Job Posting: Digital Specialist

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Point Blank Creative is a different kind of agency. We work with progressive causes and movements to build public support and mobilize those supporters on the causes and issues of our time. We’re looking for a Digital Specialist to join our team and help our clients use online advertising, and cutting-edge marketing and analytics tools to achieve their campaign objectives. …

Why “Awareness” Matters for Mental Health

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      Graeme Campbell is our Head Writer at Point Blank. He’s written and directed almost all of our work in the mental health sector, but it took a personal connection to recent events to drive home the real impact of mental health awareness. When people ask me what about my job has truly impacted my life the most, …

Is your campaign strategy ready for BC’s new government?

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If you live in BC – or watch the rough-and-tumble sport that is BC politics from anywhere in Canada – Thursday, June 29 was a big day. After 16 years, BC has a new government led by Premier-designate John Horgan. The new government will be sworn in soon – and will get to work on the myriad problems that Christy …

Job Posting: Online Ads Buyer

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Point Blank is a full-service creative agency that specializes in grassroots engagement, advertising, and digital. We have offices in Vancouver and Ottawa, and staff in Toronto and Victoria. We’re not your typical ad agency. We work with causes we believe in – partnering with our clients to drive social change across Canada. From helping working people fight for fair wages …

Job Posting: Project Manager

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Point Blank is a full-service creative agency that specializes in grassroots engagement, advertising, and digital. We have offices in Vancouver and Ottawa, and staff in Toronto and Victoria. We know that how we do things is just as important as what we do. We pride ourselves on our client friendly and time-bound process. We believe in building long-term relationships. Many …

How we made Riverdale (sort of…)

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As I returned to work Jan 4, I walked up our studio steps to find a notice of filming for Riverdale, the new Archie Comics-inspired show. I couldn’t help but giggle to myself. Since then, I’ve received a ton of messages asking if we’re behind the new Archie Comics show Riverdale and if, not, whether we’re planning a lawsuit. We’re …

The world is waiting to hear your voice.

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My name is Mallory Daley.For the last four plus years, I’ve been privileged to work for Canada’s NDP. Most recently, leading the party’s online fundraising team, we set fundraising records, mobilized thousands of grassroots activists to offline action, and recruited the largest number of donors in Canadian political history. Progressive campaigns succeed by using the best tools to meet our …

Our path forward on Nationbuilder and Trump

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Last week, we shared a post talking about the concerns some progressive campaigners have expressed  as a result of some comments by the CEO of Nationbuilder. Jim Gilliam’s blog post congratulating Donald Trump on his election was poorly thought out, and made a lot of progressives–us included–feel very uneasy and uncertain. The reaction to our post offering a list of …

Trump used Nationbuilder. Here are five alternatives:

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It’s an open secret that Nationbuilder works with both progressives and conservatives. They’ve supplied software to Alberta’s Wild Rose Party, the Brian Pallister\’s Progressive Conservatives in Manitoba, and the Republican State Leadership Committee in the United States. But a blog post last week by Nationbuilder’s CEO Jim Gilliam has raised concerns among progressive campaigners–particularly in Canada–about supporting a firm that is bragging …