Vanguard Public Affairs Seeking Digital Media Manager

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.

Responsibilities include:

  • 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:

Nicole Kreager

Communications Manager

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.

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