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Managing Director, Paid Media

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Climate Power
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Washington, DC
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Published 5 days ago

Climate Power has an opening for a Managing Director, Paid Media to help build and support the development and execution of the team’s paid media strategy. The Director will work closely with the Digital, Creative, Communications, Research and Campaigns teams, external consultants, and partner organizations to coordinate Climate Power’s paid media strategy. 

Climate Power is an independent strategic communications and paid media operation focused on building the political will and public support for bold climate action. Founded by the Center for American Progress Action Fund, League of Conservation Voters, and Sierra Club, Climate Power integrates hard-hitting research, polling, state and national earned media, digital and paid media to influence the national conversation, embolden leaders to take immediate, bold climate action, and expose climate deniers and their oil and gas lobby allies.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate paid media strategy for various advertising channels (TV, radio, digital, etc.)
  • Work closely with key staff and consultants to manage television and digital creative agencies in development, review and execution of advertising as well as buying strategy 
  • Manage media buy process including but not limited to developing buy parameters, briefing agencies, creating RFPs, managing internal approval process, and invoicing media campaigns
  • Establish media objectives, strategies, tactics and KPIs for advertising campaigns
  • Make strategic resource allocation recommendations across targets and campaigns to Executive Director and others
  • Maintain and monitor paid media budgets, including media, polling, and production spend, in partnership with COO and Creative Director
  • Develop and maintain relationships with paid media vendors, including leading weekly meetings and briefing agencies on Climate Power’s strategy
  • Work with polling and ad testing agencies to plan and execute a research agenda designed to serve the paid media program
  • Coordinate paid media activities with other organizations in the climate advocacy space to increase efficiency and multiply program impact
  • Manage one or more direct report(s)

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Deep understanding of how paid media can be used to reach, persuade, and activate people
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in media planning across TV and various digital channels, ideally at a nonprofit, public policy, political organization or agency
  • At least 3 years experience leading teams and managing agencies
  • Experience using Google sheets a plus
  • Positive team player with a passion for progressive change
  • Climate issue advocacy experience a plus

This full time exempt position reports to Climate Power’s Deputy Executive Director. 

Climate Power is a fiscally sponsored project of Resources Legacy Fund (RLF) and Fund for a Better Future (FBF). RLF and FBF are equal opportunity employers and welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, or sexual orientation.

Pay for this position is commensurate with experience and responsibilities. The salary range for this position starts at $136,000. We offer a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision insurance, 401(k) plan, and generous paid time off.

Climate Power has an opening for a Managing Director, Paid Media to help build and support the development and execution of the team’s paid media strategy. The Director will work closely with the Digital, Creative, Communications, Research…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
Washington, DC, USA

How to Apply

To apply, fill out the application at this link: https://jobs.lever.co/climatepower/bb74e127-70ee-4141-a6f4-80aeca1a30e6

To apply, fill out the application at this link: https://jobs.lever.co/climatepower/bb74e127-70ee-4141-a6f4-80aeca1a30e6

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