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Director of Integrated Marketing & Communications

About Us

Are you ready to stretch your integrated marketing communication talents and work for some of the biggest and most respected nonprofit brands in the world? If so, the position of Director of Integrated Marketing and Communications is worth your time to consider.

 

THEIR MISSION. OUR PURPOSE. 1st Degree is a leading integrated communications company dedicated to the nonprofit sector supporting organizations that are changing the world. We design integrated marketing communications campaigns that support clients brand awareness, fundraising goals and create closer relationships with their constituents which could be their employees, donors, voters, legislative representatives, members, and business partners.

 

WE MAKE THE COMPLEX SIMPLE. We provide our clients with an omnichannel solution across all communication platforms both paid and earned. Our successful projects combine creative that wows, knowledge channels that support audience reach, data-driven recommendations and customer service this is unmatched. Our company provides direct services including public relations, social influencer marketing, paid/earned advertising across linear, digital, OOH, OTT, and CTV. 1stdegree.com.

 

WE DO BIG STUFF. Dedicated to the nonprofit industry does not mean small projects. Our clients are some of the most successful and respected brands in the world. As fundraising, marketing and communications are converging to create constituent engagements, the role we play in their success is critical. Some of our projects in recent weeks include sports integration, Capitol Hill briefings, media tours, press conferences, social influencing campaigns, radio/tv/CTV/OOH paid and earned media strategy, and this was just one client.

 

WE ARE NOT A SMALL COMPANY. 1st Degree is a Moore company, a leading constituent experience management (CXM) company focused on the integration of the donor experience across all platforms, channels, and devices. With over 3,500 employees in 40 locations across the country, the company provides strategy, creative, production, media, data, and analytic services powered by an ongoing investment in next-generation artificial intelligence and machine learning to nonprofit, political and association clients. wearemoore.com

 

Summary

THINKER. STRATEGIST. LEADER. We are looking for someone that has confidence in their skills and can come to a project with a vision map of the right creative angle, messaging, audience engagement, channel/platform selection and package it in a way that clients will easily see how it provides the integrated glue to give them the lift they are looking to achieve.

The Director of Integrated Marketing & Communications will work across all accounts to conceptualize, plan, and implement integrated marketing campaigns. This key person in our company will be creative and possess strong leadership and strategic planning skills, as well as amazing client interface abilities.

 

This is a full-time position at 1st Degree and an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional to take their career to the next level working in an agency environment. This position reports to the Vice President of Marketing & Communications.

 

The workplace for this position will be mutually agreed upon with options including full-time space at any of our 40 Moore offices throughout the country, hybrid office/remote or full-time remote with collaboration travel for client and team meetings.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Work across 1st Degree account teams to design, implement and measure integrated campaigns for clients.

  • Act as subject matter expert on client meetings presenting strategy and results.

  • Lead design of campaign budgets, vendor engagement, cross-company integration and reporting plans.

  • Maintains an up-to-date understanding of the company, its products, vendors, and its client base to implement effective marketing campaigns.

  • Maintains an up-to-date understanding of marketing channels/devices, industry trends and new vendor relationships to implement effective marketing campaigns.

  • Communicates effectively with excellent writing skills across multiple writing styles, including emails, proposals, statements of work, presentations, document editing and briefs.

  • Provides ongoing status updates to company leadership and client as well as campaign results.

  • Develops and maintains strong working relationships with coworkers, external vendors, and clients.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Proven success in campaign strategy, framework, development, and execution across multichannel campaigns.

  • Proven client leader with the ability to guide a team of performance marketers.

  • Ability to synthesize business objectives, and create a well-aligned Integrated Campaign strategy and execution plans with clearly defined metrics and KPIs.

  • Strong analytical mindset, combined with a creative and strategic framework to design and optimize engaging and empathetic campaigns that resonate with nonprofit constituents.

  • Strong knowledge of implementation in digital marketing channels both earned and paid.

  • Strong presentation, problem-solving, and budget management skills.

  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, friendly, dependable, and proactive.

  • Must be able to multitask, have strong attention to detail, be highly organized and able to consistently manage 5+ projects and multiple clients at a time.

  • Must have excellent communication and presentation skills with comfort presenting to C-Suite clients and company leadership.

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to shifting priorities, demands and timelines.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities.

  • Ability to travel when required.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum 7+ years of work experience/member of a marketing/communications team of a nonprofit or in an agency setting, managing marketing and advertising.

  • Knowledge and background in full suite of marketing tactics including digital, advertising creation and placement, and creative development.

  • Understanding of the principles of fundraising and communications for nonprofits is highly desired.

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required, without the need for sponsorship.

 

Our Benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged, and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a comprehensive healthcare plan, support for working parents and paid time off so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

 

Each full-time position at 1st Degree is eligible for our comprehensive benefits package, which includes medical & prescription, dental and vision insurance, employer-paid life insurance, a Health Savings Account plan, Flexible Spending Account plans for health and dependent care, optional Short-term and Long-term Disability coverage, and other voluntary benefit options. We offer paid holidays, paid personal leave, paid volunteer leave, and paid family leave. Employees have the option to participate in a company-sponsored 401(k) plan. Several benefit plans have eligibility waiting periods.

 

1st Degree is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status. 1st Degree is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.