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Potomac Waves Media: Media Associate

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Job Post

Marketing & Communications
Washington, USA · Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

Potomac Waves Media: Media Associate


3050 K St, NW Suite 210 DC


50,000-60,000 / Yearly


Potomac Waves Media



Employer Type

Consulting Firm

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Application Instructions

To Apply: Please visit https://forms.gle/4DdCCLU8LgyKJZ4c6 to submit the following: 1. Your resume and a link to your Twitter, Linkedin or other public online profile 2. A one-sentence overview of who you are – do not include a cover letter.

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Job Description

**Firm: Potomac Waves Media**
**Position: Media Associate**
**Location: Washington, D.C.**

Potomac Waves Media is a women and minority-owned diversity media firm that creates radio, television, print advertisements and digital media solely focused on reaching African American, Hispanic, Asian American Pacific Islander and indigenous audiences. Since launching in 2008, Potomac Waves Media has been involved in creating ethnic media for federal, state and local campaigns, national political campaign committees and national issue advocacy projects.

**Major Responsibilities**

\- Collaborate with an integrated team to understand client goals and develop relevant and effective communication strategies, particularly for diverse communities
\- Write clear, concise and compelling copy for radio, tv and print advertising
\- Effectively pitch creative thinking and ideas to internal teams and to clients
\- Stay current on advertising, branding, social and cultural trends and use that knowledge in your creative work
**Other Responsibilities **

\- Serving as a point of contact for clients and their campaigns
\- Scheduling and coordinating production of advertising and post-production
\- Coordinating production shoots with clients and production crew
\- Working directly with editors in the production of print, digital, radio and TV ads
\- Working with media buyers and to track relevant ad spending
\- Preparing materials for new client development including proposals, memos, interactive presentations and demo reels
\- Ensuring vendor payments are timely and accurate
\- Perform research and other administrative duties, as necessary
**Successful candidate will have: **

\- A passion for reaching communities of color and working to find creative ways to make sure diverse voices are heard though paid media
\- The ability to work in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects while showing an attention to detail
\- Strong organizational and time-management skills
\- Demonstrated interest in political and policy work
\- Strong work ethic & willingness to work long and irregular hours, including evenings and weekends
\- The flexibility to thrive in a firm that puts client service first and going the extra mile for our clients
\- Experience on political campaigns, with media production or past employment at a media or digital firm are a plus.
**Compensation:** Competitive compensation & benefits, including 401k matching.

Potomac Waves Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

This is a full-time, exempt position and evening and weekend work can be expected at key points during the election cycle. **This position goes through December 15, 2024** with the possibility of an extension based on mutual interest and business needs.