Associate Director, Corporate Affairs

08 Apr, 2021


Associate Director, Corporate Affairs

Bully Pulpit Interactive
Washington, DC

Job posted: 2021-04-08


Do you have an enthusiasm for mainstream, economic, political and social news? Are you someone who is energized by developing unique solutions for complex problems? If so, keep reading. You might be the right candidate to join our growing team.

Bully Pulpit Interactive (BPI) is seeking a creative, organized and driven Associate Director to manage key public affairs challenges, and lead editorial strategy and copy for thought leaders, brands and emerging philanthropies. We’re looking for someone who has a real passion for innovation. Someone who pushes past roadblocks and focuses on the possibilities over practicalities. In this role, you will work closely with clients to identify their needs or challenges and recommend targeted solutions. The ideal candidate is a person who loves thinking through messaging approaches, develops written copy that inspires, synthesizes results into actionable solutions, derives energy from working in a close-knit team environment and is eager to give clients a new way to reach their audiences and achieve their business objectives.

Bully Pulpit Interactive is a modern communications firm that builds believers at the speed of news. Whether it is for brands, causes, or candidates, we communicate without barriers and measure what matters. BPI specializes in public affairs, corporate reputation and social impact. A growing firm with offices in Washington, DC, New York, Chicago and San Francisco, we work alongside our clients to bring integrated communications and advertising campaigns to companies, organizations, and causes – from strategy to message to media relations to marketing.


  • Work on corporate, public affairs, philanthropic and other client related campaigns and projects
  • Develop communications and digital strategies for our clients, including content development and amplification through paid or owned channels for organizations, companies and executive thought leaders
  • Analyze and help shape a client’s voice into compelling content for platforms and outlets from social media to mainstream news outlets
  • Write and draft strategic content and original copy for corporations, candidates, organizations and executive/thought leaders
  • Create and manage content calendars and social media campaigns, including long and short form content
  • Serve as a proactive resource for clients; track and solve client needs
  • Lead day-to-day project management across the team for assigned client related deliverables
  • Support new business proposal and presentation development as needed
  • Develop and deliver informal and formal presentations to clients and internal teams
  • Provide ad-hoc support to the team and clients as directed


We’re looking for someone who has/is:

  • 4+ years’ experience in advertising, marketing, PR client service or political efforts
  • Experience and familiarity with corporate communications, digital and online advertising
  • Familiarity with the digital landscape, interactive strategy, design, and production, as well as tactics to use social media
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and proofreading skills
  • Exceptional analytical, decision making and time-management skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of social media platforms and their respective participants (Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter, etc.) and how they can be deployed in different scenarios
  • Excels in fast-paced work environments and juggling multiple projects with tight deadlines
  • Outstanding collaboration skills with the ability to work independently and self-directed
  • Expertise with Microsoft Office Suite


Location: Washington DC

Employee Status: Full-Time, exempt

Salary & Benefits:

  • This position is open to applicants of all experience levels. The minimum salary expectation for this particular position is $78,000 and can increase depending upon relevant experience and expertise
  • 100% company-paid healthcare, vision & dental for employees
  • Matching 401k contributions up to 4%
  • Generous vacation package
  • Unlimited sick leave
  • Generous holiday schedule
  • 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents
  • $50 monthly phone reimbursement
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Fully stocked kitchens and frequent catered lunches

Bully Pulpit Interactive provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants for employment regardless of gender identity, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, marital status, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship status, matriculation, personal appearance, genetic information or other protected group status.

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