Join us!

We are growing our team!

Pocket Aces, a Democratic consulting firm based in Northern Virginia, is growing our team. Successful members of our team will be creative, collaborative, intellectually curious and have a passion for politics up and down the ballot. Pocket Aces is a General Consulting firm - while we are looking for applicants with skills in specific areas, successful members of our team will be willing and excited to work across departments and build out new skills, not just advance the ones they already have.

 

We offer a competitive benefits package that includes a 401k with employer match and excellent healthcare benefits among others. All employees are eligible for commission and performance-based incentives.

To apply please submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@pocketacesconsulting.com. In the subject line please identify which team(s) you are applying for OR fill out our google form here. 

Digital Analyst

($33,000 and above)

Members of our digital team have a passion for running cutting edge communication programs on behalf of our clients, including persuasion, fundraising and acquisition programs. Additionally, members of our teams manage and grow the social media channels of our clients. Team members are expected to be detail oriented to understand data and metrics related to our success and be able to communicate those metrics to others with limited familiarity or subject level expertise. Team members will need to be well versed in various backend programs such as NGP, ActBlue, EveryAction and have familiarity with ad placement. Design experience is a plus, but not required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Build and manage online communities

  • Create engaging content on behalf of clients

  • Monitor and measure social media impact on client campaigns

Political Project Manager

($42,000 and above)

Members of our campaign teams have a passion for politics, elections and beating Republicans. The political project manager will leave no stone unturned to find opportunities to help our candidates and causes. Successful team members will have strong attention to detail, be outside the box thinkers and strong communicators. The ability to synthesize information and see patterns and connections between information and data is critical to this position’s success. Strong writing skills are strongly preferred.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Work with candidates and staffers to develop, oversee, manage and execute campaign programs on behalf of clients

  • Brainstorm and develop field, fundraising and media plans

  • Work with candidates, clients and external consultant teams

Senior Media Manager

($60,000 and above)

Media Manager

($42,000 and above)

Members of our media team will have a passion for the news in all forms - from pitching local and national reporters, to preparing clients for interviews and editorial board meetings to monitoring new and traditional media to find opportunities for our campaigns and causes. Team members are expected to be creative outside the box thinkers who can weave and tell stories as well as synthesize information.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Write press releases

  • Pitch media stories

  • Develop and manage relationships with members of the media

  • Serve as an on the record point of contact for clients

Operations Associate

($36,000 and above)

Members of the operations team will have a passion for organizational structure and making sure the trains run on time. Team members will be intellectually curious, focused on the big picture of client needs and have the ability to manage up to ensure deadlines are met and projects are completed. Familiarity with Agile, Scrum or Kaban based project management is ideal, but not required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Forecast and manage workflow across various teams and projects

  • Oversee and manage office needs

  • Detail oriented

Intern

We are looking for politically engaged college or graduate students with strong writing skills for our school-year internship program.

This role is for someone who is passionate about politics, and enjoys the shifting tides of political debates. The ideal candidate is omnivorous in their media consumption, delights in new ideas and keeping up with the fast facts of the day.  

You do not need to have a politically curated resume, we encourage diverse and non-traditional applicants to apply. We are looking for the right person, not the right resume.

What will you get it out of it?

  • An appreciation of the campaign process from the inside

  • Gain an understanding of the political tactics required to win an election 

  • Basics of persuasion