Media Buyer & Account Manager

$68,021 | Remote | Seasonal, Full-time, exempt through November 15, 2024

Meadowlark Strategies is hiring a seasonal, full-time Media Buyer and Account Manager to join our digital team for the 2024 election cycle. This position can be remote (pending location approval) or based in one of our physical office locations of Des Moines, IA, Kansas City, MO, Philadelphia, PA or Washington, D.C. This is a seasonal position and will end on November 15, 2024.

Meadowlark is a full-service digital agency specializing in fundraising, acquisition and direct-to-donate advertising, creative and web strategy, and online 

organizing with broad experience helping progressive candidates, advocacy groups, and organizations achieve their goals. 

Meadowlark believes diversity is a source of strength. We aspire to be a company that welcomes each of our employees’ unique characteristics, perspectives, identities, and lived experiences. We aim for a work environment of inclusion where individuals can contribute fully and feel valued, engaged and supported to reach their full potential.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Act as lead for multiple clients and work alongside other client leads, managers, and other departments to develop digital strategies that maximize our clients’ online fundraising and engagement through digital advertising, email, SMS, and social media platforms
  • Able to place video and static ads while understanding and differentiating between the strengths and use cases of Google and Meta properties
  • Monitor multiple advertising campaigns simultaneously
  • Proactively and responsively adjust campaign components as needed
  • Communicate goals and projections of plans, budgets, and campaigns
  • Provide data-based recommendations for campaign plans in collaboration with other team members
  • Provide timely, accurate, and comprehensive reports on a recurring basis as directed, as well as upon request
  • Recommend email, paid acquisition, advertising, social media, and text strategies to activate and grow clients’ supporter bases

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong quantitative skills, experience in Excel and Sheets, and able to use data to make decisions
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with an ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines 
  • Demonstrate an ability to quickly master new skills and complex processes
  • Be dependable and trustworthy with an ability to work well independently and with others
  • Have a positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills, both for internal and external communication
  • Have a basic understanding of political communication and digital media programs, and a desire to learn and embrace digital media tactics
  • Must be comfortable asking questions and for help when needed
  • At least two years of buying experience 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Genuine interest in political advertising and understanding of digital media landscape 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience collaborating a goal-oriented digital communication and fundraising plan
  • Basic understanding of political communication and digital media programs
  • Experience working in a remote environment 
  • Experience in Slack, ASANA, or other project management tools
  • Experience working in Facebook Ads Manager, Google Ads, or other platforms
  • Experience in political CRMs such as NGP, ActionNetwork, and ActBlue

INSTRUCTIONS

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to jobs@meadowlarkstrategies.com. Please use the subject line: Media Planner and Buyer, Account Manager. Applicants will be accepted on a rolling basis. To learn more about Meadowlark, please visit www.meadowlarkstrategies.com. 

This position is part of the collective bargaining unit (CBU) organized under Teamsters Local 696 and is a seasonal, full-time, exempt position with a base salary of $68,021 annually based on experience. Salary is negotiable and dependent on experience and location. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a complete listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities or activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Meadowlark is an equal opportunity employer and believes a diverse, inclusive staff is a fundamental strength. We’re committed to hiring people of all races, ethnicities, social classes, religions, ages, sexes, genders, sexual orientations and gender identities. People of underrepresented backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.