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Senior Digital Strategist

AL Media, an award-winning political media firm based in Chicago, is looking for a Senior Digital Strategist to join our growing team. The Senior Digital Strategist would be responsible for every part of the digital advertising workflow from top-level campaign strategy to execution and optimization. This position is a full-time, paid position located in Chicago. Key Responsibilities: -- Provide strategic counsel to political and non-profit clients -- Assist with the creative development of all digital advertising -- Develop and manage advocacy, social media, acquisition and brand building campaigns -- Brief clients on strategy, creative execution for social media and ad performance -- Identify key performance indicators for digital programs based on overall client goals -- Advise clients on email fundraising and acquisition strategy -- Manage complex projects and workflow -- Draft copy for advertisements, social media posts, press releases and social posts. Skills & Qualifications: 5+ years experience in digital advertising -- Superb client relations and project management skills -- Expertise in DoubleClick Bid Manager or other similar platforms and Facebook Power Editor -- Proficiency with BSD Tools and NGP -- Ability to code a plus -- Interest in advancing progressive candidates and causes.

Digital Strategist

Fast-paced, award-winning political media firm is looking for a Digital Strategist to join our growing team. The strategist would be responsible for managing the day-to-day digital advertising operations for more than a dozen clients. This position is a full-time, paid position located in Chicago. Key Responsibilities: Traffic digital ads across multiple platforms -- Report daily on campaign performance -- Optimize campaigns towards highest efficiencies and unique key performance indicators -- Assist in building efficiencies for the digital ad buying process from initial launch to daily monitoring and client-facing reporting -- Write & design text for ads, emails and social posts -- Evaluate clients’ online properties and make recommendations based on best practices -- Brief clients on digital strategy, best practices and the performance of their digital ad campaigns. Skills & Qualifications: 2+ years experience in digital advertising -- Expertise in DoubleClick Bid Manager or other similar programmatic platforms and Facebook Power Editor -- Proficiency with BSD Tools and NGP -- Familiarity with HTML, SQL and Python a plus -- Experience in political campaigns is preferred.

Senior Account Executive

The best fit for our firm is an individual with federal campaign experience in a leadership level, preferably as a campaign manager or communications director. Candidates should have superb writing skills, think creatively, and have a strong interest in working for progressive values. This is not an entry-level position. Previous experience in a campaign communications position required. Familiarity with television and radio production preferred.

Intern

This is an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to both the political arena and the production field. The best fit for our firm is an individual who is detail-oriented with strong communications skills, and is interested in working for progressive values. Candidates should be able to make a commitment of at least 15 hours a week and be willing to roll up his/her sleeves on a variety of projects, including but not limited to: • Research on topical issues or competitive races • Writing/drafting internal documents and materials for clients • Answering Phones • Data Entry Chicago applicants only. If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and a one-page writing sample.