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Calling all purple uni-squirrels!
This might sound like the set-up to a fairytale, but we promise it's a true story and we're looking for new creatives with magical virtues to join our team!

Careers

Whether you’re a purple squirrel with the perfect experience and skills to fit a specific role, or a unicorn who possess a unique set of qualities that make you extremely valuable and rare, or a combination of both, we want to see the magic and wonder you could bring to A. Bright Idea.

Are you the candidate of our dreams? Let’s see if you pass our test:
  • I have the ability to nimbly jump into multiple projects and never drop the details.
  • I offer a full rainbow of expertise in creative and strategic communications
  • I thoroughly enjoy working with fellow dazzling creatives of varying backgrounds and experiences.
  • I shine (and/or sparkle) when working with clients.
  • I wear many hats and have an out-of-this-world ability to fit into any role.
  • I enjoy having a busy schedule, with the ability to move so quickly that it appears I can fly (okay, we know, that’s a uni-pegasus).
Current Openings
While we're always looking for talent with unique qualities and experience, we do have positions available that require specific skill sets.
Director of Public Relations
A. Bright Idea is currently looking for a Director of Public Relations to lead strategic public relations and outreach strategies in support of our clients and offices based in Maryland, Northern and Southern California. This fast-paced, high-volume environment requires the ability to effectively deliver timely, creative, customized, strategic solutions for our diverse client base.

The Director of Public Relations leads and owns public relations strategies from ideation to execution with thorough consultation to our clients to best meet their communication goals. This person develops relationships, asks probing questions from a strategic lens, then applies strategy, working across teams, to develop practical and compelling solutions.

With a keen attention to detail, the Director of Public Relations leads the team to ensure projects exceed expectations, are always on time and on budget. Often serving as an expert and point of contact for clients, you must possess deep experience in strategic communications planning, media and public relations, understanding of the importance of research and using data to drive decision making with the ability to provide thoughtful recommendations across a variety of communication disciplines and content types.

An independent and critical thinker with a collaborative team spirit, the Director of Public Relations is a visionary that understands the big picture and helps guide our team, which includes individuals with diverse backgrounds and expertise. This is a full-time salaried position with a competitive benefits package as well as additional employee incentives.
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Assistant Director of Marketing Communications
A. Bright Idea is seeking an Assistant Director of Marketing Communications to lead and support the strategic marketing efforts for clients across our offices based in Maryland, Northern and Southern California. This fast-paced, high-volume environment requires the ability to demonstrate expertise while delivering excellent customer service, effectively delivering creative, customized, strategic solutions for our diverse client base.

The Assistant Director of Marketing Communications leads brand and marketing strategies, channel management and supports marketing communications campaigns. With a focus on cross-functional communications, you will collaborate with a variety of creative teams, introduce new strategies, and lead and support the development and execution of communications campaigns. This position requires a passion for brand building, the experience of inspiring robust performance and creative outcomes across a variety of communication channels.
The ideal candidate must understand the importance and have the ability to maintain positive relationships with external and internal partners. This includes rolling up your sleeves and working collaboratively with fellow members of the team to ensure tasks are being executed. You will utilize full-funnel marketing strategies, collaborating and understanding advertising, media, SEO, content and creative execution with exceptional attention to detail in managing multiple projects simultaneously.

Candidates must be go-getters who have the ability to easily build positive relationships, cultivate existing relationships and use performance metrics, competitor trends, and future insights to inform decision making. This is a full-time salaried position with a competitive benefits package as well as additional employee incentives.
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Marketing Associate & Account Executive
A. Bright Idea is seeking a Marketing Associate & Account Executive to join our team of creatives in developing award-winning work with an agency that has been delivering results for clients for over 27 years. With an exciting pace, breadth of clients and culture of collaboration, we are seeking a creative and strategic candidate to introduce new strategies and lead the execution of marketing campaigns and communications efforts for a prime account. This position requires a passion for brand building and management, and the experience of inspiring robust performance and creative outcomes across a variety of communication channels.

In this Account Executive role, your primary focus will be leading and managing the support for a commercial client in the software technology industry. This includes leading weekly meetings with the client, collaborating with A. Bright Idea team members and specialists, coordinating priorities and client deliverables, and developing and managing marketing and communication materials.
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Media Planner and Buyer
A. Bright Idea is currently looking for a Media Planner/Buyer to join our team of creative communication enthusiasts in support of clients and offices based in Maryland, Northern and Southern California.

A Media Planner/Buyer on our team understands how broadcast and digital media fits into the overall client marketing and communications strategy, developing customized and strategic paid media solutions. Using excellent analytical skills, this person analyzes data and campaign results with an ability to observe patterns or anomalies to apply this information for campaign optimizations and future efforts. This person has existing, and develops new, relationships with media partners, managing vendor RFPs, evaluating media opportunities for a range of clients from local placements to large-scale national campaigns.
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Speechwriter
A. Bright Idea is seeking a Speechwriter to join our agency and support our strong history of developing award-winning work and providing excellent customer service for over 25 years.

A Speechwriter on our team understands how to connect organizational strategy, public affairs key messaging and programmatic details with appropriate voice and syntax for meaningful, on-point speeches. Our ideal Speechwriter asks the right questions, shares insights across teams, communicates proactively and constantly (early and often!) with clients and colleagues, leads with a positive attitude, and is able to take direction from the client while communicating back to the headquarters team.
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Office Assistant
A. Bright Idea is currently looking for an Office Assistant to support office management and administrative needs in our Burbank, CA office. This fast-paced, high-volume environment requires the ability to listen and communicate clearly, effectively deliver timely, professional and accurate support through attention to detail and a positive attitude.

In this role, you’ll perform administrative work activities for the office and managers locally, with coordination with our headquarters office in Maryland, as well as our other location in Northern CA. This is a part-time position located in our Burbank, CA office.
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Office Assistant
A. Bright Idea is currently looking for an Office Assistant to support administrative needs in our Sonoma County office located in Glen Ellen, CA. This fast-paced, high-volume environment requires the ability to listen and communicate clearly, effectively deliver timely, professional and accurate support through attention to detail and a positive attitude.

The primary focus of this role is performing administrative support and coordination activities for the office and managers locally, with coordination with our headquarters office in Maryland, as well as our location in Burbank, CA. Graphic design experience and familiarity with Adobe programs is preferred. This is a full-time position located in our Sonoma, CA office.
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If you answered 'yes' to these questions, it’s time you joined the enchanted land of A. Bright Idea, where we embrace creative collaborators who possess a passion for perfection. You’ll be free to thrive in a creative playground, where we support and respect new ideas and deliver results for our clients.

Our team of "Bright Lights" are busy working on the next big thing. If you’ve got the magic and want to contribute on all aspects of creative communications, connect with us! Those fearful of excitement, hard work and big rewards, need not apply.
Current Openings
While we're always looking for talent with unique qualities and experience, we do have positions available that require specific skill sets.
Director of Public Relations
A. Bright Idea is currently looking for a Director of Public Relations to lead strategic public relations and outreach strategies in support of our clients and offices based in Maryland, Northern and Southern California. This fast-paced, high-volume environment requires the ability to effectively deliver timely, creative, customized, strategic solutions for our diverse client base.

The Director of Public Relations leads and owns public relations strategies from ideation to execution with thorough consultation to our clients to best meet their communication goals. This person develops relationships, asks probing questions from a strategic lens, then applies strategy, working across teams, to develop practical and compelling solutions.

With a keen attention to detail, the Director of Public Relations leads the team to ensure projects exceed expectations, are always on time and on budget. Often serving as an expert and point of contact for clients, you must possess deep experience in strategic communications planning, media and public relations, understanding of the importance of research and using data to drive decision making with the ability to provide thoughtful recommendations across a variety of communication disciplines and content types.

An independent and critical thinker with a collaborative team spirit, the Director of Public Relations is a visionary that understands the big picture and helps guide our team, which includes individuals with diverse backgrounds and expertise. This is a full-time salaried position with a competitive benefits package as well as additional employee incentives.
APPLY NOW
Assistant Director of Marketing Communications
A. Bright Idea is seeking an Assistant Director of Marketing Communications to lead and support the strategic marketing efforts for clients across our offices based in Maryland, Northern and Southern California. This fast-paced, high-volume environment requires the ability to demonstrate expertise while delivering excellent customer service, effectively delivering creative, customized, strategic solutions for our diverse client base.

The Assistant Director of Marketing Communications leads brand and marketing strategies, channel management and supports marketing communications campaigns. With a focus on cross-functional communications, you will collaborate with a variety of creative teams, introduce new strategies, and lead and support the development and execution of communications campaigns. This position requires a passion for brand building, the experience of inspiring robust performance and creative outcomes across a variety of communication channels.
The ideal candidate must understand the importance and have the ability to maintain positive relationships with external and internal partners. This includes rolling up your sleeves and working collaboratively with fellow members of the team to ensure tasks are being executed. You will utilize full-funnel marketing strategies, collaborating and understanding advertising, media, SEO, content and creative execution with exceptional attention to detail in managing multiple projects simultaneously.

Candidates must be go-getters who have the ability to easily build positive relationships, cultivate existing relationships and use performance metrics, competitor trends, and future insights to inform decision making. This is a full-time salaried position with a competitive benefits package as well as additional employee incentives.
APPLY NOW
Marketing Associate & Account Executive
A. Bright Idea is seeking a Marketing Associate & Account Executive to join our team of creatives in developing award-winning work with an agency that has been delivering results for clients for over 27 years. With an exciting pace, breadth of clients and culture of collaboration, we are seeking a creative and strategic candidate to introduce new strategies and lead the execution of marketing campaigns and communications efforts for a prime account. This position requires a passion for brand building and management, and the experience of inspiring robust performance and creative outcomes across a variety of communication channels.

In this Account Executive role, your primary focus will be leading and managing the support for a commercial client in the software technology industry. This includes leading weekly meetings with the client, collaborating with A. Bright Idea team members and specialists, coordinating priorities and client deliverables, and developing and managing marketing and communication materials.
APPLY NOW
Media Planner and Buyer
A. Bright Idea is currently looking for a Media Planner/Buyer to join our team of creative communication enthusiasts in support of clients and offices based in Maryland, Northern and Southern California.

A Media Planner/Buyer on our team understands how broadcast and digital media fits into the overall client marketing and communications strategy, developing customized and strategic paid media solutions. Using excellent analytical skills, this person analyzes data and campaign results with an ability to observe patterns or anomalies to apply this information for campaign optimizations and future efforts. This person has existing, and develops new, relationships with media partners, managing vendor RFPs, evaluating media opportunities for a range of clients from local placements to large-scale national campaigns.
APPLY NOW
Speechwriter
A. Bright Idea is seeking a Speechwriter to join our agency and support our strong history of developing award-winning work and providing excellent customer service for over 25 years.

A Speechwriter on our team understands how to connect organizational strategy, public affairs key messaging and programmatic details with appropriate voice and syntax for meaningful, on-point speeches. Our ideal Speechwriter asks the right questions, shares insights across teams, communicates proactively and constantly (early and often!) with clients and colleagues, leads with a positive attitude, and is able to take direction from the client while communicating back to the headquarters team.
APPLY NOW
Office Assistant
A. Bright Idea is currently looking for an Office Assistant to support office management and administrative needs in our Burbank, CA office. This fast-paced, high-volume environment requires the ability to listen and communicate clearly, effectively deliver timely, professional and accurate support through attention to detail and a positive attitude.

In this role, you’ll perform administrative work activities for the office and managers locally, with coordination with our headquarters office in Maryland, as well as our other location in Northern CA. This is a part-time position located in our Burbank, CA office.
APPLY NOW
Office Assistant
A. Bright Idea is currently looking for an Office Assistant to support administrative needs in our Sonoma County office located in Glen Ellen, CA. This fast-paced, high-volume environment requires the ability to listen and communicate clearly, effectively deliver timely, professional and accurate support through attention to detail and a positive attitude.

The primary focus of this role is performing administrative support and coordination activities for the office and managers locally, with coordination with our headquarters office in Maryland, as well as our location in Burbank, CA. Graphic design experience and familiarity with Adobe programs is preferred. This is a full-time position located in our Sonoma, CA office.
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