Campaigns & Advertising Associate

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Natural Resources Defense Council

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New York City, NY, United States

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12 days ago

NRDC is a non-profit environmental advocacy organization. We use law, science, and the support of 3.1 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our people helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act and many of the implementing regulations. Today, our team of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others work across the United States and the globe from our offices in Bozeman, Montana; Chicago; New York; San Francisco; Santa Monica; Washington, D.C.; and Beijing.

NRDC is seeking a Campaigns & Advertising Associate to work with the Communications team in our New York City or Washington, D.C. office.

Position Summary

The Campaigns & Advertising Associate is a new position that will sit on the Campaigns & Marketing team and will primarily assist in execution of tactical and logistical elements for digital advertising and marketing campaigns led by the team. Working closely with the Senior Advertising Manager, and Associate Director of Campaigns & Marketing, this role will work to assist the full eight-member team with campaign development, implementation, and reporting on priority ad campaigns and campaign efforts.

  • Support the project management of the team’s advertising and marketing projects and other workflows, including the coordination and execution of reporting documents (using digital project management tools like Asana boards).
  • Assist in circulating campaign content and ad creatives to facilitate timely review, feedback and approvals with relevant internal and external stakeholders.
  • Assist with audience research & development and manage audience persona benchmarking.
  • Track and process invoices for paid advertising efforts led by the team in collaboration with Program Assistant.
  • Manage and update media and campaign plans as needed.
  • Build reports for advertising and priority campaigns, including gathering analysis and benchmarks from vendors or by channels.
  • Assist with ad production and QA.
  • Launch, monitor, and optimize ads across Facebook, Instagram, Google, YouTube, display, etc.
  • Manage imports of acquisition lists and assist with onboarding strategy and implementation.
  • Manage link tracking processes.
  • Help with other logistical and administrative tasks as required.
  • Commitment to NRDC’s mission and values.
  • 1-3 years of digital acquisition or advertising experience with political, advocacy and/or nonprofit organizations.
  • Ability to create and manage project plans, timelines, and day-to-day tasks so teams can deliver quality digital marketing products according to scope, time and quality expectations.
  • Experience supporting and advancing recruitment campaigns focused on email subscribers, donors and monthly donors through search, Facebook, display and various other paid advertising platforms.
  • Experience supporting on developing partnerships and running unpaid recruitment efforts through list chaperones, co-registrations, and other online content and strategy for political or legislative campaigns; non-profit advocacy organizations or national organizing campaigns.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills.
  • Proven record of accomplishment of meeting deadlines and deliverables, with quick turnarounds.
  • Knowledge of social media, email marketing and production of digital materials (written, graphical and video).
  • Broad experience in managing social media - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, TikTok, Snap(chat).
  • Thrives in a campaign style environment with "rapid fire" deadlines and responses.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Experience with Asana or other project management tools.
  • Familiarity with external vendor management.
  • Basic knowledge of digital reporting, analytics, and tracking.
  • Experience with marketing and advertising to diverse audiences.
NRDC is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion, both in our work and in our workplace. We believe that celebrating and actively welcoming diverse voices and perspectives is essential to solving the planet's most pressing environmental problems, and we encourage applications from candidates whose identities have been historically under-represented in the environmental movement.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

We offer competitive salaries,
excellent benefits , and a supportive working environment. Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and is commensurate with skills and experience. For this position, the salary is $70,000 to $85,000. Internal equity considerations will be reviewed before making a final offer.

Since March 2020, NRDC’s offices have been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You will be associated with one of our offices, but until circumstances allow us to re-open, we will continue to support NRDCers with remote working arrangements.

As a science-based organization, NRDC aims to do our part to help contain the COVID-19 public health crisis. For the sake of health, safety, and equity, we ask that people be vaccinated unless they have an approved medical or religious accommodation or other exemption in accordance with state and local law. We consider a person to be vaccinated two weeks after receiving one full course of a CDC-approved vaccine. In accordance with state or local law, new hires will be asked to attest to vaccination, those wishing to do so may request medical or religious accommodations or other exemptions via NRDC Employee Relations. NRDC treats all vaccine-related data confidentially, in keeping with local, state, and federal laws.

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