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Deputy Digital Director

Location: Washington, D.C. or New York, New York  

Status: Exempt; Full Time

Reports to: Digital Director

Position Summary

Accountable.US is a nonpartisan watchdog group that exposes corruption in public life and holds  government officials and corporate special interests accountable by bringing their misconduct to light. In  doing so, we make way for policies that advance the interests of all Americans, not just the rich and  powerful. Accountable.US seeks a Deputy Digital Director to support its work to root out corruption and  malfeasance.  

Under the supervision of the Digital Director, the Deputy Digital Director will collaborate with  communications and research professionals to produce campaigns that advance our mission. The position  is based in Washington, D.C. or New York City, though travel on occasion is possible. During the  pandemic, all Accountable.US employees are working remotely. Some weekend work may be required. 

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. A flexible personality, sense of humor, and  positive attitude are important.

Essential Responsibilities and Tasks 

  • Work with Digital Director to craft and execute overall digital strategy for the organization.
  • Understand broad organizational messaging priorities and align to strategic recommendations for  organic and paid digital program. 
  • Assist with the development of digital and social strategies and plans, including contributing to the researching and writing for online campaigns.
  • Assist with the project management of the digital program, including organic and paid media projects; manage multiple digital projects and workstreams, including project planning, execution and milestone reporting. 
  • Develop different content and messaging across platforms and evaluate performance, and make adjustments and recommendations as needed.
  • Manage internal creative and vendor relationships to develop innovative projects, drive them to completion and achieve desired results.
  • Work with creative department to develop audio, video, and other content for campaign channels.
  • Find new ways to use email, social media, broadcast SMS, and other digital tools and measure effectiveness.
  • Must possess experience working with internal teams and vendors on web and mobile design and development; and maintaining websites and driving and measuring web traffic.
  • Ensure the efficiency and optimization of the digital program through SEO, SEM, and SMO.
  • Support Digital Director in managing digital team staff, freelancers, and consultants.

Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Ability 

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred;  
  • Minimum 5-7 years of digital marketing experience, including work for political campaigns, issue advocacy groups, or in relevant marketing roles;
  • Experience in digital engagement and advocacy-based list-building as well as paid acquisition; 
  • Experience working with digital tools such as WordPress, TweetDeck, social listening tools, analytics platforms, etc.
  • Strong technical acumen, with the ability to quickly understand and communicate technical concepts and challenges to wide-ranging audiences in a digestible and engaging manner;
  • Experience using analytics to inform decision-making; 
  • Proven track record for being a self-starter and working independently; 
  • Ability to collaborate and work with a cross-functional team throughout the organization to meet goals and achieve results;
  • Team player that possesses excellent communications skills and the capacity to adapt, be flexible and nimble;
  • Demonstrates an interest and ongoing commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

How to Apply

Please email cover letter and resume to jobs@accountable.us with “Deputy Digital Director” in the subject line. 

Accountable.US Careers

Accountable.US is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating  a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. Our work  environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color,  religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age,  disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.