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Career Opportunities

Join a growing team of fun, innovative marketers

About Direct Development

At DD, we’re a marketing technology agency unlike many others in the DC area. For starters, we serve nonprofits and higher education, and we build long-lasting relationships with our client-partners, to the point where they become like family. Our mission is to “Help Davids beat Goliaths” by developing client-tailored marketing game plans that outperform rather than outspend. We’re known for being highly collaborative, fast-paced, innovative, and creative.

We live at the intersection of technology and marketing, with a strong emphasis on data-driven strategies and tactics. We love developing creative, powerful content stories and using the inbound marketing methodology as the engine that drives our initiatives. As a team, we support and challenge each other to challenge conventional thinking in order to create remarkable content for the organizations we serve.

Positions Currently Available

Office Coordinator

The Office Coordinator role at DD involves managing a wide variety of general administrative and clerical needs.

Marketing Associate

Marketing Associates create content and manage specific projects for nonprofit and higher education clients involving blogging, landing pages, ebooks, infographics, social media, videos, emails, and website optimization.

Digital Advertising Specialist

This role is a highly collaborative position at DD that combines four areas of prowess: digital advertising strategy + audience targeting + ad creation and buildout + continuous optimization and improvement.

Benefits & Perks

  • Full-Time and Part-Time options

  • Salaries commensurate with experience

  • 100% Health Care (including Dental) covered by the company (no employee co-pays)

  • 401K with 4% company match

  • Mobile data plan reimbursement

  • Flexible working schedules

  • Monthly birthday and work anniversary celebrations

  • Quarterly professional development days

We live by our 6 Core Values

Treat Clients Like Family

We believe that the roots of great success are great relationships, which is why with us, you get a team — not just a vendor. Your challenges become our challenges and we commit to serving you and your team like you’re one of us.

Be Ridiculously Helpful

You know that feeling you get when you shop at a Trader Joe’s, get helped on the side of the road by AAA, or talk to a Zappos customer service representative? These brands propagate a kind of service that is responsive, personal, and easy — and we strive to emulate them (and then some).

Challenge Conventional Thinking

There’s a lot of fluffy advice thrown around in the marketing technology space (not to mention all the jargon)! Our team researches, tests, and thinks on repeat to bring you marketing strategies that are contextually relevant to your needs — let’s just say we’re healthily skeptical about “industry best practices.”

Treasure Transparency

Authenticity has become such a buzzword these days, but we do pride ourselves in being honest and forthcoming in our pricing, in our strategic recommendations, in our services, and in our projected outcomes. Most of our team members are human (all except Calvin), which means that every once and a while we make mistakes. When we do, we let you know immediately and collaborate on how to best reconcile the situation.

Adapt and Improve

Just when you think you’ve figured out how to increase organic leads from SEO or generate more prospects through Social Ads, Google and Facebook pull a fast one on you and change their algorithms — how rude. At DD, our clients trust us to adapt and improve our strategic game plans, our products, and our services to maximize their investment as the digital landscape morphs.

Make it Fridge-Worthy

Excellence is what we strive for in everything that we create — whether it be a blog posts, a website, an eBook, or a chatbot. Our goal is to execute well-thought-out strategies that produce exceptional pieces of content which generate remarkable results.