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Are you passionate about creating lasting and inclusive change? Do you want to leverage the power of the internet to create a more progressive world? Then let’s talk about digital marketing and strategist careers.

Our industry-leading benefits

At Authentic, you can make a difference while thriving both professionally and personally. We provide unbeatable benefits, including a four-day workweek, excellent health care coverage, flexible paid and sick leave, a 5% matching 401(k), student loan assistance, support for your mental and physical wellness, and so much more.

Health Care

100%
Employer-sponsored health care provided to every employee

Retirement

$1.42M+
Contributed toward our team’s retirement through a 5% 401K match

Profit Sharing

5%
Profit shared with our employees quarterly to share our success

What We Can Do For You

Our highly-experienced leadership and management teams are here to train and support our staff, so that you can develop communications, marketing, design, and digital strategist skills that will last a lifetime. Authentic is also committed to investing in the health and future of all of our employees, through unbeatable and inclusive benefits that rival most full-time positions. 

Director of Sales

Authentic is looking for a Director of Sales to report to help us take our sales efforts to the next…

Authentic is looking for a Director of Sales to report to help us take our sales efforts to the next level and broaden our client composition to include more nonprofit organizations. This is an Operations role and will report to our Chief Growth Officer.

Location: Remote, working in Washington D.C./surrounding areas
Position: Full-Time
Salary: $100,000 – $125,000 OTE

Responsibilities:

  • Be a regular in-person presence/representative for Authentic at a number of events and networking opportunities (both in D.C. and across the country as necessary). These may include but are not limited to: Networking events (like happy hours, coffee meetings, etc…), speaking engagements, booth management at conferences, etc…
  • Frequently lead client meetings/pitches for a variety of services and types of clients (these may be in-person or virtual and may occasionally require travel to NY)
  • Work with our CGO to improve our sales pipeline and keep all prospective clients moving through it
  • Create proposals, including RFP submissions, for a variety of potential clients
  • Cultivate new business with decision makers via direct outreach and networking activities (emphasis on nonprofits)
  • Develop strategies for proactive sales, helping Authentic reach into its target markets, and generate new leads
  • Qualify all leads and develop a process for doing so
  • Be accountable for maintaining and reporting sales forecast to the Executive Leadership Team
  • Support internal efforts to drive additional sales to existing clients that support their goals and needs
  • As the team grows in the future, lead and manage employees, consultants, team processes, etc…
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of professional experience selling into nonprofits, labor unions, and advocacy groups
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Expert at navigating social situations and willing to expand and build network within the nonprofit community, including attending events, sitting on industry focused boards/committees, etc…
  • Fast learner who stays up to date on industry related news, trends, etc… and can speak to them with little preparation
  • Experience with outbound sales
  • Great attention to detail
  • Confident and clear presenter
  • Superior organizational skills with an ability to multitask and balance competing timelines
  • Excellent negotiation skills and proven ability to drive the sales process from plan to close
  • Experience navigating and supporting the development of processes/pipelines
  • Strong command of tools used to create proposals and presentations (such as Microsoft Office and Google Suite) and experience using them for that purpose
  • Possess good judgment, discretion, and the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Some experience with digital fundraising/advertising/etc… offerings
  • Desire to contribute to a safe and diverse workplace (and world)

Benefits

  • 100% employer-paid health care, vision, and dental
  • 100% employer-paid life insurance and disability
  • 401(k) with 3% employer contribution and additional 2% employer match, fully vested on day one
  • Flexible vacation and sick leave
  • Flexible telecommute and remote work policies
  • Monthly phone reimbursement
  • Wellness benefits
  • Mental health benefits
  • Commuter benefits
  • Home office stipend or local hot desk
  • And more!

Additional Information

  • Work environment: This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and photocopiers.
  • Physical Demands: This is a largely sedentary role. The ability to look at screens for extended periods of time is required.

Authentic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is Authentic’s policy to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, length of time spent unemployed, as well as other classifications protected by applicable laws.

Our mission is to create a safe workplace for ALL employees of varied backgrounds where everyone has an opportunity to succeed, learn, grow, and make a real difference in the world around us. People of color, women, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Director of Sales
Remote, working in Washington D.C./surrounding areas
Growth
$100,000 – $125,000 OTE
https://authentic.breezy.hr/p/a87cc419550d-director-of-sales?state=published

Digital Strategist, Paid Media (Temporary Position)

Authentic is looking for a Temporary Paid Media Digital Strategist to join our team for the rest of the election…

Authentic is looking for a Temporary Paid Media Digital Strategist to join our team for the rest of the election cycle. The term for this position will end on November 15th, 2024.

The Digital Strategist will run point on leading a book of select clients, working independently to meet client needs with some assistance from management – to run digital programs that meet our award-winning standard.

The ideal candidate will have transferable experience from a similar position or a position in a different industry or speciality.

This position pays a fixed starting salary of $65,000 annually, per our company’s transparent employee compensation. Benefits include 100% employer covered health care, matched 401K, flexible vacation and sick leave, and more.

This is a union position represented by the Campaign Workers Guild.

Responsibilities

  • Develop, set, and execute digital paid media strategy for our clients to meet their goals
  • Brainstorm and develop creative ideas for our clients, write, fact-check, and proofread content before it goes out
  • Set up ads in Facebook Ads Manager, Google Ads, Switchboard and other advertising and texting platforms as needed
  • Help liaise between the client and the data team for purchases of email lists
  • Respond to topics in real-time by assisting in drafting ads in response to news stories that are breaking fast
  • Lead on relevant client communications
  • Contribute to a collaborative culture that helps improve our work product
  • Work with designers, email strategists, and vendor partners to meet your client’s needs as necessary
  • Ensure all content is rooted in the authentic and honest voice of the client, and that each program is unique, relevant, and timely
  • Produce professional memos and maintain internal and external reporting
  • Respond to topics in real-time by assisting in drafting ads in response to news stories that are breaking fast
  • Oversee a book of client accounts
  • Be on top of digital trends and new tools, so we can make cutting-edge recommendations to our clients based on best practices
  • Act as the advertising lead for large clients and work alongside client leads, managers, and other departments to produce advertising strategies that maximize results for our clients across the board
  • Tailor ad strategies to the unique needs of each client and circumstance. Think outside the box to rely less on traditional methods and look to innovate.
  • Work with designers, email strategists, and vendor partners to meet your client’s needs as necessary
  • Perform other duties as needed

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the issues and a passion for electing Democratic candidates and advancing the progressive movement
  • Transferable experience from a previous role or a short period in a similar position
  • Experience working in advertising platforms like Facebook and Google Ads and CRMs like NGP and ActionKit
  • Demonstrated experience of creating and setting strategy for a client
  • Proven effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to handle multiple tasks, work well under pressure, and meet tight deadlines
  • Experience in stakeholder or client management, copywriting, and digital ad campaigns
  • Proficient computer skills and familiarity with Google Sheet/Microsoft Excel
  • Able to work extended hours when needed/for rapid response moments
  • Eager to learn and self-educate
  • Committed to getting things right – pays close attention to detail and doesn’t stop trying
  • Support for progressive values and commitment to building a safe and diverse workplace where people from all walks of life can contribute and advance the movement

Benefits

  • 100% employer-paid health care, vision, and dental
  • 100% employer-paid life insurance and disability
  • 401(k) with 3% employer contribution and additional 2% employer match, fully vested on day one
  • Flexible vacation and sick leave
  • Flexible telecommute and remote work policies
  • Monthly phone reimbursement
  • Wellness benefits
  • Mental health benefits
  • Home office stipend or local hot desk
  • And more!

Additional Information

  • Work environment: This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones and photocopiers.
  • Physical Demands: This is a largely sedentary role. The ability to look at screens for extended periods of time is required.

Authentic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is Authentic’s policy to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, length of time spent unemployed, as well as other classifications protected by applicable laws.

Our mission is to create a safe workplace for ALL employees of varied backgrounds where everyone has an opportunity to succeed, learn, grow, and make a real difference in the world around us. People of color, women, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Digital Strategist, Paid Media (Temporary Position)
Remote
Paid Media
$65,000
https://authentic.breezy.hr/p/2b0b94e0c835-digital-strategist-paid-media-temporary-position

We’re incredibly proud of our diverse team of storytellers. 50% of our employees identify as being a part of an underrepresented racial group. 54.5% are cisgender women, and 31.8% of our employees identify as LGBTQ+.

Hear from our employees

“Authentic’s honesty and loyalty is something I’ve never seen in a company I’ve worked with. They care about their clients and their employees. You feel secure in your job and you know the work you do matters.”

Amanda Powell

Associate Director

“The team is very cohesive, helpful, and understanding which helps us overcome any challenges and meet our goals. I love the benefits, organization, and processes we have in place that set Authentic apart.”

Ajunai Culton

Digital Strategist

“The team is collaborative and invested in one another’s success. Authentic takes an innovative approach to data that lifts our programs a cut above anywhere else I’ve worked in the digital fundraising industry.”

Oliver Larkin

Managing Strategist

“A lot makes Authentic special, but the benefits are a huge differentiator. I have never seen a firm offer better health care benefits or do more to make sure all employees are taken care of.”

Rich Robinson

Managing Strategist