Associate, Digital Planning & Activation

DDC Advocacy Washington , DC 20319

Posted 2 months ago

Digital Associate: Planning and Activation

DDC Public Affairs is seeking a razor-sharp, savvy Associate of Digital Planning and Activation. As a member of our growing Digital Team, you'll be at the forefront of a digital-first approach to advocacy, building integrated digital programs that are changing the way advocacy clients engage with their constituents and the general public.

The Associate position will partner closely with multiple Digital Associate Vice Presidents to help execute integrated digital campaigns across paid, earned, and owned digital media. This position offers a unique opportunity to drive excellence in execution, test and optimize campaigns, and build best-in-class digital activation strategies.

Finally, we consider training a priority, giving you an opportunity to attend workshops, build close relationships with key digital partners like Facebook, Google, and Twitter, dive deep into new digital tools and betas, and collaborate with experts in the field.

To be successful in this role, you'll need to be an excellent project manager, a self-starter, and have a strong work ethic. You will also need to have a passion for data-driven decision-making and be a strategic thought-leader. This is a collaborative work environment, so the ideal candidate must be a team player and have a good sense of humor.


  • Designing and executing integrated paid digital and social media campaigns

  • Managing multiple client engagements simultaneously

  • Generating regular reporting and analytics

  • Developing and executing social landscape reports

  • Developing and managing rapid response plans


  • Candidates should have up to 2 years of integrated digital media planning and activation experience in a media agency or political campaign

  • Excellent project management abilities

  • Certifications in AdWords, DoubleClick, Facebook, Twitter a plus

  • Experience with tags, site analytics, and audience segmentation a plus

  • Experience with email strategy and social content calendars a plus

  • Fluent user across social media platforms

DDC is the nation's largest full-service advocacy communications firm. We are proud to partner with many of the largest corporations and associations in the world, including a majority of the Fortune 500. Public affairs leaders from these organizations count on DDC to empower advocates to participate in the public policy process and help them win on issues. Please visit to learn more about our company and our story.

DDC is proud to be part of the Omnicom Group Inc. ( Omnicom is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, digital and interactive marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries.

This is a full-time position that offers a competitive salary and outstanding benefits including medical insurance, 401(k), commuting benefits, casual dress and a fast-paced campaign style work environment.

EEO Statement

DDC Public Affairs is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. DDC Public Affairs does not discriminate in any aspect of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local employment discrimination laws where DDC Public Affairs does business. Our policy is to employ, advance, and reasonably accommodate all qualified employees and applicants. Any person who feels that he or she has been subjected to discrimination should immediately report the matter to Talent Development or to a supervisor.

Any reported incident will be investigated. Retaliation against an employee or applicant who makes a good-faith claim of discrimination is prohibited. Employees and applicants may bring good-faith complaints, ask questions, and raise concerns without fear of reprisal or retaliation.

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