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Account Executive

Integrated Account Executive - Fundraising & Marketing

Job type: Full time

Sanky Communications creates innovative and effective fundraising and marketing campaigns for nonprofit organizations. We seek an Account Executive to oversee and manage direct marketing fundraising, advocacy, and marketing campaigns for our diverse nonprofit client base (e.g., animal welfare, medical, human rights, wildlife, social service organizations).

We're looking for someone who is well-rounded in integrated fundraising, direct mail, email marketing, and digital acquisition. The ideal candidate would have good presentation, interpersonal communication and business writing skills, an analytic mind – and passion for nonprofit causes. There is a lot of potential for long-term growth, coupled with a competitive salary and benefits.

You will (among other things):

  • Serve as the primary contact for a group of clients and as lead in the planning and implementation of client work
  • Collaboratively develop integrated marketing strategy, including developing data-driven strategies and managing the campaign brief process
  • Manage implementation of those strategies, overseeing project management for client programs
  • Manage junior level staff responsible for campaign production

You are:

  • Passionate about the nonprofit sector and nonprofit causes
  • An experienced nonprofit fundraiser, including background with both digital and direct mail channels
  • Able to demonstrate extensive knowledge of direct marketing, email, social media, search marketing, and fundraising and advocacy trends
  • An excellent communicator, especially writing business correspondence (e.g., report analysis, strategy memos, creative briefs, budget proposals, projections) and public speaking
  • A strong project manager, who enjoys and excels at organizing and effectively managing multiple projects and deadlines (experience with Basecamp a plus)
  • Knowledgeable with nonprofit fundraising and email marketing software
  • Able to execute responsibilities with minimal oversight

You have:

  • Extensive experience in nonprofit fundraising and/or marketing experience, including direct marketing fundraising experience (a successful candidate likely has 5-10 years experience)
  • Expert skills in Google Suite (Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides) and/or comparative Microsoft tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); experience building formulas and using pivot tables in Sheets/Excel preferred.
  • Comfort with Basecamp, Slack, and Zoom – or similar applications – all critical for communication in our remote working environment
  • Consulting or agency experience (Preferred)
  • Experience managing or mentoring staff (Preferred)

Note: Sanky Communications has a hybrid office environment. Candidates can either be remote and work from home (anywhere in the U.S.), and/or use the Sanky office in Midtown, New York City. All candidates are expected to work East Coast business hours. A computer will be supplied and staff who work from home are expected to provide their own internet access.

Sanky Communications is committed to workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion, and is an equal opportunity employer. We value having diverse staff in gender, ethnicity, religion, and background.

Professional Level:

Managerial

Salary commensurate with experience.



Benefits:

Sanky offers extensive benefits including a comprehensive PTO package, health, dental, 401K, and a variety of other perks. Candidates in New York also have access to free Citibike membership.

How to Apply:

Submit your résumé, cover letter, and salary requirements to employment@sankyinc.com (with “Account Executive” in the subject line). Note that your cover letter will be reviewed as a writing sample, and should reflect your best work.

No calls please!

Digital Project Assistant

Job type: Full time

Sanky Communications creates innovative and effective fundraising and marketing campaigns for nonprofit organizations. We are looking for a detail-driven, digitally savvy individual with strong multi-tasking skills to join our team as a Project Assistant.

You will work with strategists, project managers, designers and developers to implement and monitor digital marketing/communications strategies and fundraising campaigns for several nonprofit clients. This is a perfect opportunity for someone interested in digital marketing or fundraising, and who is pursuing a career in the nonprofit sector.

Among other responsibilities, the Project Assistant will:

  • Help project manage the production of digital fundraising and marketing campaigns, including emails, advocacy petitions, landing pages, donation forms, and other web elements.
  • Support the implementation of email campaigns including setting up HTML emails and configuring audience segmentation in various eCRMs.
  • Assist with website management and maintenance.
  • Monitor and report on campaign performance, and assist with comprehensive reporting.
  • Help manage donor acquisition campaigns, including search engine marketing, email lead generation, and social media campaigns and accompanying conversion strategies.
  • Conduct quality assurance testing.
  • Coordinate production of campaign collateral in Basecamp, ensuring internal creative team and developers are kept up-to-date.

Position Requirements:

  • Passion for the nonprofit sector, mission-based work, and/or nonprofit fundraising.
  • A fast learner, problem solver, and someone who loves a challenge.
  • Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously, capable of meeting tight deadlines, and working calmly under pressure.
  • Competent with Google Suite (Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides) and/or comparative Microsoft tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); experience building formulas and using pivot tables in Sheets/Excel preferred.
  • Comfortable working with data and has the capability or the desire to learn complex data queries and segmentation.
  • A strong communicator, including the ability to clearly articulate thoughts and ideas and prepare documents that are coherent, grammatically correct, and professional.
  • A strong proofreader for both copy and data.
  • Patient, with excellent attention to detail and follow-through.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Comfort with Basecamp, Slack, and Zoom – all critical for communication in our remote working environment.
  • Experience with email marketing and eCRMs; familiarity with Luminate Online and/or Acoustic a plus.
  • Familiarity with reading and editing HTML (specific coding background is unnecessary).
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics and/or other website analytics tools.
  • NOTE: Once hired, the candidate is required to become Google AdWords Certified.

Note: Sanky Communications has a hybrid office environment. Candidates can either be remote and work from home (anywhere in the U.S.), and/or use the Sanky office in Midtown, New York City. All candidates are expected to work east coast business hours. A computer will be supplied and staff who work from home are expected to provide their own internet access.

Sanky Communications is committed to workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion, and is an equal opportunity employer. We value having diverse staff in gender, ethnicity, religion, and background.

Professional Level:

Entry level or early-career

Starting Salary:

$44,000

Benefits

Sanky offers extensive benefits including a comprehensive PTO package, health, dental, 401K, and a variety of other perks. Candidates in New York also have access to free Citibike membership.

How to Apply:

Submit your résumé and cover letter to employment@sankyinc.com (with “Project Assistant” in the subject line). Note that your cover letter will be reviewed as a writing sample and should reflect your best work.
No calls please!