Simply stated, we are the very best at what we do.
Alright, maybe that sounds a little presumptuous and conceited. But, when you work with some of the most prestigious nonprofits and political organizations in the country (think Human Rights Campaign , PETA and Habitat for Humanity , just to name a few), helping to raise millions of dollars to support crucial social justice and environmental causes, you better not plan to bring anything to the table but your A game.
And thats what every single employee at Mal Warwick | Donordigital brings, day in and day out. And that great work has brought us to a crossroads. Were excited to expand and work with even more exceptional causes. And that means we need more exceptional people. And maybe, just maybe, youre one of those people.
About the job:
We are looking for our next Account Executive. The ideal candidate plays a key, proactive role in driving direct response fundraising and advocacy strategy through to completion for several clients. This person must effectively collaborate with our clients, creative and production partners, and analytics and support teams, to ensure the on-time execution of multiple concurrent projects. Proven direct response strategy and project management skills are essential to this position. This role requires exceptional strategy, creative and analytic skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, a maniacal attention to detail and working knowledge of the various production phases of direct mail marketing campaigns.
If you worked as an Account Executive, you could expect your day would consist of many of the following:
Providing management oversight of client direct marketing fundraising programs
Working with the Senior Account Executive to develop and execute, year-long direct marketing fundraising schedules
Preparing and securing strategy document and budget approvals for individual projects
Working with clients to identify topics, issues, and projects for fundraising appeals
Drafting appeal letters, and/or working with copywriters to draft letters
Travelling several times a year to meet face-to-face with clients
Preparing periodic reports that evaluate programs with recommendations for improvements
Working with various list brokers to develop lists of lists for acquisition mailings
Selecting segments of a membership/donor database for fundraising appeals
Guiding the production management and graphic design process for each client project
Translating direct mail marketing strategies into executable production specifications
Bidding projects to production partners and providing the Account Team with estimated costs for each job
Proofing direct mail copy and art for errors, as well as for consistency in branding and messaging
Trafficking all client project work
Creating print, personalization and mailshop purchase orders
Monitoring client deliverables and proactively working with clients to keep projects on schedule and on budget
But, before you even think about applying, heres what we need from you:
We take our talent very seriously; outstanding employees are our greatest commodity, and we dont waste our time on anyone less than that.
At a minimum, you should have the following skill set:
7+ years relevant work experience
Previous direct response fundraising experience
Excellent organizational and project/time management skills must be able to handle 15+ concurrent projects
Superb attention to detail
Strong, client-facing written communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to independently establish work priorities
Ability to work under pressure and multi-task
Steps to apply:
Please direct all submissions to jobs[at]malwarwick.com and include ALL of the following (along with Account Executive [Your Name] in the subject line):
1. Cover letter Who are you, and why are you our next exceptional employee?
3. 3-year salary history
No phone calls please. Mal Warwick | Donordigital is an equal opportunity employer.
Philanthropy Careers - 13 months ago
Donordigital was founded in October 1999 by Nick Allen and Mal Warwick.
We have offices in San Francisco and Washington, DC. Nick Allen is...