New Career Opportunity at 1st Degree

by 1st Degree, October 8, 2020

Position

Project Manager – Marketing / Advertising
Work as a project manager for a boutique marketing, public relations and advertising firm based in Northern Virginia. Project manager will use creative and organizational skills to bring to life exciting projects for nonprofit, government and commercial clients that could include special events, advertising campaigns, media events, social engagement, celebrity coordination or all of the above in one project. Position will work with team of in-house and contract staff to ensure client projects are on-time and within budget.

This is a full-time position an entry-level position at 1st Degree. It is an excellent opportunity for a professional to take education, talent and demonstrated work ethic to the next level working in an agency environment.

Position based at 1st Degree offices in Manassas, Virginia (remote applications not considered). This position reports to the Vice President of Marketing.

Job Responsibilities

Required Candidate Characteristics

Qualifications

Benefits

Each full-time position at 1st Degree is eligible for our comprehensive benefits package, which includes paid company benefits such as AD&D, life insurance, cafeteria plan for health insurance, health savings plan and accrued vacation/sick leave. Employees also have the option to participate in a company-sponsored 401K plan. Several benefits have minimum employment lengths before eligibility.

Company Description

1st Degree provides strategic counsel and designs winning public affairs and communications campaigns for nonprofit, association and government clients. Our creative solutions advance the mission and business priorities of our clients by delivering results in the most challenging environments.

Our team includes marketing and public relations strategists with extensive experience in managing complex projects. 1st Degree is a different kind of career experience with the highest quality client relationships. Our team members are motivated by our business approach, where our success is predicated on our clients’ success.

1st Degree is a Moore company, one of the largest direct marketing firms in the country dedicated to the nonprofit, association and government sectors. More about the company and our clients can be found at 1stdegree.com.

Application Submission

All applications should be sent to hr@1stdegree.com.

Position

Project Manager – Marketing / Advertising
Work as a project manager for a boutique marketing, public relations and advertising firm based in Northern Virginia. Project manager will use creative and organizational skills to bring to life exciting projects for nonprofit, government and commercial clients that could include special events, advertising campaigns, media events, social engagement, celebrity coordination or all of the above in one project. Position will work with team of in-house and contract staff to ensure client projects are on-time and within budget.

This is a full-time position an entry-level position at 1st Degree. It is an excellent opportunity for a professional to take education, talent and demonstrated work ethic to the next level working in an agency environment.

Position based at 1st Degree offices in Manassas, Virginia (remote applications not considered). This position reports to the Vice President of Marketing.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide coordination support of marketing, public relations and media projects as assigned across multiple accounts.
  • Coordination of communications such as emails, phone calls, video calls, and in-person meetings with client as it relates to projects assigned.
  • Conduct project research and create implementation schedules, proposals and other relevant execution documents for projects.
  • Active participant of account team presenting projects to clients.
  • Communicates effectively with excellent writing skills across multiple writing styles, including emails, proposals, statements of work, document editing and briefs.
  • Works with sales team to process contracts, manage budgets, coordinate vendor assignments/contracting and track billing schedules for projects assigned.
  • Provide ongoing status updates to sales team, company leadership and client on assigned projects.
  • Provide project results reporting to sales team, company leadership and client on assigned projects.

Required Candidate Characteristics

  • Must be self-motivated, detail oriented, friendly, dependable and proactive.
  • Must be comfortable working for a small, boutique agency.
  • Must be able to multitask, have strong attention to detail, be highly organized and be able to consistently manage 5+ projects at a time that are in various stages of production.
  • Creative eye that would be utilized to support vendors/in-house designers working on artistic elements of an assigned project such as video, print and digital advertising.
  • Must have experience working with shared project management software, Microsoft Office and Google Suite (Slides, Docs, Calendar, Word, PPT, Excel, etc.)
  • Experience creating presentation decks using Google Slides or PowerPoint.
  • Must be able to collaborate with team members, creative professionals and clients.
  • Ability to adapt to shifting priorities, demands and timelines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities.

Qualifications

  • Minimum three years of work experience or multiple strong internships
  • Knowledge and background in marketing, communications and/or social media management
  • Must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and U.S. citizenship

Benefits

Each full-time position at 1st Degree is eligible for our comprehensive benefits package, which includes paid company benefits such as AD&D, life insurance, cafeteria plan for health insurance, health savings plan and accrued vacation/sick leave. Employees also have the option to participate in a company-sponsored 401K plan. Several benefits have minimum employment lengths before eligibility.

Company Description

1st Degree provides strategic counsel and designs winning public affairs and communications campaigns for nonprofit, association and government clients. Our creative solutions advance the mission and business priorities of our clients by delivering results in the most challenging environments.

Our team includes marketing and public relations strategists with extensive experience in managing complex projects. 1st Degree is a different kind of career experience with the highest quality client relationships. Our team members are motivated by our business approach, where our success is predicated on our clients’ success.

1st Degree is a Moore company, one of the largest direct marketing firms in the country dedicated to the nonprofit, association and government sectors. More about the company and our clients can be found at 1stdegree.com.

Application Submission

All applications should be sent to hr@1stdegree.com.