Careers

At Gunster Strategies, every season is campaign season.

Gunster Strategies is an award-winning public affairs firm that specializes in issue advocacy, corporate social responsibility, and political communication campaigns. Comprised of dynamic, industry-leading experts, Gunster Strategies provides an enriching environment for professionals to thrive and grow.

To apply to any of the posted positions, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected]strategies.com.

Art Director

The firm seeks an Art Director with a background in advocacy work to lead our Creative Department.

The Art Director will be responsible for developing concepts for creative campaigns and creating identity and branding for our clients. Other creative assets include graphics for print, digital ads, presentations, case studies, proposals, and social media.

The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated problem-solver who is willing to go the extra mile to ensure client requests are met. An ability to work well with others while delivering assets in a fast-paced work environment is essential.

Gunster Strategies offers a competitive base salary, 401K options, insurance, and benefits with a possible bonus based on yearly performance.

Job Requirements:

  • 5-6 years of experience at a national cause-based organization and/or agency with experience in digital media
  • Experience in political and advocacy campaigns required
  • Advanced skills in Adobe Creative Cloud, HTML/CSS, CMS, WordPress, and HTML email required
  • Project management and organizational skills with a high attention to detail
  • Self-directed and motivated
  • Be effective in a deadline-driven workflow with varying priorities and stakeholders
  • Ability to manage a variety of projects while balancing brand advocacy with advocacy goals
  • Keen understanding of digital and print best practices
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Salary: $68,000–75,000 (negotiable) with advancement opportunities

Key Responsibilities:

  • Produce graphics for print and digital ads, websites, social media, case studies, proposals, and other assigned tasks
  • Report directly to the CEO
  • Stay in-the-know with updates on accounts
  • Manage projects with outside resources including producers (tv and radio spots), photographers, and freelancers

To apply, please send your cover letter, resume, and an online portfolio of work for review to [email protected].

Junior Accountant

As the Junior Accountant, you will be tasked with providing financial information to senior staff by researching and analyzing accounting data. The Junior Accountant is expected to uphold the highest levels of discretion and efficiency while preparing reports and handling Gunster Strategies’ financial matters.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Document financial transactions by entering account information.
  • Make helpful recommendations for action based on analysis of accounting options.
  • Summarize current financial status; prepare balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
  • Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents.
  • Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
  • Guide accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions.
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • Secure financial information by completing database backups.
  • Maintain financial security by following internal controls.
  • Prepare payments by verifying documentation and requesting disbursements.
  • Comply with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforce adherence to legal requirements and advise management on appropriate action.
  • Prepare special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Maintain customer confidence and protect operations by keeping financial information confidential.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; review professional publications; establish personal networks; participate in professional societies.

Required Qualifications:

The ideal candidate is confident with answering accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations. Comfort with accomplishing superb results in a timely manner is essential. An ability to contribute to team efforts and perform assigned tasks efficiently is required. Qualified applicants should have experience in accounting, corporate finance, SFAS rules, maintaining confidentiality, data entry management, research, reporting finances, and general math skills. Candidates should be deadline-oriented, maintain exceptional attention to detail, and practice stellar time-management.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected].

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