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Swell Creative Group

Digital Strategist

Employment type
Full Time
about 2 months ago
Los Angeles

About Swell:

Swell Creative Group is a social justice-focused digital and creative agency that is working on some of the most pressing issues of today: homelessness, child poverty, water issues and the environment, and helping to change policy at the local and state level. We are growing and looking for a Digital Strategist to lead our online campaigns. We are not a traditional agency. We like to win. And we only work on issues that matter.

About the Position:
You are: someone with at least 5 years of related experience - at a digital shop or political campaign, or working on nonprofit comms. You also want to win and push a narrative forward every day. You are funny, or have a sense of humor. You're an excellent communicator - in writing and speaking. You have eclectic music tastes. And, most importantly, you are hungry to make an impact.


Strategy development and delivery

  • Develop digital strategies for brands, non-profits, and campaigns.
  • Develop communications and creative strategy for website, email and social content.
  • Collaborate with clients in setting realistic goals for online (and sometimes offline) campaigns.
  • Lead competitive analyses, stakeholder interviews, and other needed research.
  • Generate ideas and strategies by participating in early client innovation meetings.
  • Translate high-level concepts and creative briefs into overall strategy plan.
  • Contribute to campaign development with creative ideas and tactics.
  • Construct, articulate and execute digital communications strategy.


Project management

  • Provide strategic advice and calendar planning for clients, helping to capitalize on key events, organizational milestones and breaking stories.
  • Participate in the management of relationships with clients at all levels, maintaining and ensuring the high-quality of our work.
  • Work with clients and staff to write and revise email, social media, SMS, and blog copy to achieve campaign goals.


General Responsibilities:

  • Work with the team to develop and execute exceptional work.
  • Participate in internal and client-facing creative briefings, brainstorm sessions, status 
meetings, and post-project assessments.
  • Provide status updates on all projects to ensure team coordination and timely delivery.
  • Manage multiple projects.
  • Conduct research and analysis as needed.
  • Draft client-facing proposals and memoranda, presentations, strategic plans, etc.

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience in a relevant field (such as digital strategy, political campaign planning or organizing, direct marketing, communications strategy, online fundraising).
  • Experience leading projects, from the no budget to the well-resourced.
  • Client-facing experience and presentation skills.
  • Fluent in contemporary digital marketing and engagement programs.
  • Self-starter, driven, hungry, focused, eager, with a sense of humor.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.

Swell is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected]