Careers

Our current job openings are listed below. Click the job title for an overview and job responsibilities.

EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Experience as a Project Manager (2+ years).

LOCATION: Remote – Work-From-Home

OVERVIEW:

The Creative Project Manager at Access sees the big picture and ensures content and design are in line with the overall strategy and goals of a campaign. At Access, every day is a new design challenge day. You’ll manage our team of designers, and collaborate with clients and strategic and polling teams, and present our designs while recording client feedback to share with the team.

You thrive in a fast-paced environment and are focused on helping your team run like a well-oiled machine. You advocate for them and support their growth in their professional journeys. You get excited about sharing plans with clients and showing off your team’s innovative work.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage a team of 4-6 writers, graphic designers, web designers to ensure the timely development and execution of plans, campaigns, and projects.

  • Oversee creative process for all projects including print collateral, websites, email campaigns, video and radio advertising, and related tasks.

  • Develop functional objectives and budgets, leading to stable and profitable accounts.

  • Collaborate with Strategic Consulting and Polling teams.

  • Meet with clients to help launch new projects and act as client contact through the process.

  • Provide leadership, motivation, and convey the vision and values of the agency during regular team check-ins.

SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES:

  • Experience as a Project Manager (2+ years).

  • Understanding of design, copy, and web best practices, brand development, and multichannel marketing concepts.

  • An eye for design and comfort critiquing and proofing work.

  • Clear and responsive communication with clients and across internal teams.

  • Live for varied work challenges and organizing your team. You have a knack for hitting deadlines with time management hacks.

  • Enthusiastic about the concept of ownership. We encourage you to treat Access as if it were your own business. Ideas, improvements, input of all kind is valued and important.

BONUS POINTS:

  • Campaign/Public Affairs experience.

 

SALARY RANGE: $60K – $75K

EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Any

LOCATION: Remote – Work-From-Home

OVERVIEW:

Position starts June-July 2021. The Production Assistant supports the Project Director and Creative/Digital teams by managing deadlines for all creative deliverables using project management software. You will also coordinate getting art files to print vendors and digital files to the digital team for the ad buys. You are driven, organized, excel at time management and prioritizing and you are comfortable working independently in a fast-paced environment.

JOB DUTIES:

Project Administration:
Approval Process

  • Proof, review, and share copy for outreach materials

  • Group Proof all art pieces

  • Ensure edits/changes are communicated

  • Confirm final approval for publishing with client

  • Finalization Process

  • Use vendor’s interface to upload materials required for printing

  • Distribute artwork to internal teams for online publishing

  • Proof and give final approval for publishing

  • Distribute art and data to ad buy team

  • Reconciling ad buy invoices

Job Tracking:

  • Create and maintain SharePoint/OneDrive folders for project materials

  • Document and communicate project status through project tracking software

  • Race specific – candidate/issue info/links/GAD contacts/preliminary google search

  • Project specific – plan info/tracking due and drop dates/filing final versions for NAR

  • Digital – plan info/tracking launch dates/confirming budget

Postage:

  • Sharing invoices with Billing department to get postage charges paid

  • Keeping a spreadsheet of all postage/digital buy invoices and when they were paid

  • Saving postage statements, logging receipts in the project tracking software

  • Create/distribute service agreement contract (in DocuSign)

  • Track completed docs/follow up

SKILLS – Must have

  • Above average PC skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office products

  • Solid communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Project management

SKILLS – Nice to have

  • Strong knowledge of printing and experience in print production & direct mail

  • Knowledge of postal regulations

  • Experience working remotely

 

SALARY RANGE: $40K – $50K

EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Any

LOCATION: Remote – Work-From-Home

OVERVIEW:

  • We are building a team of freelance graphic designers to work on short-term contracts throughout the year on candidate and issue campaigns for both primary and general elections.

  • We would love to talk to you about joining our pool of freelance designers who can work regularly as projects ramp up.

  • 20 hours to start, busy times fluctuate seasonally.

  • $25/hour

  • We are unable to consider international candidates, at this time.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Freelance Graphic Designer supports the Creative Services Team and is responsible for creating a visible image that can be used in digital media and/or print. These include direct mail and marketing collateral, campaign logos, and multi-page publications. Designers use software to design products that meet the needs of the client.

We’re looking for designers who want to be involved in advocacy campaigns and candidate campaigns across the U.S. Even if you have never worked on campaign outreach before, if you are enthusiastic and would like to make an impact, we’re interested in hearing from you. Let’s see if we can work together.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Uses strong understanding of design and design trends to develop compelling print (mail) and digital designs.

  • Use Adobe software to create electronic versions of designs.

  • Employ color, type, illustration, photography, animation, and various print and layout techniques when designing a project.

  • Develop material for web pages.

  • Design logos for projects when needed.

  • Develop the layout and production design of other publications for clients.

  • Work in tandem with Sr. Designer to collaborate on design.

  • Work under pressure with tight turnaround times.

SKILLS:

  • An intimate understanding of design, copy and web best practices/guidelines.

  • Experience with a variety of software, including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.

  • A strong understanding of design, brand development and multichannel marketing concepts.

  • Excel at time management and organization in a fast-paced work environment.

  • Disciplined to work independently and remotely with an eye always on deadlines.

BONUS POINTS:

  • Experience with direct mail, and/or campaign mail, and digital ad design.

 

HOURLY RATE: $25/hr – $50/hr depending on contract/project