Category Archives: Advertising

Media intern at Happy Medium (Des Moines)

Happy Medium, a full-service marketing agency based in Des Moines, is seeking a creative person for a paid media internship during the 2017–18 school year. The position will start Aug. 28.

As a media intern at Happy Medium, you will be responsible for helping the media team with digital reporting, campaign analysis and invoicing, TV and radio spot trafficking, and assisting with media plans and planning calendars. You will also coordinate campaigns and deadlines with station and vendor reps as well as internally with our accounts team. Lastly, candidates will be in a position to interact with all departments at our agency and gain a more complete understanding of agency work life.

Required skills include:

  • Background in marketing/advertising
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Google docs and Microsoft Office with a strong knowledge and focus on Excel
  • Organization skills with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive projects
  • High-energy attitude with willingness to learn
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changes

For more information and how to apply, see https://itsahappymedium.com/careers/media-intern/

Digital Media Planner, Sleep Number (Minneapolis)

The Digital Media Planner is a crucial position working in conjunction with the media, marketing planning and content teams to develop and execute social and digital media plans that achieve Sleep Number business objectives. This role drives innovation at both the strategic and execution level, and cultivates key partnerships to deliver the best digital media opportunities across social channels in addition to other media channels including display, mobile, and video. The ideal candidate will have strong experience in social planning and buying, but also be knowledgeable across the entire programmatic landscape.

Responsibilities:

    • Manage social and programmatic buys including plan development, audience selection , optimization, and reporting
    • Develop and execute strong and effective social media plans incorporating programmatic, display, mobile and video based on sound strategies and research
    • Participate in overall media strategy development and participate in group brainstorming sessions with the intention of bringing great ideas to life
    • Supervise insertion order process and ensure adherence to budgets, terms and conditions
    • Work with creative partners on ad development to ensure media and creative strategies work in harmony
    • Work with Digital Media Manager to ensure plans are on strategy and meet objectives
    • Utilize data to configure, operate and optimize campaigns to meet company objectives
    • Lead analysis on media delivery, performance, trends and future implications and make optimizations based on insights from varying sources
    • Work with Ad Operations Manager and Analytics team to ensure proper technical set-up for tracking, testing, reporting, and optimization
    • Manage relationships with relevant outside partners
    • Seek new trends and opportunities within the industry within display, mobile, social and video; develop POVs to share with media team

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of related experience required (buying, planning, analyzing digital media/marketing, etc)
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Experience with social-specific platforms (e.g. Facebook Business Manager, Twitter ads, Snapchat ad platform)
  • Experience with media buying technologies such as social buying platforms, DSPs (DataXu a plus), third party ad servers, and web analytics platforms (Adobe a plus)
  • Experience working across media functions
  • Experience executing programmatic and social buys
  • Agency experience a plus
  • Advance computer knowledge (Microsoft suite: Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Strong analytical thinking skills
  • Ability to communicate with simplicity and influence broadly
  • Able to work independently and have excellent time management skills
  • Problem solver with the ability to develop creative solutions
  • Organized, and detail-oriented with strong attention to follow-through
  • Nimble and flexible to succeed in a fast-paced environment and balance multiple projects

To apply, see https://jobs.sleepnumber.com/job/minneapolis/digital-media-planner/1020/4726538

PR, ad jobs at Meyocks (Des Moines)

About Meyocks

Meyocks, based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is an advertising agency that shapes marketplace meaning for food, agriculture, health and mentor brands. We help our clients “mean more” to customers, and we offer our team members opportunities to make meaningful contributions to the success of our clients and our firm. The agency offers counsel and services in the areas of brand strategy, research, advertising, media planning/buying, public relations, social media, digital, direct marketing, sales support and package design. Meyocks is a member of the Advertising and Marketing Independent Network (AMIN). For more information, visit meyocks.com.

Director of Public Relations

In this position, you would lead the Meyocks public relations discipline. You would offer counsel to Meyocks clients in the areas of media relations, media training, issues/crisis management, community relations, social media and employee communications. You would develop and implement public relations plans, as well as public relations programs that integrate with overall marketing communications plans. You would author content and edit content developed by other team members — and lead and mentor public relations staff at the agency.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 10 years of public relations experience required (agency experience strongly preferred)
  • Significant experience in the agriculture category required — food, health or retail category experience a plus
  • Experience leading a team of professionals
  • Desire to learn clients’ businesses and contribute ideas that shape marketplace meaning for our clients
  • Demonstrated understanding of the changing nature of the public relations discipline
  • Ability to offer counsel/strategy… and to implement as well

To Apply

Please send your resume to Doug Jeske at dougjeske@meyocks.com.

 

Advertising Copywriter

In this position, you would develop engaging concepts and copy for clients’ brand communications needs across a variety of mediums. You would bring your creative passion to a wide range of projects — from broadcast to digital ads to shelf talkers. You would be a prolific generator of ideas and a collaborative champion of the ideas of others. You would be mindful of both the client’s brand and the agency’s brand promise to deliver work that connects more meaningfully to customers and prospects.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years of copywriting experience (advertising agency experience preferred)
  • Ability to shift seamlessly from strong conceptual work to straightforward copy style
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate through a variety of writing styles and emotions
  • Retail category and broadcast production experience a plus
  • Self-motivation, strong work ethic, resilience, positive attitude and ability to work quickly are musts

To Apply

Please send your resume to Doug Jeske at dougjeske@meyocks.com.

Account Manager

In this role, you would manage the details of making great work happen – from client input through agency execution. You would develop project briefs, create and manage schedules, monitor budgets and generally ensure our work is flawless and consistent with overall strategy. In addition, you would work with a team of talented functional specialists to develop marketing communications plans.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • College degree in advertising, public relations, marketing or related field
  • Three-plus years of experience with integrated marketing communications — advertising agency experience strongly preferred
  • Strong deadline/project management focus and a relentless obsession to “get it right”
  • Desire to learn a client’s businesses and contribute ideas that shape marketplace meaning for our clients
  • Experience with retail industries a plus
  • Ability to build relationships and credibility with clients and fellow team members

To Apply

Please send your resume to Doug Jeske at dougjeske@meyocks.com.

 

See more at: http://www.meyocks.com/about/careers#sthash.RKq548FY.dpuf

Assistant editor, audio-video creation studio (St. Louis)

90°W, a leading motion media creation studio in St. Louis, is looking for an assistant editor.

This position requires a bit of everything to assist our senior editors in all of the tasks necessary to bring audio and visual files into our system, organize them, get them out the door and then archive and catalog them for future retrieval. It also includes handling direct client requests for revisions, updates & versions to pieces that we have produced.

Our work environment is creative, collaborative, hectic and demanding. We strive for excellence in everything we do. This is a critical position in our organization, because the Assistant Editor is often the last person to touch our product before it goes out the door to our clients. Extraordinary attention to detail is critical. This position requires a high degree of intelligence and an ability to handle pressure under deadline.

Requirements:

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are mandatory.
  • Dependable, Highly Intelligent, Passion for our Industry
  • Great computer skills with the ability & desire to learn new things quickly.
  • Desire to be part of a team. We are a small, close, group.
  • At least two years experience with Avid Media Composer or Adobe Premiere.
  • A working knowledge of After Effects is a plus.
  • College degree in media production preferred.

In addition to the requirements, the following skills or interests may be beneficial:

  • Production technology – cameras, DIT, workflow, etc. Ingest efficiencies for Alexa, RED. Keep 90-owned production equipment organized and maintained. Oversee check out, check in of production equipment.
  • Collaborate with creative team to grow 90’s expertise with VR, AR, 360 content and other emerging technologies
  • Maintain company’s wordpress website
  • Contribute to social media and blog posting
  • Monitor and maintain our IT systems – more than 14 workstations – connected to central server

Compensation: competitive salary, plus health and retirement benefits. Schedule: 8-hour workdays, Monday – Friday, may be scheduled to begin at 9am, 10am or 11am, depending on client needs. Flexibility to adjust schedule to meet work demands is essential.

90°W is a media production facility that creates TV commercials and high-end corporate video communications. Our clients are primarily advertising agencies. We are located in the vibrant Lafayette Square neighborhood in St. Louis. We currently have 17 people on our collaborative team.

For more information and to apply, see https://adclubstl.org/careers/assistant-video-editor/

Copywriter for Bass Pro Shops (Springfield, MO)

The White River Marine Group (WRMG) Senior Copywriter is a critical part of the award-winning WRMG Creative Team – providing key creative leadership and supervision. This individual will work closely with art directors, designers, other writers and the marketing team to craft compelling marketing materials for Ranger fiberglass and aluminum boats. The Senior Copywriter must not only be creative, but also very detail-oriented, driven and organized, as they will often be responsible for proofreading and writing a wide range of materials containing highly technical information. As a senior-level member of the creative team, the Senior Copywriter should also possess leadership skills and be able to assist with supervising the team. Given the subject matter, this individual should also possess extensive knowledge of recreational boating and competitive angling.

To apply, see https://basspro.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/careers/job/Springfield-MO-Bass-Pro-Shops-Base-Camp/Senior-Copywriter–Ranger-Boats-_R016198-1

Data analyst (Two Rivers Marketing)

Two Rivers Marketing is looking for a marketing data analyst to join our growing team. This individual will work across the agency teams to help collect, manage and analyze various marketing data sets, such as website analytics, email campaigns, CRM data, social media platforms, online advertising and other sources. The person will also help with performance reporting on activities that have already occurred as well as identify opportunities and criteria for future marketing success with clients and the agency.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop dashboards and reports for clients’ website, email marketing, social media, and digital media.
  • Work with Google Analytics, AdWords, Facebook Insights, email marketing reports and other sources to report relevant data
  • Help client teams identify opportunities and optimize digital marketing efforts based on data analysis
  • Identify trends in client data and offer recommendations for action

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in related field (math, economics, engineering or related)
  • 5+ years working with data and analytics/BI tools
  • Understanding of client reporting efforts including process and deadlines
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Ability to work with team members who are highly technical as well as those with little to no technical experience
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

For more information or to apply see:

http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=WCINET&cws=1&rid=789

Summer Internships, Martin Williams agency, Minneapolis

About the agency:
Martin Williams is a full-service integrated advertising agency in Minneapolis with a roster of clients that includes Finnegans Brew Co, Raymond James, The Minnesota Twins Community Fund, Wolverine and Syngenta to name a few.

About the internship:
Our summer internship program, known as Velocity, is a 16-week agency immersion designed to give participants real experience and a chance to demonstrate their talent as advertising professionals. The Velocity program is a full-time, paid experience available to college graduates (graduating on or before June 1, 2017.) The internship begins June 5, 2017 and ends September 22, 2017.

2017 Internship Positions:

Account Manager: We are looking for a stellar creative and strategic thinker who is open to considering all media spaces. You should also be someone who is able to communicate easily and clearly with a variety of different types of people, as you’ll be expected to interact with clients, as well as all departments within the agency.
Media: If striving for excellence and connecting with audiences in a unique and memorable way sounds like your thing, join MW as a media intern. We work tirelessly every day to fulfill our mission of brand activism by inviting and inspiring participation through media strategy, planning, buying and marketing analytics that keep campaigns engaging via smart optimizations.
Writer:  We like words. A lot. And we like writers who can arrange them in an unusual order to make people feel something. Or laugh. Or think differently. We’re looking for a writer who can not only write, but who wants to come up with big ideas. Visual ideas. Inventive digital ideas. But mostly, contagious ideas.
Digital Production Artist: We are looking for someone to fill a role that combines a strong technical aptitude, with a keen eye for design elements. You will work in the Studio department, alongside a larger team, learning to build production-ready files and presentations.

Applying for an internship:
Each application involves sending a cover letter, resume completing position-specific task, and supplying work samples. Applications must be emailed or postmarked by March 31, 2017. More information on the internships and how to apply can be found on the velocity website:
http://www.martinwilliams.com/velocity/about/.

Attend a 2017 velocity workshop:
The velocity workshops are held at our agency and are an opportunity for students to learn more about our internship opportunity and the various positions within the industry. Note: Velocity intern applicants do not need to attend a workshop in order to be considered for the internship program.

Velocity workshop dates:
Thursday, February 9 (5:30 – 8:00 PM)
Thursday, March 2 (1:30 – 4:00 PM)

We encourage those interested in attending a workshop to RSVP soon at mwintern@martinwilliams.com, as space is limited. We ask that students include the name(s) of each participant, workshop date they would like to attend and college represented.

Our agency address, where the workshops are being held:
Martin Williams Advertising
150 South Fifth Street
Suite 900
Minneapolis, MN 55402