Are you an experienced digital marketing professional who feels energized by the idea of applying your expertise to help remarkable organizations achieve their goals through captivating online campaigns? Are you passionate about connecting people with the environmental, social justice and cultural arts causes they care about through compelling digital engagement?
As a Digital Account Director with Avalon Consulting Group a full-service fundraising consulting agency you'll drive the digital strategy and manage online fundraising and advocacy campaigns for key Avalon clients from initial concept development to final execution. You'll also provide leadership to the Digital team by providing cross-client digital strategy guidance in addition to training and coaching new Digital team members.
As a member of Avalon's senior staff, you will play a key role in company operations under the direction of the President, COO, and the Senior Vice Presidents by assisting with innovation and new product development, staff management, implementing and improving internal training systems, recruiting and onboarding new business, and supporting decisions made by Avalon leadership.
This will be an exceptional opportunity for you to leverage digital trends and optimize nonprofit fundraising while collaborating with an award-winning, expert team of dedicated, fun, and passionate fundraising professionals.
Why You Will Love Avalon Consulting...
As one of Washington, DC's most respected, cutting-edge, nonprofit fundraising consulting agencies since 1997, Avalon is committed to making the world a better place by helping our clients raise the funds needed to fulfill their inspiring missions. We have created a culture unlike any other agency. We're strategic, analytical, creative, innovative, collaborative, compassionate, and most of all: passionate about our work. We love what we do, and it shows in our engaged teams, industry awards, and delighted clients.
At Avalon, you'll experience an unparalleled supportive and collaborative team environment that encourages professional development while recognizing the importance of flexibility and work-life balance. We are committed to fostering a culture that embraces differences every day, and where each of our staff is supported and inspired to reach their full potential.
Besides being a great place to work, Avalon is pleased to offer a rich, comprehensive benefit plan, including employer-paid health and dental insurance, generous paid leave, employer-paid life and disability insurance, a safe harbor 401(k) plan.
As an equal opportunity employer, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion are critical to our success. We strive to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool, and we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for this opportunity.
What We Need:
You will be an ideal fit for us if you possess a degree or formal training in marketing, communications, or a related field and at least five (5) years of experience managing digital marketing campaigns, including consulting agency and/or large nonprofit organization experience.
If you're the right candidate, you'll have experience writing appealing web and email marketing content as well as experience in online advertising, mobile, social media, and SEO. You must be a "rock star" in using Microsoft Office programs including Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Teams and possess proven data literacy skills.
You should also have experience with online content production software, such as Blackbaud Luminate, Blackbaud Online Express, Blackbaud NetCommunity/BBIS, Engaging Networks, EveryAction, Salsa, Classy, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Emma Email Marketing, and/or Constant Contact platforms. Bonus points if you have developed workarounds to make these platforms work best for you or you have a working knowledge of HTML coding.
To be the ideal candidate for this role, you must possess the ability to be an engaging leader and mentor who knows how to inspire the best in a team.
In addition, our most engaged and successful leaders demonstrate the following:
- Enjoyment from leading and collaborating with team members.
- Ability to succeed in a fast-paced "foot on the pedal" environment.
- Skill in managing multiple projects, competing priorities and deadlines.
- Strong ability to manage details and immediate concerns alongside strategy and the "big picture."
- Ability to demonstrate discretion, professional judgement, and support for company decisions.
- Exceptional critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills.
- Superb written and verbal communication skills and professionalism.
- A desire to provide exceptional service to our clients.
- Eagerness for learning and continuous self-improvement.
- A passion for advocacy and enthusiasm for our clients and their missions.
If this sounds like you, we would love to speak with you.
For consideration, please apply by submitting your resume and a cover letter with your desired salary.
Please visit our website at www.avalonconsulting.net.
Equal Opportunity Employer