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CAREERS

Joining Belfort Group means traveling to the heart of the Financial District – an epicenter of business in one of the greatest cities in the world. Our office is a stone’s throw from Seaport, the Greenway, Faneuil Hall, Downtown Crossing and the North End. Our employment offering includes everything you would expect from a company committed to our people, including great benefits, professional development opportunities, “Early Fridays,” holidays, bonus days, and cool company outings. If you’re interested in working here, please forward a cover letter and resume to: jobs@thebelfortgroup.com – you can also view Open Positions here.

Thank you for your interest in the Belfort Group. As you are aware, COVID-19 has impacted our hiring process and we’re doing our best to review applicants in a safe and timely manner. We’re extremely grateful for your patience during these challenging times. We look forward to hearing from you!



Open Positions

Digital Marketing Specialist
Reports To: Senior Director

Ideal candidate is experienced in pay-per-click advertising, digital marketing strategy and execution. Has experience managing and maintain multiple ongoing campaigns and is a creative problem solver.  

Responsibilities

  • Set up and conduct daily management of advertising campaigns across various digital platforms (Ex. Google Ads, Facebook Ads Manager, Programmatic Ads, etc.) 
  • Implement and manage various lead generation efforts through online display, video, social and native channels.
  • Experience executing buys with a variety of KPIs including CPC, CPL, CPM and CTR.
  • Collaborate on strategic development, analysis and optimization of digital campaigns. 
  • Understand technical set-up of campaign, leads and third-party systems to provide input for enhancements. 
  • Plan, develop, and execute digital programs, strategies and campaigns. 
  • Lead ongoing management of digital marketing strategy across several client accounts. 
  • Keep abreast of industry trends and developments in digital marketing technologies. 
  • Monitor and analyze campaign performance and maintain regular reporting. 

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in digital marketing communications or related field. 
  • 3-5 years of digital marketing experience and/or digital media buying. 
  • Experience in Digital Media strategies, planning and execution to meet awareness and lead generation objectives across all channels. 
  • Meticulous attention to detail, highly organized and good judgement. 
  • Strong communication skills. 
  • Ability to adapt and lead in a fast-paced environment 
  • Analytical ability to understand and derive insights from data. Maximize online lead acquisition while maintaining allowed CPL/CPA. 

Bonus If You Have:

  • SEO experience 
  • Experience with marketing automation and CRM such as HubSpot, Salesforce etc. 

Benefits of Working at Belfort Group:

  • Currently remote with availability to work in Boston as required 
  • Early Friday’s all year long 
  • Competitive vacation policy 
  • Comprehensive health benefits + 401k plan 
  • A variety of professional development and mentorship opportunities 
  • Monthly company outings – Lunch, Wineries, BBQ’s – you name it we do it!  
  • Downtown Boston office available with full kitchen and shared co-working space that includes weekly happy hours, food and events. 
  • In the heart of the financial district with easy access to the T, walking distance to the Seaport, Downtown Crossing and Faneuil Hall Marketplace. 

Do you feel qualified for this position? Email a current resume to creative@thebelfortgroup.com.

Creative Specialist
Reports To: Creative Manager

The ideal candidate is responsible for supporting the Creative Team on all creative needs including but not limited to print and digital design, brand development, website development, integrated marketing campaign asset development, social media content design and video development. The Creative Specialist works across all practice areas at the agency to support creative development for a wide range of clients in addition to supporting agency marketing initiatives. The Creative Specialist is a role for an extremely versatile designer who has strong creative design skills in both print and digital platforms but who also has a strong understanding and interest in integrated marketing.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Creative Team in designing creative assets to support client needs including but not limited to social media graphics, social media ads, digital banner ads, website graphics, print materials and stationery, logos, infographics and videos, often producing the first drafts of designs.
  • Works with the Senior Creative Specialist(s) and Creative Manager(s) directly on design/ creative projects and asset development for both clients and the agency.
  • Supports website development projects including supporting website layout design and assisting in production.
  • Developing video content and supporting video development projects including editing content and developing animations.
  • Works with the Creative Team to update and manage the agency’s website.
  • Integrates with the rest of the agency to serve as creative support for all integrated account work.
  • Develops and maintains productive relationships with clients as well as with external vendors with whom he/she will regularly interact.

Position Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of hands-on experience in a full-time graphic design position. (Agency experience a plus)
  • Advanced knowledge of the full Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in video editing software.
  • Experience in website CMS software (i.e. WordPress).
  • Basic knowledge of HTML/CSS preferred.
  • Strong communication skills, particularly the ability to communicate design processes to internal agency teams.
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task in a team-oriented environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to proof copy within designs.
  • Experience implementing creative assets within paid social media channels, Google Ads, and other marketing channels a plus.

Do you feel qualified for this position? Email your resume and portfolio to creative@thebelfortgroup.com.

Account Executive
Reports To: Senior Account Executive / Account Supervisor

Responsible for assisting in managing all aspects of account work within their dedicated practice as well as performing administrative assignments as needed for the benefit of clients and the firm. The Account Executive (AE) plays a critical role within their practice by managing Account Coordinators and interns, ensuring high quality and accurate work is completed on time. The AE may support 3-4 accounts and/or manage 1-2 accounts independently. Accounts will primarily be within their dedicated practice area, but also may cross other practices based on staffing need.

Essential Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Develops and maintains productive relationships with clients, as well as with the editors, reporters, bloggers and influencers with whom he/she will regularly interact
  • Demonstrates excellent judgment and ability to solve problems on his/her own.  He/she should be able to develop public relations, marketing and social media strategies and coordinate team efforts to implement them
  • Possesses excellent writing and editing skills.  Ability to write to media and other marketing materials as indicated by account supervisor, including press releases, pitch letters, source sheets, social media publishing calendars, program reports and memos. He/she must pay close attention to detail, particularly in editing, and be able to multi-task
  • Works with account supervisor to develop and implement program strategies and assist in the writing of public relations plans and conducting media/blogger “pitching.”
  • Conducts research, including measuring public relations, integrated marketing and social media results, which includes, among other tasks, compiling press clips, writing media placement and digital analytics reports
  • Plans, conducts or supervises the media/blogger relations tasks including pitching efforts, follow-up contact, reporting, campaign fulfillment, etc.
  • Assists on administrative assignments for the firm as necessary and as time permits


Technical Skills:

  • Must possess excellent writing, editing and communication skills
  • Must pay close attention to detail, particularly in editing and reporting
  • Must be proficient in using the Microsoft Office suite of products, as well as other internet tools and technologies such as Gmail, SproutSocial, Basecamp and file sharing platforms; internet research and PowerPoint skills are a must


Interpersonal Skills:

Develop and maintain productive relationships with internal and external clients, as well as with the editors, reporters, bloggers and influencers with whom he/she will regularly interact


Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Communications/Marketing/Public Relations/Integrated Marketing
  • Minimum 2+ years of professional public relations, marketing and/or social media experience, preferably within an agency environment
  • Must be proficient in using the Microsoft Office suite of products, as well as other internet tools and technologies such as Gmail, Sprout Social, Basecamp and file sharing platforms; internet research and PowerPoint skills are a must
  • Excellent media relations skills
  • Excellent writer
  • Proven social and digital media expertise
  • Creative, strategic thinker
  • Strong initiative, leadership skills and work ethic
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communicator
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task in a team-oriented environment

 

Do you feel qualified for this position? Email a current resume and cover letter to jobs@thebelfortgroup.com.

Account Coordinator
Reports To: Account Executive / Senior Account Executive / Account Supervisor

As an Account Coordinator (AC) at the Belfort Group, you are responsible for assisting in implementing and managing all aspects of client account work across the agency as well as performing administrative assignments as needed. AC’s play a critical role within account teams by managing multiple assignments, keeping track of project deliverables, implementing campaign tactics, managing interns and ensuring high quality and accurate work is completed on time. Working at BG means you will enter a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment where you will support multiple accounts that have various levels of integrated digital marketing and public relations needs.

Typical Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Support the execution of creative, strategic client programs and campaigns
  • Drive traditional media relations strategy including thought leadership and expert positioning
  • Assist with weekly, biweekly and monthly verbal and written client reporting
  • Play a key role in driving and advocating company culture and values
  • Monitor clients’ social media presence and draft posts (Facebook, Twitter updates, blogger relations, and more)
  • Help plan, assist and manage paid media campaigns (Google Ads, Facebook, HubSpot, etc.)
  • Produce strong written documents, including pitches, speaking opportunity abstracts, client communications, etc.
  • Actively participate in client/ internal team meetings, offering creative ideas/solutions

About You:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant business experience
  • 1+ years of marketing and/or PR experience working with B2B or B2C clients via internships—agency experience a big plus
  • A strong passion for media relations, strategy, and storytelling to drive a full pipeline of top-tier, trend and feature stories.
  • Interest in marketing and communications for nationally recognized brands
  • Skilled writer and editor who can generate grammatically sound communication
  • An enthusiastic big-picture thinker with a passion for creative thinking and brainstorming
  • Team player who thrives in a compassionate and collaborative culture
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task in a fast-moving, dynamic and team-oriented environment
  • Ability to work with multiple clients simultaneously
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Fast learner with an inquisitive mind and eye for detail
  • Confident personality

Benefits of Working at Belfort Group:

  • Flexible working environment with availability to work remotely and/or in our Boston-based office as required 
  • Early Friday’s all year long 
  • Competitive vacation policy 
  • Comprehensive health benefits + 401k plan 
  • Professional development and mentorship opportunities 
  • Fun monthly company outings – Lunch, Wineries/Breweries, BBQ’s – you name it we do it!  
  • Downtown Boston office available with full kitchen, break-out areas, gym (membership required) and shared co-working space that includes weekly happy hours, food and events. 
  • In the heart of the financial district with easy access to the T, walking distance to the Seaport, Downtown Crossing and Faneuil Hall Marketplace. 

Do you feel qualified for this position? Email a current resume and cover letter to jobs@thebelfortgroup.com.

Senior Account Executive – PR, Social Media & Editorial Strategy
Reports To: Account Supervisor / Practice Area Leader

The senior account executive (SAE) is the day-to-day senior account contact for the client and the team. His/her primary responsibilities are to understand the scope and context of the public relations, social media, influencer outreach and editorial marketing program; to implement the program with junior members of the team; drive monthly reporting for all campaigns; and drive activities to successful completion. The SAE also holds a high-level media and influencer relationships and a proven track record of successful media relations and organic social media campaigns. The SAE clearly understands and articulates what opportunities each communications channel brings to the client challenge and works with his/her team to execute against the program’s deliverables. A successful SAE will have minimal guidance on day-to-day activities as he/she will be the senior leader on the account, supporting by the senior management team. The SAE comprehends public relations and social media initiatives and can successfully manage program execution and day-to-day implementation.

Essential Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Providing high-quality client counsel to clients on all aspects of PR/social media program, writes and implements quarterly plans and/or plans centered on key events and participates in developing key messages and client positioning
  • Assist senior management in developing and implementing the weekly and monthly account planning and activities
  • Recommending and executing on media strategies that generate media coverage; builds and nurtures strong relationships with media and influencer contacts
  • Identify and place the clients in targeted high-level media and blog opportunities
  • Delivering high-quality writing in the of form pitches, press releases, bylines, case studies, blogs, social media content etc.
  • Demonstrating ownership to train and mentor junior team members and new hires
  • Supporting crisis PR and reputation management clients, as needed
  • Learning new skills that align with integrated marketing strategies and translate those learnings to inform cross-channel content campaigns
  • Participating in new business activity, playing a significant role in providing research, media playbooks, creative ideas and competently presenting in new business meetings
  • Provide guidance to and be a mentor for the junior staff and interns
  • Demonstrates excellent judgment and ability to solve problems, delegating work appropriately across account teams
  • Possess strong writing and editing skills. Ability to write attention-grabbing media materials, client correspondence, reporting documents, points-of-view strategy documents, agency and client blog posts and other integrated marketing materials
  • Ability to contribute to and develop public relations strategies, social media and marketing plans, and implement them with confidence
  • In-depth understanding of social media tools and ability to implement social media programs
  • Understand what success means to each client, then deliver on those results
  • Add creative insight and problem-solving to all the above on a consistent basis
  • Along with creativity, drive and self-motivation, previous experience and attributes should include:
  • 4+ years of post-college PR agency or client-side experience working with professional services, education, nonprofit, membership-driven organizations, real-estate and/or corporate clients
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with an ability to work in a fast-moving, collaborative, dynamic and team-oriented environment 
  • Ability to work with multiple clients simultaneously 
  • Fast learner with an inquisitive mind and eye for detail
Public Affairs / Public Relations Specialist
Reports To: Practice Lead, Public Affairs

The Belfort Group is seeking a motivated, adaptable Public Affairs / Public Relations Specialist to assist our growing Public Affairs practice. The candidate will work independently and with other members of the BG team to rally grassroots support, engage with local communities, and analyze the political landscape on behalf of our clients. Additionally, the candidate will support efforts to secure media coverage, develop messaging and narratives for clients, and handle crisis communications needs as they arise.

The Public Affairs practice, through our proprietary BG Strategies methodology, offers clients a way to win the votes, permits, or rezonings needed to achieve their goals. In many cases, the practice also offers clients with urgent or unexpected messaging needs the tools to successfully navigate media or political crises. The Public Affairs Specialist plays a key role in that process, helping to develop and execute successful political/public opinion campaigns among stakeholders across New England.

Essential Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Assess client needs and assist in the formation of strategies to meet them
  • Aid senior management in execution of campaigns and outreach efforts
  • Provide insight and analysis of political and public opinion landscape in client target markets
  • Provide regular updates to internal team and clients on campaign activities and next steps
  • Manage and support client accounts outside of the public affairs practice as needed
  • View, attend, and summarize offsite hearings and votes, some of which may take place outside of traditional work hours
  • Act as ambassador to community groups, influencers, political officials, and stakeholders in jurisdictions relevant to clients
  • Develop and promote pitches to reporters advancing narratives related to client goals
  • Support crisis communications efforts for clients facing urgent messaging needs
  • Assist the Public Affairs practice in identifying and securing new business opportunities
  • Assist the Professional Services and Education practices as needed

Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Political Science, Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism, or similar.
  • 5+ years of experience in politics, community engagement, campaigns, advocacy, or similar fields
  • Understanding of municipal government, especially as it pertains to zoning and land-use
  • Ability to write clearly and effectively in a variety of styles, especially in a manner appealing and accessible to voters
  • Understanding of media relations and communications strategies
  • Experience with high-pressure communications situations
  • Creative and strategic mindset
  • Leadership and proactive attitude
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task in a team-oriented environment

Do you feel qualified for this position? Email a current resume and cover letter to jobs@thebelfortgroup.com.

Account Supervisor
Reports To: Senior Director / Vice President

The Account Supervisor’s primary responsibility is to manage client accounts across the agency. The supervisor will work closely with the Senior Director and or VP on client accounts to execute strategy, manage deliverables and provide guidance for the junior members of the team. In addition, the account supervisor must demonstrate a commitment and ability to increase technical skills, manage and develop staff, monitor and control budgets, and cultivate new client opportunities. A deep understanding of both digital marketing and media relations is essential. He or she will work in close partnership with both internal teams and client teams to support and execute strategies throughout campaigns.

Do you feel qualified for this position? Email a current resume and cover letter to jobs@thebelfortgroup.com.

Public Affairs Account Supervisor
Reports To: Director, Public Affairs

The Belfort Group is seeking a motivated, adaptable Public Affairs Account Supervisor to assist our growing Public Affairs practice. The candidate will work independently and with senior members of the BG team to rally grassroots support, engage with local communities, and analyze the political landscape on behalf of our clients. Additionally, the candidate will support efforts to secure media coverage, develop messaging and narratives for clients, and handle crisis communications needs as they arise.

The Public Affairs practice, through our proprietary BG Strategies methodology, offers clients a way to win the votes, permits, or re-zonings needed to achieve their goals. In many cases, the practice also offers clients with urgent or unexpected messaging needs the tools to successfully navigate media or political crises. The Public Affairs Account Supervisor plays a key role in that process, helping to coordinate and execute successful political/public opinion campaigns among stakeholders across New England. 

Essential Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Assess client needs and assist in the formation of strategies to meet them
  • Aid senior management in execution of campaigns and outreach efforts
  • Act as point of contact for clients, organize client calls and meetings, and coordinate submission of deliverables.
  • Provide regular updates to internal team and clients on campaign activities and next steps
  • Manage and support client accounts outside of the public affairs practice as needed
  • View, attend, and summarize offsite hearings and votes, some of which may take place outside of traditional work hours
  • As necessary, act as ambassador to community groups, influencers, political officials, and stakeholders in jurisdictions relevant to clients
  • Develop and promote pitches to reporters advancing narratives related to client goals
  • Support crisis communications efforts for clients facing urgent messaging needs
  • Assist the Professional Services and Education practices as needed

Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Political Science, Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism, or similar.
  • 3+ years of experience in politics, community engagement, campaigns, advocacy, or similar fields
  • Understanding of municipal government, especially as it pertains to zoning and land-use
  • Ability to write clearly and effectively in a variety of styles, especially in a manner appealing and accessible to voters
  • Understanding of media relations and communications strategies
  • Experience with high-pressure communications situations
  • Creative and strategic mindset
  • Leadership and proactive attitude
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task in a team-oriented environment