Join Our Team

We are always looking for talented people to join our team. If you are interested in working for RALLY in Los Angeles or San Francisco, please send your resume and a cover letter to Hillary Moglen at hmoglen@wearerally.com. If you are interested in working for RALLY in Seattle, please send your resume and a cover letter to Ashley Burns at aburns@wearerally.com.

+ Digital Director

LOCATION:  Los Angeles, California

WE ARE RALLY

RALLY is an issue advocacy firm that works at the intersection of strategic communications and public policy. We collaborate with inspiring partners to create powerful movements that galvanize the public and leave a positive legacy of change.

Our dynamic team consists of experts in philanthropy, campaign management, and political and media strategy. Together with our clients we have coupled robust communications campaigns with impact litigation to improve California’s K-12 education system and drive a profound shift in public opinion around marriage equality. We’ve developed innovation challenges to improve firearm safety, and built organizations and campaigns focused on health care, environmental, and social justice issues.

With offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle, we work nationally but embody the creativity and innovation that has defined the West Coast. These attributes inform our company’s attitude and approach and help shape the creativity we use to drive causes forward.

OUR CLIENTS ARE CATALYSTS FOR GOOD

Our clients are leading foundations, advocacy organizations, philanthropists, high-profile individuals, and commercial entities who strive to influence public policy, public discourse and public opinion. To that end, they have engaged us to build advocacy organizations from the ground up; to develop messaging and execute communications campaigns of all stripes; and to help them develop events, social media strategies, and reach influencers of all stripes. Most of our clients have worked with us for years and we’re proud to call them our friends.

To learn more, visit www.wearerally.com.

DIGITAL DIRECTOR

The Digital Director will lead the digital team, deliver best-in-class digital campaigns, help shape the organization’s digital business strategy, and contribute to the firm’s thought leadership. The Digital Director will work with team leads and clients to maintain integrity of the strategy through the creative process.

Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Managing digital strategy for multiple clients, including leading multiple accounts and a digital team.
  • Devise and execute digital campaigns, including developing additional social media tools, partnerships, and digital tools.
  • Lead development with team of all digital strategy, including fundraising, digital organizing, digital rapid response, video, web, and social.
  • Lead creation and oversee digital process and execution, including writing, editing, design, video production, segmentation, web development, reporting, and more as needed.
  • Manage current team of two, identify opportunities for team growth, and hire and train additional team members.
  • Providing strategic guidance and day-to-day supervision for assigned client accounts, including junior staff supervision and oversight of work product quality.
  • Engaging with clients on a daily basis—in person, on the phone, and/or via frequent email contact.
  • Work with account teams at RALLY to provide digital tactics and execution.
  • Work with firm leadership to develop pitch decks, digital proposals, and seek new business opportunities.
  • Monitor trends in content marketing and digital and social media, as well as new digital technology for advocacy and online organizing.
  • Educate and support client and internal teams on social and marketing channel value, best practices and ongoing evolution implications

Staff Development/Firm Management:

  • Attending regular staff meetings and team meetings and providing input and feedback on business improvement, including client service, staff development, and office procedures
  • Serving as a mentor for junior staff
  • Pursuing professional development plan developed in collaboration with supervisor
  • Contributing to strategic growth and brand positioning for company overall

Qualifications:

  • At least eight years of experience in digital strategy, digital advocacy, or demonstrated equivalent experience, with preference for experience at a firm/agency, foundation/association, or in a political or issue-advocacy campaign.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills and proven ability to effectively organize and manage multiple responsibilities.
  • Expertise specific to social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, LinkedIn, etc.).
  • Strategic understanding of paid, earned and owned media integration.
  • Digital marketing and CRM experience including experience with SEO, SEM, social, mobile, display, web, email and database marketing efforts as well as technology platforms for content distribution, email marketing & deliverability, and social media management.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in written format, with varying levels of company staff, clients, vendors and media.
  • Innovative and solutions oriented – demonstrated resourcefulness, optimism, and flexibility in approach to project assignments.
  • Intellectual curiosity and sense of humor.

Compensation:

Competitive with benefits

 

To Apply:

Send resume and cover letter to Sara Lueders, slueders@wearerally.com; No phone calls please.

+ Senior Account Executive

LOCATION:  Los Angeles or San Francisco

WE ARE RALLY

RALLY is an issue advocacy firm that works at the intersection of strategic communications and public policy. We collaborate with inspiring partners to create powerful movements that galvanize the public and leave a positive legacy of change.

Our dynamic team consists of experts in philanthropy, campaign management, and political and media strategy. Together with our clients we have coupled robust communications campaigns with impact litigation to improve California’s K-12 education system and drive a profound shift in public opinion around marriage equality. We’ve developed innovation challenges to improve firearm safety, managed ballot measures seeking funding for early childhood education and stem cell research, and built organizations and campaigns focused on health care, environmental, and social justice issues.

With offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco, we work nationally but embody the creativity and innovation that has defined the Golden State from Hollywood to Silicon Valley. These attributes inform our company’s attitude and approach and help shape the creativity we use to drive causes forward.

OUR CLIENTS ARE CATALYSTS FOR GOOD

Our clients are leading foundations, advocacy organizations, philanthropists, high-profile individuals, and commercial entities who strive to influence public policy, public discourse and public opinion. To that end, they have engaged us to build advocacy organizations from the ground up; to develop messaging and execute communications campaigns of all stripes; and to help them develop events, social media strategies, and reach influencers of all stripes. Most of our clients have worked with us for years and we’re proud to call them our friends.

To learn more, visit www.wearerally.com.

SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Our Senior Account Executives are responsible for client management. That means they are client-facing and that they lead the development of campaign plans, account strategy, messaging frameworks, press plans, etc. Additionally, an individual in this position is expected to manage account teams and provide support to senior management.

Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing communications for multiple clients, including leading at least one to two accounts.
  • Performing public relations tasks, such as developing and editing high quality media materials (e.g., press releases, briefing memos, media advisories, pitch sheets) and pitching and placing stories by and about clients in print, online and broadcast outlets.
  • Engaging with the client on a daily basis—in person, on the phone, and/or via frequent email contact.
  • Leading press outreach, including identifying and pitching news items and leading proactive communications and rapid response efforts.
  • Providing strategic guidance and day-to-day supervision for assigned client accounts, including junior staff supervision and oversight of work product quality.
  • Demonstrating tactical proficiency in media relations, including creating and driving outreach plans, message development, management of events and effective training of spokespersons on speeches and presentations.
  • Implementing forward-thinking branding, messaging and communications plans to achieve client’s goals for diverse audiences, including the general public, media, political decision-makers and other stakeholders.
  • Organizing and staffing events, desk-side briefings and other out-of-office client functions.

Staff Development/Firm Management:

  • Attending regular staff meetings and team meetings and providing input and feedback on business improvement, including client services, staff development and office procedures.
  • Serving as a mentor to junior staff.
  • Pursuing a professional development plan created in collaboration with a supervisor.
  • Contributing to strategic growth and brand positioning for company overall.
  • Contribute to the professional growth of junior staff and overall culture of the firm.

Qualifications:

  • Five to seven years of experience in public interest advocacy, public relations, or demonstrated equivalent experience, with preference for communications experience at a firm/agency, foundation/association or in a political or issue-advocacy campaign.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills and proven ability to effectively organize and manage multiple responsibilities.
  • Strong understanding of public relations concepts and tactics, including drafting press releases, building press lists, pitching, and engaging with reporters.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in written format, with varying levels of company staff, clients, vendors and media.
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and working knowledge of web-based tools and platforms.
  • Ability to interact and perform in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
  • Innovative and solutions-oriented – demonstrated resourcefulness, optimism and flexibility in approach to project assignments.
  • Experience with campaigns using social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.
  • Intellectual curiosity and sense of humor.

Compensation:

  • Competitive with benefits

To Apply:

Send resume and cover letter to Hillary Moglen; hmoglen@wearerally.com. No phone calls please.

+ Account Executive

LOCATION:   Los Angeles or San Francisco, California

WE ARE RALLY

RALLY is a communications firm that works to influence the way people think about and respond to political and social issues. We collaborate with inspiring partners to create powerful movements that galvanize the public and leave a positive legacy of change.

Our dynamic team consists of experts in philanthropy, campaign management and political and media strategy. Together with our clients, we have coupled robust communications campaigns with impact litigation to improve California’s K-12 education system and to drive a profound shift in public opinion around marriage equality. We have developed innovation challenges to improve firearm safety, managed ballot measures to support early childhood education and stem cell research and built organizations and campaigns focused on health care, environmental and social justice issues.

With offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco, we work on issues across the nation, but embody the creativity and innovation that has defined the Golden State, from Hollywood to Silicon Valley. These attributes inform our company’s attitude and approach and help shape the creativity we use to drive causes forward.

OUR CLIENTS ARE CATALYSTS FOR GOOD

Our clients are leading foundations, advocacy organizations, philanthropists, high-profile individuals and commercial entities who strive to influence public policy, public discourse and public opinion. To that end, they have engaged us to build advocacy organizations from the ground up; to develop messaging and execute communications campaigns of all stripes; and to help them develop events, social media strategies, and tools to reach influencers of all kinds. Most of our clients have worked with us for years and we are proud to call them our friends.

To learn more, visit www.wearerally.com.

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Our Account Executives have proven skills relevant to our work. They may be new to consulting with experience in a tangential field – media, government, campaigns, etc. – or they may have experience as an Account Associate at RALLY (or another similar firm). Account Executives are able to manage projects with limited assistance, as well as work on multiple accounts and in differing roles. All Account Executives have shown an aptitude for independent strategic thinking, messaging, execution and client relations.

Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Working on account teams for multiple clients, including leading more complex projects with the support of project manager or senior project manager.
  • Performing media relations tasks, such as developing and editing high quality media materials (e.g., press releases, briefing memos, media advisories, pitch sheets) and pitching and placing stories by and about clients in print, online and broadcast outlets.
  • Anticipating client needs, as well as internal team needs and assignments, on a daily basis.
  • Supporting press outreach, including identifying and pitching news items and leading proactive communications and rapid response efforts.
  • Providing strategic support and day-to-day supervision for smaller client accounts, including Account Associate and Fellow/Intern supervision and oversight of work product quality.
  • Demonstrating tactical proficiency in media relations, including creating and driving outreach plans, message development, management of events and effective training of spokespersons on speeches and presentations.
  • Implementing forward-thinking branding, messaging and communications plans to achieve client’s goals for diverse audiences, including the general public, media, political decision-makers and other stakeholders.
  • Organizing and staffing events, desk-side briefings and other out-of-office client functions.

Staff Development/Firm Management:

  • Attending regular staff meetings and team meetings and providing input and feedback on business improvement, including client services, staff development and office procedures.
  • Serving as a mentor to Fellows.
  • Pursuing a professional development plan created in collaboration with supervisor.
  • Showing initiative by taking on new projects and actively growing into new skill sets.
  • Contributing to strategic growth and brand positioning for company overall.

Qualifications:

  • Three to five years of experience in public interest advocacy, public relations, or demonstrated equivalent experience, with preference for communications experience at a firm/agency, foundation/association, or in a political or issue-advocacy campaign.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills and proven ability to effectively organize and manage multiple responsibilities.
  • Strong understanding of media relations concepts and tactics, including drafting press releases, building press lists, pitching and engaging with reporters.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in written format, with varying levels of company staff, clients, vendors and media.
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and working knowledge of web-based tools and platforms.
  • Ability to interact and perform in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
  • Innovative and solutions oriented – demonstrated resourcefulness, optimism and flexibility in approach to project assignments.
  • Experience with campaigns using social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.
  • Intellectual curiosity and sense of humor.

Compensation:

  • Competitive with benefits

To Apply:

Send resume and cover letter to Hillary Moglen; hmoglen@wearerally.com. No phone calls please.

+ Account Associate

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:  Account Associate

LOCATION:  Los Angeles, California and Seattle, Washington

WE ARE RALLY

RALLY is an issue advocacy firm that works at the intersection of strategic communications and public policy. We collaborate with inspiring partners to create powerful movements that galvanize the public and leave a positive legacy of change.

Our dynamic team consists of experts in philanthropy, campaign management, and political and media strategy. Together with our clients we have coupled robust communications campaigns with impact litigation to improve California’s K-12 education system and drive a profound shift in public opinion around marriage equality. We’ve developed innovation challenges to improve firearm safety, managed ballot measures seeking funding for early childhood education and stem cell research, and built organizations and campaigns focused on health care, environmental, and social justice issues.

With offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco, we work nationally but embody the creativity and innovation that has defined the Golden State from Hollywood to Silicon Valley. These attributes inform our company’s attitude and approach and help shape the creativity we use to drive causes forward.

OUR CLIENTS ARE CATALYSTS FOR GOOD

Our clients are leading foundations, advocacy organizations, philanthropists, high-profile individuals, and commercial entities who strive to influence public policy, public discourse and public opinion. To that end, they have engaged us to build advocacy organizations from the ground up; to develop messaging and execute communications campaigns of all stripes; and to help them develop events, social media strategies, and reach influencers of all stripes. Most of our clients have worked with us for years and we’re proud to call them our friends.

ACCOUNT ASSOCIATE

The Account Associate is a junior-level position responsible for providing support to RALLY mid- and senior-level team members in the strategic development and implementation of client projects. Associates are fully integrated on account teams and are expected to think creatively and independently and take ownership of assigned projects. Primary responsibilities include: research, writing, pitching stories to reporters, social media and administrative tasks. Because we are a small firm, Associates are also exposed to a wide variety of tasks and issue areas beyond their primary responsibilities.

Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing fundamental public relations tasks, such as developing and editing high quality media materials (e.g., press releases, briefing memos, media advisories, pitch sheets) and pitching and placing stories by and about clients in print, online and broadcast outlets
  • Organizing and staffing events, desk-side briefings, and other out-of-office client functions
  • Monitoring trends and changes in news media, social media, and in the political and nonprofit landscapes
  • Conducting research, with the ability to distill key points and offer strategic insights on the information gathered
  • Contributing at least one new business idea per quarter
  • Managing and executing multiple, detailed tasks and projects for assigned client accounts

Staff Development/Firm Management:

  • Attending regular staff meetings and team meetings and providing input and feedback on business improvement, including client service, staff development, and office procedures
  • Pursuing professional development plan developed in collaboration with supervisor
  • Executing administrative responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years of experience in public interest advocacy, public relations, or demonstrated equivalent experience, with preference for communications experience at a firm/agency, foundation/association, or in a campaign
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills and proven ability to effectively organize and manage multiple responsibilities
  • Strong understanding of public relations concepts and tactics, including drafting press releases, building press lists, pitching, and engaging with reporters
  • Experience with campaigns using social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in written format, with varying levels of company staff, clients, vendors and media
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and working knowledge of web-based tools and platforms
  • Ability to manage project workflow, juggle multiple tasks under tight deadlines
  • Innovative and solutions oriented – demonstrated resourcefulness, optimism, and flexibility in approach to project assignments
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Intellectual curiosity and sense of humor
  • Team player with the ability to step into leadership roles

Compensation:

  • Competitive with benefits

To Apply:

For Los Angeles and San Francisco, please send resume and cover letter to Hillary Moglen; hmoglen@WeAreRALLY.com. For Seattle, please send resume and cover letter to Ashley Burns; aburns@WeAreRALLY.com. No phone calls please.

+ Fellows Program

The application period for Fall 2017 has closed. Applications for Spring 2018 are due by November 1.

Location: Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle

The RALLY Fellows Program is a competitive, full-time, 12-16 week program during which fellows are exposed to a wide-range of consulting work in the fields of strategic communications, campaigns, public affairs, public policy, and media strategy. Fellows have the opportunity to significantly contribute to the creative process and final work product in our fast-paced and team-oriented setting. Fellows are matched with an experienced mentor with whom they work one-on-one to set goals for and get the most out of the fellowship. As full-time members of the RALLY team, fellows have the opportunity to dive deeper into a specific set of RALLY clients’ campaigns. This fellowship provides a bi-weekly stipend.

Desired Qualifications:

We seek motivated self-starters with experience or demonstrated interest in strategic communications, public policy, or advocacy. Recent college graduates or graduate students preferred. The fellowship program is not open to current undergraduate students, except for those who will graduate before the fellowship begins. Candidates must have excellent writing, research, and analytical skills, strong attention to detail, the ability to work independently, and the ability to balance multiple projects at once. Candidates must also have a demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with creating and managing organizational social media accounts on platforms such as Facebook and Twitter is preferred. Proficiency with Adobe Photoshop and other Adobe Creative Suite software is a plus.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist senior staff in the full spectrum of strategic campaign planning
  • Research and write memos on topics ranging from education and healthcare policy to opportunities for new business and new campaign tools
  • Draft press releases, media advisories, op-eds, blog posts, and social media content
  • Plan and assist with the execution of media events
  • Participate in client calls and team meetings
  • Track the latest news on a given topic and compile media clips
  • Perform administrative tasks when necessary

Please submit your application for the spring session (January-April) by November 1; for the summer session (May-August) by March 1; and for the fall session (September-December) by July 1. Start and end dates for each session are flexible, depending on fellows’ school calendars and availability.

To apply for a fellowship in Los Angeles, please send a resume and cover letter to Jackie Pomeroy at jpomeroy@wearerally.com.  To apply for a fellowship in San Francisco, please send a resume and cover letter to Rachele Huennekens at rhuennekens@wearerally.com.  To apply for a fellowship in Seattle, please send a resume and cover letter to Salman Akhtar at sakhtar@wearerally.com. Please have at least one professional, non-academic writing sample, such as a memo, article, feature, or executive summary, prepared to submit upon request. No phone calls please.

As an equal opportunity employer, we recruit individuals without regard to race, national origin, religion, gender (including gender identity), sexual orientation, disability, marital status, veteran status, or age.