Position: Deputy Digital Director

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

Status: Exempt; Full Time

Reports to: Digital Director


About Accountable.US
Accountable.US is a nonpartisan watchdog organization that shines a light on the corrupting influence of powerful corporations and special interests on public policymaking. Our work helps pave the way for policies that advance the interests of all Americans, not just the rich and powerful. If you're looking for a growing, fast-paced organization that invests in its people and strives to create more equitable and inclusive communities, then Accountable.US could be the place for you. We offer competitive salaries, exceptional benefits, and we encourage a healthy work/life balance for our staff.

Position Summary
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 ideal candidate has a set of experiences that will help in scaling and expanding our digital program. This includes knowledge of running the day to day of digital programs, launching ad campaigns, and testing new tactics. 

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 team and/or consultants to develop graphics, 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 and SEM. 
  • Support Digital Director in managing digital team staff, freelancers, and consultants. 
  • 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. 

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; and 
  • Demonstrates an interest and ongoing commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

Compensation & Benefits
Minimum salary for this position is $80,000. Exact compensation package is commensurate with experience. Our excellent benefits package includes health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, a 401(k) match, generous paid time off, professional development opportunities, and more. During the pandemic, all Accountable.US employees are working remotely. Some weekend work may be required.

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.

A Note to BIPOC Candidates: Studies have shown that women, nonbinary folks, and People of Color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every single one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organization and we are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job. That candidate may be one who comes from a background less traditional to our field of work, and that’s okay. We would strongly encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of the qualifications described.