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Digital Marketing Associate

Are you a future PLAIDmate?

As Digital Marketing Associate, you’ll contribute your skills and expertise to a wide variety of projects, managing the marketing efforts for a diverse set of clients. You’ll be responsible for the strategy and management of digital campaigns across social media platforms, Google Ads, Facebook, Instagram and more. You must be an enthusiastic, high-energy marketer looking to increase your knowledge base and gain exposure to many industries.

Ideally, you are a self-directed, forward thinker with 1-3 years of experience setting up and running the day-to-day operations of digital marketing campaigns. You must thrive in a collaborative culture designed to make you—and us—the best. We have a driven staff with wildly different career paths. That means that with a great attitude and thirst for knowledge, you’ll be in a position to learn a LOT about both digital and traditional marketing strategy.

Digital Marketing Associate Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist in development of strategic marketing plan with a focus on digital marketing efforts
  • Manage the execution of cohesive marketing strategies and projects across multiple marketing channels, both online and offline
  • Implement campaigns demonstrating a high understanding of digital advertising and cross-channel best practices and functionality
  • Optimize digital campaigns to perform above industry standards and spend the budget efficiently throughout the campaign duration
  • Provide support in driving partnerships with clients by understanding and applying knowledge of the project, marketing principles and objectives, including clients’ products, services, plans, competitors and target markets
  • Establish and ensure the highest level of quality for all client deliverables through testing and QC processes
  • Develop paid search campaigns within Google Ads and Bing
  • Manage work within established timelines
  • Create project plans and schedules as directed
  • Prepare and report campaign metrics and optimization information
  • Assist in the identification and qualification of digital media vendors for client strategies
  • Work schedule/hours: this position requires occasional nonstandard work hours in accordance with project needs, deadlines, deliverables and urgent client requests

Education and Experience

  • BA/BS required
  • 1-3 years of digital marketing experience required
  • Digital competence, specifically a familiarity with digital marketing, social media, SEO, e-mail and inbound marketing best practices
  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking and reasoning competencies
  • Capable of planning and carrying out responsibilities with minimal direction
  • The ability to work within a fast-paced, deadline-oriented, team environment
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal communications, creative copy, active listening, and excellent written grammar and spelling
  • Demonstrated project management and organizational skills

Missing a must-have or two? No problem! Convince us why you’re the best candidate!

Graphic Designer

Are You a Future PLAIDmate?

As Graphic Designer, you’ll contribute your skills and expertise to a wide variety of projects conceptualizing and executing creative solutions for a variety of media platforms. You’ll be responsible for designing custom graphics for a variety of clients. You must be an enthusiastic, committed team player looking to increase your knowledge base and gain exposure to many industries.

Ideally, you are a self-directed, forward thinker with 1-3 years of experience envisioning and bringing to life creative marketing communication pieces. You must thrive in a collaborative culture designed to make you—and us—the best. We have a driven staff with wildly different career paths. That means that with a great attitude and thirst for knowledge, you’ll be in a position to learn a LOT about client management, the creative process and communicating effectively through design.

Graphic Designer Primary Responsibilities:

  • Communicate and facilitate the art direction and formatting of design deliverables and produce necessary communication pieces in both print and digital environments for a wide range of clients
  • Collaborate internally and with clients to conceptualize and execute creative solutions that can be translated across various media platforms
  • Demonstrate improved design work products through creative critical thinking, implementing trending styles, and showcasing originality
  • Design marketing communication pieces such as overall theme development, individual piece designs, etc
  • Handle multiple tasks within tight deadlines
  • Create conceptual designs that communicate effectively
  • Carry design projects from concept through completion
  • Demonstrate ability to think creatively and critically
  • Work closely with the Creative Director (or project lead) to create accurate price estimates and breakdowns while delivering solutions within budget
  • Work efficiently with vendors on the development of needed client materials
  • Conduct pre- and post-production quality checks
  • Submit creative deliverables within the agreed-upon deadline and budget
  • Maintain cutting-edge industry knowledge and trends
  • Drive best practices, lessons learned and processes/procedures for overarching PLAID creative processes

Education and Experience

  • 3-5+ years of creative design experience, including proven relevant experience
  • BFA/BA from an accredited university in Graphic Design or Fine Arts preferred
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Microsoft Office
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively to solve problems
  • Experience with creating across various mediums (digital, print, etc)
  • Prior agency experience preferred
  • Committed to continuous learning and personal development

Missing a must-have or two? No problem! Convince us why you’re the best candidate!

Creative Director

Are You a Future PLAIDmate?

As Creative Director, you’ll contribute your skills and expertise to a wide variety of projects conceptualizing and developing creative solutions for a variety of media platforms. You must be a strategic-minded and innovative thinker who is self-motivated and endlessly curious and can collaborate to unearth ideas from your team across a variety of media. You will need to rely on excellent written and verbal communication skills and insight and industry knowledge to contribute to new business activities as well as inspire opportunities for existing clients.

Ideally, you are a self-directed, forward thinker with 5-10 years of experience envisioning and bringing to life creative marketing communication pieces. You must thrive in a collaborative culture designed to make you—and us—the best. We have a driven staff with wildly different career paths. That means that with a great attitude and thirst for knowledge, you’ll be in a position to learn a LOT about client management, the creative process and communicating effectively through design.

Creative Director Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead creative campaigns and projects to ensure that all output is strategically aligned with the brand voice, guidelines and strategic objectives
  • Develop brand messaging and copy for a variety of advertising and communications efforts, including traditional, editorial and digital
  • Lead creative teams in campaign concepting
  • Collaborate with creative directors, art directors, videographers, designers and account teams to develop messaging strategies and write copy for projects
  • Collaborate with clients to conceptualize and execute creative solutions that can be translated across various media platforms
  • Contribute to the new business activities of the agency
  • Handle multiple tasks within tight deadlines
  • Oversee and implement customer market research: including persona identification and motivators, customer journey mapping, digital presence audits, competitor analysis, social listening, surveying customer base, and focus groups

Education and Experience

  • 2+ years experience in a similar role at an agency or 5+ years as an ACD within an agency
  • Inspire, mentor and foster talent within a creative team
  • Demonstrate a versatile portfolio in a range of media
  • Possess a hunger to stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies and business solutions
  • Effectively handle multiple assignments in a fast-moving environment

Missing a must-have or two? No problem! Convince us why you’re the best candidate!

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