Director of Client Strategy

Washington, DC

Rising Tide Interactive is seeking an experienced digital strategist and manager to join our team as a Director of Client Strategy. 

The Director of Client Strategy leads the day-to-day operations of the Client Strategy department, promotes digital innovation and superior client service, and helps shape our growing company as a member of senior staff. 

As part of the Client Strategy leadership team, you will: 

  • Mentor and train junior strategists

  • Recruit and onboard new staff

  • Serve as the principal strategist on large, high-profile accounts, including political candidates, ballot initiatives, campaign committees, advocacy organizations and nonprofits

  • Participate in business development and marketing

  • Ensure our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is integrated into all of our work

  • Participate in senior staff discussions regarding company policies and lead internal initiatives

The Director of Client Strategy reports to the Vice President of Client Strategy, and frequently collaborates with Partners, VPs, and other department directors on both internal and client-facing work. 

We’re looking for:

  • 5 years of experience in digital paid media, public affairs, or advocacy, including experience in a leadership role. Agency experience strongly preferred.

  • 3+ years of experience as a manager

  • Demonstrated experience in at least two of the following:

    • Digital paid media 

    • Political campaigns

    • Public affairs

    • Email marketing

Relevant details:

  • Salary band: $95,000-115,000
  • Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes 100% employer-funded health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance for employee; healthcare flexible spending account; employee assistance plan; 401k plan with employer match; student loan repayment plan with employer match; monthly cell phone and public transit allowance; work from home stipend; professional development stipend; open leave, paid parental leave, paid holidays; and more.
  • This is a full-time, exempt position and evening and weekend work can be expected at key points during the election cycle.
  • This position is based in our office in Washington, DC. Due to COVID-19, all employees have the option of remote work through at least January 2023. 

About us:

Since 2011, we’ve worked with clients like Sens. Tim Kaine, Jacky Rosen, and Jeanne Shaneen, Eric Holder’s National Democratic Redistricting Committee,, Voto Latino, the Southern Poverty Law Center, DCCC, DGA, DLCC, Giffords, and the LGBTQ Victory Fund, and we’re ready for our best election cycle yet in 2022.

Excited about this role but not sure if you meet all of the qualifications? We encourage you to apply anyway. We’re always looking for talented people of all backgrounds to join our team. We prioritize creating a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming environment where everyone is empowered to do their best work. Candidates from all backgrounds, including people of color, women, members of the LGBTQ community, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to fully participate in the job application or interview process, please email with the subject line “Accommodations Request”.

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