Yes& is looking for a Deputy Program Manager to join our account services team. The ideal candidate builds, manages and executes campaigns that include traditional and digital solutions. The projects are complex and need a strategic thinker, organizer, taskmaster and effective communicator who will go above and beyond to make a mark on client. This position will focus primarily on the management of government accounts.

What You Will Do

  • Manage strategic communications and marketing campaign projects to include communications planning, discovery and research, branding, website design, interactive and social media initiatives, print design, and public relations.
  • Set and adhere to deadlines and manage deadlines and due dates of and for clients.      
  • Maintain effective client relationships through proactive management.
  • Schedule, manage, and facilitate client and internal meetings.
  • Report project status, including schedule, costs, risks, resources, and client satisfaction.
  • Perform quality control and assure overall quality of work products.
  • Prepare and deliver client and internal presentations.
  • Develop new business and expand business within existing accounts.
  • Day-to-day program management. This will Include scheduling, budgeting and reporting.
  • Weekly Newsletters and any other type of mass communication as voice and on behalf of government agency leadership
  • Edit and write annual and 6-week cycle strategic and communications focused documents and plans that will be distributed on behalf of government agency leadership to the whole organization.
  • Write and edit social media messages
  • Coordinate with graphic designers to coordinate and edit infographic and printed poster content and other types marketing media on behalf of government agency Leadership
  • Review and edit government agency Web page content whenever needed and audited

Experience You Need

  • 5 - 7 years of government experience required
  • Ability to work at client site within the Washington D.C. area.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in communications, marketing, or related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in project management, program management, or account management in the strategic or marketing communications industry in both the public and private sectors.
  • 7+ years of experience in communications planning, discovery and research, branding, website design, interactive and social media initiatives, print design, and public relations production.
  • General consulting experience, including critical thinking, analysis, and planning.
  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects and accounts.
  • Superior writing, research, and oral presentation skills.
  • Experience with managing internal creative, digital, and strategic communications teams, as well as external vendors and freelance consultants.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States
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