Vanguard Public Affairs – a leading Lansing, Michigan-based public affairs and strategic communications firm – is seeking a motivated and social-media savvy Digital Media Manager for its growing practice area.
The ideal candidate will be passionate about all facets of digital media, and must possess demonstrated experience in project/program management.
Plan, prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously within approved timelines
As needed, develop interactive work plans in terms of project scope, timelines, milestones, risks, and contingencies
Assess project challenges and manage/adjust steps accordingly
Serve as a liaison between stakeholders to expedite workflow
Develop and implement processes for various work functions across the Vanguard team
Design social media and web graphics
A Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, graphic design, marketing or related field is required
Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.
Graphic design experience required.
1-2 years of digital project management experience preferred
Strong understanding of digital marketing and social media
Graphic design experience a must
Working knowledge of social networking channels (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr) and best practices
Basic understanding of social media analytics
Strong and effective project management and problem solving skills
Excellent negotiation and time management skills
The successful candidate will possess initiative, self-motivated, entrepreneurial spirit
Excellent communication skills and a positive attitude
Ability to work with people at all levels of the organization
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook)
Salary is commensurate with experience.
If interested, please send a resume, writing and design samples to:
Vanguard Public Affairs
215 S. Washington Square, Suite 230
Lansing, Michigan 48933
About Vanguard: With nearly two decades of experience providing communications counsel to leaders in the public, philanthropic, and private sectors, Vanguard Public Affairs specializes in issue management, public advocacy, and image consultation. Our expertise in multiple arenas – from financial communications to education, health care, environment, social justice, and others, helps to ensure our clients receive premier service.