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We are a direct marketing agency with almost four decades of fundraising success, having raised over $1 billion in support of progressive causes and political campaigns. Our employees are at the top of their game—leaders of our industry and, quite frankly, some of the most creative, impassioned, and exceptional humans to walk the earth. If our mission and values resonate with you, we encourage you to take the leap and apply.



JOB OPENINGS

Senior Account Executive

Possible locations for this position: Berkeley, CA / Washington, DC

About the Opportunity:

Our Senior Account Executives are the primary points of contact for our clients and lead the teams who deliver integrated direct marketing fundraising programs, by driving all senior-level strategic oversight and leadership of these programs.

Core responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute year-long direct marketing fundraising schedules in coordination with senior strategist
  • Provide strategic oversight of client direct marketing fundraising programs to maximize client program performance
  • Lead day-to-day management and implementation of client direct marketing fundraising programs
  • Guide production management and design process for projects
  • Prepare and secure strategy documents and budget approvals for projects
  • Create and review strategies and annual plans with clients
  • Work with clients to identify topics, issues, and projects for fundraising appeals
  • Draft appeal letters and/or work with copywriters to draft content
  • Prepare/interpret periodic reports that evaluate client direct marketing fundraising programs with recommendations for improvements and additional agency work
  • Select segments of a membership/donor database for renewal and appeal mailings
  • Work with list brokers/modeling vendors to develop lists
  • Develop up-sell/cross-sell strategies
  • Travel several times a year to meet with clients
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of each area of agency’s resources
  • Enhance our public presence by attending events, publishing white papers, speaking at workshops and getting to know influencers at major agencies and organizations
  • Assist with new business proposals and presentations when requested
  • Participate in new business proposals and presentations when requested

Your Background: 

  • 9 to 11 years’ relevant work experience
  • Working knowledge of direct marketing, especially fundraising and/or advocacy; experience in direct marketing, telemarketing, online and grassroots organizing
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Your Skills, Abilities, & Personal Characteristics:  

  • Excellent organizational and project/ time management skills
  • Excellent proof reading skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail, resourcefulness, and high level of accuracy
  • Top-notch customer service skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, establish work priorities, and multi-task
  • Ability to work under short lead times, and can deliver on milestones and deadlines
  • Initiative
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise discretion and judgement
  • Ability to establish work priorities
  • Focused attention to detail and ability to create outstanding messaging
  • Supervisory responsibilities
  • Ability to motivate teams to produce high quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects
  • Positive “can-do” attitude
  • Pro-active problem solver
  • Interest in progressive social issues, including the environment, foreign policy, aid and development, human rights, women’s rights, LGBTQ issues, electoral politics, etc.
  • Comfort with networking and relationship-building
  • Willingness to travel
  • Presentation and persuasion skills

To apply:

We encourage you to apply if any of what you see here resonates with you. Don’t worry about being the “perfect” match, connect with us if you see yourself working at a place like this and tell us more about you!

Please send your submission to jobs[at]mwdagency.com (along with "Senior Account Executive — Your Name" in the subject line) and include these elements so we can get to know you:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Salary Requirements

No phone calls please. MWD is an equal opportunity employer.

Senior Account Executive

Possible locations for this position: Berkeley, CA / Washington, DC

About the Opportunity:

Our Senior Account Executives are the primary points of contact for our clients and lead the teams who deliver integrated direct marketing fundraising programs, by driving all senior-level strategic oversight and leadership of these programs.

Core responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute year-long direct marketing fundraising schedules in coordination with senior strategist
  • Provide strategic oversight of client direct marketing fundraising programs to maximize client program performance
  • Lead day-to-day management and implementation of client direct marketing fundraising programs
  • Guide production management and design process for projects
  • Prepare and secure strategy documents and budget approvals for projects
  • Create and review strategies and annual plans with clients
  • Work with clients to identify topics, issues, and projects for fundraising appeals
  • Draft appeal letters and/or work with copywriters to draft content
  • Prepare/interpret periodic reports that evaluate client direct marketing fundraising programs with recommendations for improvements and additional agency work
  • Select segments of a membership/donor database for renewal and appeal mailings
  • Work with list brokers/modeling vendors to develop lists
  • Develop up-sell/cross-sell strategies
  • Travel several times a year to meet with clients
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of each area of agency’s resources
  • Enhance our public presence by attending events, publishing white papers, speaking at workshops and getting to know influencers at major agencies and organizations
  • Assist with new business proposals and presentations when requested
  • Participate in new business proposals and presentations when requested

Your Background: 

  • 9 to 11 years’ relevant work experience
  • Working knowledge of direct marketing, especially fundraising and/or advocacy; experience in direct marketing, telemarketing, online and grassroots organizing
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Your Skills, Abilities, & Personal Characteristics:  

  • Excellent organizational and project/ time management skills
  • Excellent proof reading skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail, resourcefulness, and high level of accuracy
  • Top-notch customer service skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, establish work priorities, and multi-task
  • Ability to work under short lead times, and can deliver on milestones and deadlines
  • Initiative
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise discretion and judgement
  • Ability to establish work priorities
  • Focused attention to detail and ability to create outstanding messaging
  • Supervisory responsibilities
  • Ability to motivate teams to produce high quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects
  • Positive “can-do” attitude
  • Pro-active problem solver
  • Interest in progressive social issues, including the environment, foreign policy, aid and development, human rights, women’s rights, LGBTQ issues, electoral politics, etc.
  • Comfort with networking and relationship-building
  • Willingness to travel
  • Presentation and persuasion skills

To apply:

We encourage you to apply if any of what you see here resonates with you. Don’t worry about being the “perfect” match, connect with us if you see yourself working at a place like this and tell us more about you!

Please send your submission to jobs[at]mwdagency.com (along with "Senior Account Executive — Your Name" in the subject line) and include these elements so we can get to know you:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Salary Requirements

No phone calls please. MWD is an equal opportunity employer.

No open positions at the moment, but please come back and check again!

FAIR PAY & BENEFITS

Since the time of our founding an equitable distribution of wealth and benefit offerings have been a priority for MWD’s leadership, starting with our founder, Mal Warwick, who wrote into our original 1981 Mission Statement our commitment to, “provide employees with fair pay and benefits, a pleasant and rewarding work environment, and opportunities to participate in exciting and meaningful work as well as to acquire valuable job skills.”

Here are just a few of our core benefits:

Medical card
Fully-Paid Health & Dental
Heart shaped hand-in-hand
Philanthropic Matching Gift Program
Jar with money inside
401(k) & ESOP
Passport
Generous Paid Leave

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