adwords advertising • Knowledge of media buying and/or planning • Knowledge of media processes or experience working with vendors • Strong data analysis skills. Excel is necessary, SQL knowledge is a plus< • Background/experience in advertising, marketing, social media, fundraising, email and/or politics Experience • 0-2 Years of marketing or advertising experience preferred but not required, can be internship or full-time position Location: Washington, D.C. Employee Status: Full-Time Salary: Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits: BPI offers a competitive benefits package including health care and 401k benefits Please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@bpimedia.com Bully Pulpit Interactive provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants for employment regardless of gender identity, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, marital status, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship status, matriculation, personal appearance, genetic information or other protected group status.
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  • Senior Editor and Motion Graphics Artist (Washington, DC or New York, NY)

    Bully Pulpit Interactive is an award-winning digital agency specializing in digital storytelling and message development. We are imaginative, innovative, and driven by our passion for finding creative solutions to big problems. We are not afraid to challenge ourselves and push the envelope, setting big goals and finding new ways to take advantage of the ever-expanding digital space. We are looking for a Senior Editor and Motion Graphics Artist to craft high-end persuasion advertising across channels that motivates and moves the needle. A high standard of quality is a must – our caliber of work and dedication to the end result is what sets us apart. Your skillset and talents need to help us further our clients’ goals by developing visually stunning and cutting-edge creative. You should have a minimum of 5-7 years of editing and motion graphics experience, be well versed in collaborating with a creative team and capable of working independently to produce top notch work. Your editorial, motion graphics, and storytelling skills must all be equally refined. It’s a major bonus if you aren’t afraid to wear multiple hats in a small and growing team. DAY-TO-DAY YOU WILL: • Design and execute high-end motion videos utilizing storytelling and compelling motion graphics that communicate our clients’ messaging • Identify creative campaign solutions and have the ability to develop them • Work for clients in the corporate, political, issue advocacy and emerging business spaces • Create video content and advertising across all mediums, including TV, Digital and Out-of-Home THE RIGHT PERSON HAS: • At least 5 to 7 years of editing and motion graphics experience • Full proficiency in non-linear editing platforms (Premiere preferred) • Extensive experience creating motion graphics in After Effects • Excellent design sense, including composition, color and typography • Ability to work in a very fast-paced, collaborative production environment • A sense of humor and a genuine love for what you do • Demo reel or portfolio
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  • Associate (Washington, DC, New York, NY and San Francisco, CA)

    Bully Pulpit Interactive (BPI) is a marketing and communications agency based in Washington, DC, New York City and San Francisco. We were founded by the digital marketers of Barack Obama’s groundbreaking 2008 campaign for president and today serve some of the biggest names in the corporate, non-profit and political arenas. We are looking for an Associate for our DC, NY and SF offices with strategic communications experience. This person should understand the “big picture” for campaigns and other projects, but also know how to dig in and work alongside other team members to craft integrated campaigns from start to finish. Responsibilities include: • Writing and developing client-facing content for various platforms, including: op-eds, statements, talking points, strategic memos, blog posts and social media content • Pitching and placing press stories and managing reporter relationships • Interfacing with client day-to-day An ideal candidate must have: • 3-5 years of experience at an agency, government office, brand, cause or campaign working with communications and digital capabilities • Ability be a proactive team player • Ability to multitask for multiple clients at once, managing and executing multiple work streams • Strong research skills and background Preferred Qualifications • Experience designing and executing a paid digital advertising campaign Location: Washington, DC, New York, NY or San Francisco, CA Employee Status: Full-Time. Salary: Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Bully Pulpit Interactive is an equal opportunity employer.
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  • Senior Media Associate (Washington, DC)

    Bully Pulpit Interactive is seeking a Senior Media Associate for our Washington, DC office to add to our growing advertising firm. Mission: Timely launch and execution of all media campaigns while adhering to BPI’s and Precision Network’s quality standards. Result: Successful campaigns that achieve client’s media goals and/or learning’s that can be applied to improve future campaigns.

    Responsibilities:

    External Activities:

    • Act as the primary point of contact for vendors to communicate client needs or requests.
    • Send Requests For Proposals (RFPs) or Information (RFIs) to vendors.
    • Negotiate rates, terms and conditions, pricing models, added value, etc. on behalf of our clients to get the most out of the budget allocated to a campaign.
    • In coordination with the Client Lead, respond to client’s media questions and requests.
    • Send Authorization to Buy (ATB), media plans, flowcharts, and other such supporting documents to Client Lead/Client.
    Internal Activities:
    • Work with the Media Manager to determine campaign goals and tactics for each client and develop a media plan that will achieve them; that includes allocating media budgets between channels, selecting the best vendors by using research tools and historical data, and providing rational for the approach chosen.
    • Work with the Ad Ops and the Media Lead to set realistic timelines for launch based on the size of the campaign and communicate the timeline to the Client Lead/Client.
    • Manage negotiation and media buying.
    • Create Insertion Orders and work with vendors to ensure adherence to our terms and conditions.
    • Send spec sheets to the Client Leads/Clients to ensure the right ads are built and that the creative is in harmony with media buy.
    • Manage the trafficking and QA process.
    • Manage campaigns on Precision Network.
    • Analyze and evaluate reports and results, translate data findings, and use data collected to plan for course correction or continuation of media programs.
    • Work with Media Manager and Client Leads to evaluate the success or failure of digital campaigns and help them determine next steps for a client.
    • Provide the Client Leads with support when needed in communicating our media point of view, timelines, media recommendations, processes, etc.
    • Oversee the Fellows on a daily basis and ensure they have projects and work that will make them a successful Media Associate
    • Manage monthly and end of campaign reconciliation process; work with Finance to close out campaigns.
    • Participate in brainstorm sessions with the intention of bringing new, original ideas to life.
    Required Experience and Skills:
    • Bachelor’s Degree.
    • Advanced computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
    • 2-4 years of media planning/buying experience, including 2 years focused on online.
    • Thrives in a fast paced, deadline driven, changing environment; can adapt media plans due to changes in client objectives, priorities or budgets while minimizing impact on project momentum.
    • Experience managing both brand and direct marketing initiatives.
    • Thorough understanding of the media process, media department and inter-department relationships.
    • Demonstrated ability to generate and present well-considered ideas and solutions.
    • Experienced negotiator.
    • Strong analytical skills, ability to relate results to client business objectives.
    • Firm grasp of the various performance metrics and benchmarks as well as best practices.
    • Ability to understand client goals and translate those into an effective media strategy.
    • Balanced ability to perform analytically and creatively.
    • Experience using DoubleClick Dart (or other ad serving technology) and with research tools such as comScore Metrix a plus.
    Location: Washington, DC Employee Status: Full-time Salary: Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Bully Pulpit Interactive is an equal opportunity employer. Benefits: BPI offers a competitive benefits package including health care and 401K benefits.

    Send resumes to jobs@bpimedia.com.

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