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Do you want your work to make a difference?

Do you want to make a measurable impact on the world? Do you like the idea of jumping into an amazing team and collaborating with like-minded, passionate, exceptional people to engage digital communities and create social change? Welcome to Do Big Things.

Digital Technology Strategist

Senior Digital Ads Strategist

 

Digital Technology Strategist

Overview:

At Do Big Things, a Digital Tech Strategist leads day-to-day production and execution across all aspects of our clients’ digital programs.

Do Big Things’ Digital Tech Strategists pride themselves on taking a strategic approach to digital production. That means using their close connection to the execution of and reporting on clients’ digital programs across all platforms to inform broader strategy.

Roles & Responsibilities: 

The Digital Tech Strategist works across teams and wears many hats. Above all, the ideal candidate is a quick learner with a passion for doing good and a willingness to geek out over interesting code, new tactics, and using digital strategy to change the world for the better.

Digital Tech Strategists work across clients and are responsible for setting up, checklisting, audience targeting and sending of all emails, posting across social media accounts, and set-up, launching and monitoring paid media campaigns. They help to compile data into client-facing reports on email, social, digital ads and website metrics, helping to surface strategic insights about our clients’ campaigns.

Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years experience in social media advertising, email production or reporting and analysis
  • Genuine love of data, metrics, and optimizing
  • A reverence for checklisting and a zealous attention to detail
  • Ability to troubleshoot independently
  • Comfort multitasking and managing their time effectively against multiple (and sometimes competing) deadlines
  • Ability to communicate complex, technical issues in understandable, human terms

Email:

  • Familiarity with or experience in using common CRMs and mailers used in the political & non-profit spaces, including Blue State Digital, NGP, NationBuilder, EveryAction, Salsa, MailChimp, et al.
  • Understanding of and interest in optimization and A/B testing

Digital Ads:

  • Knowledge of common self-serve advertising platforms including Google Ads, Facebook Ads, and Twitter Ads

Social Media:

  • Familiarity with major social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and managers like GAIN, HootSuite, and TweetDeck

Reporting:

  • Working knowledge of Excel and an interest in presenting email, social, and ads data in a meaningful way
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics
  • Familiarity with Google Tag Manager

Note: Candidates with more experience in certain areas than others will still be considered, but a willingness to learn the other areas of work is a prerequisite.

Additional Details:

Do Big Things is a remote company with offices in Chicago and Washington, D.C. While preference will be given to Chicago-based applicants, we welcome remote applicants as well. Do Big Things offers flexible work-from-home options, excellent insurance benefits and unlimited vacation days. Annual compensation for the Digital Technology Strategist is between $50-55k.

DBT is an equal opportunity employer.

Want to Apply?

We’d love to hear from you. Send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] with “Digital Technology Strategist” in the subject line.

 

Senior Digital Ads Strategist

Overview:

At Do Big Things, a Senior Digital Ads Strategist develops and implements multi-platform paid media campaigns for a set of clients.

Roles & Responsibilities: 

Do Big Things is looking for a Senior Digital Ads Strategist to join our ads team. The ideal candidate will be a well-organized self-starter who stays obsessively up-to-date on the digital advertising industry, and is constantly working to push the envelope.

Candidates should have experience planning complex digital buys and negotiating with vendors. The ideal candidate is an eminently adaptable worker who can make independent decisions about how to use clients’ budgets effectively and ensure that every dollar is spent to its best and highest use.

The Senior Digital Ads Strategist will report to DBT’s Vice President of Digital Advertising. This person will work closely with our team of strategists to determine paid media campaign goals for multiple clients, and craft media plans to see that they’re accomplished. The Digital Ads Strategist will work with our Digital Tech team to help traffic, checklist, troubleshoot, and report on advertising campaign performance across clients. In addition, the strategist will own many of DBT’s digital advertising vendor relationships, and keep the rest of the DBT  team up-to-date on planning & buying best practices as ad technology evolves. Finally, the Senior Digital Ads Strategist will be responsible for staying on top of billing issues and reconciliation as needed.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2-4 years of experience in digital advertising planning
  • Hands-on experience with Facebook Ads Manager, DoubleClick Marketing Stack and Google AdWords
  • Knowledge of media planning tools to forecast digital inventory availability and pricing
  • Ability to be a real systems thinker who can comfortably hop between platforms
  • Ability to independently project manage the successful execution and launch of a paid media campaign
  • Ability to solve new problems and find answers to questions independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent project management & organization skills
  • Excellent reporting and analytical skills
  • Ability to multitask and manage time effectively against multiple (and sometimes competing) deadlines

Additional Details:

Do Big Things is a remote company with offices in Chicago and Washington, D.C. While preference will be given to Chicago-based applicants, we welcome remote applicants as well. Do Big Things offers flexible work-from-home options, excellent insurance benefits and unlimited vacation days. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

DBT is an equal opportunity employer.

Want to Apply?

We’d love to hear from you. Send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] with “Senior Digital Ads Strategist” in the subject line.

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