617MediaGroup is now hiring for:

Creative/Digital Director
Vice President, Public Relations
Junior Account Executive
PR Intern
Videography Intern

Please see the job postings below. You may also submit resumes for general consideration to 617MediaGroupJobs@gmail.com.

Full-Time

Creative/Digital Director

617MediaGroup, the fastest growing progressive communications firm in New England, is looking for a Creative/Digital Director to join our growing team. We strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented backgrounds to apply and to join our growing team.

Who you are:

• A triple threat with strong creative, writing, and management skills.
• You have the ability to create, write, and execute on social media calendars across multiple platforms (including Facebook, Google Ads, Twitter, LinkedIn, Snapchat, and more) in support of a variety of exciting social justice campaigns.
• You have 5-10 years of digital advocacy, content creation and strategy experience in labor, media, advocacy, organizing, or politics and you’re eager to make a difference for the public good.
• You are a master user of key Adobe Suite programs including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
• A leader who can provide aesthetic oversight, creative inspiration, and detailed art direction to a design team on a variety of materials while ensuring the highest standards of excellence in design and the agency-wide application of the best practices across accounts.
• Art direction responsibilities will include overseeing the creation of dynamic, elegantly designed, and impactful logos, brochures, websites, flyers, magazines, newsletters, political campaign materials, signage, social media mastheads, memes, infographics, and more. You understand how to achieve balance in design and how to mentor others in pursuit of it.
• A big-picture strategist who is equally comfortable leading a team, interacting with clients, and rolling up your sleeves and executing.
• A team player who is able incorporate feedback from all team members to find the most effective, high quality, impactful solutions.
• An organizer and campaigner with a proven ability to develop and win progressive political and/or social justice campaigns.
• You can conceive and implement concepts, guidelines and strategies in various creative projects and oversee them to completion.
• You have a proven ability to internalize goals and develop hard-hitting strategies and tactics that win campaigns.
• You ideally have experience directing, story boarding, shooting and editing photo and video content (Pr, Lr, Br and Cannon DSLR).
• You have a strong understanding of brand development and multichannel marketing concepts.
• You are comfortable creating and launching WordPress websites and develop sharp, creative online content.

Who we are:

Veteran campaigners, communicators, designers, strategists, story-tellers, web developers, and true-believers. We love what we do. We’re results-driven. And we only work with clients we believe in.

What we do:

We move public opinion. We win tough fights. We tell stories simply, and with maximum impact. We offer comprehensive communication services: from earned media to paid, and social media to owned content. Copy and design. We do it all.

What we value:

• The peace of mind that comes with fully-paid healthcare premiums.
• Industry-leading benefits, including ample paid time off and agency furnished laptop and cell phone.
• We strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented backgrounds to apply and to join our growing team.

How to apply:

Send your LinkedIn URL, your resume and 3-5 examples of your work (websites, social media content creation, and online campaigns) to 617MediaGroupJobs@gmail.com. Cover letters are appreciated but optional.

 


Vice President – Public Relations

617MediaGroup, New England’s fastest growing progressive communications firm, is looking for a Vice President of Public Relations to join our growing team. This full-time position is based at our Waltham, MA headquarters.

Who you are:

• A proven leader and manager, capable of developing and cultivating staff
• A stellar writer, pitcher, and media strategist, with a long track record of placing A+ stories and op-eds in the Boston media market
• A client service pro, with a deep ability to internalize goals, and develop and drive plans to reach them
• Ability to lead multiple, diverse account teams in a senior account manager capacity, overseeing the work of junior account managers and graphic/web designers to ensure all client needs are met
• Able to see the whole field—across projects and departments — to effectively cut through clutter and prioritize what matters
• Creative, hyper-organized, collaborative, and you thrive in fast-paced, campaign like environments
• You have 7+ years of communications and PR strategy experience in labor, advocacy, organizing, politics, or media, and you’re eager to make a difference for the public good. Agency experience a big plus.

Who we are:

Veteran campaigners, communicators, designers, strategists, story-tellers, web developers, and true-believers. We love what we do. We’re results-driven. And we only work with clients we believe in.

What we do:

We move public opinion. We win tough fights. We tell stories simply, and with maximum impact. We offer comprehensive communication services: from earned media to paid, and social media to owned content. Copy and design. We do it all.

What we value:

• The peace of mind that comes with fully-paid healthcare premiums
• Industry-leading benefits, including ample paid time off and company cell phone
• We strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented backgrounds to apply and to join our growing team.

How to apply:

To apply, please send resume plus 3-5 writing samples, combining press materials (press release, op-ed, key messages, scripts, speeches) and strategy documents to 617MediaGroupJobs@gmail.com.

 


Junior Account Executive

617MediaGroup, New England’s fastest growing progressive communications firm, is looking for a Junior Account Manager to join our growing team. This full-time position is based at our Waltham, MA headquarters.

Who you are:

• A hungry go-getter with a knack for sharp, compelling writing—from catchy social media content, to attention-grabbing press releases and incisive talking points.
• A news-hound with a proven track record pitching and placing media
• You thrive in fast-paced environments
• You have 1-3 years of communications experience in labor, advocacy, organizing, politics, or media, and you’re eager to make a difference for the public good

Who we are:

Veteran campaigners, communicators, designers, strategists, story-tellers, web developers, and true-believers. We love what we do. We’re results-driven. And we only work with clients we believe in.

What we do:

We move public opinion. We win tough fights. We tell stories simply, and with maximum impact. We offer comprehensive communication services: from earned media to paid, and social media to owned content. Copy and design. We do it all.

What we value:

• The peace of mind that comes with fully-paid healthcare premiums.
• Industry-leading benefits, including ample paid time off, and generous travel stipend
• We strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented backgrounds to apply and to join our growing team.

How to apply:

Please send resume and three writing samples (mix of social media, talking points, and press materials) to 617MediaGroupJobs@gmail.com.

 


Internships

PR intern

617MediaGroup, Boston’s fastest growing progressive communications firm, is looking for a PAID PR Intern to join our growing team.

Recent graduates and grad students from diverse backgrounds strongly encouraged to apply. This candidate will ideally grow into a full-time position at the end of the internship.

Who you are:

• A fast and creative writer with an interest in what makes and shapes news
• You’ve had internships before, preferably with a focus on PR
• You’re dogged and organized
• You thrive in fast-paced environments
• You want to learn and grow with an exciting, mission-driven communications firms
• You’re ready to hit the ground running

Who we are:

Veteran campaigners, communicators, designers, strategists, story-tellers, web developers, and true-believers. We love what we do. We’re results-driven. And we only work with clients we believe in.

What we do:

We move public opinion. We win tough fights. We tell stories simply, and with maximum impact. We offer comprehensive communication services: from earned media to paid, and social media to owned content. Copy and design. We do it all.

What we value:
We strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented backgrounds to apply and to join our growing team.

How to apply:

Please send resume and two writing samples (mix of social media, talking points, and press materials) to 617MediaGroupJobs@gmail.com.

 


Videography Intern

617MediaGroup, Boston’s fastest growing progressive communications firm, is looking for a spring videography intern.

Our internship program provides up-and-coming videographers with the opportunity to get significant production and post-production experience while learning from professionals and making an impact for the public good.

This is a full-time, paid internship for the spring semester with potential for staff promotion thereafter.

Responsibilities:

• Document major social movements, labor rallies, marches, and heart-warming moments in people’s lives
• Provide videography services at client events
• Edit high-quality videos for client review in a quick and efficient manner

Qualifications:

• A degree (or earning a degree) in videography, journalism, communication, or other related field
• Experience shooting at public events and editing footage to create a polished, finished product
• Portfolio of previous work
• Proficiency working with standard videography equipment
• Flexible schedule with ability to occasionally work nights and weekends as needed for client events

How to apply:

To apply, please submit resume and portfolio to 617MediaGroupJobs@gmail.com.

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