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Director, Marketing & Media Strategy

Atlantic Media Company
Washington, District of Columbia 20037
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Government Executive Media Group (GEMG) is Atlantic Media’s public sector division, providing authoritative information and analysis to managers across the federal, defense, and state & local sectors of government. GEMG serves Fortune 500 companies, emerging tech companies, and other clients through creating and executing best-in-class marketing programs across digital, events, research, and custom content services.

We are seeking an entrepreneurial, creative, and driven individual to join our team. The Director of Marketing will be a critical player in achieving GEMG’s aggressive growth plans and will work very closely with senior management stakeholders.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Prospect and lead development.  Define and execute marketing strategies to reach new advertising client prospects and to drive in-bound inquiries and leads, including but not limited to email, out of home, social, and physical mail marketing campaigns.   
  • Strategic campaign building. Create both small and large scale marketing campaigns to address clients’ specific target goals. Work with all parts of the business to make the most cohesive program across digital advertising, events, research, and/or content marketing efforts (e.g., articles, videos, social, etc.).
  • Storytelling.  Bring proposed programs to life through strategic proposals that, through a clear and cohesive narrative, illustrate how GEMG understands a clients’ needs and will work to deliver tangible results.
  • Marketing collateral and sales tools. Define, write and direct design of digital and printed marketing materials, media kits, and sales tools to support GEMG brand positioning and sales efforts.
  • Content development and marketing.  Emphasize GEMG's internal thought leadership through content assets (webinars; whitepapers; infographics; etc.) that educate our advertiser community and position our company as being home to a multitude of leading government marketing experts. 
  • Advertiser-focused partnerships and trades. Develop strategic partnerships and trade agreements that drive brand visibility and generate leads in the government community.  
  • Market intelligence. Analyze federal government trends and issues as well as market conditions and competitor information to develop relevant and timely insights for use in marketing efforts.   
  • Reporting and measurement. Monitor, review, and report on all marketing proposal activities and results.    

The ideal candidate has:

  • 5+ years of professional experience
  • Experience in government market or advertising agency preferred
  • Expertise in storytelling and in developing marketing proposals
  • Proven track record in developing successful cross-product marketing campaigns
  • Exceptional writing skills, specifically in persuasive copywriting
  • Creativity and a high degree of organization skills
  • Poise and grace under pressure
  • Strong skills in analytical and strategic thinking; ability to understand and use relevant information about market issues and audience interests to develop compelling messaging
  • Strong skills in MS PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • Basic knowledge and familiarity with relevant design software preferred (InDesign, PhotoShop, etc.) 
  • Bachelor’s degree required


Atlantic Media Values:

  • Force of Ideas:  At the center of Atlantic Media work are the ideas within our writing.  We believe that ideas – to the good and not – have consequence.  Our highest work is bringing rigor, insight, intellectual honesty, to that ultimate purpose of separating the bad from the good, and giving voice to the latter.
  • Spirit of Generosity:  Atlantic Media seeks in its ranks a spirit of generosity – a natural disposition in each colleague toward service and selfless conduct.  Atlantic Media writing should be cut from the same cloth – critical on the merits but informed by charity and forbearance in measuring motive and personal character.


Atlantic Media is an EOE of Minorities/Women/Vets/Disability.


Posted: 2019-11-26 Expires: 2019-12-26

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