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Job Title:

Junior Account Executive

 

Reports to:

Account Services Director

 

Direct Reports:

None

 

Overall Description of Job:

The junior account executive (JAE) works in cooperation with LeapFrog Solutions (LFS) account executives to direct and coordinate assigned projects. In this role, the JAE is responsible for sound, proper, and timely execution of all assigned work. The nature of the JAE’s position requires ongoing and in-depth interactions with both the LFS staff and client representatives. Projects will be assigned in accordance to client need and may range from marketing to video to event production.

 

The JAE will also assist with the creation and distribution of content in digital channels to support LFS’ corporate initiatives. The JAE will work with the CEO, director, corporate visibility, and/or content manager to manage the LFS media accounts and engage in conversation with LFS stakeholders. Experience with social media platforms and management suites such as Google Analytics a plus, but not required.

 

Successful candidates will be a versatile, organized, team player with at least one (1) full year of project management and/or agency experience.

 

Prime Responsibilities

 

Project Management 

  • Work with the account executive to develop management and communications plans for an agency of the federal government.
  • Working with LFS colleagues to devise campaigns that meet the client’s brief and budget.
  • With the account executive, meet with clients to discuss and identify their project needs.
  • Manage workflow and coordinate project schedules with creative and development team, vendors, and clients.
  • Develop creative briefs and case studies.
  • Present, alongside the account executive, project ideas and budget to the client.
  • Work with the account executive to brief creative and writing staff, and assist with the formulation of project strategies.
  • Alongside the account executive, act as the link between the client and LFS by maintaining regular contact with both, ensuring that communication flows effectively.
  • As needed, present creative work to clients for approval or modification.
  • Assist the account executive with handling budgets, managing campaign costs, and invoicing clients.
  • Write client reports as needed.
  • Monitor and report on the effectiveness of campaigns.
  • Lead administrative tasks as needed (e.g., create purchase orders, prepare meeting agendas, and update budgets).
  • Arrange and attend internal and external meetings.

 

Digital Content Creation, Management, and Distribution 

  • Create and curate digital content including writing, digital photography, and video.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to develop content based on marketing/engagement objectives and strategic communications priorities.
  • As needed, deploy content to a strategic mix of digital channels, leveraging the unique aspects of each channel.
  • Assist with the management of LFS’ corporate presence on social media platforms; interact with stakeholders on social platforms to support marketing and customer service and engagement priorities.

 

Business Development

  • Conduct research as needed to help aid LFS’ marketing and/or business development efforts.
  • Participate as needed in sales meetings and/or pitches.

 

Preferred Experience and Qualifications

  • At least one (1) year of strategic communication and marketing experience, with a focus in outreach engagement on technical issues.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with Workamajig (or similar project-management tool).
  • Superior writing, oral, and presentation skills.
  • Proven experience writing management and communications plans.
  • Prior experience with government accounts, with agency experience a must.
  • Branding, print, Web, and multimedia production and management experience.
  • Experience managing an internal creative and development team as well as external clients and vendors.
  • Excellent prior client management and relationships.
  • Proposal development skills, including managing, writing, and costing proposals.
  • Experience with market research of new and recompete opportunities.
  • Multitasker, team player, personable, and goal-driven.
  • Willing to invest time at off-hours networking functions.
  • Organized with an attention to detail, deadlines, and budgets.
  • Flexible and organized with a positive, can-do attitude.
  • Commercial and government industry experience, especially federal experience.

 

Mental Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to solve practical problems and deal with variables, interpret and follow a variety of written or oral instructions, use basic concepts to solve business problems associated with the role, and use and understand computer programs to analyze and solve business issues.

 

Physical Requirements and Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, speak, hear, and frequently use his or her hands and arms to handle, feel, type, and reach. Specific vision requirements of this job include the ability to see closely and adjust focus. The work environment is an office setting, and noise in the work environment ranges from quiet to low levels due to our highly collaborative office culture.

 

Compensation

Competitive and commensurate with experience.

 

To Apply

Please fill out form below and click the “Apply Now” button to apply for this job.

 

LeapFrog Solutions, Inc. (LFS) is an equal opportunity employer. LFS does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, pregnancy, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this job; they are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements. As the nature of business demands change, so too may the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Title:

Social Media Specialist

 

Reports to:

Account Services Director

 

Direct Reports:

None

 

Overall Description of Job:

The social media specialist works in cooperation with LeapFrog Solutions (LFS) account executives to direct and coordinate assigned projects. This position requires a mid-level social media specialist with some experience in Public Affairs/Relations. Seeking 2-4 years of experience. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Position is located in Fairfax, VA.

 

Prime Responsibilities

 

Strategy

This task will involve creation/development of a social media strategy and an action plan.

  • Respond to and create new posts for client across social media channels.
  • Assist in the creation of a set of social media standards and guidelines for the department.
  • Assist in the creation of an editorial calendar.

 

Content Management 

This task will involve daily updates including long format feature stories and near real time uploads for timely/breaking stories. Specialist will:

  • Manage the content on the following platforms:
    • Twitter using HootSuite
    • Facebook
    • YouTube
    • NextDoor
    • Instagram
    • WordPress
  • Repackage content from press releases and other sources to form accurate reporting on events and activities.
  • Pull images from PA sources and/or existing library.
  • Update content on the blog using WordPress.
  • Copy edit all content.
  • Able to modify basic graphics to reflect a consistent brand.
  • Create and schedule weekend content for social media.
  • Incorporate feedback on posts to inform action by client including a daily list of feedback/action items from SM audiences.

 

Metrics and Measurement

This task will involve in-depth analysis of all SM platforms working independently and together.

  • Pull regular statistics and analytics from each platform.
    • Analyze quantitative metrics including: post timing, successful posts vs unsuccessful, and types of audiences.
    • Measure trends over time.
  • Recommend changes based on data to improve social media approach.

 

Education and Experience Required

  • 2-4 years direct professional experience posting, measuring and reporting social media.
  • 4-year College degree required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Organized with an attention to detail, deadlines, and budgets.

 

Other Requirements

  • Ability to handle highly sensitive information.
  • Candidates will be subject to a background/suitability check.

 

Preferred Experienced

  • Experience with Workamajig (or similar project-management tool).
  • Prior experience with government accounts, with agency experience.
  • Excellent prior client management and relationships.
  • Multitasker, team player, personable, and goal-driven.
  • Flexible and organized with a positive, can-do attitude.

 

Mental Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to solve practical problems and deal with variables, interpret and follow a variety of written or oral instructions, use basic concepts to solve business problems associated with the role, and use and understand computer programs to analyze and solve business issues.

 

Physical Requirements and Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, speak, hear, and frequently use his or her hands and arms to handle, feel, type, and reach. Specific vision requirements of this job include the ability to see closely and adjust focus. The work environment is an office setting, and noise in the work environment ranges from quiet to low levels due to our highly collaborative office culture.

 

Compensation

Competitive and commensurate with experience.

 

To Apply

Please fill out form below and click the “Apply Now” button to apply for this job.

 

LeapFrog Solutions, Inc. (LFS) is an equal opportunity employer. LFS does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, pregnancy, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this job; they are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements. As the nature of business demands change, so too may the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Title:

Senior Project Manager

 

Reports to:

Account Services Director

 

Direct Reports:

None

 

Overall Description of Job:

 

LeapFrog Solutions, Inc. (LFS), is a strategic communications consulting firm that specializes in stakeholder engagement and performance-based outcomes. LFS is looking for a creative, dynamic, and experienced strategic communications professional who is up for the challenge of supporting the Department of Homeland Security’s leading cyber security program.

The Senior Project Manager will support DHS cyber security leaders and industry partners by effectively communicating complex, time sensitive, and high profile cyber security programs and initiatives to a broad set of diverse audiences. If you are interested in managing multiple communications tasks, in an ever-changing environment, this is the ideal position for you.

 

Prime Responsibilities

 

  • Manage strategic communications and marketing campaign projects to include communications planning, discovery and research, branding, website design, interactive and social media initiatives, print design, and public relations.
  • Write substantive content for products ranging from overviews, brochures, resource catalogs to infographics, newsletters, bulletins, and more.
  • Set and adhere to deadlines and manage deadlines and due dates of and for clients.
  • Manage project workflow involving coordination of project schedules with creative, digital, strategic communications, and production teams.
  • Maintain effective client relationships through proactive management.
  • Schedule, manage, and facilitate client and internal meetings.
  • Document meeting minutes, changes in scope, and change action requests.
  • Report project status, including schedule, costs, risks, resources, and client satisfaction.
  • Perform quality control and assure overall quality of work products.
  • Conduct research and analyze collected data and information collected.
  • Prepare and deliver client and internal presentations.
  • Solicit and negotiate bids, execute commercial and government contracts, and manage vendors and freelance consultants.
  • Support internal marketing campaigns and maintain contact database.
  • Mentor and manage junior staff.
  • Develop new business and expand business within existing accounts:
    • Develop task order proposals and negotiate government contracts.
    • Manage contracts and task orders.
    • Strategically plan for new opportunities, including creating and executing capture plans.
    • Develop responses to private- and public-sector RFPs, including statement of work analysis, writing, and producing technical and cost proposals.
    • Prepare level-of-effort estimates to support cost-proposal development.

 

Required Experience and Qualifications 

 

  • Understanding of cybersecurity issues, U.S. federal cybersecurity policies, and the Department of Homeland Security role in cybersecurity for the nation, with the willingness to dive deeper into cybersecurity issue understanding from a non-engineering perspective.
  • Five-plus years of experience in project management, program management, or account management in the strategic or marketing communications industry in both the public and private sectors.
  • Seven-plus years of experience in communications planning, discovery and research, branding, website design, interactive and social media initiatives, print design, and public relations production.
  • General consulting experience, including critical thinking, analysis, and planning.
  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects.
  • Superior writing, research, and oral presentation skills.
  • Experience with managing internal creative, and digital teams, as well as external vendors and freelance consultants.
  • Excellent prior client management or client relations experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in communications, marketing, or related field.
  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects and accounts.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.

 

Necessary Qualities

 

  • Multitasker, team player, personable, and goal-driven.
  • Detailed-oriented, deadline-driven, budget-conscious, and customer-focused.
  • Flexible and organized with a positive, can-do attitude.

 

Preferred Job Mandatories

 

  • Experience working with the Department of Homeland Security.
  • Experience with Workamajig (project-management tool).
  • Ability to work on-site at client office(s) as needed.
  • Ability to maintain Public Trust access clearance.

 

Compensation

 

Competitive and commensurate with experience.

 

To Apply

 

Please click on the “Apply Now” button below. You will be directed to fill out a questionnaire that will include instructions for uploading your cover letter and resume.

 

LeapFrog Solutions, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of LeapFrog Solutions, Inc., to provide opportunities to all qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, sex, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this job; they are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements. As the nature of business demands change, so too may the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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