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Account Strategist (REMOTE OPTION)

Change Media Group
Chicago, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Want to do good and make the world a fairer, more equitable, more just place? We want you at Change Media Group.

At Change Media Group (CMG), we drive wins for progressive organizations, campaigns, and causes through tailored strategy, high-impact creative, and ads delivered with maximum efficiency. CMG has produced award-winning creative for more than 100 campaigns and causes nationwide, and our videos and groundbreaking creative have helped Presidents, Governors, Members of Congress, and some of the country's most effective progressive organizations engage communities, persuade people, and turn out voters. CMG seeks highly motivated applicants for employment as an Account Strategist to become an integral part of our team!

An Account Strategist at CMG is the key arranger of a project–they connect the people and resources required to make projects happen! They are self-starters and highly-organized, and are excellent communicators and relationship-builders. They are the primary point-of-contact for clients and liaise with internal teams to keep everyone in the loop and progressing towards a goal. They give those around them confidence through their clarity and their knack for keeping details in order.
The Account Strategist will work closely with all members of the CMG team and will report to the Director of Accounts. This position can be based in the Grand Rapids, MI office, or Chicago, IL office, or can be fully remote.

At CMG, we’re looking to build a diverse and inclusive team of highly-talented, motivated individuals empowered to do their best work. Candidates of all backgrounds, including people of color, women, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.



Manage and Organize Projects from Start to Finish

  • Gain a full understanding of a project, including key players and decision-makers, context, goals, and obstacles. As the primary liaison between the client and the internal team, you’ll be the owner of important information.

  • Collaborate with the Executive Team to identify and articulate the strategy we will employ to accomplish a client’s goal.

  • Create and maintain agendas, timelines and budgets. You’ll lead all internal and external check-in calls about the project, keeping track of what is discussed and next steps. You’ll also build, communicate, and maintain timelines to keep the project on track and make sure the project sticks to budget.

  • Organize the team. You’ll make sure everyone across teams–from ads to video to design–has their marching orders and has what they need to execute the project. This includes utilizing our digital project management tool to provide regular updates and communications with project teams.

Build and Sustain Relationships with Clients

  • Serve as client-facing CMG representative on projects, including responding to all client emails, inquiries, and requests in a comprehensive and timely fashion and facilitating solutions to client issues that may arise.

  • Be the internal expert on each client you work with, conducting research to deeply familiarize yourself on their structure, goals, and needs.

Content Creation

  • Write copy and generate content outlines for digital ads, web pages, video scripts, social media, emails, and other parts of media campaigns. At times, this may include reading and digesting polling results or testing resources.

  • Build reports and presentation decks to show goal-centered results and to aid in ongoing decision-making based on data.

Political and Digital Strategy

  • Maintain awareness of best practices and trends in digital and paid media to be able to demonstrate and communicate expertise to clients and team members

  • Contribute to ideation and strategy building of campaign plans–in collaboration with senior leadership–to execute key deliverables and move a client’s mission forward



  • 2+ years of experience in project management, campaign management, digital marketing, or other relevant fields

  • Excellent organization skills and systems, and the ability to keep complex projects organized

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong understanding of current issues in progressive politics

  • High level of technical and digital literacy and desire to solve technical problems as they arise

  • Ability to work at a fast pace with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail

  • Ability to work across lines of difference and demonstrated cultural competency



Compensation depends on experience and is highly competitive. We have a progressive benefits package matched by few companies or organizations; it includes:

  • 100% employer-paid health care and dental

  • Unlimited vacation policy. We care about results, outcomes, and sustainability. Plus paid holidays including:

    • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    • Washington’s Birthday

    • Memorial Day

    • Juneteenth

    • Labor Day

    • Independence Day

    • Indigenous Peoples Day

    • Veterans Day

    • Thanksgiving Day

    • Day after Thanksgiving

    • Our two-week winter break including Christmas and New Year’s Day

  • Education reimbursements for higher education and graduate programs.

  • Yearly stipends for training programs and conferences.

  • Healthy food and snacks provided in the office.

  • A stipend to cover a laptop and other necessities for your office or work-from-home set-up.

  • Profit sharing so we all do well by doing good and serving clients effectively.

  • After 6 months, a 6% employer 401(k) match.

  • Paid family leave or 12 weeks of paid family leave for new parents.


How to Apply: Send resume and cover letter in ZipRecruiter. No phone calls, please.


Change Media Group is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as established under law. We highly value diversity because we strongly believe that a diverse, vibrant team can better shape creative solutions to difficult problems. People from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Company Description
Change Media Group is an advertising and creative agency that harnesses the power of data & design to drive results, make an impact, and win. We provide clients with hands-on service, using the latest in data and technology to achieve measurable results.

Change Media Group


Chicago, IL