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Senior Account Executive

Sage Communications is a full-service, integrated public relations and marketing firm providing strategic communications services to clients from across the street to around the globe. At Sage, we work with all ranges of clients - from emerging start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. As one of the fastest growing firms in the DMV, we currently have several openings on our PR team for savvy Senior Account Executives (SAE) who are eager to skyrocket their careers at a full service public relations and marketing communications firm in Tyson's Corner, Virginia.

Sage Communications offers highly competitive salaries, great benefits, year-round flex Fridays, 401k program and team members earn a percentage of clients’ retainers when they originate new business.

Key Responsibilities:

We’re looking for passionate individuals who can work efficiently, think creatively, reap the benefits of growing with us, and have fun while doing it. The senior account executive will be responsible for executing public relations campaigns for fortune 500 companies, top government contractors and federal agencies.

Must have strong experience in helping develop and execute powerful PR strategies and campaigns, incorporating both traditional and new media communications, managing support staff, and juggling demands in a high-paced environment. 
 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, PR or related field
  • 4-6 years of public relations, public affairs, advocacy or communications
  • Demonstrable experience in media relations, social media

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expert proficiency in social media engagement across channels
  • Strong media relations experience; established media relationships
  • Solid writing, proofreading, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Management experience a plus
  • Agency experience preferred

Required Professional Skills:

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Editing and proofreading skills
  • Team player with the ability to lead a cross-functional team of marketing, public relations, branding, and interactive development professionals
  • Demonstrated client service experience and outstanding level of professionalism in providing client support
  • Solid oral communication skills, including experience with developing and delivering presentations
  • Problem solving skills with ability to analyze situations, identify existing, or potential problems and recommend solutions
  • Solid computer skills

 

Interested candidates email prjobs@aboutsage.com

 


No phone calls please.

Sage Communications is a “drug-free” workplace.

Sage Communication is an Equal Opportunity Employer and therefore provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Sage Communications expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Web Designer

Sage Communications is a full-service, integrated public relations and marketing agency providing strategic communications services to clients from across the street to around the globe. At Sage, we work with all ranges of clients - from emerging start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. As one of the fastest growing agencies in the DMV, we are currently seeking applicants to join our interactive design team. The position is open to mid-level designers who possess a wide range of skill sets relating to design for the web. Applicants must be extremely organized, detail-oriented, and have the ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team.

An ideal candidate is someone who is able to create smart, usable and lasting digital experiences. They should have a strong working knowledge of user-centered design and be able to produce work that caters to specific audiences.

Responsibilities

  • Conceptualizing, executing and taking design pieces through production
  • Working with a wide variety of clients that demand different design aesthetics
  • Collaborating closely with other designers, art directors, and account executives

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in design
  • Must provide link to online portfolio
  • 2+ years experience
  • Being highly creative, conceptual, as well as organized
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Have excellent time management skills and able to work within deadlines
  • Strong knowledge of industry tools, and a solid understanding of designing intuitive site functionality, interaction, site architecture, user interfaces, and navigation.
  • Possess strong typography and branding skills
  • An ongoing curiosity as it relates to emerging technologies, best practices, and aesthetic trends
  • TSA badge clearance is a huge plus

Preferred Skills

  • Experience using prototyping & wire-framing tools such as Webflow, Invision or related programs
  • General understanding of front-end development and production
  • Experience designing for Drupal and WordPress

 

Sage Communications offers highly competitive salaries, great benefits, year-round flex Fridays and 401k program.

 

Interested candidates email webdesignerapplication@aboutsage.com

 

 


No phone calls please.

Sage Communications is a “drug-free” workplace.

Sage Communication is an Equal Opportunity Employer and therefore provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Sage Communications expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Media Planner Buyer

Located in the greater Washington D.C. metro area, Sage Communications is a full-service marketing communications and public relations agency that provides a unique fusion of public relations, advertising, marketing, branding, social media, interactive, and event management services.  Our clients range from startups to Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, government agencies, healthcare and pharmaceutical companies, professional associations, and consumer-oriented organizations. 

 

Sage is recruiting for a Media Planner/Buyer with experience in recruitment advertising. Candidate must possess an in-depth knowledge of all media with a particular emphasis on digital, including SEM, social, and display. Must be a strategic thinker with penchant for fast paced work in a collaborative team environment.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing, negotiating and implementing multi-market, cross-channel campaigns
  • Participating in agency/client strategy sessions and capitalizing on their outcome to create strategic plans
  • Identifying client's objectives and goals and customizing the media plans accordingly
  • Tracking, monitoring and reporting campaign results
  • Optimizing results in real time to ensure best possible engagement/ROI
  • Staying up to date on industry trends, tools, and methodologies and educating the account team, creative team and clients on best practices and potential opportunities
  • Driving innovative and creative media executions by staying abreast of industry trends and new technologies
  • Contributing to thought leadership activities

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum 3-5 years experience planning and buying various media with an emphasis in digital
  • Recruitment planning/buying experience
  • Excellent project management, presentation, and communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational & interpersonal skills
  • Experience with Google Analytics & Sizmek preferred
  • Not a requirement but a big plus – TSA badge clearance

 

Interested candidates email mediapb@aboutsage.com


No phone calls please.

Sage Communications is a “drug-free” workplace.

Sage Communication is an Equal Opportunity Employer and therefore provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Sage Communications expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Account Executive - Marketing

Located in the greater Washington D.C. metro area, Sage Communications is a full-service marketing communications and public relations agency that provides a unique fusion of public relations, advertising, marketing, branding, social media, interactive, and event management services.  Our clients range from startups to Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, government agencies, healthcare and pharmaceutical companies, professional associations, and consumer-oriented organizations. 

 

REPORTS TO

Senior Account Executive or Account Supervisor

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • 3-5 years of account service experience or related field experience such as sales or marketing; agency experience is a plus
  • A positive attitude, flexibility, and the ability to concoct creative solutions
  • Work well with others – but can run a project independently as well
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent organizational, time and self-management skills
  • Detail oriented, with proven follow-through skills
  • Strong sense of ambition to take the first step
  • Ability to work under pressure on multiple projects/assignments at one time
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

 

OBJECTIVE

Assist account team in the daily servicing of their clients and support other agency activities on an as-needed basis.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides day-to-day support/services to assigned clients
  • Deliver quality materials on time and on budget
  • Move a project forward to completion after the scope has been defined and approved
  • Partner with other departments within Sage from the beginning to start the project off correctly
  • Manage your client’s budget and billing
  • Assist Account Leads with all aspects of a campaign both internally and with the client
  • Facilitate status calls and client meetings as needed
  • Act as a liaison between all departments within Sage and the client to ensure the completion of projects
  • Joins forces with senior members of the team to assess tactical and strategic aspects of the account – figuring out what’s best for each client
  • Create statements of work for new projects with existing clients, or for new prospective clients
  • Become familiar with products, and tactical elements of a marketing plan and how they are used.
  • Become an expert on your client’s product, industry, solution, messaging, brand, objectives, competitors, etc.
  • Make all arrangements for internal team meetings and client meetings, including ordering and setting up refreshments, booking conference rooms, etc.
  • Review all work orders, revisions, estimates for accuracy and completeness before delivering them to the client
  • Prepare timelines in conjunction with the creative team and traffic; understand and support traffic system

 

TASKS

  • Manage all day-to-day client relations, projects and expectations
  • Build a strong and trusting relationship with your clients
  • Develop creative briefs for project kickoff
  • Create realistic timelines and budgets for new projects
  • Guide creative development to ensure consistency in all communications
  • Update weekly status reports
  • Open jobs, complete change requests
  • Request production estimates from vendors when applicable
  • Review and proof all files for accuracy before sending to clients
  • Understand your clients needs based on their company goals
  • Think strategically and deliver great work!

 

GROWTH PATH

Increased responsibilities as the Agency and its affiliates continue to grow. As a general guide, Account Executives will be trained and developed to become Senior Account Executives.​

 

Interested candidates email aejob@aboutsage.com

 


No phone calls please.

Sage Communications is a “drug-free” workplace.

Sage Communication is an Equal Opportunity Employer and therefore provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Sage Communications expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Senior Copywriter

Located in the greater Washington D.C. metro area, Sage Communications is a full-service marketing communications and public relations agency that provides a unique fusion of public relations, advertising, marketing, branding, social media, interactive, and event management services.  Our clients range from startups to Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, government agencies, healthcare and pharmaceutical companies, professional associations, and consumer-oriented organizations. 

 

If you know how to craft attention-getting content, then we want to talk with you. We are actively seeking top-notch creative and technical writers who understand technology, B2B, and public sector marketing. The copywriter is a key member of our multidisciplinary team and a driving force behind our original content programs. As an imaginative collaborator with the ability to create compelling content, you will have the opportunity to create campaigns geared for success.

We work in complex fields with unique cultures where you must quickly grasp new terminology, understand new technologies, and switch voices and mindsets without missing a beat.

 

Here’s what we’re looking for…

An experienced strategist, creative problem solver, and bold thinker who is energized by the challenge of researching, analyzing, and understanding diverse business and technology audiences and designing content programs to engage them. The writer who joins our team will work on multiple client accounts, from enterprise technology giants to government agencies, associations and business services companies. She or he will produce impeccable content that captures nuanced voices and messaging, delivers valuable insight to the intended audience, and builds loyalty around the client’s brand. The ideal candidate is also a skilled editorial manager with extensive experience ensuring that project deliverables are on-brand and meet the quality standards of the agency.

We’d really like to find writers who can develop content for both the traditional and digital worlds — ads, brochures, campaign collateral, website copy, blogs, videos, white papers, case studies and more. If you have experience with editorial writing including by lines, feature stories, thought leadership pieces and other press materials, well, that’s even better.

 

Qualifications:

  • Work closely with our cross-functional teams to develop concepts and copy on assigned projects, ensuring language is original, compelling, engaging, and aligned with design and graphic elements
  • Communicate complex technical concepts to target audiences in a clear and interesting manner
  • Collaborate with our creative, interactive, marketing, and PR teams to create marketing copy, fact sheets, editorial content, advertising copy, and more
  • Drive continuous process improvement to discover efficiencies and make recommendations within the copy department to improve offerings and capabilities

Requirements:

  • 6+ years of progressive work experience with demonstrated accomplishment in crafting content campaigns for leading technology, business, and public sector organizations
  • A B.A./B.S. degree in marketing/advertising, communications, journalism, English, or a related field
  • Strong copyediting and proofing skills — attention to detail is critical!
  • Demonstrated experience in a fast-paced agency environment
  • Passion for designing and implementing multi-channel content programs for diverse audiences
  • In-depth understanding of marketing strategy and content marketing best practices
  • Knowledge of government IT and defense marketing — a huge plus
  • Understanding of, and experience writing about today’s top technology issues — cloud, big data, cyber security, health IT, C5ISR, etc.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and positive can-do attitude

 

Interested candidates email srcopywriter@aboutsage.com


No phone calls please.

Sage Communications is a “drug-free” workplace.

Sage Communication is an Equal Opportunity Employer and therefore provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Sage Communications expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Senior Strategist

Located in the greater Washington D.C. metro area, Sage Communications is a full-service marketing communications and public relations agency that provides a unique fusion of public relations, advertising, marketing, branding, social media, interactive, and event management services.  Our clients range from startups to Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, government agencies, healthcare and pharmaceutical companies, professional associations, and consumer-oriented organizations. 

 

Sage is seeking a senior strategist who can transform insights into clear strategies that help our clients amplify their voice, engage audiences, and blaze a trail through today’s evolving terrain. Use research acumen to help clients find their place in the market, ingenuity to plot a course toward their goals, and your presentation and consulting powers to guide them along that path. At each step, show your prowess to drive consensus building and teamwork across marketing communications, public relations, social media, interactive, and events.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with client leadership to master their marketing landscape, brand personality, audience personas, corporate and program goals, and team dynamics.
  • Plan and execute audience research that can include qualitative discovery like ethnographic studies / executive interviews / focus groups and quantitative discovery like web / mail surveys.
  • Gather, analyze, and synthesize intelligence from subject matter experts and stakeholders.
  • Develop and deliver research findings, reports and presentations.
  • Analyze existing marketing strategies, outreach materials, and related initiatives and translate the client’s anecdotal or qualitative data into recommendations and plans.
  • Prepare and present creative briefs and messaging documents that match up with the client’s marketing goals.
  • Follow-up on marketing tactical with effectiveness measures.
  • Serve as strategic account consultant through final account deliverables and review phase.
  • Manage outreach to and oversight of any external research / strategy vendor relationships to augment in-house capabilities.
  • Work closely with account teams across the agency to keep staff up-to-date on Sage Strategy capabilities and offerings.
  • Support Sage new business proposal development and presentations.

Requirements

  • Work collaboratively with senior agency management in an agile, cross-functional and deadline-sensitive environment.
  • Possess exceptional communications, writing and presentation skills, with the ability to win over clients and other stakeholders with your first draft.
  • Manage multiple complex projects that may span many months.
  • Manage travel in and out of region to meet clients / stakeholders and conduct off-site research.
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to manage own schedule / time without significant oversight.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, social sciences, English, or related field from a nationally accredited four-year university or college.
  • 5-7 years of demonstrated proficiency in marketing and strategic communications.
  • Agency or consulting experience with demonstrable / accountable results.
  • Knowledge about and experience working on government and technology contracts.
  • Experience working on cross-functional teams, interfacing with clients, and outreach implementation and management.
  • Proficiency with MS Office components in a Mac-based work environment

 

Interested candidates email srstrategist@aboutsage.com


No phone calls please.

Sage Communications is a “drug-free” workplace.

Sage Communication is an Equal Opportunity Employer and therefore provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Sage Communications expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Account Executive - Public Relations

Sage Communications is a full-service, integrated public relations and marketing firm providing strategic communications services to clients from across the street to around the globe. At Sage, we work with all ranges of clients - from emerging start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. As one of the fastest growing firms in the DMV, we currently have openings on our PR team for savvy Account Executives (AE) who are eager to skyrocket their careers at a full-service public relations and marketing communications firm in Tyson's Corner, Virginia.

Sage Communications offers highly competitive salaries, great benefits, year-round flex Fridays, 401k program and team members earn a percentage of clients’ retainers when they originate new business.

Key Responsibilities:

We’re looking for passionate individuals who can work efficiently, think creatively, reap the benefits of growing with us, and have fun while doing it. The Account Executive will be responsible for executing public relations campaigns for Fortune 500 companies, top government, contractors and federal agencies.

Must have experience in helping develop and execute powerful PR strategies and campaigns, incorporating both traditional and new media communications, and juggling demands in a high-paced environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

·       Bachelor’s degree in communications, PR or related field

·       1-4 years of public relations, public affairs, advocacy or communications

·       Demonstrable experience in media relations, social media

Preferred Qualifications:

·       Expert proficiency in social media engagement across channels

·       Strong media relations experience; established media relationships

·       Solid writing, proofreading, verbal and written communication skills

·       Ability to work independently and within a team

·       Agency experience preferred

Required Professional Skills:

·      Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

·      Editing and proofreading skills

·      Team player with the ability to lead a cross-functional team 

·      Demonstrated client service experience and outstanding level of professionalism 

·      Experience with developing and delivering presentations

·      Problem-solving skills and solid computer skills

 

Interested candidates email prjobs@aboutsage.com. No phone calls please.


No phone calls please.

Sage Communications is a “drug-free” workplace.

Sage Communication is an Equal Opportunity Employer and therefore provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Sage Communications expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Public Relations Fall Internship Program

Sage Communications, a full service, integrated marketing communications firm based in McLean, Va., is seeking interns to join our dynamic public relations team. Sage’s internship program draws top talent from universities and colleges around the country, and we are currently accepting resumes for our paid fall internship.

Our interns are more than glorified personal assistants; they are an integral part of all account teams. Candidates must possess a can-do attitude, as they’ll be asked to work side-by-side with account managers to enact award-winning campaigns for clients like the DC Jazz Festival, Hitachi, SAP NS2, Dell and others.

Four reasons why you want to join our dynamic PR team as an intern this summer:

  1. Big opportunity: We are a rapidly growing company and many of our interns go on to become full-time employees
     
  2. Meaningful work: Our internship program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to learn public relations and communications first-hand, from strategy to execution.
     
  3. Wide exposure: Interns will be exposed to a wide range of industries from technology and government contracting to healthcare and nonprofit, giving them an inside look at how organizations from Amazon Web Services to the National Cherry Blossom Festival conduct their communications.
     
  4. Boisterous atmosphere: You will be working alongside a young, fun and enthusiastic team that encourages creativity, initiative and an entrepreneurial spirit.

The ideal candidate is a college junior or senior who possesses strong writing, communications and interpersonal skills. Applicants should also have a strong desire to enter the communications field and be willing to work at least 20 hours a week for 12 weeks.

If you are interested in learning about public relations from the best in the business, we want to hear from you. Please send your resume and cover letter to printerns@aboutsage.com.

IMPORTANT: Please include the days of the week and specific times you are available to work as well as the amount of hours per day you can dedicate to the position. 


No phone calls please.

Sage Communications is a “drug-free” workplace.

Sage Communication is an Equal Opportunity Employer and therefore provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Sage Communications expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.