Careers

  • Creative Fellowship (Washington, DC)

    *** We are currently accepting applications for Summer 2017. For full consideration, we recommend you submit you application materials by April 15th, 2017. Applicants should email a resume and cover letter to fellowships@bpimedia.com. Do you want to create ads, social content, motion graphics, and graphics for top-tier democratic and corporate clients? Do you want to work in the Adobe Creative Suite all day? Do you want to watch a video about the awesome stuff we do? Did you like that video? Do you think it could have been better if it featured content you created? Then become a Creative Fellow at BPI Media! Join our team as we whip up creative for top notch political, corporate, and advocacy clients. We want you to dive into life at BPI and will ask you to start creating content right away. You will be in a fast-paced environment where creative and strategy work together to reach our client’s goals. What will you do at BPI? Below is a list of what we are looking for, but more importantly is that you are hungry to learn and care about making a splash in the digital democratic community. We can teach you the rest. We do need to see your work – either a reel, your website, a portfolio, or through a small collection of projects attached with your resume. Apply today! Required Skills: • Strong capabilities with Adobe Software Suite (Photoshop, Premiere, Illustrator, After Effects) • Storytelling and visual communication skills; 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 Preferred Skills: • Background/experience in new media design and video editing • Background/experience in advertising, marketing, or politics is a plus Location: Washington, DC Schedule: Full-time; 3 months, extended pending review Job Type: Paid Fellowships Employee Status: Temporary
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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 Four-year degree or equivalent 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 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 Fellowships (Washington, DC)

    ***We are currently accepting applications for Summer 2017. For full consideration, we recommend you submit you application materials by April 15th, 2017. Applicants should email a resume and cover letter to fellowships@bpimedia.com. Bully Pulpit Interactive (BPI) is a marketing and communications agency based in Washington, DC and New York, NY. Founded by the digital team behind the '08 and '12 Obama campaigns, we now serve some of the biggest names in the corporate, non-profit and political arenas. Candidates will have the unique opportunity to work with major political races, leading philanthropic organizations and corporations. Fellows will work closely with BPI staff in order to support an array of projects from advertising strategy to launch and implementation of campaigns. Qualifications: • Passion for technology, advertising and Democratic politics • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Ability to excel in a fast paced environment • Desire to organize data and work toward actionable outcomes • Excellent organizational skills and an eye for detail • Excellent understanding of Excel, Word • Ability to work independently with minimal direction as well as part of a team • Understands deadlines • Extremely organized and very detail oriented • Able to build relationships and maintain them with outside parties and internal stakeholders Preferred Skills: • Knowledge of, DFA (DART/DoubleClick), Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube advertising • Knowledge of media buying and/or planning • Knowledge or Media processes or working with vendors such as Google, Facebook, Twitter etc… • Knowledge of analytics and/or monitoring platforms such as Google Analytics, Omniture, Hootsuite, Topsy • Knowledge of HTML and/or HTML5 • Background/experience in advertising, marketing, social media, fundraising, email and/or politics Location: Washington, DC Schedule: Full-time; 3-6 months, extended pending review. Job Type: Paid Fellowship Employee Status: Temporary
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  • Strategic Communications Fellowships (Washington, DC or New York, NY)

    ***We are currently accepting applications for Summer 2017. For full consideration, we recommend you submit you application materials by April 15th, 2017. Applicants should email a resume and cover letter to fellowships@bpimedia.com. Bully Pulpit Interactive is seeking talented communications fellows to join our team! You’ll have a great opportunity to learn firsthand how to develop and execute integrated strategic communications campaigns for clients including Fortune 500 companies, global foundations, causes and public affairs issues. Qualifications: • The ideal candidate is willing to take initiative when projects pop up at a moment’s notice. You are a self-starter with the ability to work independently in a fast-paced, busy environment. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. • Experience with media monitoring and curating press clippings. • Previous communications or public relations experience preferred. • Knowledge of Cision or Meltwater is a plus. Key Responsibilities: • Collect press clips daily and monitor media for clients • Deliver research on key policy topics and current events for clients as needed • Help build media lists and pitch reporters Location: Washington, DC or New York City Schedule: Full-time or Part-time (2-3 days); 3-6 months, extended pending review. Job Type: Paid Fellowship Employee Status: Temporary
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  • Marketing Fellowships (Washington, DC or New York, NY)

    ***We are currently accepting applications for Summer 2017. For full consideration, we recommend you submit you application materials by April 15th, 2017. Applicants should email a resume and cover letter to fellowships@bpimedia.com. Bully Pulpit Interactive is seeking fellows to join our Marketing and Communications teams. Fellows will work closely with BPI staff in order to support an array of projects from launching and planning advertising campaigns to helping curate content, email and social media strategy. Online Marketing Fellowship - Qualifications: • You have a passion for technology, advertising & marketing and Democratic politics and are a self-starter with the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment. • The ideal candidate is someone who is naturally curious, a fast learner, and can take on projects with minimal direction as part of a team. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. You have experience writing content for social media, blogs or email. • Are comfortable using, organizing and analyzing data in Excel • Knowledge of platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Adwords, Google Analytics or CRM platforms such as Salsa, Convio, Salesforce, or Mailchimp are a plus Key Responsibilities: • Research key policy topics for clients as needed • Concept creative for advertising campaigns and draft copy for social media and blog posts • Monitor and launch self-serve advertising campaigns on Facebook, Twitter, Adwords, etc. • Assist in creating internal and client-facing reports in Excel or Powerpoint format • Help come up with new and innovative ideas for our clients! Location: Washington, DC or New York City Schedule: Full-time; 3-6 months, extended pending review. Job Type: Paid Fellowship Employee Status: Temporary
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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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  • Executive Assistant (Washington, DC)

    Bully Pulpit Interactive (BPI) is a marketing and communications agency based in Washington, DC and New York City. 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 Executive Assistant in our DC office who would work directly for both the President of BPI and other partners of the firm. Responsibilities include: • Managing the schedules of both the President of BPI and other partners • Coordinating meetings by determining priorities, monitoring progress, problem-solving, and making adjustments to plans • Booking travel and accommodations for the President and partners • Arranging internal and external events by developing itineraries and agendas, booking transportation, and arranging meeting accommodations • Working with the finance team to maintain expense records • Creating meeting materials, presentations and internal and external communications for executive team • Assisting COO and CFO in managing office as needed • Support other office and administrative tasks as needed An ideal candidate must have: • Bachelor’s degree • 1+-years of relevant experience • Must be willing to commit for at least 2 years • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office programs • Ability to multitask and work in a face paced environment • Excellent written and oral communication skills • Strong attention to detail • Must be able to maintain discretion while handling executive level information
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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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  • Marketing & Communications Fellow (DC)

    BPI is seeking a full-time, paid fellow for the agency’s external marketing, communications and new business efforts. This is a great opportunity to see first-hand how a growing advertising firm is run and build experience with press outreach, conference and event organizing, sales and lead development. The ideal candidate for this role will be someone who wants to understand how the tech, advertising and political industries work in DC, Chicago and New York. This person will help to maintain BPI’s online properties, sales materials and bolster the agency’s outreach to reporters and conferences.   The position reports directly to the Director of Strategic Communications. Specific responsibilities will include:
    • Collect press clips and daily monitoring of political, advertising, tech industries
    • Draft copy for social media updates for BPI on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn
    • Draft blog posts about industry trends
    • Assist with website updates – knowledge of Wordpress is a plus
    • Perform data entry for tracking leads, press
    • Copy edit of proposals and power point decks
    • Deliver research ahead of proposal writing
    • Come up with proactive ideas about how to market the agency
      Location: Washington, DC  
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  • Ad Operations Fellowship (Washington, DC)

    ***We are currently accepting applications for Summer 2017. For full consideration, we recommend you submit you application materials by April 15th, 2017. Applicants should email a resume and cover letter to fellowships@bpimedia.com. Screen Shot 2015-12-10 at 3.39.13 PM

    Do you enjoy solving puzzles and thinking analytically?

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    Do you want to work in the ever-evolving tech industry and familiarize yourself with specialized cutting edge platforms that will make you an invaluable and essential part of a success digital marketing team?

    Do you love media and think strategically?

    Are you a senior in college and looking for an opportunity to learn on the job while getting paid? If you are someone with a knack for organization and tireless curiosity for how things work…

    then become a Digital Ad Operations Fellow @ BPI Media!

    Join our team as we implement ad campaigns and analytics for top notch political, corporate, & advocacy clients – we want you to dive into life at BPI and will ask you to start working on campaign strategy and platform implementation right away. You will be in a fast paced environment where creativity and strategy work together to reach our client’s goals.

    Below is a list of what we are looking for, but more importantly is that you are hungry to learn and care about making a splash in the digital democratic community. We can teach you the rest. Apply today!

    Helpful to have: • 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 Super awesome, but can be taught: • Knowledge of HTML/HTML 5, CSS, Javascript • Working knowledge or graphic design and video file types (jpg, gif, pdf, mov,mp4) • Knowledge of AdWords, AdCenter (Bing), DFA (DART/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, Vine • Knowledge of analytics and/or monitoring platforms such as Google Analytics, Omniture, Hootsuite • Knowledge of HTML, basic graphic design skills (Photoshop, Flash), and/or basic video editing skills (Final Cut Pro, QuickTime Pro, After Effects) • Background/experience in advertising, marketing, social media, fundraising, email and/or politics Location: Washington, DC Schedule: Full-time, or part-time on a per case basis; 3-6 months, extended pending review. Job Type: Paid Fellowship Employee Status: Temporary
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  • Marketing & Design Fellowships (Washington, DC & New York)

    Bully Pulpit Interactive (BPI) is a marketing and communications agency based in Washington, DC and New York, NY. Founded by the digital team behind the '08 and '12 Obama campaigns, we now serve some of the biggest names in the corporate, non-profit and political arenas.

    Candidates will have the unique opportunity to work with major political races, leading philanthropic organizations and corporations. Fellows will work closely with BPI staff in order to support an array of projects from advertising campaign and website launches, to content, email and social media strategy.

    Online Marketing Fellowship

    Qualifications:
    • Passion for technology, marketing and Democratic politics
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to excel in a fast paced environment
    • Experience writing online content social media, blogs, email marketing
    • Desire to organize data and work toward actionable outcomes
    • Excellent organizational skills and an eye for detail
    • Excellent understanding of Excel, Word
    • Ability to work independently with minimal direction as well as part of a team
    • Understands deadlines

    Preferred Skills:

    • Knowledge of AdWords, AdCenter (Bing), DFA (DART/DoubleClick), Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube advertising
    • Knowledge of media buying and/or planning
    • Knowledge of CRM platforms such as Salsa, Convio, Hubspot, Salesforce, MailChimp or similar platforms
    • Knowledge of social media marketing on platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Instagram, Vine
    • Knowledge of analytics and/or monitoring platforms such as Google Analytics, Omniture, Hootsuite, Topsy
    • Knowledge of HTML, basic graphic design skills (Photoshop, Flash), and/or basic video editing skills (Final Cut Pro, QuickTime Pro, After Effects)
    • Background/experience in advertising, marketing, social media, fundraising, email and/or politics

    Location: Washington, DC Schedule: Full-time; 3-6 months, extended pending review. A full-time position will be considered after the completion of the fellowship program. Job Type: Paid Fellowship Employee Status: Temporary

    Graphic Design Fellowship

    Do you want to create social content, motion graphics, banner advertisements, graphic emails, & tons of .gifs for top-tier democratic clients? Do you want to work in the Adobe Creative Suite all day?  Do you want to watch a video about the awesome stuff we do?  Did you like that video? Do you think it could have been better if it featured content you created? Then become a Design Fellow @ BPI Media! Join our team as we whip up creative for top notch political, corporate, & advocacy clients – we want you to dive into life at BPI and will ask you to start creating content right away. You will be in a fast paced environment where creativity and strategy work together to reach our client’s goals. What will you do at BPI? Below is a list of what we are looking for, but more importantly is that you are hungry to learn and care about making a splash in the digital democratic community. We can teach you the rest. We do need to see your work- either on your website, in a portfolio, or through small collection of projects attached with your resume. Apply today! Required Skills:
    • Excellent capabilities with Adobe Software Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator)
    • Strong visual communication and layout skills; 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
    Preferred Skills:
    • Knowledge of HTML/HTML 5, CSS, Javascript
    • Experience with photography, photo-editing, motion graphics
    • Background/experience in new media or multimedia design
    • Background/experience in advertising, marketing or politics a plus
    Location: Washington, DC Schedule: Full-time; 3-6 months, extended pending review. A full-time position will be considered after the completion of the fellowship program. Job Type: Paid Fellowship Employee Status: Temporary
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