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Senior Account Executive

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Employer:  The Pivot Group
Category:  Consultant
Job Type:  Seasonal / Temp


We are seeking someone who wants to make an impact in Democratic politics and flex their creative muscles, all while putting their strong political acumen, cross-team collaboration, and project management skills to the test. The right person for this job will be passionate, able to multi-task, while working collaborative to provide strategic guidance to clients and a team player. This role is part of the Client Services (political) team helping our clients win.

The Senior Account Executive reports to a Partner within the Client Services team. Success requires strong project management skills, the ability to collaborate, meeting tight deadlines and flexibility.

The Client Services team’s primary responsibility is developing unique direct mail strategy and tactics for each campaign, our work goes beyond just mail and we act as full strategic partners in with our campaigns. The Client Services team leads the internal team working closely with Pivot’s Creative, Production and Targeting teams to develop powerful strategies and products for our clients. Each member of our team brings diverse perspectives, unique expertise, background, and perspective to bear on making an impact in Democratic campaigns and organizations across the country and at all levels of office and with organizations in 2024.

This is a full-time, temporary position through Election Day 2024 with competitive salary and excellent benefits. The nature of our business requires long hours during the election cycle and we expect all staff to be flexible in this area. However, Pivot works to ensure all staff maintain a healthy work/life balance.

We are reviewing applications on a rolling basis. Priority will be given to candidates who apply before February 27, 2024. The anticipated start date for this position is early April.


What you bring to the team:

  • 4+ years of experience with politics, organizing, advocacy, or labor unions is required.
  • Prior campaign experience.
  • Previous experience providing clients with strategic advice and being a thought partner for client teams preferred.
  • Ability to organize and manage deadlines, with consideration of differing work styles.
  • Patience, understanding and the flexibility to quickly adapt.
  • Strong communication skills; writing, editing and attention to detail.
  • Proven experience managing deadlines in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
  • Please include the word “Nectarine” somewhere in your cover letter.
  • Commitment to racial equity, social justice, and democratic causes.
  • Proficiency in Excel with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

We understand that no applicant will meet 100% of the above qualifications. If you are interested in the role and believe you have the right skill set, we want to hear from you.

Applicants located in or able to work from a state where Pivot is registered as an employer are preferred. Eligible states include: AL, AZ, CA, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, MT, NY, OR, TX, VA, WA, and WI.


The right person for the job will be a highly skilled political strategist and able to successfully deliver complex projects on time, and possess exceptional leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills. Candidates for this position should be curious about the work and interested in learning new things.

Client Management

  • Provide client with strategic advice, creative and message development, and collaborate with the campaign team.
  • Ensure client is aware of project timelines and updates and manage client expectations appropriately.
  • Assist client with projects to be value-add to the team including press releases, questionnaires, talking points, policy proposals, and communication plans.

Content Creation

  • Create campaign mail plans and budgets in collaboration with the production, targeting and creative departments.
  • Write mail concepts and copy that meet client’s messaging goals.
  • Drive mail plan processes from beginning to end, with appropriate communication internally and with clients.
  • Oversee quality control of internal and external outputs to ensure error-free work.

Internal Processes

  • Collaborate across teams to ensure timelines, calmly in a fast-paced environment.
  • Manage internal processes on deadlines, keeping internal stakeholders updated.
  • Participate in the proofreading and editing process.
  • Mentor junior staff and ensure their adherence to internal processes.


  • Initiative and Ingenuity: Solves problems and follows through.
  • Collaborative: Consults with others as needed and proposes solutions to keep processes moving.
  • Political Savvy: Meets clients’ strategic needs and gives sound political advice.
  • Communications Skills: Communicates clearly, concisely, staying on message.
  • Attention to Detail: Notices and fixes errors and learns from them.
  • Adaptable: Acknowledges being a support teammate (both internal and external) is essential to success.
  • Comfortable Multi-tasking: Prioritizes work and is able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Compensation & Benefits

The salary for this position is set at $90,000 per year. There is also the opportunity for end of election bonuses, based off individual and firm performance. To ensure pay equity across our team, salaries are non-negotiable.

In keeping with our commitment to a healthy workplace, all staff receive the following benefits:

  • 100% employer-paid premiums for health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 100% employer-paid life insurance, short-term disability, and long-term disability
  • Retirement options with 5% employer match
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Reimbursement Arrangement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid sick leave
  • Equipment and other supplies to furnish your home office
  • Annual employer-paid membership to One Medical
  • Deskpass membership and $200 in monthly credits

Who We Are

A woman-majority owned firm, Pivot is committed to electing democrats up and down the ballot. We are an energetic team of experts specializing in voter communications through direct mail, advanced targeting, and providing strategic guidance to democratic causes, organizations, and campaigns across the country. And we’ve created a workplace that lets us live out our deepest values. Thank you for wanting to join us.

We are proud to work with organizations, including Planned Parenthood, ACLU, Democratic Governors Association, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Emily’s List, the AFL-CIO, as well as Democratic candidates throughout the US.

Want to learn more? Find us on social media @the_pivot_group or visit our website www.thepivot.com

Diversity & EEO Statement

Pivot is committed to building a team of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and identities. Women, people of color, immigrants, people with disabilities, LGBTQIA+ people, gender non-conforming people, and people from low-income backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pivot follows all Equal Employment Opportunity Policies and employs personnel without regard to: race, ethnic or religious background, descent or nationality, sexual orientation, gender, gender identification, physical or mental disability, marital status, age, height, weight, or military service. This policy applies to employment, internships, internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, terminations, relationships with vendors, use of contractors and consultants and in dealing with the general public.


If you require an accommodation to complete any part of our hiring process, please contact us at 202-524-0048 or jobs@thepivot.com.

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