Careers

  • Senior Accountant (Washington, DC)

    Bully Pulpit Interactive, a groundbreaking marketing and advertising agency, is expanding and looking to add a Senior Accountant to their Washington, DC headquarters. Working internationally with Fortune 100 clients, non-profits, and various progressive organizations, this organization prides itself on their collaborative forward-thinking culture. The Senior Accountant will report to the Controller and be part of a small but growing team of financial professionals. This person will have a range of responsibilities and will support the Controller for audits, financial systems and other ad hoc duties. Thus, the incumbent will represent their collaborative culture and will not be afraid to "roll up their sleeves." Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Assisting with basic accounting duties;
    • Responsible for the full Accounts Receivable cycle;
    • Maintaining the company's accounting functions: accounts payable, accounts receivable, posting transactions, reconciling entries, and balancing bank ledgers;
    • Reviewing the GL, identifying inaccuracies, and correcting errors or inconsistencies;
    • Recording month end closing entries for depreciation accruals, and AP/AR closing entries;
    • Coordinating with client teams to ensure accuracy of revenue recognition and client billings;
    • Working alongside the Controller on special projects;
    • Preparing financial reports for management's review;
    • Supporting annual audit.
    A well-qualified candidate will possess the following:
    • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field;
    • At least two years of finance or accounting experience;
    • Understanding of GAAP accounting principles;
    • Ability to use financial systems and tools;
    • Demonstrate initiative and be able to work independently.
    Submit resume at jobs@bpimedia.com.
    Apply
  • Design Fellowship (Washington, DC)

    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. 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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  • Video Fellowship (Washington, DC)

    Do you want to create ads, social content, motion graphics & explainers 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 Video 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 a reel of 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 (Premiere, After Effects)
    • Strong storytelling and visual communication and 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 Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop
    • Knowledge of codecs and digital video best practices
    • Experience with video editing, clip capturing, motion graphics
    • 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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  • Media Director (Washington, DC)

    We are seeking a Media Director 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. Manage across multiple teams and directly manage junior media associates Result: Successful campaigns that achieve client’s media goals and/or learning’s that can be applied to improve future campaigns. The Media Director is a strategist and innovator, wielding the tools of the trade in both research and analytics, integrating traditional, digital and paid social channels to garner winning outcomes for our clients. Responsibilities:
    • Manage strategic media activities, including planning, buying, managing and optimizing across all channels
    • Support the Senior Media Director in all operational needs and management of the team
    • Mentor and train media team providing continuous feedback and support to help team members meet their professional goals
    • Cultivate relationships with clients and other external partners, satisfying requests, earning trust and exploring areas of growth and opportunity for client relationships over time
    • Educate internal teams on emerging media platforms & trends
    • Craft reports that provide the client with insight on efficiency of campaigns
    • Drive optimization strategies based on client objectives and agreed upon performance metrics
    • Understand and cross-train in the use of state-of-the-art planning and optimization tools
    Required Experience and Skills:
    • 5-10 years of relevant work experience in the digital media communications industry
    • 2-3 years experience managing a team and working across multiple teams
    • Ability to identify and negotiate partnerships across traditional and digital channels
    • Proven ability to build, scale and maintain a media practice focused on business results
    • Relentless drive to review and improve processes, best practices, organizational structures and personnel for optimal results
    • Collaborative and empowering approach to team and project leadership
    • Self-driven, confident and analytical
    • Excellent presentation and communication skills
    • Familiarity with / curiosity about emerging channels and technology
    • TV planning experience a significant plus
    • Boldness to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment, balancing independent thought with collaboration
    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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  • 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.

    Apply
  • Associate (Washington, DC)

    Bully Pulpit Interactive is seeking full time Associate to join our growing client teams in Washington, DC. This position will take on a diverse client base across non-profit, political and corporate affairs work. What makes the ideal candidate for this role? You must love a lot of moving pieces and can manage multiple projects across different initiatives. You like being in an environment where things constantly change—and you can adapt your plans well to it and step up to the plate when asked to. You enjoy working collaboratively and learning from a team with varying specialties to get the job done and expand your professional skillset. You have an affinity for political campaigning and progressive politics.  We are looking for someone who understands the “big picture” for political campaigns and other projects, but also knows how to dig in and work alongside other team members to pull advertising and digital reports, launch marketing efforts, and come up with rapid response strategy for our clients.

    Responsibilities

    • Coordinate and project manage online advertising campaigns with internal teams for key political clients in 2016.
    • Work together with designers, direct marketers, media planners, and client managers to provide impactful campaigns for our clients.
    • Also assist in digital strategy and execution for content across our non-profits, political and corporate clients over the course of 2016 and beyond.
    • Develop engaging creative concepts and copy for our clients.
    • Willingness to dive into data, analytics and come up with strategic and tactical recommendations to improve client marketing campaigns.
    Required Experience and Skills
    • 2-4+ years’ experience working in a campaign, ad agency, communications agency, or nonprofit. 1-2+ cycle of digital campaign experience preferred.
    • A firm understanding for marketing objectives including but not limited to setting ROI goals, direct marketing objectives, and ultimately understanding how to measure the success of your campaigns.
    • Strong project management and analytical, writing and communications skills.
    • Draft advertising copy (text + graphics) for new and existing campaigns.
    • Knowledge of social media marketing on platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.
    • Knowledge of Google Analytics
    • Fluency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Experience managing other team members
    • Experience in launching digital marketing campaigns
    • Knowledge of CRM platforms such as Salsa, Convio, Hubspot, Salesforce, MailChimp or similar platforms.
    • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and Javascript.
    • Knowledge of AdWords, AdCenter (Bing), DFA (DART/DoubleClick), Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube advertising a plus
    • Knowledge of SEO
    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)

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    Do you enjoy solving puzzles and thinking analytically?

    Did you enjoy your Marketing 101 class?

    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. A full-time position will be considered after the completion of the fellowship program.

    Job Type: Paid Fellowship

    Employee Status: Temporary

    ***Interested applicants should email resumes and cover letter to fellowships@bpimedia.com

    Apply
  • Media Fellowship (Washington, DC)

    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.

    Online Marketing Fellowship 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. A full-time position will be considered after the completion of the fellowship program.

    Job Type: Paid Fellowship

    Employee Status: Temporary

    ***Applicants should email a resume and cover letter to fellowships@bpimedia.com

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  • Ad Operations Associate Director (Washington, DC)

    The Ad Operations Associate Director is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management of the ad ops team and reports to the Senior Director, Ad Operations.

    Tasks and responsibilities include:

    • Daily management of Ad Operations team, including supervision of ad trafficking, tag implementation, ongoing Q/A, monitoring, troubleshooting, addressing vendor needs, and DSP management
    • Implementation, management, and team training of various tag management systems
    • Manage data (input and output) of our various platforms into data aggregation tool
    • Central resource for the agency, operations team, and clients when it comes to various ad serving technologies, platforms, and best practices
    • Oversee Ad Operations team/agency process and adherence to turnaround timelines
    • Find new solutions to ad operations issues and constantly update check lists and best practices for team and agency
    • Custom solution development to achieve individual client and campaign goals
    • Review and oversee operational/technical issues as they arise
    • Execute and maintain training for existing and new ad operations team members, as well as media planners/buyers on an as-needed basis
    • Work with third parties and internal teams to implement and manage first party data coming into tools
    • Proactively stay ahead of the curve of ad operations trends and keep current with online and media knowledge as a whole
    • Manage existing third party vendor relationships and continuously meet/introduce new partners
    • Mentor team members and grow the collective skill set
    To qualify, you'll need:
    • Bachelor's degree
    • 4+ years of experience in digital advertising operations
    • At least 1 year of management experience
    • Experience working in an agency setting
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Extensive experience with ad serving platforms, such as DoubleClick, MediaMind (Sizmek), Atlas, Flashtalking
    • Strong understanding of overall ad technology ecosystem, ad servers, DMPs, and other related products
    Apply to jobs@bpimedia.com
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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
    Apply