Associate Vice President, Client Relations

13 Nov, 2019


Associate Vice President, Client Relations

DDC Public Affairs
Washington, DC

At DDC we provide public affairs solutions that enable our clients to identify, manage and communicate with their political assets
and advocates. Through our unique blend of professional services and technology solutions, we establish rich connections with
targeted audiences and empower our clients to build the relationships necessary to win on their public policy campaigns.
About the role:
As an Associate Vice President, you will be responsible for managing DDC’s relationship with our clients. You will oversee the
building of long-term relationships with a group of clients for the length of their relationship with DDC. To excel in this exciting
role, you’ll have a strong understanding of public affairs, political/grassroots strategy, and the confidence to lead internal teams.
You will also have the ability to thrive in a client intensive, campaign style work environment and have the ability to manage
multiple projects simultaneously.
What you’ll be doing:
Lead designated client accounts according to defined standard operation procedures
Serve as primary client relationship manager responsible for aligning client needs with internal operations, day-to-day
client communications, strategic counsel, implementation oversight, and reporting
Manage communications and implementation needs with cross-functional internal teams
Establish and manage client financials and oversee administrative account needs
Provide support for new business initiatives and identify growth within book of business
About you:
Strong political background with specific experience recruiting, training, and running a volunteer network or managing
political campaigns at the local, state, or federal level
Strong understanding of financials and budgeting
Experience in client management preferably in agency environment
General technical competency, including a demonstrated ability to quickly learn new software/applications
PAC experience preferred
About working at DDC:
At DDC, we are committed to ensuring each member of our team is a key contributor, and support that by fostering a culture of
collaboration and innovation. In addition to working alongside a team of talented individuals in the heart of Washington, DC, we
offer a comprehensive benefits package, 401(k) match, commuter stipend and flexible schedules, professional development
opportunities, casual dress and an on-site gym.
DDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/ProtectedVet
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.

Applicants should apply through DDC Public Affairs Careers page

Job posted: 2019-11-13