Propper Daley

Career Opportunity

Manager, Marketing & Communications


We seek a strategically-minded marketing and communications professional with a penchant for creative ideation and a passion for making lasting social change. The primary functions of this position include support in the management of the Marketing & Communications team, leading the strategy phase of our client’s marketing and communications work, growing the Marketing & Communications department, and helping to identify and refine new processes. In this role, you will have the opportunity to think strategically, boldly, and creatively about how to tackle some of the biggest social issues of today. The ideal candidate will have a background in marketing/communications research and strategy, be a strong writer and expert copy editor, have an eye for design, be hyper-organized, have a background or strong interest in issue-oriented work, and have management experience.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

Strategy Development

  • Develop, manage, and execute innovative and informed marketing and communication strategies for our nonprofit, individual, and corporate clients that include: landscape research and analysis, strategic opportunity identification, messaging development, brand identity development, creative campaign design, and cultivating media relations
  • Conduct in-depth marketing and communications research, distill key points, and identify strategic opportunities based on the information gathered
  • Develop strategic recommendations for the clients’ brand or campaign, and create presentation deck deliverables
  • Monitor marketing and communications trends and changes in media, political, brand and nonprofit landscapes and proactively share insights and recommendations with departments, clients, and full PD team
  • Analyze and evaluate executed strategies, assessing campaigns’ successes and areas of opportunity/growth

Project Management and Execution

  • Manage multiple complex projects and deliverables in various stages of development, appropriately prioritizing and reprioritizing as the clients’ and department’s work evolves and shifts
  • Work closely with Account Teams to ensure exceptional and timely review and delivery against our Scope of Work and services for each client
  • Develop, support, and manage relationships with key Mar/Comms partners and vendors
  • Work closely with the Digital & New Media department to ensure strategic alignment on deliverables throughout client projects

Client Services Support

  • Create client-ready deliverables, including strategy presentation decks, messaging, and analytics reports
  • Manage and oversee execution-phase deliverables, including creative briefs and creative content (videos, photos, graphics)
  • Oversee and ensure quality control of all marketing and communications materials and content distributed by the department, including messaging, brand aesthetic, content creation, and execution by Marketing & Communications Coordinators
  • Support Account Leads in all communications with Marketing & Communications clients to provide and appropriately present strategies, frame updates, answer questions, strategically advise, and ensure continued strategic alignment and client satisfaction


A social impact agency based in Hollywood, Propper Daley helps our clients leverage their unique assets to create positive change in the world.  We work with influencers, brands and causes, providing both strategic and creative solutions to move the needle on the issues they care most about.  Our approach, rooted in behavioral science, moves beyond foundational “awareness raising” to those strategies and ideas that shift the attitudes and perceptions that lead to behavior change.

We believe deeply in working as teams. More often than not, social change requires collaborative creativity, disruption and complex problem solving. We hope to serve our clients as thought-partners, strategists, advisers, tacticians and all-around utility players as they move their important work forward. Each member of the Propper Daley team brings a diverse set of relevant expertise that uniquely positions us to get things done. This includes proven experience in coalition-driven social change, leadership of high-stakes political campaigns, experience building a shared policy agenda in arenas with fractured opinion, convening powerful learning communities to drive coordinated action, and supporting the growth and evolution of individual change agents.

Some of our clients include:

  • John Legend and #FREEAMERICA
  • The Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation
  • The Call of Duty Endowment
  • US Chamber of Commerce Foundation
  • Bradley Charles Cooper Foundation
  • The Paramount Network


  • ENTHUSIASTIC COMMS PROFESSIONAL: You have 5-7 years of marketing and media experience.  Experience at a creative agency and an issue-based background is a plus!
  • GREAT COMMUNICATOR: You have outstanding verbal and written communication skills.  You create clear and compelling slides/emails/memos/messaging that integrate with relevant workstreams, and the overall storyline and project.  You also have a demonstrated ability with Keynote.
  • BIG, CREATIVE (YET PRAGMATIC) THINKER: You think outside-the-box and dream big, and you channel that creativity through a realistic, executable plan to get things done. You are driven equally by creativity and practicality.
  • CAMPAIGN ORIENTED: You work best in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced culture and remain calm, level-headed, and organized when required to change course and/or re-prioritize.
  • PROCESS OBSESSED: You believe that process and structure helps you do your job more efficiently and effectively and you are passionate about developing and sharing new techniques to streamline our work. You are detail-oriented and efficient.
  • A FIXER AND A STRATEGIST: You love solving problems and view it as an actual talent that is developed, honed and displayed with ever-increasing proficiency and grace.  You also provide unscripted strategic counsel, thinking on your feet without disrupting the project or discussion’s strategic direction.
  • MASTER PLANNER:  “Every battle is won or lost before it is fought.” You thrive in the minutiae and, because of your careful planning and ability to see multiple steps ahead, you are always prepared.
  • PRIORITIZATION EXPERT: You are able to know intuitively the issues and responsibilities that take priority with all project plans, helping the team remain focused and on target for the project delivery. And, to the outside world, you make it look easy!
  • PASSIONATE AND KIND: You are passionate about changing lives and changing the world. And, you realize that the only way to accomplish this is through teamwork, kindness, empathy and taking care of yourself and your colleagues.

Position reports to: Sr. Director, Marketing & Communications


You will wake up everyday knowing that you are helping to address some of the most important, intractable challenges facing our communities and the world.

Organizationally, you will help build out and grow Propper Daley’s recently formed Client Services department, positively impacting all systems and processes within Propper Daley.

You will be part of a diverse team of brilliant, kind, creative thinkers and doers who love to learn, grow, and have fun while doing it.

You will further develop your ability to thrive in a small, fast-paced environment.


Click here to apply for this position.

When applying, in lieu of a traditional cover letter please provide:

Two examples of influencers or brands you think are doing a great job leveraging their platform for the greater good with a written description of why you chose them as examples.


  • This position is a full-time role
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Matching up to 3% of a 401K (free money!)
  • Great medical insurance and disability insurance
  • An open vacation policy