Strategic Marketing Director
mdg is a marketing and PR agency with a head, heart and passion for what we do - delivering measurable results for association and event clients in diverse categories like education, food and beverage, automotive, STEM and construction. With a 40-year track record of success, mdg is recognized as the nation's leading agency in its niche and was recently named the "Best Place to Work" by Meetings & Conventions magazine. We're now seeking a strategic marketing director to join our collaborative account services team to be located in-house at our Reston, VA office. * Act as account executive to clients in the development, creation and delivery of all marketing products * Collaborate with the account and creative teams to execute strategic marketing plans * Ensure brand and messaging consistency throughout campaign deliverables * Research and recommend appropriate marketing channels and delivery tactics * Perform primary and secondary, quantitative and qualitative marketing research * Track results and analytics, make appropriate course corrections * Ensure longer-term functional objectives are translated into shorter-term tasks Are you seeking to further your strategic marketing skills? Work in a fast-paced, tech-driven, highly-creative agency environment? Then, this position may have your name written all over it!, * 5+ years of relevant association and/or agency experience. Experience in K-12 education a plus. * Bachelor's degree (preferably in marketing, public relations, communications, psychology or general business). Master's degree preferred * Superior language, grammar and communication skills * Ability to effectively lead an internal marketing team * Excellent project management skills * A great attitude, a willingness to learn and master new skills, and a commitment to excellence mdg also offers a competitive benefits package including medical, 401k, profit sharing contributions and mdG.O. (a sabbatical program that rewards loyalty through the gift of travel).